On Saturday night, the wide receiver started because
Later that evening, he found the end zone.
But best of all, he became a father on Wednesday.
His girlfriend gave birth to son, Drue Stewart Posey on August 13. It’s changed his entire outlook on football.
“It’s put a lot of things into perspective for you, family and football," Posey said. "It’s life-changing. All those passes I catch and all the route running I do is for a purpose and it’s bigger than myself. And just being able to realize it this week is pretty eye-opening. It’s a gift from God."
Posey’s lone catch of the day versus Atlanta was big one. He hauled in an eight-yard touchdown pass from
A well-rested Posey caught up on some much-needed sleep Friday night at the team hotel. He plans to do more of that following the Texans 32-7 win over Atlanta. Getting a win felt good, especially after the disappointment lingering from last season.
“I took a long shower to wash that stink off,” Posey said, laughing after the game. “A lot has happened since we won. I had a kid. It feels good.”