The Houston Texans claimed that former Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Vernon Hargreaves fired from the Bucs on Wednesday.
"He did not look like he was in a hurry," Arians said when asked about Hargreaves, who handed Andy Isabella a 55-yard haul against the Arizona Cardinals at the start of the third quarter Sunday. "He chased someone across the field, and he did not run fast enough."
It is the latest move by the Texans to strengthen their secondary education. They acquired Gareon Conley of the Oakland Raiders on October 21 in return for a third-round election. Conley was selected in the first round of the 2017 draft; Hargreaves was a first-round poll in 2016.
Hargreaves, a 24-year-old, moves to secondary school, which has been dealing with injuries most of the season. Experienced corner-player Johnathan Joseph has suffered shoulder and neck injuries, and corner-keeper Bradley Roby has missed the Texans' last three games with a thigh injury. Rookie corner Lonnie Johnson missed week 9 with a concussion.
The Texans hit 277.3 yards per game, finishing 29th in the NFL
Although he posted an interception in Week 1 and played a playful duel in Week 2 on a goal line against Christian McCaffrey Hargreaves, who was expected to be a leader, lack of focus at times.
The Texans have also renounced Cornerback Briean Boddy-Calhoun.
Jenna Laine and Sarah Barshop of ESPN contributed to this report.