On Now
Coming Up
  • Thu., May. 26, 2016 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT Texans All Access Tune into Texans All Access on Texans Radio on SportsRadio 610 or on TexansRadio.com every Thursday from 6 PM - 7 PM during the offseason to here the latest information on your Texans!
  • Sat., May. 28, 2016 11:00 PM - 11:30 PM CDT Texans 360 TV Show Tune into KTRK ABC 13 in Houston (or check local listings across Texas) each Saturday at 11 PM for this Texans show that covers all the happenings each week of the team throughout the offseason from community events, offseason training and various team functions with Cheerleaders and players.
  • Tue., May. 31, 2016 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT Texans All Access Tune into Texans All Access on Texans Radio on SportsRadio 610 or on TexansRadio.com every Tuesday from noon - 2 PM during the offseason to here the latest information on your Texans!
  • Thu., Jun. 02, 2016 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT Texans All Access Tune into Texans All Access on Texans Radio on SportsRadio 610 or on TexansRadio.com every Thursday from 6 PM - 7 PM during the offseason to here the latest information on your Texans!
  • Sat., Jun. 04, 2016 11:00 PM - 11:30 PM CDT Texans 360 TV Show Tune into KTRK ABC 13 in Houston (or check local listings across Texas) each Saturday at 11 PM for this Texans show that covers all the happenings each week of the team throughout the offseason from community events, offseason training and various team functions with Cheerleaders and players.
  • Tue., Jun. 07, 2016 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT Texans All Access Tune into Texans All Access on Texans Radio on SportsRadio 610 or on TexansRadio.com every Tuesday from noon - 2 PM during the offseason to here the latest information on your Texans!
  • Thu., Jun. 09, 2016 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT Texans All Access Tune into Texans All Access on Texans Radio on SportsRadio 610 or on TexansRadio.com every Thursday from 6 PM - 7 PM during the offseason to here the latest information on your Texans!
  • Sat., Jun. 11, 2016 11:00 PM - 11:30 PM CDT Texans 360 TV Show Tune into KTRK ABC 13 in Houston (or check local listings across Texas) each Saturday at 11 PM for this Texans show that covers all the happenings each week of the team throughout the offseason from community events, offseason training and various team functions with Cheerleaders and players.
  • Tue., Jun. 14, 2016 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT Texans All Access Tune into Texans All Access on Texans Radio on SportsRadio 610 or on TexansRadio.com every Tuesday from noon - 2 PM during the offseason to here the latest information on your Texans!
  • Thu., Jun. 16, 2016 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT Texans All Access Tune into Texans All Access on Texans Radio on SportsRadio 610 or on TexansRadio.com every Thursday from 6 PM - 7 PM during the offseason to here the latest information on your Texans!

News

Print
RSS

Texans close to finalizing 53-man roster

Posted Aug 29, 2014

The Texans are close to finalizing their 53-man roster.

The Texans are close to finalizing their 53-man roster, but head coach Bill O’Brien won’t be revealing any names yet.

“Really, right now, we’re still in the process," O'Brien said Friday. "We’re almost done. It’s like I was saying the other day, it’s a very difficult time because it’s just been a really good group of guys to work with, whether it was the 90 guys or 75 guys. We’ve had guys that came in here and practiced hard, lifted hard, conditioned hard, but at the end of the day, you have to get down to 53 and then a 10-man practice squad. We’re still in the process of doing that. Out of respect to those guys, we’re going to hold off on announcing all the right now.”

Because of their 2013 season record, Houston will have first priority in picking up free agents that hit the waiver wire. Evaluating talent on other rosters that could fit on the Texans squad has been an ongoing process by general manager Rick Smith and pro personnel director Brian Gaine. Even with all the preparation, it can be tough to predict how it affects the chemistry of the team, according to O’Brien.

“It’s difficult because obviously you have guys here that have worked very hard," O'Brien said. "It always goes back to doing what’s best for the team. Whatever we think can improve the team, if we think it can improve the team, then we’ll always look to do that. At the same time, it’s what’s best for the team. If what’s best for the team is to make sure that we keep the locker room intact basically as it is right now or as it will be when we get down to 53, then that’s what we should do also.”

While the team has not yet announced any cuts, some players have taken to Twitter to announce the news.

https://twitter.com/ZachPotterTE/status/505414199942840320

The Texans have until 5 p.m. CT on Saturday, August 30 to submit their final roster. Practice squad signings will begin on Sunday at 11 a.m.

Twitter.com/DeepSlant

Content on HoustonTexans.com does not necessarily represent the views of the Houston Texans front office staff, coaches or executives.

Trending Now

Recent News