23-Year-Old Defensive Tackle – Houston Texans
2014 Fantasy Football Outlook
Nix, a third-round draft pick in 2014, is looking to be part of the rotation at nose tackle. His primary competition appears to be veteran Jerrell Powe, who played for defensive coordinator Romeo Cren...
2014 ADP: –
Bye Week: 10
Louis Nix Contract Information:
Signed a four-year deal worth $3.1 million with the Texans in May 2014.
Nix (knee) was placed on injured reserve on Wednesday, the Houston Chronicle reports.
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Louis Nix: Past News Updates ( ▲ View most recent update )
Exclusive Fantasy Analysis (FREE PREVIEW)The knee injury has grounded Nix's professional career to this point, but the Texans aren't closing the door on him being a key part of their defensive line as a rookie. Any chances he may have had at winning the starting nose tackle job, however, may have been compromised due to his extended absence.
Exclusive Fantasy Analysis (FREE PREVIEW)Nix, a third-round draft pick out of Notre Dame, is on the preseason PUP list due to a knee injury. However, it was previously unreported that he had undergone surgery, something that's a bit more concerning in light of the fact that his final college season ended with a torn meniscus. In any case, Nix was once viewed as a potential first-round draft pick, and he could still compete for a key role in the defensive-line rotation once he's healthy.
Exclusive Fantasy Analysis (FREE PREVIEW)Head coach Bill O'Brien didn't reveal the nature of the injury, but it doesn't sound too serious. Nix, Houston's third-round pick in the 2014 draft out of Notre Dame, underwent surgery last year to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee.
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