The Houston Texans claimed former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Devin Street off waivers. Street, who was selected by the Cowboys in the fifth round of the 2014 NFL Draft, was recently released by the New York Jets when they claimed another former Dallas wideout, Lucky Whitehead.
In two season with the Cowboys, Street made nine receptions for 132 yards and a touchdown before moving on to Indianapolis for the 2016 season. Street played five games with the Colts, registering one catch for 20 yards.
After being waived by the Colts in May, Street briefly latched on with the New England Patriots before winding up in New York.
During a four-year career for the Pitt Panthers, Street caught 202 passes for 2,901 yards and 16 touchdowns. In 2013, Street tied Tyler Boyd for a team-high seven touchdown receptions.
Street’s quarterback during his senior season was Tom Savage, who is currently the Houston Texans starting quarterback. That familiarity could help Street earn a roster spot as a reserve receiver and returner for a Texans squad that is missing pass catching depth.
The Texans receiving corps starts with DeAndre Hopkins, Will Fuller and Braxton Miller but is lacking depth. Street will compete with Wendell Williams, Jaelen Strong, Dres Anderson and several rookies for a spot on Houston’s 53-man roster or practice squad.
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