Four years ago, Lamarr Houston left the Raiders as a free agent to sign a monster deal with the Chicago Bears. Now he is back in Oakland working out for the team according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.
A homecoming? The #Raiders are hosting veteran pass-rusher Lamarr Houston for a workout today, source said. Oakland’s 2010 2nd round draft pick could return. He had 5 sacks for 2 teams last year.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 18, 2018
Houston was in.... um Houston for five games last season, splitting the season between the Texans. He had been placed on injured reserve prior to the 2017 season and then released, signed with the Texans, was waived after five games, and claimed back by the Bears where he is 4.0 sacks in five games.
Playing for the Texans was somewhat of a homecoming for the University of Texas alum. But a return to Oakland would be a homecoming two-fold.
Lamarr was born in San Francisco and was selected with the 44th overall pick by the Raiders in the 2010 draft.
He spent four seasons with the Raiders and for a time was their best defensive player, putting up 16.5 sacks and 227 combined tackles over those four seasons.
He’s now 30 years old.