Texans sign QB John Beck

Updated: May 11, 2012, 5:49 PM ET
Associated Press

HOUSTON -- The Houston Texans have signed veteran free-agent quarterback John Beck.

Beck spent the past two years with the Washington Redskins. He appeared four games with three starts last season, throwing for 858 yards and two touchdowns with four interceptions.

The 30-year-old Beck was with the Ravens in 2009 and the Miami Dolphins the two seasons before that. He started four games for the Dolphins in 2007, throwing for 559 yards with one touchdown and three interceptions.

Beck will join T.J. Yates and rookie Case Keenum in the competition to be Matt Schaub's backup.


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