Houston signed free-agent safety Jahleel Addae to a one-year contract on Thursday, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported. The team later announced the news.
While Jackson went to Denver, the Texans snagged former Broncos cornerback Bradley Roby. Houston also signed former Jaguars safety Tashaun Gipson, traded up to select Kentucky cornerback Lonnie Johnson in the second round last week and drafted Central Michigan cornerback Xavier Crawford in the sixth round of the 2019 NFL Draft.
It's unclear what role the 29-year-old Addae will play in Houston. No Chargers defender played more defensive snaps for Los Angeles over the past two seasons than Addae, who thrived as a box safety under defensive coordinator Gus Bradley.
Here are the other notable transactions from Thursday:
- Add one more name in the QB room in Florham Park. The New York Jets picked former Dolphins quarterback Luke Falk up off of waivers from Miami. Falk joins Sam Darnold, Trevor Siemian, Davis Webb and Brandon Silvers in New York. Falk was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in 2018 and did not play a game for either Tennessee or Miami.
- The Oakland Raiders released 31-year-old blocking tight end Lee Smith. Over four seasons with the club, Smith caught 36 passes for 248 yards and four scores.