The Texans are signing former Cleveland Browns safety MJ Stewart to a one-year contract, according to a league source. The deal is reportedly for $3 million.
The former Tampa Bay Buccaneers second-round draft pick was an All-Atlantic Coast Conference selection at North Carolina.
Stewart (5-foot-11, 200 pounds) has run the 40-yard dash in 4.54 seconds.
Signed to a four-year, $5.08 million rookie contract, Stewart was released in 2020 and claimed off waivers. He had a sack against the Dallas Cowboys. He intercepted his first pass against the Tennessee Titans.
In a playoff win over the Pittsburgh Steelers, he intercepted Ben Roethlisberger.
He was placed on injured reserve last season and activated in November.He has 136 career tackles, one sack, 13 pass deflections, two interceptions and a forced fumble.