Detroit Lions
Name  Chris Houston
Born  10/18/1984
Height  5-11
Weight  178
College  Arkansas
6/13/2014 9:02:00 PM
Description: The Lions have released cornerback Chris Houston. SOURCE: Detroit Free Press
Insight: Houston had toe surgery a month ago and has been slow to recover. He's logged at least one interception in each of his last six seasons.
5/5/2010 12:24:00 PM
Description: John Niyo of the Detroit News expects Houston to be the Lions' No.1 cornerback.
Insight: Houston was acquired from the Falcons during the offseason. He is likely to be picked on on Sundays, and the Lions' secondary has a long way to go to become respectable. (
3/8/2010 10:19:00 PM
Description: Alex Marvez of Fox reports the Lions and Falcons have finalized the trade that will send Houston to Detroit in exchange for a 2010 sixth-round pick.
Insight: The teams will also swap fifth-round picks in April's draft. Houston should step right in as the Lions' top cover corner. (
3/7/2010 9:46:00 PM
Description: ESPN's Adam Schefter reports, via Twitter, that the Lions are on the verge of a trade with the Falcons for Houston.
Insight: The deal should be finalized on Monday, and is reportedly likely to involve Detroit's sixth round pick this year and the two teams will swap fifth round picks. (