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Reports: Texans to sign cornerback Steven Nelson to 2-year deal

Nov 28, 2021; East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA; New York Giants tight end Evan Engram (88) gains yards after the catch as Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Steven Nelson (3) tackles during the second half at MetLife Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports
Credit: Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports

Cornerback Steven Nelson will sign a two-year, $10 million deal with the Houston Texans, multiple media outlets reported on Wednesday.

Nelson recorded 50 tackles, seven passes defensed and an interception in 16 games (all starts) last season with the Philadelphia Eagles. He signed a one-year, $2.5 million contract with the Eagles on July 28, 2021.

Nelson, 29, has 341 tackles, 59 passes defensed, eight interceptions and four fumble recoveries in 98 career games (84 starts) with the Kansas City Chiefs, Pittsburgh Steelers and Eagles. He was selected by the Chiefs in the third round of the 2015 NFL Draft.

–Field Level Media