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Top Tavierre Thomas News

  • Buccaneers' Tavierre Thomas: Finds new opportunity

    Thomas (hamstring) is signing a one-year contract with the Buccaneers on Monday, Greg Auman of Fox Sports reports.

    Thomas spent the last three seasons in Houston, with his 2023 campaign cut short after suffering a hamstring injury in Week 14. The veteran corner is expected to compete for the nickel job and contribute on special teams, according to Auman.

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  • Texans' Tavierre Thomas: Moved to IR

    Thomas (hamstring) was placed on injured reserve Saturday.

    Thomas suffered a hamstring injury in last Sunday's loss to the Jets and had already been ruled out for Week 15 against the Titans. With his placement on IR, he'll now be ineligible to return during the regular season. Thomas could come back for the first week of the postseason if Houston qualifies.

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  • Texans' Tavierre Thomas: Won't be available at Tennessee

    Thomas (hamstring) is listed as out for Sunday's game at Tennessee.

    As expected, Thomas will miss his fifth game of the season Sunday, this time due to a hamstring injury. In his place, Desmond King should continue to fill in as the Texans' primary nickel corner.

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  • Texans' Tavierre Thomas: Set to miss time

    Thomas is "expected to miss a few weeks" after sustaining a hamstring injury in Sunday's 30-6 loss to the Jets, Aaron Wilson of KPRC 2 Houston reports.

    Thomas saw his defensive snap count rise from Weeks 8 to 12 before reverting back to special teams duties the last two weeks. He has 51 tackles (30 solo) and two forced fumbles in nine game this season.

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  • Texans' Tavierre Thomas: Forced out Sunday

    Thomas was ruled out for the remainder of Sunday's game against the Jets with a hamstring injury.

    Thomas saw significant playing time as Houston's third cornerback from Week 8 to Week 11. However, his defensive snaps took a dip Week 12, and he then played exclusively on special teams in last week's win against the Broncos. His absence will leave the Texans without one of their core special-teamers and will potentially open up more opportunities for reserve cornerbacks Ka'dar Hollman and D'Angelo Ross. Thomas' next opportunity to play will come Sunday, Dec. 17 versus Tennessee.

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  • Texans' Tavierre Thomas: Second-most tackles in win

    Thomas had nine tackles (seven solo) and a forced fumble in Sunday's 39-37 win over the Buccaneers.

    Working behind starters Steven Nelson and Shaquill Griffin, Thomas registered the second-most tackles on the team operating as the slot cornerback. He missed four games earlier this season dealing with a hand injury, but he has registered 16 total tackles in his last two outings while playing 97 defensive snaps across the two contests.

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  • Texans' Tavierre Thomas: Inactive again

    Thomas (coach's decision) is inactive ahead of Sunday's game against the Saints.

    Thomas is a healthy scratch for the second week in a row, but it seems as if the Texans are just trying to give the veteran cornerback some extra time to recover from hand surgery, per Aaron Wilson of KPRC 2 Houston. The 27-year-old is expected to start at nickel for Houston's defense once he's ready to return to the field.

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  • Texans' Tavierre Thomas: Not playing Week 5

    Thomas (coach's decision) is inactive for Sunday's contest against the Falcons.

    Thomas missed the last two weeks after undergoing surgery for a broken hand sustained in Week 2 against the Colts. He appears to be over the injury after practicing in full this week but will sit out an additional game. Grayland Arnold is set to see extended work at corner behind Steven Nelson and Ka'dar Hollman.

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  • Texans' Tavierre Thomas: Practices fully Wednesday

    Thomas (hand) was a full participant in Wednesday's practice, DJ Bien-Aime of reports.

    The Texans' nickel cornerback, Thomas missed the previous two games with injury but appears ready to return against the Falcons this Sunday. Thomas has recorded 13 tackles and one forced fumble on 83 defensive snaps this season.

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  • Texans' Tavierre Thomas: Missing second straight week

    Thomas (hand) has been ruled out ahead of Sunday's game against Pittsburgh.

    The 27-year-old underwent surgery after breaking his hand during the Texans' Week 2 loss to the Colts, so it's no surprise he's missing his second consecutive week. With Thomas missing time, Grayland Arnold is expected to see an uptick in work as the team's top nickel corner.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 5-10, 205 lbs
Birthplace: Detroit, MI
Age: 28
School: Ferris St.
Experience: 7