FILE PHOTO: Oct 6, 2019; New Orleans, LA, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Vernon III Hargreaves (28) within the second quarter towards the New Orleans Saints on the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Necessary Credit score: Chuck Cook dinner-USA TODAY Sports activities
The Houston Texans claimed former Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Vernon Hargreaves off waivers on Wednesday, the workforce introduced.
The previous first-round decide (11th general in 2016) was waived by the Bucs on Tuesday, two days after he was benched for what head coach Bruce Arians deemed an absence of hustle on a protracted catch-and-run by the Arizona Cardinals.
Hagreaves, 24, led all Buccaneers cornerbacks in defensive snaps (582, 92.2 p.c) this season earlier than being let go. He had 4 go breakups and one interception — returned for a landing — in 9 video games, all begins.
A Florida product in his fourth season, Hargreaves battled accidents the final two seasons, being restricted to 10 whole video games (eight begins) from 2017-18. In 35 profession video games (33 begins), he has 19 go breakups and two interceptions.
Within the spring, the Buccaneers picked up Hargreaves’ fifth-year choice on his rookie contract, which might be value $9.954 million in 2020. That continues to be intact, though the cash is assured just for damage.
Houston launched cornerback Briean Boddy-Calhoun to make room on the roster. The 26-year-old performed in a single recreation for the membership and had a sack and compelled fumble.
The Texans have been in flux on the cornerback place a lot of the season.
They launched slot man Aaron Colvin in September after only one recreation in his second 12 months of a four-year, $34 million contract. Starter Bradley Roby hasn’t performed since Week 6 resulting from a hamstring damage, and the workforce traded a third-round decide to Oakland in October for Gareon Conley, who has began each video games since arriving in Houston.
—Discipline Degree Media