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Texans Sign RB Tim Cornett & OT Mike Farrell, Cut LB Ricky Sapp

 

John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports that the Texans have signed RB Tim Cornett and OT Mike Farrell while releasing LB Ricky Sapp.

Cornett, 22, signed with the Texans as an undrafted free agent out of UNLV back in May. He happanes to be UNLV’s all-time leading rusher totaling 769 carries for 3,733 yards (4.85 YPC) and 35 career touchdowns.

Farrell, 24, signed on with the Steelers as an undrafted free agent out of Penn State last year, but ultimately wasn’t able to make the team’s 53-man roster. He later joined the Broncos on a reserve/future contract before being waived in April.

Sapp, 27, was a former fifth-round pick of the Jets back in 2012. He lasted just one year with the team before he was put on waivers and ultimately claimed by the Texans in November of last year.

He manged to play in each of the team’s final four games of the season, but totaled just a single tackle on defense.