Texans Sign DB Deante Burton, Waive OT David Sharpe


The Houston Texans officially signed DB Deante Burton off of the Falcons’ practice squad on Wednesday and waived OT David Sharpe.

Burton, 24, wound up signing on with the Falcons as an undrafted free agent out of Kansas State back in May of last year. He was waived coming ouot of the preseason and was later signed to their practice squad.

The Falcons brought Burton back on a futures contract this past January only to waive him again at the start of the regular season. He had a brief stint with the Packers before re-signing to the Falcons’ practice squad.

In 2018, Burton has appeared in one game and recorded one tackle for the Falcons.

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