News: Free-agent cornerback Brice McCain has signed a three-year contract to stay with the Houston Texans.
Analysis: He played in 12 games with two starts last season before breaking his left foot in a Dec. 2 game against Tennessee. McCain finished last season with 24 tackles, an interception and eight passes defensed.
News: Texans coach Gary Kubiak announced cornerback Brice McCain had foot surgery Monday morning and was placed on the injured reserve/designated to return list. McCain can't practice for six weeks and can't return to game action for eight weeks.
Analysis: McCain is out for the rest of the regular season, but the Texans are holding out hope he might be available if they make a deep playoff run. McCain has started two games this season and he has just 24 tackles and one interception in 12 games. He had no Fantasy appeal in IDP formats.
News: Houston DB Brice McCain picked off Tampa Bay QB Josh Freeman on Sunday of Week 10 in a win for the Texans. McCain finished the game with two tackles. The INT was the second of the season for McCain.
Analysis: McCain recorded a 38-yard INT return for a touchdown earlier in the season at Tennessee. McCain doesn't produce enough on a consistent basis to have much Fantasy value. At best, he is a low-end DB option in IDP formats.
News: Texans DB Brice McCain picked off Titans QB Matt Hasselbeck in a Week 7 victory, and he ran the interception back 38 yards for a touchdown. It was his first interception of the season and the first touchdown of his career. McCain also made three tackles.
Analysis: McCain had a nice game in Week 7, but he doesn't produce enough on a consistent basis to have much Fantasy value. At best, he is a low-end DB option in IDP formats.
News: The Texans had several defensive players do well Sunday against the Colts, led by rookie LB Brian Cushing, who had 11 tackles and an interception. Bernard Pollard had 10 tackles. Dunta Robinson had seven tackles. DeMeco Ryans had seven tackles. Mario Williams had two tackles and a sack. Connor Barwin had one tackle and a sack. Brice McCain had an interception.
Analysis: The Texans have some solid defensive players in Williams, Ryans and Cushing. Plan on using all your regular Texans in IDP leagues in Week 13 at Jacksonville.
News: The Houston Chronicle reports the Texans have signed sixth-round pick Brice McCain from Utah. McCain, a cornerback, signed a four-year contract worth $1.8 million, including a signing bonus of $101,750.
Analysis: McCain has minimal Fantasy value and should not be drafted in IDP leagues this season.