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DeVier Posey | Wide Receiver

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (25) / 3/15/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 210
College: Ohio State
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Jets released WR DeVier Posey.
Posey was acquired from Houston in a draft night trade back in May. He had a quiet preseason, logging just three receptions for 21 yards. Aug 30 - 12:28 PM

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Jets acquired WR DeVier Posey and picks No. 82, 152 and 229 from the Texans in exchange for the No. 70 pick.

The Texans used that pick to draft Arizona State wideout Jaelen Strong. Posey barely played during his three years in Houston, logging just 22 catches for 272 yards. He's yet to find the end zone in 26 regular season appearances. Posey is no lock to make the Jets' final 53-man roster.
May 1 - 10:02 PM

DeVier Posey caught one pass for 30 yards in Sunday's Week 15 loss at Indy.

Posey drew the start with Andre Johnson (concussion) out, but saw just one target while Damaris Johnson got four. Posey also was flagged for a holding call that canceled out a 25-yard TD run by Arian Foster. He should be a healthy scratch again next week.
Sun, Dec 14, 2014 05:20:00 PM

DeVier Posey is listed as the Texans' Week 15 starting wideout opposite DeAndre Hopkins.

Here's a long-shot dart throw if you're into those kinds of things. Posey has been a healthy scratch to this point in the season. The former Ohio State Buckeye was a third-round pick in the 2012 NFL draft.
Sun, Dec 14, 2014 12:04:00 PM

Texans declared WR DeVier Posey, QB Thad Lewis, CB Kareem Jackson, LB Akeem Dent, OT Jeff Adams and LB Jadeveon Clowney inactive for Sunday's Week 13 game against the Titans.

No surprises here. Posey is a healthy scratch once again and Clowney continues to struggle to get over his early-season knee injury.
Sun, Nov 30, 2014 11:47:00 AM

DeVier Posey was a healthy scratch in Week 1.

The Texans only dressed four wideouts, allowing them to activate 10 defensive backs. Return man Damaris Johnson got the nod over Posey, as did Keshawn Martin.
Tue, Sep 9, 2014 08:39:00 AM

DeVier Posey caught four passes for 21 yards in Saturday's preseason game against the Broncos.

All of Posey's grabs came in the second half from backup Case Keenum. The 2012 third-rounder is a poor bet to get on the fantasy radar this season as a backup receiver on a team that will run a lot of two-wide looks. Through three preseason games, Posey has six catches for 38 yards and one touchdown.
Sun, Aug 24, 2014 10:07:00 AM

DeVier Posey is the leading candidate for the Texans' slot job.

Coming off a 2012 Achilles' tear, Posey had just 15 catches for 155 yards and no scores in 14 games last season. He'll improve this year, but won't get on the fantasy radar behind Andre Johnson and DeAndre Hopkins on a team that wants to defend and run the ball to win. The third receiver job isn't expected to be a big one for new coach Bill O'Brien, who projects to run plenty of "12" formations.
Thu, Jun 19, 2014 08:36:00 AM

Texans WR DeVier Posey suffered a high-ankle sprain in Houston's Week 15 loss to the Colts.

With only two weeks to go, it's likely a season-ending injury for the second-year pro. Posey was held without a catch before going down against Indy, and has just 15 grabs on the year. Posey is not a must-hold in Dynasty leagues, but he's not a must-drop, either.
Sun, Dec 15, 2013 04:51:00 PM

DeVier Posey caught just one pass for five yards in Houston's Week 12 loss to the Jaguars.

Posey's fourth-quarter catch was his only target, while he ceded snaps to Keshawn Martin. Posey isn't on the WR5 radar for a team plumbing new weekly depths.
Sun, Nov 24, 2013 06:44:00 PM

DeVier Posey caught three balls for 34 yards in the Texans' Week 10 loss to the Cardinals.

Posey has taken over as the Texans' third receiver behind Andre Johnson and DeAndre Hopkins. Outside of Dynasty and 20-team leagues, the 2012 third-round pick out of Ohio State carries no fantasy appeal. Posey would need a Johnson or Hopkins injury to be worth consideration in standard settings.
Sun, Nov 10, 2013 07:49:00 PM

DeVier Posey had three catches for 23 yards in Week 9 against the Colts.

He was targeted four times in the passing game. Posey has replaced Keshawn Martin as the No. 3 receiver, but doesn't have a defined role in the offense. He can continue to be ignored in fantasy leagues.
Mon, Nov 4, 2013 12:45:00 AM

DeVier Posey caught a 42-yard pass in Houston's Week 7 loss to the Chiefs.

Posey's sixth catch of the season more than doubled his 2013 yardage total. There's no reason to believe his role will increase any time soon.
Sun, Oct 20, 2013 08:24:00 PM

Texans coach Gary Kubiak said Friday WR DeVier Posey is at least "a few weeks away" from being a game-day contributor.

Coming off a late-season 2012 Achilles' tear, Posey was among the Texans' Week 1 inactives. He'll stay that way until he regains "confidence and what he's doing in physical shape." When Posey does return, he could overtake Keshawn Martin in three-receiver sets with Nuk Hopkins and Andre Johnson.
Fri, Sep 13, 2013 01:43:00 PM

DeVier Posey (Achilles' tendon) is practicing in full for Week 1.

Posey should be on a snap count against the Chargers after making just one preseason appearance, but his lightning fast return (eight months) is complete. Fifth on the depth chart for now, Posey isn't a fantasy consideration.
Thu, Sep 5, 2013 06:39:00 PM

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3Ryan Lindley
4Stephen Morris
5Seth Lobato
6Cody Fajardo
7Matt Blanchard
8Jeff Tuel
9Shane Carden
10Jerry Lovelocke
11Chandler Harnish
12Chase Rettig
13Matt Simms
14Josh Freeman
15Jake Heaps
16Jake Waters
RB1Trent Richardson
2Cyrus Gray
3DuJuan Harris
4Storm Johnson
5Gus Johnson
6Kenny Hilliard
7Jahwan Edwards
8Dominique Brown
9Raheem Mostert
10Bronson Hill
11Jeremy Stewart
12Daniel Thomas
13Keshawn Hill
14LaVance Taylor
15Lache Seastrunk
16Mack Brown
GLB1Robert Hughes
FB1Joe Don Duncan
2Erik Lorig
3Robert Hughes
4Zach Boren
5John Conner
6J.C. Copeland
7Joey Iosefa
8Trey Millard
9Brad Smelley
10Brandon Cottom
WR11Denarius Moore
2Kenbrell Thompkins
3C.J. Goodwin
4Dezmin Lewis
5Antwan Goodley
6Ricky Collins
7R.J. Harris
8Andrew Peacock
9Jonathan Krause
10Colin Lockett
11Tevin Reese
12Solomon Patton
13Kenny Cook
14Daniel Brown
15Ryan Spadola
16Jarrett Boykin
17Aldrick Robinson
18Damian Williams
19Armon Binns
20Reggie Dunn
21Zach D'Orazio
22Kenzel Doe
23Tavarres King
24Deon Long
25Tyler McDonald
26Ezell Ruffin
27Tyler Slavin
28DaVaris Daniels
29Quron Pratt
30T.J. Graham
31G.J. Kinne
32Lance Lewis
33Josh Stewart
34David Porter
35Donte Foster
36L'Damian Washington
37Travis Labhart
38Josh Harper
39Titus Davis
40DeAndre Carter
41Marquez Clark
42Damond Powell
43Chandler Worthy
WR21Ace Sanders
2Austin Pettis
3Ryan Broyles
4Damaris Johnson
5Tandon Doss
6DeVier Posey
7Devante Davis
8Jordan Leslie
9Issac Blakeney
10Alan Bonner
11Jimmie Hunt
12Phil Bates
13Michael Preston
14Chuck Jacobs
15Uzoma Nwachukwu
16Bernard Reedy
17Ryan Lankford
18Rashad Lawrence
19Damarr Aultman
20Rasheed Bailey
21Andre Davis
22Demetrius Wilson
23Josh Reese
24Juron Criner
25Tom Nelson
26Trindon Holliday
27Levi Norwood
28Shakim Phillips
29Reggie Bell
30Paul Browning
31Andrew Turzilli
32Saalim Hakim
33LaRon Byrd
34Nathan Palmer
35Shane Wynn
TE1Dante Rosario
2Mickey Shuler
3Steve Maneri
4D.J. Williams
5Jimmay Mundine
6David Paulson
7Ben Koyack
8Eric Tomlinson
9Chase Dixon
10Dan Light
11Will Tye
12Andrew Gleichert
13Gerell Robinson
14Brandon Barden
15Brandon Bostick
16Jacob Maxwell
17Jake Murphy
18Brett Brackett
19Michael Egnew
K1Connor Barth
2Brandon Bogotay
3Carey Spear
4Michael Palardy
5Andrew Furney
6Mike Meyer
7Ty Long
8Justin Manton
9Corey Acosta
10Patrick Murray