Texans sign nose tackle Ricardo Mathews

The Houston Texans have signed veteran free agent nose tackle Ricardo Mathews.

Mathew is a 6-foot-3, 300-pounder who played for the Indianapolis Colts for the past four seasons.

Mathews has played in 52 games with 51 tackles, 1.5 sacks and seven quarterback hits.

Mathews played in every game for the past two seasons and recorded 18 tackles and a half-sack last year.

In 2011, he had a career-high 19 tackles, one sakc, two pass deflections and two tackles for losses.

He's a 2010 seventh-round draft pick from Cincinnati.

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Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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