The Houston Texans released wide receiver Jacoby Jones Tuesday.

A third-round pick by the Texans in the 2007 draft, Jones had 31 receptions for 512 yards and two touchdowns in 16 games last season.

Through 75 career games with Houston, the 27-year-old has 127 catches for 1,741 yards and 11 touchdowns.

Jones has also served as the Texans' punt returner, averaging 10.2 yards with three touchdowns in 179 career returns.