VA
  • TGT on YouTube
  • About TGT
  • The TGT Team
  • How TGT rates
  • Responsible Gambling Advice
  • Contact Our Team
  • Writers Wanted
  • Content Disclaimer
  • Affiliate Disclosure
Contains commercial content
Billboard Left
Billboard Left
The Grueling Truth - Where Legends Speak / State Of The League: Houston Texans

State Of The League: Houston Texans

A first Look at the 2021 Houston Texans!
Publish Date: 08/13/2021
Fact checked by: Mike Goodpaster
GREEN BAY, WISCONSIN - AUGUST 14: Tyrod Taylor #5 of the Houston Texans stands under center in the first half against the Green Bay Packers during the preseason game at Lambeau Field on August 14, 2021 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Training camp and the NFL preseason are here! We are going over all 32 teams’ offseason moves, division by division: their player personnel changes, projected preseason depth charts, and more! Here, we take a look at the rebuilding Houston Texans!

Houston Texans Preseason Projected Depth Chart

Position Starter Backup
QB Tyrod Taylor Davis Mills*
RB1 Phillip Lindsay Mark Ingram
RB2 David Johnson Rex Burkhead
WR1 Brandin Cooks Keke Coutee
WR2 Nico Collins Chris Conley
WR3 Anthony Miller Andre Roberts
TE1 Jordan Akins Kahale Warring
TE2 Brevin Jordan Pharaoh Brown
LT Laremy Tunsil Roderick Johnson
LG Tytus Howard Justin McCray
C Justin Britt Cole Toner
RG Max Scharping Lane Taylor
RT Marcus Cannon Charlie Heck
EDGE Whitney Mercilus Jordan Jenkins
DE Charles Omenihu DeMarcus Walker
DT Ross Blacklock Roy Lopez
DT Maliek Collins Vincent Taylor
EDGE Shaq Lawson Jonathan Greenard
LB Zach Cunningham Kamu Grugier-Hill
LB Christian Kirksey Neville Hewitt
LB Kevin Pierre-Louis Garret Wallow
CB1 Bradley Roby Vernon Hargreaves
CB2 Terrance Mitchell John Reid
CB3 Desmond King II Tavierre Thomas
S Justin Reid Eric Murray
S Lonnie Johnson Jr. Terrence Brooks
K Ka’imi Fairbairn
P Cameron Johnston
LS Jon Weeks
KR Andre Roberts Keke Coutee
PR Andre Roberts Keke Coutee

*BOLD player name = Rookie*

 

Houston Texans 2021 NFL Draft Class

Round 3 (67th overall): QB Davis Mills, Stanford

Round 3 (89th): WR Nico Collins, Michigan

Round 5 (147th): TE Brevin Jordan, Miami

Round 5 (170th): LB Garret Wallow, TCU

Round 6 (195th): IDL Roy Lopez, Arizona

 

Houston Texans Offseason Player Personnel Moves

Expired Contracts
Player Position Age 2020 Team 2021 Team Info / Notes
Duke Johnson RB 28 HOU Released
Gareon Conley CB 26 HOU
Dylan Cole ILB 27 HOU
Michael Thomas FS 31 HOU
Phillip Gaines CB 30 HOU
Kyle Emanuel OLB 30 HOU
Eddie Vanderdoes DT 27 HOU Released
Kingsley Opara DT 27 HOU
Brandon Williams CB 29 HOU
Josh McCown QB 42 HOU Released
Curtis Bolton LB 26 HOU
P.J. Hall DT 26 HOU Released
Arrivals
Player Position Age 2020 Team 2021 Team Acquired via
Tyrod Taylor QB 32 LAC HOU Free Agency
Jeff Driskel QB 28 DEN HOU Free Agency
Mark Ingram RB 32 BAL HOU Free Agency
Phillip Lindsay RB 27 DEN HOU Free Agency
Chris Conley WR 29 JAX HOU Free Agency
Anthony Miller WR 26 CHI HOU Trade
Andre Roberts WR 33 BUF HOU Free Agency
Chris Moore WR 28 BAL HOU Free Agency
Alex Erickson WR 29 CIN HOU Free Agency
Taywan Taylor WR 26 CLE HOU Free Agency
Ryan Izzo TE 25 NE HOU Trade
Antony Auclair TE 28 TB HOU Free Agency
Marcus Cannon RT 33 NE HOU Trade
Lane Taylor G 32 GB HOU Free Agency
Cole Toner G/C 27 LAC HOU Free Agency
Justin McCray G 29 ATL HOU Free Agency
Danny Isidora G 27 PIT HOU Free Agency
Maliek Collins DT 26 LV HOU Free Agency
Jaleel Johnson DT 27 MIN HOU Free Agency
Vincent Taylor DT 27 CLE HOU Free Agency
DeMarcus Walker DE 27 DEN HOU Free Agency
Shaq Lawson EDGE 27 MIA HOU Trade
Jordan Jenkins EDGE 27 NYJ HOU Free Agency
Derek Rivers EDGE 27 LAR HOU Free Agency
Christian Kirksey LB 29 GB HOU Free Agency
Kevin Pierre-Louis LB 30 WSH HOU Free Agency
Kamu Grugier-Hill LB 27 MIA HOU Free Agency
Neville Hewitt LB 28 NYJ HOU Free Agency
Joe Thomas LB 30 DAL HOU Free Agency
Tae Davis LB 25 CLE HOU Free Agency
Terrance Mitchell CB 29 CLE HOU Free Agency
Desmond King CB 27 TEN HOU Free Agency
Tavierre Thomas CB 25 CLE HOU Free Agency
Tremon Smith CB 25 IND HOU Free Agency
Terrence Brooks S 29 NE HOU Free Agency
Cameron Johnston P 29 PHI HOU Free Agency
Departures
Player Position Age 2020 Team 2021 Team Departed via
J.J. Watt DE 32 HOU ARZ Released
Benardrick McKinney ILB 29 HOU MIA Trade
Will Fuller WR 27 HOU MIA Free Agency
Randall Cobb WR 30 HOU GB Trade
Nick Martin C 28 HOU LV Released
Brennan Scarlett OLB 28 HOU MIA Free Agency
Carlos Watkins DE 28 HOU DAL Free Agency
Cullen Gillaspia FB 26 HOU NYG Released
Zach Fulton G 30 HOU NYG Released
Tyrell Adams OLB 29 HOU BUF Free Agency
Bryan Anger P 33 HOU DAL Free Agency
Chad Hansen WR 26 HOU DET Free Agency
Darren Fells TE 35 HOU DET Free Agency
Tyler Simmons WR 24 HOU PIT Free Agency
A.J. McCarron QB 31 HOU ATL Free Agency
J’Mon Moore WR 26 HOU ATL Free Agency
Senio Kelemete G 31 HOU SF Released
Brent Qvale RT 30 HOU TEN Free Agency
Peter Kalambayi OLB 26 HOU DEN Free Agency
Mark Fields CB 25 HOU SF Released
Ryan Finley QB 26 HOU Waivers
Re-Signed
Player Position Age 2020 Team 2021 Team Info / Notes
Vernon Hargreaves CB 26 HOU HOU
Pharaoh Brown TE 27 HOU HOU
Dontrell Hilliard RB 26 HOU HOU
Roderick Johnson T 26 HOU HOU
Cornell Armstrong CB 26 HOU HOU
A.J. Moore S 26 HOU HOU
Jon Weeks LS 35 HOU HOU
Auzoyah Alufohai DT 25 HOU HOU
Read Also
Come Fly with me: How the 1988-89 Chicago Bulls pushed forward to an NBA dynasty.
Find the best sportsbook to bet on the NBA Playoffs! Prologue: By ...
State Of The League: Baltimore Ravens
The NFL Draft and free agency is in our rearview mirrors. There ...
BetRivers.com Promo
State Of The League: Pittsburgh Steelers
The NFL Draft and free agency is in our rearview mirrors. There ...
State Of The League: Detroit Lions
The NFL Draft and free agency is in our rearview mirrors. There ...
State Of The League: Chicago Bears
The NFL Draft and free agency is in our rearview mirrors. There ...
State Of The League: New York Jets
The NFL Draft and free agency is in our rearview mirrors. There ...
State Of The League: New England Patriots
The NFL Draft and free agency is in our rearview mirrors. There ...
State Of The League: Miami Dolphins
The NFL Draft and free agency is in our rearview mirrors. There ...
Grading every NFL team’s picks from the 2021 NFL Draft
Quickly, click away if you’re going to get upset by reading draft ...
Sam Teets 2021 NFL three-round predictive mock draft 6.0
This is a predictive NFL mock draft and my final of the ...
Bonus of the month
BetRivers.com - Get your Free Bet now! Get your Free Bet now!
Latest News
NFL QB Power Rankings Week 13
As we head down the home stretch of ...
NFL TNF WK 13 Bills vs Patriots: Odds, Tips, and Predictions 12/01/22
📅 Date: Thursday, December,01 🕚 Game Time: 8:20 ...
Indiana vs North Carolina – College Basketball: Odds, Tips and Predicti...
📅 Date: Sunday, November, 30 🕚 Game Time: ...
Our Latest YouTube Videos
Video: Froggy Talkin Sports W/ Ryan and Joe
Froggy Talkin Sports W/ Ryan and Joe
Video: The NFL Draft Show
The NFL Draft Show
Video: NFL Prediction Show: Week 8 Picking all games against the spread
NFL Prediction Show: Week 8 Picking all games against the spread
Betting Tips
Top Betting Sites
Top Betting Bonuses
SI Sportsbook
SI Sportsbook
SI Sportsbook Review
97/100
BetRivers.com
BetRivers.com
BetRivers.com Review
95/100
BetMGM
BetMGM
BetMGM Review
94/100
DraftKings
DraftKings
DraftKings Review
92/100
FanDuel
FanDuel
FanDuel Review
90/100
SI Sportsbook
SI Sportsbook Bonus
BET $20 GET $200 IN FREE BETS
T&Cs apply
9.7/10
First deposit only | 21+ & located in CO, MI, VA | Promo code EXTRA200| A qualifying bet is $20 or more | Min odds of +120 or more | Free Bet Tokens credited after bet is settled and expire after 7 days | Free Bet stakes not included in winnings | Please Gamble Responsibly - Gambling Problem? VA: CALL 1-888-532-3500, CO: CALL 1-800-522-4700, MI: CALL 1-800-270-7117 | Full T&C apply
BetRivers.com
BetRivers.com Bonus
100% up to $500
T&Cs apply
9.5/10
BetMGM
BetMGM Bonus
100% up to $1000
T&Cs apply
9.4/10
DraftKings
DraftKings Bonus
20% up to $1000
T&Cs apply
9.2/10
WynnBET
WynnBET Bonus
Bet $100 Get $100
T&Cs apply
9/10
Our Team
Mike GoodpasterAuthor IconJosh SchwartzSamuel TeetsMark Lewis
+4
Mike Goodpaster
Mike Goodpaster
Chief Editor
Author Icon
Christopher Carlson
Content Writer
Josh Schwartz
Josh Schwartz
Editor
Samuel Teets
Samuel Teets
US Sports Veteran
Mark Lewis
Mark Lewis
Editor
Simon Briffa
Simon Briffa
Sports Editor
Chris Benedict
Chris Benedict
Editor
Author Icon
Malik Zorrok
Author
John Raspanti
John Raspanti
Author
Billboard Left
Billboard Left
Find out what the legends have to say about sports this week....

If you enjoy hearing from the legends of pro sports, then be sure to tune into “The Grueling Truth” sports shows, “Where the legends speak”

Contact us: [email protected]

Players must be 21 years of age or older or reach the minimum age for gambling in their respective state and located in jurisdictions where online gambling is legal. Please play responsibly. Bet with your head, not over it. If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, and wants help, call or visit: (a) the Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey at 1-800-Gambler or www.800gambler.org; or (b) Gamblers Anonymous at 855-2-CALL-GA or www.gamblersanonymous.org.

Trading financial products carries a high risk to your capital, especially trading leverage products such as CFDs. CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. Between 74-89% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

This site is using Cloudflare and adheres to the Google Safe Browsing Program. We adapted Google's Privacy Guidelines to keep your data safe at all times.

ccww
Move to Top
Close
Our Sports Pros recommend these awesome Social Casino sites this week:
×
Your Bonus Code:
The bonus offer of was already opened in an additional window. If not, you can open it also by clicking the following link:
Visit Site