Texans activate OT Duane Brown after holdout

Texans activate OT Duane Brown after holdout

Houston Texans offensive tackle Duane Brown warms up before the start of an NFL football game between the Indianapolis Colts and the Houston Texans Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

HOUSTON (AP) -- The Houston Texans added offensive tackle Duane Brown to the active roster Saturday.

A starter for Houston, Brown held out until this week, missing six games. He has two years remaining on his contract, had sought a new deal, which he did not receive. The three-time Pro Bowler, who has been the team's starter since he was drafted in the first round in 2008.

Three-year veteran tackle Kendall Lamm was waived.

Brown's salary for this season is $9.4 million, a big chunk of which he lost in his holdout. His 2018 salary is $9.75 million.

The 32-year-old has been Houston's most steady presence on the line since joining the team, starting 132 games - all at left tackle - in his career. His return should be a boost to an offense that has flourished with rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson.


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