Free Safety Stevie Brown Visits Houston Texans


The Houston Texans may not be done in free agency despite a long cooling off period since bringing in several players early on in free agency. One position they already addressed was safety, with the signing of former Denver Bronco free safety Rahim Moore.

Despite having Moore and returning starter at strong safety, D.J. Swearinger, the Texans still brought in a safety for a visit this week, former New York Giant safety Stevie Brown, per NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.

Brown was originally drafted in the seventh round by the Oakland Raiders in 2010 but never really made his mark until a breakout season in 2012 with the Giants, where he recorded 8 interceptions and had over 300 yards returned on those picks.

However, a preseason ACL tear cost him his entire 2013 season which stole his opportunity to try and duplicate the success he had the previous year.

In 2014 Brown lost his starting job as he slowly tried to make his way back from the surgery. He started to regain his form, and took back the starting gig, only to have a foot injury take him out of the finale.

The injury required surgery, which could be the reason there seems to be such a small market for the Texas native and reports are that the Giants still have their offer on the table to retain him. New York may not be offering a lot of money, but they most likely offer Brown a better chance at competing for a starting job than the Texans currently could.

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