Texans cut veteran cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III

HOUSTON — The Texans have reduce veteran cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III, the workforce stated Friday.

Hargreaves signed with the Texans in November after he was slice by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers immediately after he was benched throughout a sport. Soon after that game, Buccaneers mentor Bruce Arians mentioned Hargreaves “didn’t glance like he was hustling to go in for a deal with.”

Hargreaves could have stayed in Houston less than his fifth-yr possibility really worth $9.6 million, but there was no lifeless money on the deal simply because the solution is assured for damage only right before the begin of the new league year in March.

In his conclusion-of-period information meeting, Texans coach Bill O’Brien claimed he imagined Hargreaves “designed the ideal of” his chance to sign up for Houston during the time.

“I never think which is straightforward to be ready to occur in, in the center of a time, and really later on than that, and enjoy that nickel placement is not effortless,” O’Brien mentioned. “So, I give a ton of credit history to Vernon. There is certainly a good deal of things that he is likely to function hard to increase on. We are heading to aid them with that, but I feel Vernon stepped into a challenging condition and actually made the most effective of it.”

Hargreaves, 24, was drafted by Tampa Bay with the No. 11 all round pick in 2016. In 41 occupation video games, the Florida product has two interceptions, two compelled fumbles, a fumble recovery and 186 tackles.

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