CB Johnathan Joseph agreed Thursday to a free-agent deal with the Texans. The former Bengal instantly becomes arguably the best CB in the franchise's brief history. Joseph has picked off at least 3 passes in 3 of the past 4 seasons despite only once starting every game. His top season came in 2009, when Joseph tallied 69 total tackles, 6 INTs and 20 breakups. His signing is probably better news for the fantasy profile of CB Kareem Jackson, though. The 2010 rookie graded out as one of the league's worst cover men and will be an attractive target for opposing QBs. Jackson must hang on to a starting job, though. Joseph's signing also solidifies Glover Quin's move to S. Joseph, meanwhile, doesn't look special as an IDP and will have to rack up the INTs to deliver in big-play formats.

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Texans CBs Johnathan Joseph (hamstring) and Bradley Roby (hamstring) are both inactive for today’s game against the Raiders. It’s a great spot for QB Derek Carr and the passing game.

NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports that the Texans expect CB Johnathan Joseph to play today against the Colts. That puts 1 of the season's top-scoring DBs back into play for IDP lineups. Joseph had been the league's most targeted CB in coverage before going down with his hamstring injury, according to Pro Football Focus. You'll find him in DB2 territory in our Week 7 IDP rankings.

Texans CB Johnathan Joseph missed Sunday's win over the Chiefs with a hamstring strain he suffered in practice. But the Houston Chronicle reports that he's optimistic about being ready for the Week 7 visit to Indianapolis. "That's the plan; that's the goal," Joseph said. We'll see about his practice participation this week.

Texans CB Johnathan Joseph (hamstring) is inactive for today's game against the Chiefs. His absence shouldn't alter the offensive outlook for Kansas City. Joseph has been the league's most targeted corner this season and has been allowing lots of yardage. Joseph didn't appear on the injury report until Friday, so it looks like a late-week hamstring injury.

Texans CB Johnathan Joseph (neck) is inactive for today's game against the Jaguars.

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