According to Aaron Wilson of Scout, the Houston Texans have a visit lined up with Florida International safety, Jonathan Cyprien. There are a dozen teams that have Cyprien lined up for visits or a workout and the Texans are one of them.
Cyprien has been one of the risers in the 2013 NFL Draft and one of the top safeties to garner attention. At 6-0 and 217 lbs. he has the makings as a safety that could be drafted in the top rounds and is currently ranked as one of the top safeties next to Kenny Vaccaro.
He racked up 93 tackles as a senior with four interceptions his senior season for the Panthers in 2012, which led him to an All-Sun Belt selection and an invite to the Senior Bowl.
During his pro day he ran a 4.6 40-yard dash and showed off a 38-inch vertical for scouts in attendance.
The Texans are potentially interested in adding a safety in the draft to learn from veteran Ed Reed and Danieal Manning. Eddie Pleasant and Shiloh Keo are the only other safeties under contract for the ...