Originally posted on Texans Gab  |  Last updated 12/6/11

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - NOVEMBER 29: Kellen Clemens #11 of the New York Jets on the sideline against the Carolina Panthers at Giants Stadium on November 29, 2009 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)
A week after signing veteran Jake Delhomme, and two days after fifth-round pick T.J. Yates won his first NFL start, the Texans have waived quarterback Kellen Clemens, John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports. Clemens was signed to a one-year contract after the team lost quarterback Matt Schaub to a season-ending foot injury. The former second-round pick out of Oregon was inactive when Matt Leinart was lost to a broken collarbone, which prompted the signing of Delhomme last week. Inactive for a second consecutive week, the Texans got a steady performance from Yates and, according to McClain, are going to sign 41-year-old Jeff Garcia to be the No. 3 behind Yates and Delhomme. For his two weeks on the 53-man roster, Clemens earned nearly $81,000 in pretax income. The Texans also placed rookie punter Brett Hartmann on injured reserve.
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