Texans release 21 players


With the roster finalized for now, coach Gary Kubiak and the Texans turn their collective attention to their Week 1 game at Pittsburgh.

The Houston Texans released the following 21 players from their roster on Friday. The team has one more move to make before the 53-man roster limit deadline Saturday at 3 p.m. CT.

Stay tuned to HoustonTexans.com for quotes from coach Gary Kubiak and general manager Rick Smith, as well as a full recap of the moves.

Jon AbbateFB5-11245Wake Forest
Shane BoydQB6-1232Kentucky
Alex BrinkQB6-2208Washington St.
Kevis ColeyLB6-1228Southern Miss.
Rosevelt ColvinDE6-3250Purdue
Glenn EarlS6-1215Notre Dame
Greg EslingerC6-3292Minnesota
Jamar FletcherCB5-10180Wisconsin
Darnell JenkinsWR5-10188Miami (Fla.)
Ryan KrauseTE6-3244Neb. - Omaha
Gabe LongDT6-3290Utah
Anthony MaddoxDT6-1305Delta St.
LeRon McCoyWR6-1219Indiana (Pa.)
Ben MoffittLB6-2245South Florida
Jesse NadingDE6-5258Colorado St.
Derrick RobersonCB5-10185Rutgers
Marcel ShippRB5-11224Massachusetts
Mark SimmonsWR5-10187Kansas
Torrin TuckerT6-6315Southern Miss.
Darius WalkerRB5-11205Notre Dame
Dexter WynnCB5-9175Colorado St.

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