Reports: Depleted Texans secondary expected to sign CB Johnthan Banks

The Houston Texans are expected to sign cornerback Johnthan Banks after working him out on Tuesday, according to multiple reports.

Houston had two cornerbacks leave with injuries in Thursday night’s 13-9 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals. Veteran cornerback Johnathan Joseph left in the second quarter with a shoulder injury and 2015 first-round pick Kevin Johnson sprained his MCL and is expected to miss four to six weeks.

This marks the second year in a row that Coleman, a first-round pick in 2016, has been sidelined with a broken bone in his right hand. On Sept. 21, 2016, he broke a bone in practice and missed six games.

Coleman’s injury depletes a struggling Browns receiving corps that has caught just 19 of 40 passes thrown to them. Veteran Kenny Britt, expected to step in for Terrelle Pryor (who left as a free agent), has just 15 receiving yards in two games.

In other moves, the Browns signed defensive lineman Tyrone Holmes and receiver Jordan Leslie to the practice squad and released defensive backs Najee Murray and Channing Stribling from the practice squad.

The team will know more about Beckham’s status after Sunday, the source said.

Beckham, who missed the Giants’ opener last Sunday night against the Dallas Cowboys, was officially listed as questionable for the second straight week because of an ankle injury. He was a limited participant in practice Thursday and Friday, his first two practices since getting hurt on a hit by Cleveland Browns cornerback Briean Boddy-Calhoun four weeks ago.

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