Akeem Dent

#50 LB / Houston Texans / EXP: 5YRS Height: 6-1 Weight: 239 lb Age: 28 College: Georgia Bye 9

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  • by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com

    Report: Texans to re-sign Akeem Dent to two-year deal

    The Texans will re-sign veteran linebacker Akeem Dent to a two-year contract, according to a report from ESPN's Josina Anderson. Dent started seven games a year ago for the Texans in his first season with Houston. He was originally selected in the third round of the 2011 draft by the Falcons. The Falcons traded Dent to the Texans for backup quarterback T.J. Yates in 2014. In his four-year career, Dent has totaled 174 tackles and 2 1/2 sacks.

  • by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

    Texans list Andre Johnson, Arian Foster as probable for Sunday

    The Texas listed wide receiver Andre Johnson (concussion) and running back Arian Foster (hip) as probable for Sunday's game against the Ravens. Both Johnson and Foster were able to fully participate in Friday's practice. The following players are also listed as probable: Tyson Clabo, Brian Cushing, Akeem Dent, Kareem Jackson, Johnathan Joseph, Whitney Mercilus, DeVier Posey and Jeff Tarpinian . The Texans listed Garrett Graham (ankle), Mike Mohamed (concussion), Tom Savage (knee) and Xavier Su'a-Filo (back) as out. The Texans are 5-point underdogs.

  • by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst

    Arian Foster, Brian Cushing among Texans ready to roll

    Texans running back Arian Foster (groin) and linebacker Brian Cushing (back, ankle) are active as expected for the game at Indianapolis after being listed as probable. Other Texans getting the green light include offensive tackle Tyson Clabo (foot), linebacker Akeem Dent (neck), cornerback Kareem Jackson (knee), cornerback Johnathan Joseph (knee, Achilles), safety Danieal Manning (hamstring) and linebacker Jeff Tarpinian (knee).

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Texans enter Week 14 clash vs. Jags relatively healthy

    The Texans enter their Week 14 clash against the Jaguars relatively healthy, with 13 of 16 players on the final injury report deemed probable. Those players include: Tackle Tyson Clabo (foot), inside linebacker Brian Cushing (knee), tight end Anthony Denham (illness), inside linebacker Akeem Dent (neck), running back Arian Foster (groin), running back Jonathan Grimes (ankle), cornerback Kareem Jackson (knee), wide receiver Andre Johnson (rest), cornerback Johnathan Joseph (ankle), punter Shane Lechler (biceps), tackle Derek Newton (knee) and nose tackle Ryan Pickett (back).Safety Danieal Manning (hamstring) was the only player on the report deemed questionable, while tight end Garrett Graham (ankle) and outside linebacke Jadeveon Clowney (knee) were ruled out. Clowney's disappointing rookie season has come to an end this week, as the team placed him on season-ending injured reserve and will undergo another surgery on his right knee.

  • by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst

    Texans release Week 13 inactives

    The Texans declared linebacker Jadeveon Clowney (knee), offensive tackle Jeff Adams, defensive back Josh Aubrey, linebacker Akeem Dent (neck), cornerback Kareem Jackson (knee), quarterback Thad Lewis and wideout DeVier Posey inactive for the game against the Titans.

  • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Probables make up most of injury report issued by Texans

    The typically lengthy injury report released Friday by the Texans for their Sunday game against Tennessee has confirmed that linebacker Jadeveon Clowney (knee) will not play. Neither will cornerback Kareem Jackson (knee). Linebacker Akeem Dent (neck) is questionable. The other players on the report are probable. They are linebackers Jeff Tarpinian (knee), Max Bullough (hamstring), Brian Cushing (knee) and Mike Mohamed (hip), cornerbacks Darryl Morris (thigh) and Johnathan Joseph (knee), tackle Tyson Clabo (foot), running back Arian Foster (groin) and safeties D.J. Swearinger (ankle) and Kendrick Lewis (knee).

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Texans list lengthy injury report for Week 12

    The Texans released a lengthy injury report that included 16 players leading up to Week 12 against Cincinnati. 13 of the 16 players on the list were deemed probable. Kareem Jackson (knee) was the only player ruled out, while Arian Foster (groin) and Max Bullough (hamstring) were deemed questionable. The following players were ruled as probable for Sunday: Tyson Clabo (foot), Jadeveon Clowney (knee), Brian Cushing (knee), Akeem Dent (neck), Jonathan Grimes (ankle), Andre Johnson (rest), Johnathan Joseph (knee), Ryan Mallett (chest), Whitney Mercilus (knee), Mike Mohamed (hip), Darryl Morris (ankle), Jeff Tarpinian (knee) and Justin Tuggle (shoulder).

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Texans list lengthy injury report for Week 8 clash with Titans

    The Texans listed a lengthy injury report for Week 8 against the Titans. Darryl Morris (ankle) and Jeff Tarpinian (knee) were the only two players on the list ruled out for the divisional clash. Jadeveon Clowney (knee), Brian Cushing (knee), Brooks Reed (groin) and John Simon (ankle) were labeled questionable. Meanwhile, Akeem Dent (wrist), Tim Jamison (groin), Andre Johnson (ankle), Johnathan Joseph (knee), Mike Mohamed (calf) and Jerrell Powe (shoulder) were all deemed probable.

  • by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

    Every Texans probable good to go Week 6

    Every player listed as "probable" on the Texans injury report is active Thursday against the Colts. Studs like J.J. Watt, Arian Foster and Brian Cushing will play. Alfred Blue and Ryan Fitzpatrick were also cleared. The club will also have A.J. Bouye, Akeem Dent, Tim Jamison, Damaris Johnson, Ben Jones, Johnathan Joseph, Shane Lechler, Derek Newton, Ryan Pickett, Eddie Pleasant, D.J. Swearinger and Jeff Tarpinian available for the contest. All 12 players were listed as probable entering the game.

  • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Texans place 18 probables on Wednesday injury report

    All but one of 18 players listed by the Texans as probable for their Thursday night game against Indianapolis was a full participant at Wednesday practice. The exception is cornerback Johnathan Joseph (knee), who was limited. The other defensive probables are cornerback A.J. Bouye (groin), safeties Eddie Pleasant (ankle) and D.J. Swearinger (elbow), linebackers Jeff Tarpinian (thigh), Brian Cushing (knee) and Akeem Dent (shoulder), and defensive linemen Tim Jamison (groin), Ryan Pickett (knee) and J.J. Watt (thigh). The offensive probables are running back Alfred Blue (knee), linemen Derek Newton (ankle), Brandon Brooks (ankle) and Ben Jones (knee), quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick (calf) and wide receiver Damaris Johnson (foot). Punter Shane Lechler (hip) is also probable.

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