- Signed by the Colts as a free agent on March 21, 2019.
- Selected by the Kansas City Chiefs in the third round (70th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft.
|3||Jets||W 36 - 7||1||1||0||1||1||0||0|
|2||Vikings||W 28 - 11||2||1||1||0.5||0||0|
|6||Bengals||W 31 - 27|
|1||@Jaguars||L 20 - 27||2||2||0||1||0||0|
|5||@Browns||L 23 - 32||1||0||1||0||0||0|
|4||@Bears||W 19 - 11||4||3||1||1||0||0|
|2011||Kansas City Chiefs||16||10||54||44||10||5.5||0||4||0||0||0||0||0||1||1|
|2012||Kansas City Chiefs||16||16||61||48||13||10||1||6||1||32||32||32||0||1||1|
|2013||Kansas City Chiefs||11||11||44||40||4||11||0||4||0||0||0||0||0||1||2|
|2014||Kansas City Chiefs||16||16||68||59||9||22||0||5||0||0||0||0||0||4||0|
|2015||Kansas City Chiefs||11||11||28||23||5||7.5||0||6||2||16||8||17||1||1||0|
|2016||Kansas City Chiefs||5||5||21||20||1||4||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||1||0|
|2017||Kansas City Chiefs||15||15||54||41||13||9.5||0||5||0||1|
|2018||Kansas City Chiefs||12||12||36||27||9||9||1||1||4||4||4||0||5||3|
Justin Houston On Communication, Joe Burrow
Indianapolis Colts defensive end Justin Houston spoke with the media about how the team improved their communication from the first half to the second half against the Browns and how the team will approach Joe Burrow's ability to escape the pocket in Week 6.
Justin Houston On Pass Rushing Technique, Anthony Walker
Indianapolis Colts defensive lineman Justin Houston spoke with the media about how his matchup each week might determine a slight difference in how he decides to pass rush and what he has seen from linebacker Anthony Walker's abilities on the field.
Justin Houston On Continued Improvements, DeForest Buckner
Indianapolis Colts defensive end Justin Houston spoke with the media about how much the defense is focused on continuing to make improvements even after a dominant performance in Week 4 and what he sees from DeForest Buckner on the field through four weeks of the season.
HIGHLIGHT | Justin Houston Sacks Nick Foles For Big Loss
Indianapolis Colts defensive end Justin Houston sacks Chicago Bears quarterback Nick Foles.
Justin Houston On Preparing For Bears, Safety Record
Indianapolis Colts defensive lineman Justin Houston spoke with the media about the team preparing for the Chicago Bears following their two historical comebacks this season and how he is one safety away from tying the NFL record.
HIGHLIGHT | Justin Houston Wraps Up Sam Darnold For Safety
Indianapolis Colts defensive lineman Justin Houston takes down QB Sam Darnold to register a safety for the team's defense against the New York Jets.
Justin Houston On Quenton Nelson, Defensive Unit
Indianapolis Colts defensive lineman Justin Houston spoke with the media about the abilities of offensive lineman Quenton Nelson and how the entire defensive unit works together and feeds off of one and other throughout a game.
Justin Houston On Defensive Front, Status
Indianapolis Colts defensive lineman Justin Houston spoke with the media about how the defensive front needs to carry momentum from their strong second half of Week 1 and confirmed that he will play Sunday after being listed on the injury report.
HIGHLIGHT | Justin Houston Sacks Gardner Minshew On Third-Down
Indianapolis Colts defensive end Justin Houston brings down Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Gardner Minshew on third-down sack.
Justin Houston On Preparing For Jaguars
Indianapolis Colts defensive lineman Justin Houston described the process of studying individual players on the Jacksonville Jaguars as the team prepares to face the AFC South foe in week 1.
Justin Houston On Taking Care Of His Body, Learning Opponent
Indianapolis Colts defensive lineman Justin Houston described how the team's staff has helped him get his body in peak condition and how he focuses on learning his opponent each week in order to know how to attack off the line.
Justin Houston On Becoming Teammates With Philip Rivers, Adding DeForest Buckner
Indianapolis Colts defensive lineman Justin Houston spoke with the media about becoming teammates with Philip Rivers after playing against him for years and how DeForest Buckner will impact the defense.
2019 Season Highlights | Every Justin Houston Sack
Relive each sack by Indianapolis Colts defensive end Justin Houston from the 2019 season.
Justin Houston Focused On Getting Better In Offseason
Indianapolis Colts defensive end Justin Houston discusses his health and focus at the end of 2019 and what priorities he has going into the offseason.
HIGHLIGHT | Justin Houston Records 10th Sack Of 2019
Defensive end Justin Houston drops Carolina Panthers rookie quarterback Will Grier on fourth down for his tenth sack of the 2019 NFL regular season.
Justin Houston On Panthers Offense
Indianapolis Colts defensive end Justin Houston discusses how the team will look to defend Christian McCaffrey and the Panthers offense as well as where they will look to improve through the final two weeks of the season.
Justin Houston On Buccaneers Offense
Indianapolis Colts defensive end Justin Houston provides his thoughts on what he has seen on film from the Tampa Bay offense and the talent of Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston.
Justin Houston Gearing Up To Face Nick Foles & Jaguars
Indianapolis Colts defensive end Justin Houston gave his thoughts on how to prepare for Jaguars quarterback Nick Foles as he returns from injury and how head coach Frank Reich's familiarity with the Jacksonville signal caller benefits the defense.
HIGHLIGHT | Justin Houston Gets Through Line To Sack Ryan Fitzpatrick
Defensive end Justin Houston blasts through Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick for sack.
Justin Houston On Preparing For Miami
Indianapolis Colts defensive end Justin Houston describes his production on the field as of late and how he can use the experience of his peers in the league to learn how to attack their upcoming opponent's offensive line.
HIGHLIGHT | Justin Houston Recovers Fumble Caused By Marvel Tell III
Cornerback Marvell Tell forces fumble and defensive end Justin Houston recovers in Pittsburgh territory.
HIGHLIGHT | Justin Houston Gets To Mason Rudolph On Strip-Sack Safety
Defensive end Justin Houston gets strip sack safety on Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph.
Justin Houston Looks To Continue Defensive Intensity
Indianapolis Colts defensive end Justin Houston on how the team will approach the Denver Broncos and the process of continuing to pressure the quarterback each week.
Justin Houston On Matchup With Texans Offense
Indianapolis Colts defensive end Justin Houston describes what he expects to see in the Houston Texans offense and how the team's pass rush is progressing through the season.
Mo Alie-Cox, Chaz Green Ruled Out Sunday Against The Bengals; Darius Leonard Doubtful; Four Questionable
Indianapolis Colts head coach Frank Reich said today that tight end Mo Alie-Cox and tackle Chaz Green have been ruled out of Sunday's Week 6 matchup against the Cincinnati Bengals at Lucas Oil Stadium.
Colts To Monitor Injuries To Mo Alie-Cox, Justin Houston
Indianapolis Colts head coach Frank Reich said today that tight end Mo Alie-Cox (knee) and defensive end Justin Houston (hip), as well as defensive tackle/end Denico Autry (ankle) and safety Julian Blackmon (groin), will continue to be monitored throughout the week leading into Sunday's Week 6 matchup against the Cincinnati Bengals.
Colts Chatter: Jack Doyle On Undrafted TE Group, Justin Houston On Pass-Rushing Techniques, Xavier Rhodes On Odell Beckham Jr. Battles
Indianapolis Colts tight end Jack Doyle, defensive end Justin Houston and cornerback Xavier Rhodes talked to local reporters today via video conference. What did Doyle have to say about his Colts' talented group of undrafted tight ends? How did Houston describe his pass-rushing technique? Why does Rhodes believe his history with Odell Beckham Jr. will stay in the past? Here's the latest edition of "Colts Chatter."
Colts Announce Team Captains For 2020 Season
The Indianapolis Colts have announced their team captains for the 2020 season, which include T.Y. Hilton and Philip Rivers for the offense, Justin Houston and Darius Leonard for the defense and Zaire Franklin for special teams.
2020 Camp Chatter: Anthony Castonzo, Justin Houston, Darius Leonard & Zach Pascal
What's the latest in #ColtsCamp from the players' perspective? Hear from tackle Anthony Castonzo, defensive end Justin Houston, linebacker Darius Leonard and wide receiver Zach Pascal in today's edition of "Camp Chatter."
Justin Houston On Playing Nice With Old Nemesis Philip Rivers, DeForest Buckner's Impact
Indianapolis Colts defensive end Justin Houston today spoke to the local media via conference call. What did he have to say about becoming teammates with his old AFC West Division rival Philip Rivers, the impact he expects DeForest Buckner to make on the defense and more?
2020 Colts Training Camp Preview: Defensive Linemen
With the Indianapolis Colts set to begin training camp soon at the Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center in Indianapolis, Colts.com previews the team's defensive linemen.
2020 Colts Burning Questions: Defensive End
Take a look at the burning questions at each position as the Indianapolis Colts get set to report to training camp July 28 at the Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center. We continue today with the defensive ends.
Brian Baker 1-on-1: On College Perspectives, DeForest Buckner, Justin Houston
Indianapolis Colts defensive line coach Brian Baker recently sat down for a Colts.com 1-on-1 interview. What are his thoughts on making the transition back into the professional ranks after spending some time at the college level, DeForest Buckner's impact, Justin Houston's success and more?
2020 Indianapolis Colts Milestones To Watch
With the 2020 regular season right around the corner, what are some milestones for the Indianapolis Colts and their players to keep an eye on?
NFL.com: Justin Houston Is Colts' Most 'Underappreciated' Player
Justin Houston resurrected his career after joining the Indianapolis Colts in 2019, finishing the season with 11 sacks. However, the 31-year-old isn't done yet, and a big acquisition that the Colts made this offseason can help Houston continue to be productive off the edge — all of which recently led NFL.com's Cynthia Frelund to name Houston the Colts' most "underappreciated" player.
Four Players With Colts Ties Named To PFF's Top 101 Players Of 2010s List
Four players with ties to the Indianapolis Colts — including two current players — have been named to Pro Football Focus' list of the top 101 players of the 2010s decade.
Colts Announce Several Uniform Number Assignments, Changes
The Indianapolis Colts today announced uniform number assignments and changes for several players, including quarterback Philip Rivers, cornerbacks Xavier Rhodes and T.J. Carrie, defensive tackles Sheldon Day and DeForest Buckner, as well as changes for cornerback Rock Ya-Sin, defensive end Justin Houston, and linebacker Anthony Walker.
These Colts Just Missed The Cut For NFL 2010s All-Decades Team
The NFL and the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Monday announced the 2010s All-Decades Team, and although one former Indianapolis Colts player, running back Frank Gore, made the cut, which current and former Colts likely just narrowly missed out on the honor?
Five Colts Named To Pro Football Focus' Top 101 NFL Players Of 2019
This week, Pro Football Focus released its list of the top 101 players from the 2019 season, and five Indianapolis Colts players made the list.
T.Y. Hilton, Justin Houston Listed As Two Of The Biggest NFL Draft Steals Of The Decade
Two Indianapolis Colts veterans, wide receiver T.Y. Hilton and defensive end Justin Houston, have performed like first-round draft picks throughout their careers, but neither of them were actually selected that early. Recently, Draft Wire declared the pair as two of the biggest draft steals of the last decade.
Colts' Special Teams Efforts Stand Out In Pro Football Focus' Week 17 Grades
The Indianapolis Colts made a strong impression on Pro Football Focus when it came to special teams in their season-finale loss on Sunday to the Jacksonville Jaguars. They also performed well at running the ball and stopping the run.
Tis The Season: Colts Give Back With Presents And Presence In December
It's the season of giving. From clothes and shoes and presents to their presence - being able to give back is something the Colts take to heart.
Pierre Desir, Braden Smith, Anthony Walker All Earn Spot On Pro Football Focus' 'NFL Team Of The Week'
The Indianapolis Colts were all over Pro Football Focus' 'NFL Week 16 Team of the Week' and had several other players near the top of their respective positional rankings after the team defeated the Carolina Panthers, 38-6, on Sunday in Indy.
Justin Houston Achieves Colts' First 10-Sack Season Since 2016
Indianapolis Colts defensive end Justin Houston reached 10 sacks on the 2019 season on Sunday after his first-quarter sack of Carolina Panthers rookie quarterback Will Grier.
Seven Colts Named 2020 Pro Bowl Alternates
The Indianapolis Colts had two players selected to play in the 2020 Pro Bowl, but seven others were selected as alternates — five on offense, one on defense and one on special teams.
Quenton Nelson, Jonathan Williams Land On Pro Football Focus' Week 11 'Team Of The Week;' Colts Heavily Represented In Top Grades
The Indianapolis Colts earned their most dominant victory of the season on Sunday when they defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars at home, 33-13. Pro Football Focus recognized several of their players with high-quality grades, even placing left guard Quenton Nelson and running back Jonathan Williams on their Week 11 "Team of the Week."
Colts' Justin Houston and Quenton Nelson Make Pro Football Focus' Week 10 'Team Of The Week'
Although the Indianapolis Colts took a hard-fought loss to the Miami Dolphins on Sunday, Pro Football Football noticed that several of their players performed exceptionally well. That is especially true for Quenton Nelson and Justin Houston, who was named to PFF's "NFL Week 10 Team of the Week."
2019 Colts Midseason Review: Pro Football Focus Rankings
Through half of the regular season, where do the top Indianapolis Colts players stand in regard to their Pro Football Focus grades?
Colts' Kenny Moore II & Marvell Tell III Make Pro Football Focus' Week 9 'Team Of The Week'
Although the Indianapolis Colts lost, 26-24, to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday, two of their cornerbacks landed on Pro Football Focus' "NFL Week 9 Team of the Week;" several other Colts players also graded well in the matchup.