Texans add depth on defense

March 23, 2009 10:01:50 PM PDT
While the Texans brass is attending the NFL owners meetings in California, they added some defensive line depth. [SPORTS BLOG: Get the latest news from the Eyewitness Sports team]

The team signed free agent Defensive Tackle Shaun Cody who played the last four seasons for the Detroit Lions. He's 26 years old, started four games last season in the Lions 0-16 season.

He had four tackles against the Texans last season. He was a second round pick of the Lions in 2005. He'll compete for time with Amobi Okoye, Travis Johnson, Deljuan Robinson and Frank Okam.       Send us your sports story tips | More sports stories