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Texans news: Johnathan Joseph announces NFL retirement on Twitter

Johnathan Joseph Houston Texans (Photo by Mark Brown/Getty Images)

Thursday on Twitter, former Houston Texans cornerback Johnathan Joseph announced his retirement from the NFL after 15 seasons.

Joseph played nine seasons with the Houston Texans from 2011-2019, and in between his near-decade stay with the Texans, Joseph played his first five seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals and his final season with the Arizona Cardinals and Tennessee Titans for a combined 11 games.

As a cornerback with the Texans, Joseph played in 133 games (128 starts) and had the following totals:

– 17 interceptions

– 4 touchdowns

– 118 passes defensed

– 5 forced fumbles

– 3 fumble recoveries

– 482 combined tackles

– 421 solo tackles

– 8 tackles for loss

– 1 QB hit.