Source: Texans signing linebacker Jacob Phillips to one-year deal

Texans add former Browns linebacker

Jacksonville Jaguars running back Travis Etienne Jr. (1) looks to get past Cleveland Browns linebacker Jacob Phillips (50) during the first half of an NFL preseason football game, Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack) (Phelan M. Ebenhack, Copyright 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)

HOUSTON – The Texans are signing former Cleveland Browns linebacker Jacob Phillips to a one-year contract, according to a league source.

Phillips, 25, is a former LSU standout and Browns third-round draft pick. The draft pick was originally acquired from the Texans in exchange for running back Duke Johnson in 2020.

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Phillips has 88 career tackles, three sacks and five pass deflections.

At LSU, he led the team in tackles and declared early for the draft.

A Nashville native, Phillips was placed on injured reserve last season and in 2022 (pectoral) and 2021 (biceps).

Aaron Wilson is a Texans and NFL reporter for KPRC 2 and

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