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Kansas City Chiefs
Position
LB
 
Jersey
50
Name  Justin Houston
Born  1/12/1989
Height  6-3
Weight  258
College  Georgia
3/2/2015 4:24:00 PM
Description: Kansas City linebacker Justin Houston was given the franchise tag, as expected.
Insight: Houston has said he has no issue playing under the one-year contract, which is good news for IDP owners, and owners who value the Chiefs' defensive unit.
 
12/12/2013 2:28:00 PM
Description: Kansas City linebacker Justin Houston (dislocated elbow) is questionable for Sunday's game against Oakland.
Insight: Houston's return would boost the Chiefs defense. He has 11 sacks in 11 games this season, but missed the past two games.
 
11/25/2013 1:30:00 PM
Description: Kansas City linebacker Justin Houston (dislocated elbow) is doubtful for Week 13.
Insight: Houston's elbow is still too swollen to get an MRI, so the exact extent of the injury isn't known yet. He has 11 sacks this season, but none in the last three games.
 
11/24/2013 3:02:00 PM
Description: Kansas City linebacker Justin Houston is done for the day after injuring his elbow in the first half against San Diego. SOURCE: John Clayton, ESPN
Insight: Tamba Hali is also out with an injury, which leaves the Chiefs without two of their best pass rushers. Houston had one tackle before leaving.
 
11/24/2013 2:41:00 PM
Description: Chiefs OLB Justin Houston left Sunday's game against the Chargers in the second quarter with an apparent elbow injury. his return is questionable.
Insight: Houston has 11 sacks this season. With he and Tamba Hali sidelined, it's no wonder the team has no sacks in almost a month.
 
Hot10/10/2013 6:09:00 PM
Description: Chiefs OLB Justin Houston has been cleared to practice but not play in games, leaving him questionable for Sunday's game against the Raiders, according to Adam Teicher of ESPN.com.
Insight: Houston is dealing with a possible concussion. He leads the Chiefs with 8.5 sacks so his absence would be meaningful, but Kansas City would still be able to get pressure on Terrelle Pryor without him.
 
Hot9/20/2013 8:03:00 PM
Description: The NFL credited Chiefs OLB Justin Houston with an additional sack from Thursday's game, bringing his season total to 7.5. SOURCE: KC Star
Insight: Houston had 4.5 sacks against the Eagles. The 24-year-old quietly had 10 sacks a season ago for the two-win Chiefs, and he should easily exceed that total this year. Houston also has a forced fumble, two recoveries and three pass defenses already.
 

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