Scarlett signed his one-year tender with the Texans on Monday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports. Despite missing the last five games of the 2018 season due to an ankle injury, Scarlett managed to notch 18 tackles (12 solo), one forced fumble and one interception. Now back for a fourth season in Houston, he projects to again provide depth at linebacker and contribute on special teams.
The Texans extended a $2.025 million tender to Scarlett on Monday, Aaron Wilson of The Houston Chronicle reports. Scarlett missed the last five games of the season with an ankle injury, but still produced 18 tackles (12 solo), a forced fumble and an interception in 2018. A team could still sign him to an offer sheet, which the Texans would have the chance to match. If he stays, he likely would regain his role as a depth linebacker and contributor on special teams.
Scarlett (ankle) was placed on injured reserve Saturday. Scarlett was a limited practice participant this week and was listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Colts, so the move comes as somewhat of a surprise. The 25-year-old will finish the season with 18 total tackles, an interception and a forced fumble in 12 games.
Scarlett (leg) is officially listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Colts, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports. Scarlett suffered a leg injury during last week's win over the Browns, leading to his questionable designation Week 14. If the rotational linebacker were to miss any time, Brian Peters and Dylan Cole would both benefit from an uptick in snaps.
Scarlett will not return to Sunday's game against the Browns due to a leg injury. With Scarlett sidelined, Brian Peters and Dylan Cole are both in line to receive an uptick in rotational snaps.