August 23, 2014
The Houston Texans have signed free agent defensive tackle Shaun Cody.
Cody has spent his entire four-year career with the Detroit Lions, who drafted him in the second round in 2005. A career backup, he appeared in each game for the Lions last season with four starts and finished with a career-high 36 tackles.
The 26-year-old Cody has 91 tackles and 1½ sacks in his career.
He'll join a group of defensive linemen that includes first-round draft picks Mario Williams - the top overall pick in 2006 - Amobi Okoye and Travis Johnson, as well as recently added defensive end Antonio Smith.
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