Originally written June 18, 2013 on State of the Texans:
The Houston Texans have 90 players on their current roster and we have paired down which ones are eligible for the practice squad. This is an important aspect for organizations to set their roster, and here is the eligible players for the eight man squad practice squad.   Criteria 1. A player who has not accrued a season of NFL experience is eligible for the practice squad. 2. A free agent who was active (46-man game-day roster) for fewer than nine games during their accrued season(s) is eligible for the practice squad. 3. A player cannot be on a practice squad for a third season unless his team has a full 53-man roster.   Eligible  Parentheses denotes NFL experience * Denotes 2012 Texans practice squad player   Offense Case Keenum, QB  (1)* Zach Boren FB (R) Cierre Wood RB (R) Ray Graham RB (R) Dennis Johnson RB (R) Jeff Maehl WR(1)* three total NFL games, 2 seasons on practice squad DeAndre Hopkins WR (R) Alan Bonner WR (R) Andy Cruse  WR (R) Alec Lemon WR (R) Mike Smith WR (R) Ez Nwachukwu WR (R) Ryan Griffin TE (R) Phillip Supernaw TE (1) * Jake Byrne TE (1) Adam Schiltz TE (R) Nick Mondek OL (1)* Cody White (2)* Bryan Collins OG (R) Alex Kupper OG (R) Brennan Williams OT (R) David Quessenberry OL (R) Tyler Horn C (R)   Defense Delano Johnson DE (1) * Keith Browner DE (1) * Earl Okine DE (R) David Hunter (2)* Chris Jones NT (R) Cameron Collins ILB (1) * Ja’Gared Davis ILB (R) Evan Frierson ILB (R) Mike Mohamed ILB (2) three total NFL games, 2 seasons on practice squad Sam Montgomery OLB (R) Trevardo Williams OLB (R) Justin Tuggle OLB (R) Willie Jefferson OLB (R) Travis Howard CB (R) A.J. Bouye CB (R) Johnny Adams CB (R) Eddie Pleasant S (1)* 2 total NFL games played Jawanza Starling S (R) Orhian Johnson S (R)   Specialty Randy Bullock K (2) Andrew Shapiro P (R)   You can follow Patrick on Twitter.  He is the Editor of State of the Texans.  

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