The Texans placed ILB Darryl Sharpton on injured reserve because of a hip injury on Tuesday.
New Texans ILB Bradie James has been so impressive that the spot vacated by DeMeco Ryans is now his to lose.
Although new Texans ILB Bradie James has more experience in Wade Phillips' "D" than any of his teammates, it's Darryl Sharpton's starting job to lose.
Texans ILB DeMeco Ryans will be tested following the season-ending quad injury to reserve Darryl Sharpton.
Texans TE Owen Daniels signed his one-year restricted free-agent tender with the club on Friday, the club announced. Also, the Texans signed LB Darryl Sharpton, a fourth-round pick.