The Texans are elevating wide receiver Jordan Veasy to the active roster from the practice squad, according to a league source.A former undrafted free agent from Cal, Veasy has played for multiple teams.
That includes stints with the Washington Football Team, Buffalo Bills, Indianapolis Colts, Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.
Veasy was signed to the Washington practice squad in 2019 after they noticed him when he participated in a workout at a high school with quarterback Colin Kaepernick that year.
Veasy is a big, athletic downfield target at 6-foot-3, 221 pounds.
In two seasons at Cal after transferring from junior college, Veasy caught 63 passes for 797 yards and nine touchdowns.
The Texans are elevating safety Grayland Arnold from the practice squad to the active roster for the second week in a row, per a league source.
Arnold played on special teams against the Seattle Seahawks.
A former Philadelphia Eagles safety, Arnold has also played nickel corner.
As a rookie, the former undrafted free agent from Baylor played in six games and recorded 10 tackles and one pass deflection.
A native of Beaumont, Arnold (5-foot-10, 187 pounds), was a two-time all-state basketball player and an all-state cornerback and an all-district quarterback and wide receiver at Kountze High School.
At Baylor, he had six interceptions in 2019 to rank second in the Big 12 Conference and returned one punt for a touchdown. He was named second-team All-Big 12. He declared early for the draft after that season, finishing his career with 107 tackles, seven interceptions and 7 1/2 tackles for losses.
Arnold's sister, Gabriell Mattox, played basketball at Texas.
The Texans elevated former Boston College lin Connor Strachan from the practice squad to the active roster, per a league source.
Strachan last played in The Spring League. He has also played in the XFL.
Strachan had 267 career tackles, nine sacks and three interceptions in college as a third-team All-ACC selection before signing with the Jacksonville Jaguars as an undrafted free agent.