Grimes was released Tuesday by the New York Jets. The Texans originally signed him in May as an undrafted rookie out of William & Mary. He was released in the final preseason roster cut and signed to the Texans’ practice squad, but the Jets signed him to their active roster on Sept. 25 before playing Houston in Week 5.
Grimes (5-10, 209) played in three games with the Jets. He had two carries for six yards and two catches for seven yards. He was the Texans’ second-leading rusher this preseason behind
Tate suffered a hamstring injury against the Baltimore Ravens in Week 7. He did not practice on Monday or Wednesday coming off the Texans’ bye week. Forsett was the Texans’ only healthy backup to
Alexander, a Houston native who played at Florida State, played in six games this season. He had five special teams tackles. His release leaves the Texans with three inside linebackers in