The season-ending injuries just keep rolling in, and the Texans are the latest to be hit. Defensive tackle P.J. Hall tore a pec and will miss the rest of the season as a result, a source told Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle (Twitter link).
Hall was scooped up on a cheap one-year deal back in August, and he’s turned into a nice find in an otherwise lost year. He’d started the past nine games, playing a little over half of the defensive snaps. He’ll finish his first season in Houston with 34 tackles, a sack, and a couple of quarterback hits. It’s yet another blow for a Texans defense that is already missing several starters.
While it’s a disappointing finish, Hall likely rehabilitated his value at least a little as he prepares to enter free agency. The 57th overall pick of the 2018 draft by the Raiders, he never lived up to his second-round status. He started 12 games for the Raiders last year but fell out of favor with the coaching staff, and was traded to Minnesota for a seventh-rounder in August. That deal was quickly nixed as he was waived with a failed physical, allowing him to sign with Houston.
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