Savage placed on IR; 14 released as Texans get to 53
Savage injured his shoulder in Houston's last preseason game on Thursday and coach Bill O'Brien says he'll miss a significant amount of time.
Houston released nose tackle Louis Nix, a third-round pick last season who struggled with injuries and conditioning as a rookie. Also let go on Saturday was fourth-year receiver Damaris Johnson, who started eight games for the Texans last season and finished with 31 catches for 331 yards and a touchdown.
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