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2016 Houston Texans Player Profile: Tony Washington

A closer look at the Houston Texans roster heading into the 2016 training camp.

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The Rundown

The Texans gave Tony Washington a chance, signing him as a rookie free agent out of Oregon prior to the start of the 2015 season. Spending all of the off-season and training camp with the team, he did not make it out of training camp. Released, Washington went M.I.A., resurfacing late in the season when the Texans needed an edge player on the practice squad. The Texans signed him to a futures/reserve deal to have him in camp for this coming season. 

Outlook

The Texans brought him back multiple times last season, using him as an outside linebacker. As a rookie, the Texans shuffled him between inside and outside linebacker. Allowing him a chance to focus on learning one position will be beneficial to Washington in his upcoming season with the team. 

Roster Situation: Practice squad is the best case scenario but that could be stretching it. 

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