Now that we are 3 days away from the first roster reduction down to 75 players, it seemed like a good time to review the upcoming dates for the team and the roster moves.
Note: All the important dates are listed in the Team Calendar.
September 1st 3:00 PM: The Texans must reduce their roster down to a maximum of 75 players on the Active List.
September 5th 3:00 PM: The Texans must reduce their roster down to a maximum of 53 players on the Active & Inactive List.
September 5th 3:00 PM: All players on PUP/Active & NFI/Active must be placed on PUP/Reseve, NFI/Reserve, request waivers, terminate contract, trade contract, or count the player on the active list. This will be applicable to David Quessenberry.
September 6th 11:00 AM: Claiming period expires for players placed on waivers at final roster reduction. If unclaimed players will become unrestricted free agents.
September 6th 12:00 PM: The Texans can start signing players to the 10 man practice squad roster. Reminder this is the first year teams can offer bonuses & guarantees in practice squad contracts.
September 6th 3:00 PM: The Texans are permitted to place one player on Reserve/Injured as “Designated to Return”.
September 10th 11:00 PM: Top 51 Rule for salary cap accounting will expire. At which point all players on the roster will count towards the salary cap, including practice squad players.