The Houston Texans are re-signing wide receiver Davion Davis to a new contract, according to league sources not authorized to speak publicly.
Davis was placed on injured reserve last season after fracturing his ankle and undergoing surgery. He is making a sound recovery from the injury, per sources.
Davis suffered the season-ending injury on the first play of the Texans' 33-13 loss to the Seattle Seahawks while catching a 17-yard pass from quarterback Davis Mills.
Davis played last season under a one-year, $780,000 contract. He is a former Sam Houston State All-American selection the Texans signed off the Cleveland Browns' practice squad. He has also played for the Minnesota Vikings.
Davis (5-foot-11, 195 pounds) caught 52 passes for 569 yards and 10 touchdowns as a senior. He had 76 catches for 1,206 yards and 17 touchdowns as a junior and was the Southland Conference Offensive Player of the Year that season.
Brandin Cooks is the Texans' top wide receiver with Nico Collins and Phillip Dorsett are returning for their second season with the Texans.