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State of the Texans:
Ed Reed is coming off PUP. Kubiak said he’ll make a decision about whether Reed will play early next week. #Texans
— Tania Ganguli (@taniaganguli) August 30, 2013
Head Coach Gary Kubiak has confirmed that the Houston Texans have activated safety Ed Reed off the PUP list. Reed has been doing his final preparations for the season in Atlanta, Georgia and Vail, Colorado to get as close to ready for week one. Reed will be a welcome to a secondary that needs a ball hawk in the middle of the field, but his availability is still in question heading into next week.
Either way it is a good thing for Reed to be activated, because is puts him a step closer to joining the defense on the field.
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Here is a running list of the Houston Texans cuts to get to the league mandated 53 man roster by Saturday.
Dennis Johnson, Runningback (Ian Rappoport-NFL Network)
Chris Jones, Defensive Tackle (Tania Ganguli- ESPN)
Jawanza Starling, Safety (Yahoo! Shutdown Corner)
Deji Karim, Runningback (Bob Allen, KHOU)
Tyler Horn, Center
Nate Menkin, Offensive Lineman
Here is the 2013 Houston Texans roster at the NFL mandated deadline. The Texans will still have to release a player after Antonio Smith comes off of the suspended list.
Texans 53 Man Roster
Quarterback: Matt Schaub, T.J. Yates, Case Keenum
Runningback: Arian Foster, Ben Tate, Cierre Wood
Fullback: Greg Jones
Tight End: Owen Daniels, Garrett...
According to Tania Ganguli of the Houston Chronicle, the Texans have activated safety Ed Reed from the physically unable to perform list.
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#Texans officially take safety Ed Reed off the PUP list and move him to active. Also released RB Deji Karim.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 31, 2013
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