Routt is inactive for Sunday's playoff game against the Patriots.|||||||
Inactive for the Texans are defensive back Rashad Carmichael, linebacker Cameron Collins, lineman Antoine Caldwell, Andrew Gardner and Cody White and defensive lineman Terrell McClain.
Routt is out for the Texans against the Colts on Sunday.|||||||
Houston's other inactives are linebacker Brooks Reed, cornerbacks Alan Ball, offensive linemen Antoine Caldwell, Andrew Gardner and Cody White, and nose tackle Terrell McClain.
The Houston Texans have signed Routt after placing Brice McCain on injured reserve with a designation for return.|||||||
Routt started seven games this season for the Chiefs before he was released on Nov. 5.
The Chiefs agreed to terms on a $19.6 million, three-year deal with Routt on Monday, which should help Kansas City absorb the potential loss of Brandon Carr. The deal includes a $4 million signing bonus and $6 million the first season, a person with direct knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because terms of the contract were not announced.|||||||
Routt is still owed $5 million next month from the Raiders, who released him after the first year of a $54.4 million, five-year deal. The $11 million Routt will make in 2012 puts him among the three highest-paid cornerbacks in the NFL.
Routt was released on Thursday just one year into a $54.5 million, five-year contract, ending his seven-year tenure in Oakland as the team heads in a new direction.|||||||
Routt became the first player casualty under the new regime with the Raiders. The move by new general manager Reggie McKenzie and coach Dennis Allen signifies a change of approach from when the late Al Davis ran the team and was fiercely loyal to players he drafted.