Posted: 6/18/2016 2:06 am UTC
Kansas City Chiefs LB Justin Houston (knee) will not be ready for the start of training camp because he is recovering from a knee injury.
Huddle Up: As anticipated, one of the league's most feared pass rushers is going to need more time to recover from offseason surgery, and the early part of the regular season remains a major question mark at this point as well. Stay tuned ...
Posted: 4/22/2016 11:04 pm UTC
Kansas City Chiefs LB Justin Houston (knee) was given assurances by doctors that he will play in 2016, according to general manager John Dorsey.
Huddle Up: But whether that winds up being half a season or a quarter of a season is the big question right now, and no one likely will know the answer for months. In the meantime, monitor his progress and hope for the best if you have him on your IDP roster
Posted: 3/22/2016 7:03 pm UTC
Kansas City Chiefs LB Justin Houston (knee) will be out six to 12 months after arthroscopic surgery on his anterior cruciate ligament in February.
Huddle Up: A stunning blow for Houston's IDP-league owners and the K.C. defense as Houston has totalled 50.5 sacks over the last four seasons -- second only to J.J. Watt (69.0).
Posted: 1/08/2016 10:01 pm UTC
Kansas City Chiefs LB Justin Houston (knee) and WR Chris Conley (thumb) are probable for the wild-card game against the Houston Texans Saturday, Jan. 9.
Huddle Up: Houston missed the Chiefs' final five games of the regular season but still led the team with 7.5 sacks. Translation: It's not good timing for Brian Hoyer and the Texans' offense.
Posted: 12/16/2015 11:12 pm UTC
Kansas City Chiefs LB Justin Houston (knee) could miss the remainder of the regular season with a knee injury. He is scheduled to visit Dr. James Andrews.
Huddle Up: Heads up in IDP leagues as K.C.'s sacks leader doesn't sound like he's coming back any time soon after missing the last two games.
Posted: 12/11/2015 11:12 pm UTC
Kansas City Chiefs LB Justin Houston (knee) has been ruled out for the Week 14 game against the San Diego Chargers.
Huddle Up: IDP league alert as Houston will miss a second straight start.
Posted: 12/05/2015 1:12 am UTC
Kansas City Chiefs LB Justin Houston (knee) has been ruled out for Week 13 against the Oakland Raiders.
Huddle Up: IDP alert as K.C.'s sacks leader will miss his first game since 2013. On the flip side, that's better news for Derek Carr and the Raiders' offense.
Posted: 7/16/2015 3:07 am UTC
Kansas City Chiefs LB Justin Houston signed a six-year, $101 million deal that includes $52.5 million guaranteed Wednesday, July 15. The deal is the richest in franchise history and the largest deal ever for a linebacker.
Huddle Up: The big money wasn't only given to offensive players today as the Chiefs locked up Houston for the foreseeable future. Now IDP owners can rest assured they'll have their sack machine available without risk of a holdout.
Posted: 3/02/2015 12:03 am UTC
Free-agent LB Justin Houston (Chiefs) is moving closer to franchise tag status with the Kansas City Chiefs. There were rumors talks on a new deal had begun, but sources indicate the rumors are false and the team will likely slap the tag on Houston.
Huddle Up: Either way, the Chiefs are determined that the 2014 NFL sacks leader will remain in K.C. for at least another season. Look for contract talks to pick up soon, though, after Houston is tagged as expected.
Posted: 2/16/2015 4:02 am UTC
Kansas City Chiefs impending free-agent LB Justin Houston's agent is expected to talk with the Chiefs this week about a possible long-term contract for Houston, according to a source. The Chiefs are expected to place the franchise tag on Houston if the two sides are not able to reach an agreement on a new deal.
Huddle Up: Houston had a breakout year last season with 22 sacks after notching a combined 26.5 in his first three seasons and look for him to remain in K.C. one way or the other.