"We've been calling and texting each other," Houston said. "Just knowing him (Ballard) and the kind of guy he is - somebody I can trust and just talk to, knowing I've got an honest answer and to know exactly what he's looking for and feel like I can help play a large role."
"We all know what the offense can do. I think it'll be my job to come in here, try to get some direction, try to give some guys some motivation, some inspiration, and then be an everyday factor," he said. "Like I said, I'm going to try my best to do that every single day."