Houston Texans: More cuts on Saturday


Aug 23, 2014; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders (10) is tackled by Houston Texans defensive back Brandon Harris (26) following a reception in the first quarter of a preseason game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

The Houston Texans have to get their roster down to 53 players on Saturday afternoon, and here are some of the cuts thus far from the weekend, as the names of the players were reported by the Ultimate Texans blog.

As the Houston Chronicle stated on their site, there could be more cuts on Sunday after the Texans sign players from the free agents list from other cuts made by NFL teams.

Here are the current players that have been cut by the Texans this weekend:

• Lacolton Bester (WR)

Chris Boswell (K)

Keith Browner (DE)

Max Bullough (ILB)

Anthony Denham (TE)

Mike Farrell (OT)

• Mike Feiler (OT)

• James Ferentz (OL)

Quentin Groves (OLB)

Brandon Harris (CB)

Bronson Irwin (OG)

Alex Kupper (OG)

Travis Labhart (WR)

• Ricardo Mathews (DT)

Chris McAllister (OLB)

• EZ Nwachukwu (WR)

Toben Opurum (FB)

Zach Potter (TE)

Jawanza Starling (S)

Julius Warmsley (DE)

Marcus Williams (CB)

Chris Young (OLB)

The Texans open the 2014 NFL season next Sunday as they host the Washington Redskins. The Texans were an NFL-worst 2-14 last season and are coached by first-year NFL head coach Bill O’Brien.