The Houston Texans have signed tight end Jake Byrne off of the San Diego Chargers practice squad. Byrne replaced the injured Owen Daniels on the active roster after being placed on the injured reserve (designated to return) earlier in the day. Byrne was released by the Texans on the last round of cuts entering the start of 2013 season and was promptly signed the Chargers practice...
With the 201st pick
The Houston Texans select tight end, from University of Connecticut, Ryan Griffin. Griffin is a big target who has size and height who can play the ball in the air and be a nice target in the passing game. He is also has some ability to run block from the tight end position, which could be a big asset for the team moving forward.
Griffin was on...
According to John McClain the Houston Texans have signed five players to future contracts.
Texans signed 5 who were on practice squads: QB Case Keenum, OT Nick Mondek, WR Jeff Maehl, DE Keith Browner and TE Jake Byrne.
— John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) January 15, 2013
All five will be in camp and the newest name on the list is tight end Jake Byrne who is a 6-4 260 lbs. tight...
Nick Byrne grew up in a football family. The younger brother of former Wisconsin and New Orleans Saints tight end Jake Byrne, Nick learned a thing or two about making plays. Byrne has put together a stellar senior season at Har-Ber high school this fall. See highlights of the talented 2013 prospect in action in this FOXSportsNext video presentation.