Texans Sign OT Rick Leonard To Futures Deal

The Houston Texans have signed OT Rick Leonard to a futures contract on Tuesday for the 2019 season, according to his agent Brett Tessler.

As of now, the Texans have signed nine players to futures deals including:

  1. TE Jerell Adams
  2. OLB Davin Bellamy
  3. RB Josh Ferguson
  4. OLB Chris Landrum
  5. G Maurquice Shakir
  6. David Steinmetz
  7. WR Jester Weah 
  8. WR Isaac Whitney
  9. OT Rick Leonard

Futures deals are essentially camp invites that will give players the opportunity to compete for roster spots during offseason workouts and training camp.

Leonard, 22, is a former fourth-round pick of the Saints back in 2018. He signed a four-year, $3.1 million contract with the Saints, but was waived coming out of the preseason and later re-signe to the team’s practice squad.

Leonard had a brief stint with the Rams before signing on to the Cardinals’ practice squad in November.

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