Texans sign Mays, LB responsible for ear-crushing hit on Schaub

By Ryan Wilson | CBSSports.com

A week after being waived by the Broncos, inside linebacker Joe Mays has found a new home in Houston. He signed a one-year deal with the Texans, and adds some depth to a defense in need of it after losing Darryl Sharpton to a groin injury.

Mays, 28, is probably best known to Texans fans for what he did to quarterback Matt Schaub during a Week 3 matchup last season.

Here's the hit in question (via TBL):

And the results:

Yes, Matt Schaub lost part of his ear, thanks to Joe Mays. (NFL Network)

That ear-rattling, helmet-removing collision led the NFL to suspend Mays for one game.

CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre
NEVER MISS A MOCK DRAFT
Sign up to our newsletter and find out who your team could be picking
 

nfl Video

April 19, 2015
Tim Tebow signs with the Eagles (2:16)
April 17, 2015
Manziel out of rehab
(2:10)
April 17, 2015
Andrew Luck's contract situation
(1:13)
April 17, 2015
NFL helmets get Star Wars redesign
(0:54)

Latest

Most Popular

CBSSports.com Shop

Men's Nike Black Duke Blue Devils 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball National Champions Players Locker Room Snapback Adjustable Hat

Duke Blue Devils 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball National Champs
Get the Locker Room Gear
Shop Now

2016 Super Bowl
Super Bowl