The Texans claimed Christian off waivers Friday, Field Yates of ESPN reports.
Christian was waived by Washington on Thursday, and he'll now transition to a depth role along Houston's offensive line. Across three seasons with the Football Team, Christian logged eight starts (24 appearances).
Christian was cut by Washington on Thursday.
Christian spent the past three seasons with Washington, including starting six games for the team in 2020. The Louisville product will look to earn a rotational role elsewhere for the 2021 season.
Christian (knee) was placed on IR by the Washington Football Team on Thursday morning.
The move perhaps comes a bit late, as Christian hasn't seen the field for Washington since Week 6. Per JP Finlay of NBC Sports Washington, Washington is expected to move forward with Morgan Moses at left tackle, at least until Cornelius Lucas is ready to return from an ankle injury.
Christian (knee) has been ruled out for Sunday's game at Detroit, Kyle Stackpole of Washington's official site reports.
Christian hasn't seen the field since Week 6 as he continues to manage the knee injury. Cornelius Lucas is poised for another start at left tackle in his place.
Christian (knee) is inactive heading into Sunday's matchup against the Giants.
Christian was tagged as doubtful heading into the weekend, allowing Cornelius Lucas to prepare for his second consecutive start on Kyle Allen's blind side. Christian suited up for 100 percent of the offensive snaps in each of Washington's first six outings of the season, but he's now unavailable for a second straight divisional tilt despite being afforded extra time to recuperate over a Week 8 bye.
Christian (knee) is doubtful for Sunday's game against the Giants, Kyle Stackpole of Washington's official site reports.
If Christian is forced to miss another game, Cornelius Lucas will once again slot in at left tackle. An official timetable for the third-year pro's return remains undisclosed, though it's somewhat encouraging that he hasn't yet been ruled out for Week 9.
Christian (knee) is inactive for Sunday's game versus the Cowboys, John Keim of ESPN.com reports.
With Christian sitting out, Cornelius Lucas is slated to start at left tackle. Christian will aim to return following the team's Week 8 bye, as the Giants come to town Week 9.
Christian (knee) passed his physical Wednesday, indicating that he will be healthy for the start of training camp, Kareem Copeland of The Washington Post reports.
Christian suffered a season-ending torn MCL in November last season and was limited during OTAs, but now appears to have returned to full health. With Trent Williams (head) not expected to report for training camp, the 2018 third-round pick could receive the majority of Washington's starting reps at left tackle.
Christian (knee) hasn't been a full participant in OTAs, Kareem Copeland of The Washington Post reports.
Christian's rookie season came to a close in Week 10, when he went down with a torn MCL. While there's no timetable for when the 2018 third-round pick will receive full medical clearance, it would be surprising if he's still in recovery mode when training camp starts up in late July.
Christian (knee) was placed on injured reserve Monday, freelance NFL writer Howard Balzer reports.
As expected, Christian has been placed on injured reserve after suffering a torn MCL in a Week 10 win over the Buccaneers. The rookie third-round pick will undergo season-ending surgery, and set his sights on a return to the field in 2019.
Christian (knee) suffered a season-ending torn MCL during Sunday's 16-3 win over the Buccaneers, Kareem Copeland of The Washington Post reports.
Christian will require season-ending knee surgery and set his sights on a return to the field in 2019. The rookie third-round pick's injury is a brutal blow for Washington's offensive line, which had already lost three starters for the season.
Christian is questionable to return to Sunday's game against the Buccaneers due to a knee injury.
Christian exited Sunday's game against Tampa Bay during second half. Washington entered the Week 10 matchup with three starting offensive linemen inactive, and will struggle to provide depth if the rookie third-round pick is unable to return.