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Keyes, Schultz making the most of opportunities

Houston Texans linebacker and Chatham native Josh Keyes (49) lines up against the San Francisco 49ers in a preseason NFL game.
August 21, 2018 12:28 pm

Josh Keyes continues to make the most of his opportunities on the gridiron with the Houston Texans.

In the team’s second preseason game over the weekend, the Chatham High School product notched five tackles with four solos and delivered a hit on the quarterback.

His total tackles ranked second on the team in Houston’s 16-13 victory over the San Francisco 49ers.

Through two preseason games, the 25-year-old has 10 total tackles.

Houston (2-0) heads to Los Angeles to take on the Rams on Saturday at 4 p.m.


Since heading back to Triple-A Durham, Jaime Schultz has been a shut down reliever for the Bulls.

The Maple Hill High School graduate has appeared in two games since being optioned down by Tampa Bay, tossing 2 2/3 innings with five strikeouts, no walks and two hits.

This season, Schultz spent a chunk of time in the majors, appearing in 12 games with the Rays, striking out 23 batters in 19 2/3 innings. He held opposing hitters to a .159 batting average and sports a 1-0 record.