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Justin Houston

Justin Houston - #50 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 258 lbs.
Birthday 01/12/1989
Birthplace Statesboro, GA
College Georgia
Years played 3
Drafted 2011, 3rd round, 6th pick by Chiefs


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Chiefs better suited for 3-4 defense

Posted Jan. 11, 2013 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
The Chiefs' personnel suggests they should stick with running a 3-4 defense next season.

Chiefs opt to not add to LB corps

Posted April 29, 2012 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
By adressing other needs and not adding any linebackers, the Chiefs are banking on Jovan Belcher and Justin Houston taking the next step.

Week 13 Players of the Week

Posted Dec. 06, 2011 @ 12:16 p.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Aaron Rodgers, Justin Houston and Lardarius Webb as its Players of the Week.

Dolphins RB Thomas gets past injury woes

Posted Dec. 03, 2011 @ 9:51 p.m. ET
Miami rookie RB Daniel Thomas has recovered from his hamstring injury, but his production hasn't returned to early-season form, according to this week's AFC Whispers.

Without Vrabel, Chiefs need an outside linebacker to step up

Posted July 14, 2011 @ 1:13 p.m. ET
There are a lot of players vying for the OLB spot in the Chiefs' lineup vacated by the recently retired Mike Vrabel.

Lockout limbo: Chiefs report

Posted May 24, 2011 @ 9:48 a.m. ET
With NFL teams stuck in limbo thanks to the lockout, we are looking at where teams stand as they await the opening of the 2011 league year. Today, we take a look at the Chiefs.


Posted Aug. 04, 2011
A person familiar with the deal says Houston has agreed to a $2.78 million, four-year contract with the Kansas City Chiefs.||||||| Houston was the 70th overall pick out of Georgia and among the last rookies to sign. The 6-foot-3, 270-pound defensive end is expected to bolster the Chiefs' pass rush along with outside linebacker Tamba Hali, who agreed to a five-year deal worth $60 million on Wednesday.