The Houston Texans have signed OT Will Yeatman according to Aaron Wilson (National Football Post).
Texans have agreed to terms on a two-year contract with offensive tackle Will Yeatman, according to a source
— Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) June 16, 2014
Yeatman, 26, went undrafted in the 2011 draft. He played college football and lacrosse at Notre Dame University. The New England Patriots picked him up as an undrafted free agent, and he was claimed off waivers by the Miami Dolphins shortly thereafter.
The Dolphins switched him from tight end to offensive tackle in 2012, and he put up 35 pounds to make the switch. The 6’6, 315 lb OT wasn’t tendered an offer by the Dolphins this past offseason. He’s coming off a torn ACL but is expected to be 100 percent by training camp.
The Texans signed Yeatman to replace David Quessenberry who was recently diagnosed with lymphoma. Yeatman will likely serve as a backup on the offensive line if he makes the team out of the preseason. The Texans brought in the offensive lineman for a visit last week, and he also visited the Minnesota Vikings before signing in Houston.
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