The Texans are signing veteran linebacker Neville Hewitt to a one-year contract, according to his agent, Drew Rosenhaus.
Hewitt, 28, started five games and had 60 tackles last season. He had a career-high 134 tackles two seasons ago for the New York Jets.
The former Marshall standout has also played for the Miami Dolphins. He has 412 career tackles, 21 for losses.