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2018 Houston Texans Roster Cuts Tracker

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The preseason has come and gone. Teams have until 3 p.m. CDT Saturday to trim the roster to 53 players, so we’ll be tracking the NFL cuts here on BRB.

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He looks fast here, but will Tyler Ervin find himself looking for work with another team?
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By 3 p.m. CDT tomorrow, every NFL team must reduce the size of its roster to 53 players. With the Texans’ final exhibition game of the preseason coming to a close last night, news of which players won’t make that final cut has often begun leaking out late this morning or early this afternoon. To that end, we give you this Roster Cuts Tracker.

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As we creep toward tomorrow afternoon’s deadline, you can follow the Texans’ cuts in this post. We’ll update it as the cuts are announced by reliable reporters and the initial 53-man roster becomes finalized for the 2018 regular season.

UPDATE: I did not see this one coming. As Jeremy posted earlier this morning, Shane Lechler has been released. Trevor Daniel is now the Texans’ punter.

UPDATE II: One less running back in the room, as Terry Swanson is now an Exan (tip o’ the cap to Wotan for that gem).

UPDATE III: Treston Decoud sounds like a man who’s been cut.

UPDATE IV: Two more gone, as Anthony Coyle and Kingsley Opara have been released.

UPDATE V: Andre Chachere has been cut as well. He would be an excellent candidate for Houston’s practice squad if another team doesn’t pick him up.

UPDATE VI: Nick Rose’s stay in Houston was short.

UPDATE VII: As expected, Stephen Anderson will no longer play tight end for your Houston Texans.

UPDATE VIII: Another young running back has been handed his walking papers as the team releases Lavon Coleman.

UPDATE IX: I’m a little surprised that Corey Moore has been cut. Jaryd Jones-Smith, however, is not surprising.

UPDATE X: I know some thought Jester Weah had a chance of making this team, but I always found that puzzling. Quan Bray has also seen his brief time as a Texan come to a close.

UPDATE XI: Boom goes the dynamite. Despite what the majority of us (including me) thought, Braxton Miller has been cut.

Good point by Troy here, though, about how fast the Texans actually process Miller’s release.

UPDATE XII: Two more (Darius Kilgo and Bryce Jones) gone. I’m still trying to digest the Braxton Miller news. Wow.

UPDATE XIII: Ouch...my heart. David Quessenberry has been cut. This one hurts.

UPDATE XIV: Kennan Gilchrist has been shown the door.

UPDATE XV: I know this one is going to sting for many BRBers. Josh Keyes is an Exan.

UPDATE XVI: The Texans are now officially without a fullback on the roster. Exactly one year to the day after he signed a contract extension, Jay Prosch has been released.

UPDATE XVII: Dee Virgin has been released.

UPDATE XVIII: Two more gone as news breaks that Ibraheim Campbell and Mason Gentry are no longer on the roster.

UPDATE XIX: Roderick Johnson, we hardly knew ye.

UPDATE XX: This probably doesn’t sting Coog fans much as when Case Keenum departed, but Nick Thurman is no longer an employee at NRG Park.