Texans Sign Edge Jerry Hughes

Texans Sign Edge Jerry Hughes

The Texans are bringing in some veteran depth for their defensive line.

Jerry Hughes is signing with Houston, according to multiple reports. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Hughes has spent his last nine seasons with the Bills, starting 16 of the team’s 17 games in 2021. Playing 52 percent of Buffalo’s defensive snaps, he recorded 18 total tackles, with one tackle for loss, seven QB hits, and 2.0 sacks. He also had three passes defensed and a pair of forced fumbles.

Hughes, who turns 34 in August, previously played under the Texans’ new defensive line coach Jacques Cesaire with Buffalo. Cesaire was the Bills’ assistant defensive line coach for the past two years.

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