Sarah BarshopESPN Team AuthorShut
- Lined the Packers for ESPN Milwaukee
- Marquette College graduate
HOUSTON — Following assembly with basic safety Earl Thomas and conducting a bodily, the Houston Texans do not program to signal the no cost agent, a source confirmed to ESPN.
Houston experienced a exercise routine scheduled with Thomas, but it did not acquire spot.
The Texans are continuing their look for for aid at the position, but are not setting up to make any moves at this time, a resource verified to ESPN. On Monday, the Texans set safety A.J. Moore on injured reserve after he injured his hamstring from the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week three.
Houston mentor Invoice O’Brien informed Thomas’ agents that the NFL essential the Texans to cancel Thomas’ work out due to the fact of COVID-19 fears, the agents advised ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
But a source advised ESPN’s Dianna Russini reviews that the conclusion to not signal Thomas at this time was not connected to COVID-19, but a conclusion designed by the Texans.
Thomas, 31, has been a totally free agent because he was slice by the Baltimore Ravens in August soon after Thomas had an on-area altercation with teammate Chuck Clark. The Ravens reported they terminated Thomas’ deal for private perform that adversely impacted the team. A supply explained to Schefter that Thomas punched Clark during the follow.
The Texans are -three and are just one particular of three teams devoid of an interception this year. The Texans also rank 29th in opponent QBR (75.6) and have permitted at minimum 28 details in all 3 video games.