Team Transaction – August 16th, 2016

August 16th, 2016

The Texans completed two transactions today with the active roster:

  • Soma Vainuku (FB) was waived/injured by the team from the active roster.  Vainuku will be subject the waivers; but likely will not be claimed.  Once Vainuku clears waivers he will revert back to the Texans’ Reserve/Injured list.  Vainuku will have a split salary of $333,000; and will have 5 business days to complete an injury settlement with the team.
  • Alex Carrington (DE) was signed to the active roster.  Carrington was drafted in 2010 by the Buffalo Bills; however finished the 2013 season on the Reserve/Injured list.  The details of the contract are not known, but expect it to be a one year contract worth $760,000 that qualifies for the minimum salary benefit with a cap charge of $600,000.

*Update August 17th, Vainuku cleared waivers and is now on the Reserve/Injured List.*


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