Burley was released by the Texans on Tuesday, Adam Caplan of the NFL Network reports.
Burley recorded one tackle in five games with the team and was ultimately released in order to make room on the roster for a player returning from injury. The undrafted free agent from Delaware will either land on the Texans' practice squad or look for a new opportunity.
Burley (knee) won't play in Sunday's contest against the Titans.
Burley was questionable entering Sunday's contest and doesn't appear healed from the knee injury he suffered last week. Johnthan Banks and Treston Decoud will be the Texans' only backup cornerbacks with Burley and Kevin Johnson (knee) sidelined.
Burley (knee) is officially listed as questionable for Sunday's contest against the Titans.
Burley mainly plays in special teams, but also provides depth in the defensive backfield. Look for Decoud Treston and Jonathan Banks to see bigger roles should Burley ultimately sit out.
Burley signed a two-year contract with the Texans, Aaron WIlson of the Houston Chronicle reports.
Burley, who was released by the Browns, gives the Texans some experienced depth at what is already a pretty talented cornerback position.
Burley (eye) returned to practice Wednesday, Scott Petrak of the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram reports.
Burley has been sidelined since Aug. 2 with a laceration near his eye, but his return to the practice field means he should see some snaps during Saturday's preseason matchup against the Buccaneers.