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Houston Texans Sign Jelani Jenkins

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Houston signed a linebacker to help shore up the middle of the defense.

NFL: Miami Dolphins at San Diego Chargers Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports

The losses of both Brian Cushing and now Dylan Cole have left the Texans’ linebacking corps looking a little light over the past few weeks. That’s why the Texans have attempted to remedy that situation through the signing of former Dolphins LB Jelani Jenkins.

Jenkins’ signing comes not long after the news that Cole will be out for the next 4-6 weeks with a Grade 2 hamstring strain. Jenkins will most likely slide in behind current Texans starters Benardrick McKinney and rookie Zach Cunningham. To make room for Jenkins on the 53-man roster, the Texans parted ways with Marcus Burley yesterday.

What do you folks make of the signing? Do you think Jenkins will see a decent percentage of the snaps?