Chris Houston RUMORS & NEWS

  • Chris Houston: Lions' release was mutual decision

    Detroit Free Press "Former Detroit Lions cornerback Chris Houston told the Austin American-Statesman that his release this month was a mutual decision designed to help him get healthy for the fall. Houston suffered a toe injury when someone stepped on his foot during a December loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. He..." June 26

  • Lions cut CB Chris Houston, one year after he signs $25M deal

    Detroit News "Just one year after signing him to a five-year, $25 million contract, the Lions have released cornerback Chris Houston, the team announced Friday. Houston started 54 games at cornerback the past four seasons after being acquired from the Atlanta Falcons in 2010 for two draft picks, a..." June 14

  • Detroit Lions' Chris Houston 'doing great' after toe surgery

    Detroit Free Press "Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew didn’t like running back Joique Bell posting a photo on Instagram of his left knee in a wrap next to a pair of crutches last week, and he can’t like this, either. Lions cornerback Chris Houston seemingly posted a picture of himself wearing a hospital..." May 13

  • Lions unsure whether Chris Houston will regain old form

    Michigan Live "Detroit Lions cornerback Chris Houston had perhaps his worst season as a pro last year, due in part to an assortment of injuries. He missed four of the final five games with a toe injury. Now as he tries to turn the page in 2014 ... he's still dealing with the injury, which causes some..." April 25

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    Tim Twentyman @ttwentyman

    Caldwell said Houston's absence from today's minicamp practice was injury related.

  • Chris Houston still awaits MRI results; Calvin Johnson's knee 'getting better'

    Detroit Free Press "Chris Houston started feeling tightness in his right foot early in last week’s 24-21 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but the Detroit Lions cornerback didn’t give in to the pain until after he allowed Tiquan Underwood’s 85-yard touchdown catch on the second play of the fourth quarter. Houston..." November 26

  • Chris Houston needs to adjust to Detroit's new way of playing defense

    NFL.com "Chris Houston's struggles early on this season have been well documented. He's had rough outings at Green Bay at Cleveland earlier this month and most recently against Cincinnati. All of those performances culminated with him being replaced by rookie Darius Slay in the second half of Sunday's..." October 22

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    Dave Birkett @davebirkett

    Schwartz said he trusts Chris Houston will get his confidence back but wouldn't name him a starter at CB

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    Paula Pasche @paulapasche

    #Lions WR Calvin Johnson (knee) returns to practice today although quite limited; Delmas Houston back too. http://t.co/IRJ89zsswR

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    Dave Birkett @davebirkett

    Chris Houston Calvin Johnson still out at #Lions practice today Ashlee Palmer too. Lou Delmas Glover Quin return.

  • CB Chris Houston working on a three-year deal with Detroit Lions

    Michigan Live "Detroit Lions cornerback Chris Houston wanted to test the free agency market, but it appears he has seen enough. Houston and the Lions are currently working on a three-year deal for the cornerback to remain in Detroit, according to YAHOO! Sports' Jason Cole. He earned $3 million last season,..." March 13

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    Mike Garafolo @

    CB Chris Houston has agreed to terms with the Detroit Lions.