Found August 31, 2012 on State of the Texans:
The last crack at the final 53 Houston Texans roster, with a practice squad too. A few changes for our prediction, and one out of necessity with the Texans losing offensive tackle Rashad Butler for the season with a torn triceps. Offense (24)   Quarterbacks (3) Matt Schaub, T.J. Yates, John Beck   Running Backs (4) Arian Foster, Ben Tate, Justin Forsett, Jonathan Grimes   Fullback (0)   Tightends (3) Owen Daniels, James Casey, Garrett Graham   Wide Receivers (5) Andre Johnson, Kevin Walter, Lestar Jean, Keshawn Martin, DeVier Posey   Offensive Line (9)   Tackles (3) Duane Brown,  Derek Newton, Andrew Gardner     Guards (4) Antoine Caldwell, Wade Smith, Brandon Brooks, Shelley Smith   Center (2) Chris Myers, Ben Jones     Defense (25)   Defensive Ends (4) J.J. Watt, Antonio Smith, Tim Jamison, Jared Crick   Nose Tackle (2) Shaun Cody, Earl Mitchell   Outside Linebacker (4) Connor Barwin, Brooks Reed, Whitney Mercilus, Bryan Braman,   Inside Linebackers (4) Brian Cushing, Bradie James, Tim Dobbins, Mister Alexander   Cornerbacks (6) Johnathan Joseph, Kareem Jackson, Brice McCain, Brandon Harris, Sherrick McManis, Roc Carmichael   Safeties (5) Danieal Manning, Glover Quin, Troy Nolan, Quintin Demps, Eddie Pleasant     Specialty (4)   Kicker |Shayne Graham Punter | Donnie Jones Snapper | Jon Weeks Returner | Trindon Holliday   Practice Squad (8) 1. Nate Menkin, OT 2. Shawn Loiseau, ILB 3. Hebron Fangupo, NT 4. Jerrell Jackson, WR 5. Logan Brock, TE 6. Cody White, OG 7. D.J. Bryant, OLB 8. Case Keenum, QB

Texans Practice Squad Announced

The wait is over as the Houston Texans filled their 2012 practice squad, and there are some familiar names on the list.   Quick note on the practice squad. Practice squad contracts are negotiable but the minimum is $5700/week & players live week to week. Can be released anytime — David Canter (@davidcanter) September 1, 2012       Practice Squad Case Keenum, Quarterback...

Rashad Butler Lost for the Season

Shortly after losing out the starting right tackle position, offensive tackle Rashad Butler was lost for the season with a right triceps injury suffered in the second quarter against the Minnesota Vikings. Despite being just a preseason game, the Texans took a big blow to their offensive tackle depth, and during a post game press conference had Head Coach Gary Kubiak “concerned”...

Houston Texans Vs. Minnesota Vikings Preseason Game Preview

The final preseason game of the year for the Houston Texans probably has little public appeal. Tonight’s game at home against the Minnesota Vikings will almost exclusively feature the team’s backup players and those fighting for a spot on the final 53-man roster. The starters will not see any of the field as they rest and prepare for their regular season opener in Miami against...

Texans Fan Dies at Reliant Stadium After Falling From Fifth-Floor Escalator

HOUSTON — A 25-year-old fan died after tumbling off an escalator from the fifth to ground floor while attending a preseason Houston Texans’ game at Reliant Stadium, city police said Friday. The man fell during the Thursday game between the Texans and the Minnesota Vikings, Reliant Stadium officials said in a statement. Houston Police Department spokesman John Cannon said he could...

NFL News: Houston Texans finalize 53-man roster

Amidst a flurry of moves, the Houston Texans reduced their roster and met the league imposed 53-man roster deadline on Friday evening. In addition to releasing players, the team also acquired a player via trade. The Texans and the Chicago Bears exchanged players. Houston sent CB Sherrick McManis to the Bears in exchange for FB Tyler Clutts. The move leaves the Bears without a fullback...

SOTT Talks to Wade Smith

We had a chance to talk to starting left guard Wade Smith about what he saw from the younger players against the Minnesota Vikings. Smith also told us his thoughts on how he has progressed over the preseason, his relationship with Duane Brown and what it is like to have Matt Schaub back in the huddle.

Fan falls to his death off escalator at Texans preseason game

CBS Houston According to CBS Houston, a 45-year old man fell to his death from a escalator at the Houston Texans preseason finale on Thursday night. A 45-year old man attending the Texans preseason finale against the Minnesota Vikings fell to his death while horse-playing on an escalator at the Coca-Cola Gate near the northeast side of Reliant Stadium. He was trying to slide down...

The Rundown: Texans vs. Vikings

Here are a few notes from tonights game against the Minnesota Vikings:   - D.J. Bryant  has stated a case to make the Texans as a practice squad player. He was active in pass rush and in run game defense. He has shown flashes of his pass rush capability throughout the season. - DeVier Posey was better late than never with his first catch of his NFL career. He caught the ball, took...

Bears trade Clutts for CB McManis

Chicago has traded fullback Tyler Clutts to the Houston Texans for third-year cornerback Sherrick McManis, a former fifth-round pick in 2010.

Texans cut Keenum

By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer HOUSTON (AP) -- Kick returner Trindon Holliday has made the Houston Texans' roster, but quarterback Case Keenum has been released. The 5-foot-5 former LSU track star secured his spot on the team after returning his third kick for a touchdown Thursday night in Houston's last preseason game. The Texans chose John Beck as their third-string...

Roster spots were on the line against Texans

The Minnesota Vikings ended the preseason Thursday with a 28-24 loss to the Houston Texans, unable to gain any momentum team-wise while finishing the preseason with a 1-3 record. But this preseason hasnt been about a record; its been about the development and evaluation of a very young roster. A look at how the team graded out with its backups on the field in the final rehearsal...

2012 AFC South Preview: Houston Texans Still Rule Division

1. Houston TexansI’m not quite as sold on the Texans as some, but they should win this division purely on talent.The offense boasts arguably the game’s best running back (Arian Foster),  and one of its best wide receivers (Andre Johnson).Plus an offensive line coming off of an impressive season and a productive starting quarterback in Matt Schaub.However, there are cracks in...
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