Originally written July 29, 2013 on Gridiron Grit:
The Houston Texans have added some more much-needed depth at linebacker as former Denver Broncos linebacker Joe Mays worked out and signed with the club on Monday, John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports. Joe Mays worked out after morning practice and was signed. Texans need ILB depth. — John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) July 29, 2013 [RELATED: Texans Have Huge Expectations For DeAndre Hopkins] Mays isn’t exactly a household name around the NFL.  The former 2008 sixth round pick (No. 200 overall) out of South Dakota State played in just six games (four starts) and made just 20 tackles with the Broncos last year and lost his starting job to washed-up veteran Keith Brooking before suffering a severe leg and ankle fracture in late October. The 5-11, 250-pound linebacker also received a one-game suspension and $50,000 fine for the helmet-jarring hit he delivered in the third week of the 2012 NFL season on Texans quarterback Matt Schaub, which clipped off a tiny piece of his...
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