By Anthony R Wood
Newly acquired Houston Texans cornerback Bradley Roby reportedly rejected a three-year contract offer from the Pittsburgh Steelers and a one-year offer from the San Francisco 49ers in order to move back to his home state and sign for Bill O’Brien’s side.
According to NFL Stats, who according to the Lions Wire “is an unofficial account but the stats posted are verified,” since 2016 Roby ranks joint 13th for passes defended with an impressive 37, with a total of 60 since entering the league in 2014. Worth noting here, none of the players ranked above him are currently on this Texans roster.
2018 marked his first year as a full-time starter for the Denver Broncos, recording 12 defended passes, one interception, and two forced fumbles. This would have been enough to rank him third among the 2018 Texans behind Johnathan Joseph with 13 and Kareem Jackson with 17.
The 27-year-old former first-round pick with the Broncos already has a Super Bowl ring to his name and 79 regular season NFL appearances under his belt. The versatile Ohio State product joins a revamped Texans secondary which lost Tyrann Mathieu, Kareem Jackson, Mike Tyson, Shareece Wright, Kayvon Webster, and Kevin Johnson this...