Found September 01, 2012 on State of the Texans:

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

Jonathan Grimes, Runningback

David Hunter, Defensive End

Delano Johnson, Outside Linebacker

Phillip Supernaw, Tight End

Eddie Pleasant, Safety

Jeff Maehl, Wide Receiver


Also Shelley Smith was waived from the 53 man roster to make room for another signing in the coming days.





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