Houston Texans: 15 best free agent acquisitions of all-time

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Kevin Walter, Houston Texans
Kevin Walter, Houston Texans. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images) /

player. 10. . WR. (2006-12). Kevin Walter. 4

For seven seasons with the Texans, Kevin Walter made 91 starts and played in 109 games with the franchise from 2006 to 2012. During that time, he made his mark on the franchise. Walter totaled 326 receptions in his time with the Texans, totaling 4,083 yards and scoring 24 touchdowns.

Walter also averaged 12.5 yards per reception and even made 13 rushes in those seasons for 82 yards. Walter didn’t become a full-time starter with the Texans until the 2007 season, where he made 15 starts in 16 games played. That season saw him total 800 receiving yards (65 receptions) and four touchdowns.

The following year in 2008 was his best with the Texans, as he totaled 899 yards on 60 receptions with a career-high eight touchdown receptions. He also had a career-best 15 yards per reception, as he was targeted 95 times that season.

The rest of his tenure in Houston saw the following numbers:

2009: 53 receptions (70 targets), 14 games (14 starts), 611 yards, two touchdowns
• 2010: 51 receptions (80 targets), 16 games (16 starts), 621 yards, five touchdowns
• 2011: 39 receptions (59 targets), 15 games (14 starts), 474 yards, three touchdowns
• 2012: 41 receptions (68 targets), 16 games (14 starts), 518 yards, two touchdowns

Walter in his four playoff games with the Texans (2011-12) saw him total nine receptions on 17 targets for 77 yards, for an 8.6 yards per catch average in those four games.

Also in his Texans career, Walter totaled three fumble recoveries, had a fumble recovery touchdown and had 24 tackles.

Walter began his NFL career with his first three seasons playing for the Cincinnati Bengals after being a seventh-round pick by the New York Giants in 2003.