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50 Justin Houston OLB

Indianapolis Colts

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Player Updates

October 18, 2020 11:52 AM
Colts' Justin Houston: Active against Bengals
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Houston (hip) is active Week 6 against Cincinnati.

The health of the Indianapolis defensive line was a big question mark heading into Sunday's matchup, but both Houston and fellow defensive end Denico Autry (ankle/knee) will end up on the active roster.

October 16, 2020 04:28 PM
Colts' Justin Houston: Questionable after not practicing
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Houston (hip) didn't practice Friday and is officially listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Bengals.

Houston's limited session Thursday was sandwiched between a pair of absences, so his chances of suiting up on game day are 50/50 at best. Ben Banogu and Al-Quadin Muhammad should pick up the slack if the 31-year-old defensive end is unable to give it a go Sunday.

October 14, 2020 07:08 PM
Colts' Justin Houston: Dealing with new issue
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Houston (hip) didn't suit up in Wednesday's practice.

Houston managed through a calf issue during the first part of the 2020 season, but he appears to be managing a new issue. The veteran saw just 67 percent of defensive snaps in Week 5's loss to Cleveland, down from 79 percent just a week ago. If the hip problem forces Houston to miss game action, Ben Banogu and Al-Quadin Muhammad would be in line for an uptick in snaps.

September 20, 2020 12:04 PM
Colts' Justin Houston: Gearing up Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Houston (calf) is active for Sunday's game versus the Vikings.

Houston battled this injury ahead of Week 1's loss to the Jaguars, and he posted two tackles and a sack in that matchup. This could be a lingering issue this season, but it doesn't seem like it will affect the veteran defensive end at this time.

September 19, 2020 01:44 AM
Colts' Justin Houston: Questionable for Week 2
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Houston (calf) is considered questionable for Sunday's game versus the Vikings.

Houston was unable to practice Thursday or Friday, but he didn't practice the Friday leading up to Week 1 and still managed to record two tackles and a sack against the Jaguars. There shouldn't be too much concern about his availability heading into Week 2, but it's worth checking on his status Sunday morning before plugging him into fantasy lineups.

September 15, 2020 05:56 PM
Colts' Justin Houston: Gets sack in season opener
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Houston had two tackles, a sack and a tackle for a loss in Sunday's loss at Jacksonville.

Houston didn't practice Friday and was limited Thursday due to a calf injury, but he was in top form Sunday.

September 11, 2020 04:16 PM
Colts' Justin Houston: Ready to rock Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Houston (calf) will play in Sunday's game versus the Jaguars.

Houston didn't practice Friday and was limited Thursday, but the Colts announced that he was sidelined partially for rest purposes, so there's no reason to think he'll have a limited workload Sunday. The veteran defensive end recorded 11 sacks last season, and he has a prime matchup against the Jaguars' suspect offensive line to start the year.

August 19, 2020 07:24 PM
Colts' Justin Houston: Back to work Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Houston (neck) suited up in Wednesday's practice, Joel A. Erickson of the Indianapolis Star reports.

Houston missed the past two days of practice with the injury, so the fact that the veteran was back out there is a positive sign. Houston started every game for the Colts last season, racking up 11 sacks, and he's expected to do so again heading into the 2020 season now healthy.

August 18, 2020 07:56 PM
Colts' Justin Houston: Sustains neck injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Houston (neck) didn't participate in Tuesday's practice, Joel A. Erickson of the Indianapolis Star reports.

Houston started every game for the Colts in 2019 and stacked up a whopping 11 sacks -- his highest total since 2014. There's no report of how severe this injury is, but Ben Banogu will likely take reps with the first-team defense until Houston returns.

December 31, 2019 10:36 AM
Colts' Justin Houston: Tallies sack and forced fumble
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Houston recorded a sack and a forced fumble in Sunday's loss to the Jaguars.

Houston will finish the 2019 campaign with 11 sacks, his highest total since a 22-sack season with the Chiefs in 2014. The veteran edge rusher is under contract with the Colts for one more season, after which he will become a free agent if his contract is not extended.

November 22, 2019 01:00 PM
Colts' Justin Houston: Sack streak comes to an end
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Houston recorded five tackles (four solo) during Thursday's 20-17 loss to the Texans.

Houston recorded a season-high tackle mark during Thursday's loss, but he wasn't able to bring down quarterback Deshaun Watson after having notched a sack in each of the prior six games. The 30-year-old has been a sack-dependent IDP asset for much of the season, but he performed admirably as a run stopper Week 12.

November 17, 2019 04:32 PM
Colts' Justin Houston: Extends sacks streak
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Houston recorded a sack in Sunday's 33-13 win over the Jaguars.

Houston now has a sack in six straight games, and he has eight total this year. The 30-year-old defensive end is on track for his first double-digit season in the category since 2014, but he's still a sack-dependant IDP asset, as he averages just 2.8 tackles per contest.

November 12, 2019 10:52 PM
Colts' Justin Houston: Sack streak hits five
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Houston recorded three tackles (three solo) and a sack in Sunday's loss to the Dolphins.

The veteran extended his sack streak to five games, getting to Ryan Fitzpatrick on Sunday, and has six sacks in that span. Houston continues to lead all defensive ends in snaps this season, establishing himself as a viable defensive commodity in IDP formats. He'll look to extend his streak to six when he and the Colts defense take on Jacksonville for Week 11.

November 5, 2019 12:32 PM
Colts' Justin Houston: Sack streak continues
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Houston recorded three tackles (two solo), one sack, and one forced fumble (which he recovered) during Sunday's 26-24 loss to the Steelers.

Houston has now successfully brought down opposing quarterbacks in four straight contests. The veteran defensive end has six sacks through eight games, and he'll look to keep his momentum up with a favorable matchup against the Dolphins on deck Week 10.

November 4, 2019 09:12 AM
Colts' Justin Houston: Suiting up Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Houston (calf) will play in Sunday's matchup against Pittsburgh.

Houston came into the clash with a questionable tag after he was a non-participant in Friday's practice but, as evidenced by this news, has shaken off the issue. Now that he's officially active, expect the veteran to assume his starting role at defensive end for Week 9.

November 1, 2019 05:16 PM
Colts' Justin Houston: Nursing calf injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Houston (calf) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Steelers.

Houston was limited in Thursday's practice, and he wasn't able to participate in any capacity Friday. His chances of suiting up versus Pittsburgh on Sunday could come down to how well he performs during pre-game warmups. Ben Banogu would likely benefit with increased snaps if Houston were forced to miss any time.

October 29, 2019 03:12 PM
Colts' Justin Houston: Records three stops, sack
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Houston produced three solo tackles and a sack in Sunday's 15-13 win over the Broncos.

Houston now has a sack in three straight games, and he paces the Colts with five total this year. His pass-rushing skills can't overcome his lack of tackles, however, as he's averaging just three stops per game. That leaves his IDP value low going forward.

October 22, 2019 12:52 AM
Colts' Justin Houston: Two-sack Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Houston recorded three tackles and two sacks across 53 defensive snaps in Sunday's win over the Texans.

Houston continues to wreak havoc on opposing quarterbacks, as he now has three sacks over the past two games. The veteran defensive end is showing no signs of slowing down in his first season with the Colts, as he has played in over 75 percent of the team's defensive snaps this season.

October 20, 2019 11:48 AM
Colts' Justin Houston: Ready to go Week 7
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Houston (calf) is active for Sunday's Week 7 tilt against the Texans.

The veteran pass rusher was trending in the right direction as the week came to a close, and this confirms he'll be ready to help contain Deshaun Watson and company in Sunday's AFC South showdown. Houston has 15 tackles (10 solo), two sacks and a fumble recovery through his first five games in an Indianapolis uniform.

October 20, 2019 10:32 AM
Colts' Justin Houston: Likely playing Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Houston (calf) is expected to play Sunday against the Texans, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

Houston's status appeared up in the air after being added to the injury report Thursday, but it looks as though he'll play through the questionable tag. The veteran defensive end had 15 tackles (10 solo) and two sacks through five games.

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Game Log
DateOpponentResultTKLASTTOTSCKINTPDEFFFSTY
Sun 09/13@ JACL 20-2720210000
Sun 09/20vs MINW 28-111120.50000
Sun 09/27vs NYJW 36-710110001
Sun 10/04@ CHIW 19-1131410000
Sun 10/11@ CLEL 23-3201100000
Sun 10/18vs CINW 31-2700000000
Sun 11/01@ DETW 41-2110100000
Sun 11/08vs BALL 10-2400000000
Thu 11/12@ TENW 34-1700000000
Sun 11/22vs GBW 34-3121310000
Sun 11/29vs TENL 26-4520200000
Sun 12/06@ HOUW 26-2040430011
Sun 12/13@ LVW 44-2701100000
Sun 12/20vs HOUW 27-2010100000
Sun 12/27@ PITL 24-2810100000
Sun 01/03vs JACW 28-141120.50000
Sat 01/09@ BUFL 24-270110.50000
Career Defensive Stats
SeasonTeamGGSTKLTLKASTSACKSINTYDSLGDTDPASS DEF
2021IND00000000000
2020IND161625196800000
2019IND16164433111100000
2018KC1212382810914401
2017KC15155946139.500015
2016KC5521201400001
2015KC1111302557.52161716
2014KC1616685992200005
2013KC1111444041100004
2012KC1616665313101323205
2011KC16105646105.500004
Total134128451 370.081 97.545232232
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-3/270
Birthdate:
01/21/1989
Age:
32
Hometown:
Chico, CA
School:
Georgia
NFL Experience:
11
Awards: