Texans Trim Roster and Troy Nolan

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The Houston Texans released their group of players they have waived in order to get to the leagues mandated 53 man roster. In a surprise move the Texans have released safety Troy Nolan in a head scratching move and according to Tania Ganguli from the Houston Chronicle...

Also, the Texans released veteran fullback Moran Norris after bringing him in during the off-season to compete for the fullback position. They also added Tyler Clutts via trade from the Chicago Bears by sending cornerback Sherrick McManis to the "Windy City".

Here is the list of waived players by the Texans today.

 Waived Players

Troy Nolan, Safety

Jerrell Jackson, Wide Receiver (Waived/Injured)

Case Keenum, Quarterback

Hebron Fangupo, Nose Tackle

Cody Wallace, Center

D.J. Bryant, Outside Linebacker

Shawn Loiseau, Inside Linebacker

Logan Brock, Tight End

Moran Norris, Fullback

Juaquin Iglesias, Wide Receiver

Rennie Moore, Outside Linebacker

Jonathan Grimes, Running Back

Jeff Maehl, Wide Receiver

Keith Browner, Defensive End

Nathan Menkin, Offensive Tackle

Mitch King, Defensive End

David Hunter, Defensive End

Eddie Pleasant, Safety

Cody White, Offensive Lineman

Delano Johnson, Outside Linebacker

Phillip Supernaw, Tight End

Placed on Injured Reserve

Rashad Butler, Offensive Tackle