Source: Houston Texans sign Steven Nelson, cornerback for the Houston Texans, to a two-year contract worth up to $10 Million.

Before the NFL draft, the Houston Texans will be getting a starting cornerback.

They signed cornerback Steven NelsonAccording to a source, the agreement was for a two year, $10 million contract.

The company signed a contract worth $3 million with the Philadelphia EaglesNelson began opposite Darius SlayHe appeared in 16 regular season games. He ended the season with an interception and seven passes defensed.

According to Pro Football Reference, quarterbacks tended to play in a zone system that gave to their opponents below. They completed 67% of their passes, for a QB rating 108.4, when throwing in his direction, 2021.

Nelson, who was 29 years old in January, had spent the two previous seasons with The Pittsburgh SteelersOver 30 games, he recorded three interceptions.

In the initial draft, he was a third round pick by the Kansas City ChiefsNelson appeared in 98 out of a possible total of 113 games in 2015. Nelson has eight career interceptions, and 59 passes defensed.

This report was contributed by Tim McManus, ESPN.

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