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Houston Texans release depth chart: Jadeveon Clowney a starter at OLB

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The Houston Texans released their first unofficial depth chart of the preseason on August 5. 

No. 1 overall pick Jadeveon Clowney is listed as the starter at outside linebacker. Second-round pick Xavier Su'a-Filo will begin the preseason with the second string at left guard. Fourth-round Pitt product Tom Savage is listed behind both newly-signed Ryan Fitzpatrick and Case Keenum, who started eight games last year, at quarterback. 

Injured linebacker Brian Cushing is listed as "other" on the current depth chart, but he will be a starter when healthy. 

Depth Chart

Offense

QB: Ryan Fitzpatrick | Case Keenum | Tom Savage

RB: Arian Foster | Andre Brown | Dennis Johnson | Alfred Blue/Tim Cornett/Jonathan Grimes

FB: Jay Prosch | Toben Opurum

WR1: DeAndre Hopkins | Keshawn Martin | Alec Lemon | Lacoltan Bester/Anthony McClung/Joe Adams

WR2: Andre Johnson | DeVier Posey | Mike Thomas | Uzoma Nwachukwu/Travis Labhart/Kofi Hughes

TE: Garrett Graham | Ryan Griffin | C.J. Fiedorowicz | Anthony Denham/Zach Potter

LT: Duane Brown | Will Yeatman 

LG: Ben Jones | Xavier Su'a-Filo | Sam Longo

C: Chris Meyers | James Ferentz

​RG: Alex Kupper | Conor Boffeli | Bronson Irwin | Brandon Brooks

RT: Derek Newton | Tyson Clabo | Matt Feiler | Mike Farrell 

Defense

RDE: J.J. Watt | Tim Jamison | Julius Warmsley

NT: Jerrell Powe | Ricardo Mathews | Austin Brown | David Hunter/Louis Nix III

LDE: Jared Crick | Keith Browner | Jeoffrey Pagan

OLB: Brooks Reed | Jason Ankrah | Lawrence Sidbury | Chris McAllister

ILB: Justin Tuggle | Max Bullough | Terrance Lloyd | Brian Cushing

ILB: Jeff Tarpinian | Mike Mohamed | Akeem Dent | Chris Young

OLB: Jadeveon Clowney | Whitney Mercilus | Quentin Groves | Paul Hazel

LCB: Kareem Jackson | A.J. Bouye | Josh Victorian | Marcus Williams 

RCB: Jonathan Joseph | Brandon Harris | Elbert Mack | Andre Hal

SS: D.J. Swearinger | Shiloh Keo | Eddie Pleasant

FS: Kendrick Lewis | Chris Clemons | Jawanza Starling | Lonnie Ballentine

Special Teams 

K: Randy Bullock | Chris Boswell

P: Shane Lechler

LS: Jon Weeks

KR: Mike Thomas | Keshawn Martin | Alfred Blue | Joe Adams

PR: Mike Thomas | Keshawn Martin | DeVier Posey | Joe Adams

H: Shane Lechler

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