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

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.

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