The Bills released linebacker Willie Jefferson, according to the team's website.
Former Giants wideout Ramses Barden was one of the five players that signed reserve/future contracts with the Bills on Thursday, the team announced. Barden was waived by New York on Sept. 10 and was unable to catch on with another team. Safety Jajuan Harley, linebacker Willie Jefferson, wide receiver Chris Summers and linebacker Nathan Williams were the other signings for Buffalo.
The Texans waived running back Cierre Wood, defensive end Sam Montgomery and linebacker Willie Jefferson. Sources told the Houston Chronicle they were sent home Week 7 after violating team rules at a Kansas City hotel.
The Texans have released a Sunday inactives list with no surprises. Quarterback Matt Schaub (ankle) is out, as are running back Cierre Wood, linebacker Tim Dobbins (hamstring), cornerback Willie Jefferson, tackle Andrew Gardner, defensive end Sam Montgomery and guard Cody White.