Welcome back to the NFL, Thaddeus Lewis.
After being cut earlier this season after a poor performance in the preseason, the former Blue Devil standout is poised to sign with the Houston Texans, ESPN's Adam Shefter reported Monday evening.
The Texans are in need of a third-string quarterback after starter Ryan Mallet tore his right pectoral muscle, which may cause him to miss the rest of the season. Thus the need for Lewis, who has worked out for multiple teams including the Philadelphia Eagles and St. Louis Rams since being cut by the Buffalo Bills Aug. 31. He will back-up veteran Ryan Fitzpatrick and rookie Tom Savage out of Pittsburgh.
Lewis threw for a program-record 10,065 yards as Duke's starting quarterback between 2006 and 2009 and also holds the program record for 2,006 consecutive pass attempts without an interception... Read more