Houston-Carson re-signed with the Bears on a one-year deal Friday.
Houston-Carson has accumulated 22 tackles (18 solo) across 32 games during his three years in Chicago. He has primarily been a special teamer for the Bears, while also providing safety depth. He projects to hold on to the same role should he ultimately earn a spot on the 53-man roster.
Houston-Carson entered free agency Wednesday after the Bears declined to tender him a contract for 2019, freelance NFL writer Howard Balzer reports.
Houston-Carson played in 13 games with Chicago last season, accumulating 10 tackles while working mostly on special teams. The 25-year-old is unlikely to see meaningful snaps on defense no matter where he lands during the offseason.
Houston-Carson had 10 tackles (eight solo) in 13 games with the Bears in 2018.
Houston-Carson was again heavily relied upon on special teams for the Bears, as he reached double-digit defensive snaps in only two games. The 25-year-old is a restricted free agent but the Bears are likely to offer him a tender given his heavy usage on special teams.
Houston-Carson (ribs) is officially active for Sunday's wild-card game against Philadelphia.
Houston-Carson was listed as questionable after not practicing Friday, but is apparently good to go for the Bears' playoff opener. The 25-year-old should serve in his usual special-teams heavy role versus the Eagles.
Houston-Carson (ribs) is officially listed as questionable for Sunday's wild-card game against the Eagles.
Houston-Carson did not practice Friday, and he appears to be in legitimate danger of missing Chicago's playoff debut. The third-year pro plays the majority of his snaps on special teams, so his tentative absence wouldn't have a large impact on the Bears' vaunted defense.
Houston-Carson was a full participant in Wednesday's practice.
Houston-Carson sat out Sunday's game against the Cardinals after logging limited participation in practice all week, but he appears healthy to begin Week 4 of the regular season. Having missed three straight games while recovering from a broken arm, Houston-Carson will attempt to suit up against the Buccaneers on Sunday and provide Chicago with much needed depth at the safety position.
Houston-Carson (forearm) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Cardinals, Josh Weinfuss of ESPN.com reports.
Houston-Carson managed to log limited participations in practice throughout the week, but will nonetheless remain sidelined for his third straight game while recovering from a broken arm. Until Houston-Carson recovers, Chicago will go without any notable depth behind starting strong safety Adrian Amos.
Houston-Carson (forearm) has been ruled out for Monday's game against the Seahawks, Patrick Finley of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Houston-Carson continues to recover from a broken arm sustained in the preseason. A timetable for his return still has yet to be given, but the depth safety is expected to remain sidelined for multiple weeks.
Houston-Carson (arm) did not practice Friday and has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Packers.
Houston-Carson suffered a broken arm during the Bears' preseason game against the Broncos and is expected to miss a good chunk of the regular season. He still remains without a timetable, but it's expected that the safety will be sidelined for several weeks.
Houston-Carson broke his right arm during Saturday's preseason contest against the Broncos, Rich Campbell of the Chicago Tribune reports.
Houston-Carson was expected to begin the season as a key contributor on special teams. Per the report, Houston-Carson is likely to miss a sizable chunk of the regular season. It's unsure how the injury will impact his worth moving forward, or whether he'll regain a spot on special teams once back at full health.
Houston-Carson collected 10 tackles over 11 games during the 2017 season.
Houston-Carson, a backup free safety, has played just 25 snaps over the first two years of his career while primarily playing on special teams. He'll be an exclusive-rights free agent this offseason, and if he remains in Chicago, he'll likely continue to see limited snaps on defense.
Houston-Carson (back) is active for Sunday's tilt against Minnesota.
Houston-Carson was limited at practice Thursday and Friday, but his injury doesn't appear to be very serious. He'll likely see his typical role as the backup to starting safety Eddie Jackson.
Houston-Carson (back) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Vikings.
Houston-Carson popped up on the injury report Thursday as a limited participant due to a back injury and logged the same activity level Friday. His potential absence could mean added reps for Deiondre' Hall on Sunday.
The Bears have listed Houston-Carson (ankle) as active for Saturday's divisional game versus the Lions.
Houston-Carson will return from a three-game absence Saturday. He will presumably back up Eddie Jackson at free safety.
Houston-Carson (ankle) is inactive for Sunday's game against the Bengals.
The Bears will be down two safeties Sunday, as Houston-Carson is joined on the inactive list by Adrian Amos (hamstring). With those two out of commission, Deon Bush and Chris Prosinski are the top candidates to pick up snaps alongside starting free safety Eddie Jackson.
Houston-Carson (ankle) is listed as inactive for Sunday's matchup against the 49ers.
Houston-Carson was primarily a special teams player, but he won't be available as a safety depth option Sunday. If he was going to see snaps on defense, Week 13 would have been his opportunity, as fellow safeties Adrian Amos (hamstring) and Deon Bush (ankle) are on the inactive list as well.
Houston-Carson (ankle) didn't practice Friday and is questionable for Sunday's game against the 49ers.
Houston-Carson has the most upside on special teams, but with Adrian Amos (hamstring) doubtful for Sunday, he could be in for some defensive snaps Sunday. However, the second-year pro likely won't log enough playing time to vault him into fantasy relevance.
Houston-Carson was officially ruled out for Sunday's game against the Eagles with an ankle injury.
Houston-Carson was originally listed as doubtful despite not practicing this week, but he is not traveling with the team to Philadephia. The Bears defense will likely be unaffected as the 24-year-old has served as a special teams player this season.
Houston-Carson (illness) is active for Sunday's game against the Lions.
Houston-Carson missed some practice time due to illness but was able to participate in limited fashion on Friday. He has played on special teams exclusively to this point and shouldn't be expected to have any role on the defense.
Houston-Carson (illness) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Lions.
Houston-Carson was able to practice in a limited fashion Friday, which is a good sign for his Sunday availability. However, he's strictly deployed in special teams situations and shouldn't be considered an IDP asset for the time being.
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