Texans cut to 53; three picks on IR

Texans cut to 53; three picks on IR
August 31, 2013, 4:00 pm
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Texans finalize 53-man roster

The Texans have their 53-man roster.

NFL teams had until 5 p.m. on Saturday to reduce their rosters to 53 men. Antonio Smith, who is suspended for the first game of the season, doesn't count against the roster.

The Texans cut one draft pick, sixth-rounder Chris Jones, and placed three, Trevardo Williams, Brennan Williams and Alan Bonner, on the IR. The Texans also reached injury settlements with previously cut Michael Smith and David Hunter, who have both been removed from the team's IR.

Here is the full list of cuts:

Cuts
RB Deji Karim
DL Chris Jones
CB Roc Carmichael
RB Dennis Johnson
S Jawanza Starling
OT Nate Menkin,
DL Keith Browner
DE Delano Johnson
TE Jake Byrne
FB Tyler Clutts
C Tyler Horn
C Alex Kupper
ILB Cameron Collins
S Ohrian Johnson
ILG Mike Mohamed
WR EZ Mwachukwu
WR Andy Cruse
CB Elbert Mack
NT Daniel Muir (reached injury settlement)

Injured Reserve
WR Alan Bonner
OT Brennan Williams
LB Trevardo Williams