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Eddie Pleasant | Defensive Back | #35

Team: Houston Texans
Age / DOB:  (28) / 12/17/1988
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 210
College: Oregon
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Texans re-signed S Eddie Pleasant to a two-year, $2.15 million contract.
Pleasant was a restricted free agent, but the Texans skipped the tender process by signing him to a multi-year deal likely for less money. Pleasant played a nondescript 382 snaps on defense last season, but he was a contributor on special teams. He should play a similar role moving forward. Tue, Mar 8, 2016 10:06:00 PM

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Eddie Pleasant is the front-runner for the Texans' open strong safety job.

Dre Hal started the first preseason game, but Pleasant has opened up each of the last two. A box safety who should be an asset in the run game, Pleasant is a better like-for-like replacement for D.J. Swearinger than Hal. He should open the season in the starting lineup.
Thu, Sep 3, 2015 08:16:00 AM

Eddie Pleasant has been working as the first-team strong safety at Texans OTAs.

A spot opened at that position when the Texans cut D.J. Swearinger last month. Pleasant has played a combined 219 snaps since entering the league in 2012. Houston's alternatives at strong safety include Stevie Brown and Terrance Parks. Pleasant is a squatty 5-foot-10, 211-pound box safety out of Oregon.
Mon, Jun 8, 2015 12:47:00 PM

Texans signed S Eddie Pleasant off the team's practice squad.

Pleasant is a rookie undrafted free agent out of Oregon who has been on the practice squad all season. Houston has three defensive backs on the Week 16 injury report.
Thu, Dec 20, 2012 08:59:00 PM

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