Houstonians know that when it comes to breaking sports stories in our fair city, Mark Berman has very few, if any, peers. Berman enlightened us last night with the identities of many of the Texans' final cuts. As you'd expect, he finished what he started, breaking the news about the final seven roster moves the team made to get down to 53 players by 5 p.m. CDT today.
Texans release CB Elbert Mack, RB Deji Karim, CB Roc Carmichael. Placed WR Alan Bonner, OT Brennan Williams & OLB Trevardo Williams on IR.— Mark Berman (@MarkBermanFox26) August 31, 2013
Texans release DT Daniel Muir after reaching an injury settlement.— Mark Berman (@MarkBermanFox26) August 31, 2013
If I've calculated correctly, here is the Texans' current 53-man roster:
The Texans will have to cut one of these players when they reinstate Antonio Smith to the roster after the season opener in San Diego.