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  • Sarah BarshopESPN Crew Author


    • Lined the Packers for ESPN Milwaukee
    • Marquette University graduate

HOUSTON — The Texans comprise waived working attend Phillip Lindsay, a offer confirmed to ESPN on Tuesday.

He’ll turn out to be a free agent if he goes unclaimed by yet one more team on waivers.

Lindsay ran for 130 yards and a touchdown in 50 makes an attempt this season for a team that ranks 31st in Football Outsiders’ bustle DVOA. Lindsay lost 3 yards on his simplest carry in the Texans’ 22-13 victory over the Tennessee Titans on Sunday.

Lindsay used to be phase of the neighborhood of used working backs whom Texans popular manager Reduce Caserio signed at some level of the offseason. Houston traded Mark Ingram to the New Orleans Saints closing month, leaving working backs David Johnson and Rex Burkhead on the roster. Houston has moreover added working attend Royce Freeman.

The Texans signed Lindsay to a deal in March price $3.25 million with $1 million assured and $500,000 in incentives.

The historic Pro Bowl working attend grew to turn out to be on the market this offseason when the Denver Broncos rescinded the RFA tender they’d positioned on him that will comprise allowed them to examine any contract but build not comprise equipped the team any compensation if he signed in totally different locations.

He rushed for over 1,000 yards in each and each of his first two seasons with the Broncos and had 2,550 speeding yards in three seasons with Denver. He moreover rushed for 17 touchdowns.

The news used to be first reported by SportsTalk 790.

ESPN’s Dan Graziano contributed to this document.

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