The Texans signed nose tackle Chris Neild on Sunday, reports the Houston Chronicle. Neild has played four seasons in the NFL and produced two sacks and 16 tackles.
The Redskins have sliced their roster down to the league-mandated 53 with several cuts on Saturday. Included among the waived offensive players are running backs Evan Royster, Lache Seastrunk and Chris Thompson. Also gone from that side of the ball are wide receiver Nick Williams and lineman Maurice Hurt . Defenders cut loose are cornerback Chase Minnifield, linebacker Everette Brown and safety Phillip Thomas. Placekicker Zach Hocker has also been waived. The Redskins have also placed defensive tackle Chris Neild and linebacker Darryl Sharpton on the reserve/injured list and defensive end Stephen Bowen and wide receiver Leonard Hankerson on the PUP list.
The Redskins' list of inactives for Week 11 at Philadelphia includes defensive back Jose Gumbs (ankle), quarterback Rex Grossman, linebacker Brandon Jenkins, offensive lineman Josh LeRibeus, tight end Fred Davis, defensive lineman Chris Neild and wide receiver Josh Morgan. Grossman, Jenkins, LeRibeus, Davis, Neild and Morgan are all healthy scratches.
The Redskins had several healthy inactive players for the Week 10 game at Minnesota Thursday. Quarterback Rex Grossman, linebacker Brandon Jenkins, offensive lineman Josh LeRibeus, tight end Fred Davis and nost tackle Chris Neild were all healthy scratches for Washington.
The Redskins had two probable players ruled inactive for the Week 9 game at home against San Diego. Defensive tackle Chris Neild (calf) and running back Chris Thompson (shoulder) were both inactive despite dealing with minor injuries during the practice week.