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2016 Houston Texans Roster Cuts Tracker: Updating As The News Breaks

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The Houston Texans have to get their roster trimmed to 53 by 3 p.m. CDT on Saturday, September 3rd. BRB is updating the first and second round of cuts as news breaks in this post.

For more than a dozen players, the days of running out of the tunnel at NRG Stadium are likely at an end.
For more than a dozen players, the days of running out of the tunnel at NRG Stadium are likely at an end.
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Preseason is officially DONE, thank the Football Gods.  With that, we know it's that time of year where dreams are both shattered and shaped.  Keep checking back here to see the latest cuts as the Texans work their way from 75 to 53  until the deadline at 3PM central time on Saturday.

Second round of cuts:
LB Eric Lee

First round of cuts to 75:

With the third game of their 2016 exhibition season in the books, the attention of your Houston Texans has officially shifted to the task of roster management. All NFL teams must have their rosters cut down to 75 players by 3 p.m. CDT on Tuesday, August 30th. The final cut down to 53 players has to be made by 3 p.m. CDT on Saturday, September 3rd, so this will be a frantic week around the league with those deadlines and the final game of the preseason looming.

Here's the list of cuts and other transactions as we hurdle toward 75 players.  Sourced tweets are down the page:

Cuts:
DL Jeoffrey Pagan (injury settlement)
CB Duke Thomas (waived/injured)
LB Gerald Rivers (waived/injured)
DL Ra'Zahn Howard
WR Josh Lenz
OL Matt Pierson
LB Ryan Langford
LB Carlos Thompson
OL Arturo Uzdavinis
WR Tevin Jones

Placed on Injured Reserve list:
K  Ka'imi Fairbairn
C  Nick Martin
S  Kurtis Drummond

Placed on Physically Unable to Perform list:
S  Lonnie Ballentine

Updates from Tuesday:

UPDATE: 4:36 PM

Updates from Monday:

UPDATE: 12:42 PM

UPDATE: 12:50 PM

UPDATED: 1:07 PM

UPDATED: 2:56 PM

We'll update this post as news breaks and then have a separate entry summarizing all the moves when the first deadline to make cuts passes. In the meantime, share your roster projections, predictions, and thoughts in the space below.

UPDATE: As promised, here's a list of of everyone the Texans cut yesterday and today to get down to 75 players on the roster.

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