Sources: Texans add corners Jimmy Moreland, Cre'Von LeBlanc


The Texans were awarded cornerback Jimmy Moreland off waivers from the Washington Football Team, according to a league source.

Moreland is healthy and ready to go, per a source.

Moreland is due base salaries of $850,000 and $765,000 over the next two seasons.

Moreland was waived-injured with a bruised knee and then released from injured reserve with an injury settlement.

Moreland had a 72.4 run defense grade last season, according to Pro Football Focus. He played 518 snaps at nickel corner last season.

Moreland (5-foot-11, 182 pounds) is a former seventh-round draft pick from James Madison University.

He has 86 career tackles and one interception.

The Texans are also signing veteran cornerback Cre'Von LeBlanc to the practice squad, according to league sources not authorized to speak publicly.

The Texans worked out LeBlanc and defensive tackle Isaiah Mack, according to league sources.

LeBlanc, 27, is a 5-foot-10, 190-pound former New England Patriots undrafted free agent from Florida Atlantic who has also played for the Chicago Bears, Detroit Lions, Philadelphia Eagles and Miami Dolphins. LeBlanc has 118 career tackles, two forced fumbles, two interceptions and two sacks with one defensive touchdown.

Mack is a 6-foot-1, 299-pound former Tennessee Titans undrafted free agent from Tennessee-Chattanooga. He has also played for the Denver Broncos and Patriots.

Mack, 25, has 11 career tackles, 1 1/2 sacks and one fumble recovery.

Aaron Wilson has covered the NFL for 20 seasons, including the Texans, Baltimore Ravens, Tennessee Titans and Jacksonville Jaguars. He has previously written for The Houston Chronicle and The Baltimore Sun. He’s on Twitter: @AaronWilson_NFL and Instagram: @aaronwilson7128.

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