Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Houston Texans sign DE Alex Carrington to active roster

By Robert H Kelly
Copyright 2016 TexSport Publications

HOUSTON, TEXANS (August 16, 2016) The Houston Texas announced today, Tuesday, August 16, 2016, that they have signed defensive end 6-5, 301-pound Alex Carrington to the active roster. The free agent, who played his college football at Arkansas State, has six seasons of NFL experience. In 2015, he played on seven games for the Buffalo Bills and accounted for five solo tackles.

In a career that saw him play five season for Buffalo (2010-2013, 2015) and a single season with St. Louis (2014), he has tallied 62 tackles, with 39 of them being solos along with four sacks.

In addition, the Texans waived-injured rookie fullback SomaVainuku. The 24-year old 255-pounder played collegiality at Southern California.

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