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Texans cut LB Omar Gaither, WR Bryant Johnson to get to limit


In addition to placing fifth-round draft pick Randy Bullock on injured reserve, the Texans released veteran linebacker Omar Gaither and wide receiver Bryant Johnson to get to the 75-man limit, according to the Houston Chronicle.

They also waived sixth-round pick Nick Mondek, along with releasing the following players: center Thomas Austin, punter Brett Hartmann, receiver Mario Lewis, running back Davin Meggett, defensive end Jimmy Saddler-McQueen, fullback Derrell Smith, guard Kasey Studdard and cornerback Torri Williams.

Linebacker Darryl Sharpton was placed on physically unable to perform list. Nose tackle Sunny Harris and linebacker Greg William were waived-injured.

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5 Responses to “Texans cut LB Omar Gaither, WR Bryant Johnson to get to limit”
  1. myleathasosoft says: Aug 27, 2012 4:03 PM

    No Trindon Holliday, good! Now let’s see what happens on Friday!

  2. macjacmccoy says: Aug 27, 2012 4:06 PM

    Omar is better then Akeem Jordan… just saying.

  3. insanelomein2 says: Aug 27, 2012 4:30 PM

    macjacmccoy says:

    Omar is better then Akeem Jordan… just saying.

    I 2nd, 3rd, and 4th this statement. Being an Eagles fan I would welcome Gaither back with open arms.

    Then the birds can trim that defensive fat of Casey Matthews, Brian Rolle, etc.

  4. neagle64 says: Aug 27, 2012 8:15 PM

    Wait until the Colts cut Fokou and Lloyd then we’ll have the whole ex-Eagle LB gang back together.

  5. alonestartexan says: Aug 27, 2012 8:26 PM

    Nothing major lost here..

    I did like Hartmann though..

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