Posted December 05, 2012 on AP on Fox
The Houston Texans have signed veteran cornerback Stanford Routt after placing Brice McCain on injured reserve with a designation for return. Routt started seven games this season for the Chiefs before he was released on Nov. 5. McCain, Houston's nickel cornerback, had surgery to repair a broken left foot Monday. He must sit out eight weeks, which means the earliest he could play is if the Texans reach the Super Bowl. Houston needed depth at the position because of McCain's injury and the uncertain status of Johnathan Joseph, the Texans' top cornerback who has missed the last two games with a hamstring injury. Routt, who went to college at Houston, has 258 tackles and 12 interceptions in an eight-year career spent mostly in Oakland. --- Online: and

Stanford Routt signs with the Houston Texans

The beat goes on in the saga of cornerback Stanford Routt. Routt was cut from the Kansas City Chiefs for disciplinary reasons in early November. On Tuesday he landed with the Houston Texans after also receiving extended interest from the Pittsburgh Steelers.  Please Click Here To Read This Story

Report: Texans will sign Stanford Routt

According to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, the Texans plan on signing free agent cornerback Stanford Routt after working him out today. After working him out this morning, the Texans are going to sign CB Stanford Routt to take the roster spot vacated by CB Brice McCain. — John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) December 4, 2012 The Texans need some help in their secondary because...

Stanford Routt Set For A Workout

According to multiple reports former Houston Cougar, Oakland Raider and Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Stanford Routt is scheduled to workout for the Houston Texans on Tuesday.   Texans are working out former Oakland and KC CC Stanford Routt on Tuesday. — John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) December 4, 2012   With starting nickel cornerback Brice McCain out six weeks with a broke foot...

Steelers To Bring In Free Agent Cornerbacks For Visits; Stanford Routt Signs With Texans

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin confirmed during his Tuesday press conference that cornerback Ike Taylor suffered a fractured right ankle early in the win over the Baltimore Ravens and that he will miss a couple of weeks or more as a result. With Taylor now sidelined indefinitely, Tomlin was asked if they will bring in any defensive backs for a work out. "We could...

Texans & Steelers Bring CB Stanford Routt In For Workouts

John McClain reports that free agent CB Stanford Routt will finish working out for the Texans on Tuesday and will then met with Steelers later in the week. Both teams could really use some additional help at cornerback now that Johnathan Joseph has missed a few games and Ike Taylor is expected to be out somewhere between 3-6 weeks. Routt was cut by the Chiefs, but hasn’t found...

Steelers To Work Out Free Agent CB Stanford Routt

Maybe the fibula injury suffered by cornerback Ike Taylor Sunday in the win over the Baltimore Ravens will keep out a very extended time after all as John McClain from the Houston Chronicle is reporting via Twitter that free agent cornerback Stanford Routt will work out for the Pittsburgh Steelers today. Routt, who was released by the Kansas City Chiefs earlier this season, will...

Texans sign Routt

The Texans signed free agent Stanford Routt on Tuesday, according to a Houston Chronicle report. Routt hadn't made hooked up with an NFL team since being cut by the Kansas City Chiefs last month. He had also worked out for the Detroit Lions. The Texans were without top corner Johnathan Joseph last week, and lost nickel cornerback Brice Mccain to foot surgery Monday. They...

Texans Sign Stanford Routt

According to multiple reports the Houston Texans have inked free agent cornerback Stanford Routt for the remainder of the season. Routt was recently released by the Kansas City Chiefs after signing with them this offseason but played seven seasons with the Oakland Raiders (2005-2011). Routt is an Austin, Texas native who attended Connally High School and from there went the University...

Houston Texans: With Injuries Mounting, is Stanford Routt an Answer?

When people looked at the box score of the Texans league best eleventh win of the season of the Tennessee Titans and saw that the defense created six turnovers, the consensus seemed to be that things are back to normal for that unit. What these same people neglect to notice is that the injuries on the Texans defense have mounted up so high now that they have special teamers playing...

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Cornerback Brice McCain is the latest Houston Texans defender to sustain an injury this season, as the cornerback had surgery to repair his broken foot Monday and is expected to miss “about six weeks,” according to Tania Ganguli of the Houston Chronicle. #Texans CB Brice McCain had surgery this morning to repair his broken foot. He'll be out about 6 weeks, per a person...
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