Source: Texans claim Rodgers after Pack release

by Ricardo Gutierrez - Amari Rodgers, who was released by the Packers after fumbling five times this season, has been claimed off waivers by the Texans, a source told ESPN.

Source: Texans claim Amari Rodgers after Packers release 1:41 PM ET DJ Bien-AimeESPN Wide receiver and punt returner Amari Rodgers , who was released by the Green Bay Packers on Tuesday, has been claimed off the waiver wire by the Houston Texans , a source told ESPN on Wednesday. Rodgers was released after the former 2021 third-round pick fumbled against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday. It was his fifth fumble of the season -- the most by any non-quarterback in the NFL, according to ESPN Stats & Information -- with four of those coming on punt returns. He has averaged 8.3 yards per punt return this season. Defensive back Desmond King is the Texans' primary punt returner, averaging 6.9 yards per return on 13 attempts this season. As a receiver, Rodgers has eight receptions for 95 yards over two seasons. The Texans' receiving corps is led by Brandin Cooks , who has 391 yards receiving, and Nico Collins , who has 354 yards.