Texans Add to Secondary w/ Veteran Deltha O’Neal

The Texans have added to their hurting secondary w/ Deltha O’Neal

The Houston Texans signed veteran cornerback Deltha O’Neal amid a number of moves Thursday.

The team also signed running back Andre Hall, released rookie defensive tackle Jake Visser and waived injured rookie running back Jeremiah Johnson.

The 32-year-old O’Neal, who has nine years of NFL experience, spent last season with New England. He made 32 tackles and had three interceptions in 16 games for the Patriots.

O’Neal was selected 15th overall by Denver in the 2000 NFL Draft, and he went on to play four seasons for the Broncos before playing four seasons for the Bengals. In 132 career games (85 starts) with Denver, Cincinnati and New England, O’Neal has tallied 34 interceptions, three returned for touchdowns, and 101 passes defensed.

Hall, who will turn 27 on August 20, had spent all three of his NFL seasons with Denver. In 18 career games, the back has run for 360 yards and two scores on 79 carries.


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