Justin Houston

Justin Houston

Justin Houston

Justin Houston

Houston capped the 2013 season by landing a six-year $101. 5-million offer sheet with the Chiefs with $52. 5 million in guarantees. A 2nd round pick, he went on to rack up 120 tackles and 27 sacks, earning three Pro Bowl nods in four pro seasons.


(born January 21, 1989) is an American football outside linebacker for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at the University of Georgia, where he earned All-American honors, and was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the third round of the 2011 NFL Draft. A four-time Pro Bowl selection, he was also named to the All-Pro team in 2014. He also played for the Indianapolis Colts for two seasons.

At the conclusion of the pre-draft process, Houston was projected to be a second-round pick by NFL draft experts and scouts. He received a late first round projection by NFL draft experts prior to his failed drug test. Houston was ranked as the fourth best linebacker prospect in the draft by NFL analyst Gil Brandt and Sports Illustrated and was ranked as the fifth best linebacker by DraftScout.com. (Source: en.wikipedia.org)


With the conclusion of NFL minicamps this week, Judy Battista explores the biggest issues to monitor as teams break until training camp -- including the quarterback situations in Green Bay and Houston.

Do Tom Brady and Philip Rivers immediately lift their new teams back into contention? Marc Sessler spotlights three non-playoff teams from the 2019 season that could crash the postseason party in 2020. (Source: www.nfl.com)


Houston has chased quarterbacks his entire career and caught many. But a Super Bowl ring has eluded him. That's the main reason he signed with the Ravens before this season, despite more lucrative offers elsewhere. He believes they have a chance to win a championship, and Houston will do whatever it takes to help achieve that goal.

Meanwhile, things didn't go as Houston planned with the Colts after he signed with them in 2019. They had a talented franchise quarterback in Andrew Luck who had just led them to the playoffs, but during the preseason that year, Luck shocked the sports world by announcing his retirement at just 29 years old. (Source: www.baltimoreravens.com)



Related Articles