Texans Make Roster Moves

Roy Manning

The Houston Texans sign two players to the active roster with Garrett and Manning, place one on IR, and drop two more from the practice squad.

The Houston Texans made several roster moves that were announced yesterday, including signing CB Kevin Garrett and LB Roy Manning to the team.

Garrett (5-10, 194) has 3 years of NFL experience, all with the St. Louis Rams.  He has played in 23 career games and recorded 20 career tackles (16 solo).  Manning (6-2, 245) joins the Texans after playing 1 year in Green Bay.  While he was there, Manning totaled 25 tackles (13 solo) and 1 pass deflection in 15 games.

The Texans also announced that they have moved CB Roc Alexander to the Injured Reserve list.  Alexander (5-10, 190) has torn his anterior cruciate ligament and will be out for the rest of the season.

Rookie RB Chris Taylor (6-0, 224) has also been released from the Texans active roster and signed to the practice squad, while FB Robert Douglas (6-2, 237) was released from the practice squad.

The Texans have 53 players on the active roster and 7 players on the practice squad.

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