Texans Don’t Release Yates; Trade Him To Atlanta

HOUSTON (CBS HOUSTON) The Houston Texans did trim their quarterback depth from three to four, as was reported Tuesday with the release of TJ Yates, but instead they bolstered their linebacking core by trading the QB to the Atlanta Falcons.

The Texans acquired Akeem Dent from Atlanta, according to CBSSports.com.

The Falcons confirmed the trade with a tweet late on Wednesday night:

Dent is entering his 5th season in the NFL.

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