Monday March 7th, 2016

The Houston Texas have re-signed cornerback Charles James, who was a second-year exclusive rights free agent, reports John McClain of the Houston Chronicle.

James made his NFL debut as a member of the New York Giants after going un-drafted out of Charleston Southern. He signed with the Texans practice squad in 2014 and was featured on HBO’s Hard Knocks before being cut ahead of the 2015 season.

After being cut, James spent time with the Ravens practice squad before returning to Houston. He finished last season with one start in nine games with seven tackles and one pass breakup.

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“I don’t want to go anywhere else,” James told the Chronicle. “They could have chosen not to sign me back. I’m happy. I love Houston.”

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