Houston Texans released veteran running back Phillip Lindsay


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Houston Texans released veteran running back Phillip Lindsay

The veteran will become a free agent if he is not claimed via waiver process by another club after his release in Houston.

HOUSTON – The Houston Texans they have cut the corridor Phillip lindsay, confirmed a source to ESPN this Tuesday.

He will become a free agent if he is not claimed via waivers by some other team.

Lindsay he rushed for 130 yards and a touchdown on 50 attempts this season for a team that ranks 31st in the running value metric above the Football Outsiders defense-adjusted average. Lindsay lost 3 yards on his only carry during the Los Angeles victory. Texans by 22-13 on the Tennessee Titans last Sunday.

Lindsay was part of a group of veteran running backs signed by the new general manager of the Texans, Nick Caserio, during the campaign break. Houston transferred to Mark Ingram II to the New Orleans Saints last month, leaving the runners David johnson and Rex burkhead in the template. Houston also has the corridor Royce freeman.

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

Former runner of Pro bowl became available in the past campaign break when the Denver Broncos They rescinded the restricted free agent offer they had placed on him, one that would have allowed them to match any contract offer from some other team, but without providing compensation to the team should he sign for another club.

He ran for more than 1,000 yards in each of his first two seasons with the Broncos and totaled 2,550 rushing yards in three seasons with Denver. Also, he ran for 17 touchdowns.

The news was first reported by SportsTalk 790.

Information from Dan Graziano was used in the writing of this note.


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