Free agency: Texans re-sign CB Charles James II
The Houston Texans are bringing back fan favorite Charles James II for another season
The Houston Texans are bringing back one of the stars of the HBO series ‘Hard Knocks’ for another season. Cornerback Charles James II is returning to the team on a one year deal which he and the team agreed to on Monday.
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James, originally signed as an undrafted free agent by the New York Giants in 2013 came to the Texans the following year as a practice squad member. After showing off his toughness and versatility, he had a 73-yard touchdown run on offense called back due to a penalty, the Texans released him.
The corner spent some time with the Baltimore Ravens practice squad before returning during the season in 2015. The fan favorite says he is happy to be back in Houston yet again.
"“I don’t want to go anywhere else,” James said via John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. “They could have chosen not to sign me back. I’m happy. I love Houston. “With the Super Bowl being here this year, hopefully, I can help make something special happen.”"
Undersized at just 5-foot-9, James managed just seven tackles and one pass deflection in nine games for Houston. He made most of his mark as a special teams ace, excelling in both punt and kick coverage,