The Houston Texans signed unrestricted free- agent linebacker Bradie James and re-signed linebacker Tim Dobbins on Friday.
Terms of their contracts were not disclosed.
The 31-year-old James, who has spent his entire nine-year career with the Dallas Cowboys, posted 44 tackles last season.
He has registered 744 tackles and 15 1/2 sacks over the course of his career.
Dobbins, 29, led the Texans with nine special teams tackles last year.