HOUSTON – The Houston Texans have placed TE C.J. Fiedorowicz on the Reserve/Retired list, the team announced today.
"We have a lot of respect for C.J. and we support his decision to retire," said Texans Head Coach Bill O'Brien. "I know this was a difficult decision for him. C.J. has been a great teammate and we appreciate his efforts over the past four years. We wish him success in the next phase of his life."
Fiedorowicz, 26, was originally drafted by the Texans in the third round (65th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft out of Iowa. He started 42-of-51 regular season games he appeared in for Houston and compiled 89 receptions for 881 yards (9.9 avg.) and six touchdowns. He also started in two-of-three postseason games for the Texans and recorded six receptions for 72 yards (12.0 avg.) and one touchdown.