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Justin Houston

25-Year-Old Linebacker – Kansas City Chiefs

2013 Defensive Stats

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2014 Defensive Projections

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2014 Fantasy Football Outlook

Coming off a season in which he recorded 44 tackles (41 solo), 11 sacks, four passes defended, two fumble recoveries, and one forced fumble in 11 contests, the two-time Pro Bowl outside linebacker ent...

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2014 ADP:  213.62

IDP Rank: Hidden

Bye Week:  6

HT: 6' 3"   WT: 258   DOB: 1/21/1989  College: Georgia  Show ContractHide Contract

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Justin Houston Contract Information:

Signed with Kansas City in August of 2011 (four-year deal).

July 22, 2014  –  Justin Houston News

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Houston, who had skipped the Chiefs' mandatory minicamp in June, will report to training camp on time, NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reports.

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Justin Houston NFL Stats
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  Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Year Age Team G Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
2011 22 KC 16 51 43 8 5.5 4 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
2012 23 KC 16 66 53 13 10 5 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
2013 24 KC 11 44 41 3 11 4 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Justin Houston – Playing Time Overview

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#1 Outside Linebacker

Snap Count Stats

696

Defensive Snaps in 2013

Justin Houston was on the field for 696 of his team's snaps on defense in 2013.

37

Special Teams Snaps in 2013

Justin Houston was on the field for 37 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2013.

Year Def ST
2011 - -
2012 994 103
2013 696 37

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Justin Houston 2013 Game Log
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  Snap Count Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Week Opp Def ST Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
1 @Jax 65 3 5 5 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Dal 64 4 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 @Phi 65 4 7 6 1 4.5 3 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0
4 NYG 63 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 @Ten 69 5 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Oak 74 2 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Hou 56 4 3 3 0 0.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Cle 53 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 @Buf 80 3 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 BYE Bye Week
11 @Den 80 6 10 9 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 SD 27 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Den
14 @Was
15 @Oak
16 Ind
17 @SD
Playoffs @Ind 0 0 4 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Justin Houston
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Height:   6' 3"
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Weight:   258 lbs
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Justin Houston: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Houston did not report to Chiefs' mandatory minicamp Tuesday, ESPN.com reports.

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Houston's absence is presumably tied to a desire to re-work his contract. He is currently in the final year of his rookie deal and is in line to make $1.4 million this coming season. His holdout isn't a huge cause for concern unless it carries on into training camp in late July, however. In Houston's absence Tuesday, first-round draft pick Dee Ford handled worked in his place with the Chiefs' first-team defense.
Houston sustained only a PCL strain and bone bruise in his knee during Saturday's Wild Card loss at Indianapolis, FOX Sports reports.

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Houston left Saturday's playoff game with what appeared to be some sort of knee/leg injury, Stephen Holder of the Indianapolis Star reports.

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The Chiefs have been absolutely ravished by injuries during Saturday's game, with Houston the most recent player to go down. He was injured late in the fourth quarter, after missing the previous five games with a dislocated elbow. Prior to exiting, Houston registered four tackles (three solo), a sack, a fumble recovery, and three quarterback hits.
Houston (elbow) is active for Saturday's game against the Colts, Reid Ferrin of Chiefs.com reports.

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After missing the final five games of the regular season, Houston is poised to make his return. His presence should provide a huge boost to the Kansas City pass rush, as Houston finished with 11 sacks in 11 games this season, after racking up 10 sacks in 2012.
Houston (elbow) is listed as probable for Saturday's playoff game against the Colts.

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Houston (elbow) is expected to take the field for Saturday's playoff game at Indianapolis, the Kansas City Star reports.

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Houston (elbow) is slated to be available to play on Sunday against the Chargers, ESPN.com reports.

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Houston (elbow) was a full participant in practice Thursday, the Chiefs' official website reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Houston recorded 10 sacks last season and is expected to start at outside linebacker for the Chiefs in 2013.

2012

Houston came on very strong late in his rookie year, notching 24 total tackles and 5.5 sacks in the team's final five games. He has tremendous burst coming around the edge as a pass-rushing outside linebacker and could be in line for a major breakout playing opposite Pro Bowler Tamba Hali. Opposing offenses will simply not be able to devote as much attention to him as Hali, and in leagues that reward heavily for sacks, Houston could emerge as a productive IDP option.

2011

A sack specialist in college, Houston projects as a situational pass rusher in his rookie season, as he must adjust to his linebacker role in the 3-4 defense before he can play more downs without being a liability. His upside is high, but after a lockout-shortened offseason and a brief contract holdout, he is behind in his development and not likely to contribute much in 2011.