“The first day went great for me," Adams said on Friday after practice. "I didn’t put any balls on the ground. I made sure that I knew what I was doing when I was out there. I’m learning on the fly.”
Adams, 24, signed on Friday as a free agent. The 5-11, 185-pound receiver caught a pass down the left sideline from quarterback
“Special teams is a big key for me," Adams said. "I love playing special teams. It’s a one play change for a game, so whatever I can do on special teams to help the team, that’s what I’m here for.”
Adams was a fourth-round draft pick, selected 104th overall by the Carolina Panthers in 2012. He also had a brief stint with the Edmonton Eskimos in the Canadian Football League earlier this year.
The Texans add depth at wide receiver after placing
“We felt like we just wanted to add a receiver at that position based on the camp numbers," head coach Bill O'Brien said. "He was a guy that was out there that we thought had a shot to come in here and make a contribution. I thought his first day here came in there was running around, so it is going to be good to watch him and see how we can keep improving on the field.”
Even with the addition of Adams in camp, O’Brien calls the special teams kick and punt return battles “wide open” for now.
The Texans 2014 preseason kicks off against the Cardinals on Saturday, August 9 at Arizona.