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August 14, 2017 09:56 PM
Jaguars' Charles James: Claimed by Jaguars
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

James was claimed off waivers by the Jaguars on Monday.

Rookie Kenneth Walker was waived in corresponding move in order to make room on the roster. James was most recently waived by the Bills. He projects as a long shot for a spot on the final roster, but the 27-year-old's most likely route will be through a special teams role.

August 14, 2017 01:16 AM
Charles James: Waived by Bills
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

James was waived by the Bills on Saturday, ESPN's Mike Rodak reports.

James, who originally signed with Buffalo in May, will now head back to free agency if he goes unclaimed on waivers.

May 2, 2017 07:16 PM
Bills' Charles James: Signs with Bills
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

James was claimed off of waivers by the Bills on Tuesday, the team's official site reports.

James has become an NFL journeyman since going undrafted in 2013, spending time with Giants, Texans and Colts. He'll now compete with a plethora of defensive backs in Buffalo for a spot on the 53-man roster this fall.

May 1, 2017 10:08 AM
Charles James: Waived by Indianapolis
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

James was waived by the Colts on Monday.

The Colts needed to open up roster room for the slew of undrafted free agents they signed over the weekend, so James was among 10 players cut loose to free up space. James appeared in 13 games for the Texans and Colts in 2016, logging 20 total tackles.

December 12, 2016 08:25 PM
Colts' Charles James: Joins Colts
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

James signed with the Colts on Monday.

James joins the Colts after being waived by the Texans last week. The cornerback and special teamer played 21 games across two years in Houston prior to his release, and totaled 18 tackles with one pass defended in 12 games this season.

December 5, 2016 09:20 PM
Charles James: Waived by Texans
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Texans opted to waive James on Monday, John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports.

James gave up a long touchdown pass to Packers' wide receiver Jordy Nelson in Sunday's loss to the Packers, which may have played a factor in the decision to release him. He was subsequently replaced by cornerback Al-Hajj Shabazz on the team's roster. The 26-year-old had played in ever game this season, recording 18 tackles and one pass defended.

August 16, 2016 08:29 PM
Texans' Charles James: Three tackles in preseason Week 1
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

James (foot) made three tackles in Houston's preseason opener against San Francisco.

James is expected to earn a roster spot in the secondary, most likely as the team's fifth cornerback and special teams regular.

July 11, 2016 08:14 PM
Texans' Charles James: Ready for training camp
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

James (foot) will be ready for the start of training camp, the Texans' official site reports.

James reportedly played through a stress fracture in his foot for over a month before suffering a complete fracture and landing on injured reserve in December. Subsequently, he missed the near-entirety of Houston's offseason program, but hasn't reported any setbacks and will be ready for the start of training camp.

December 28, 2015 07:20 PM
Texans' Charles James: Placed on IR
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

James was placed on injured reserve after suffering a foot injury in Sunday's win over the Titans. "Charles James, he's been playing on a fractured foot for over a month," head coach Bill O'Brien said Monday.

James has been used as a depth defensive back and special-teams player.

October 20, 2015 08:15 AM
Texans' Charles James: Claimed off waivers by Houston
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

James was claimed off waivers by the Texans, the Houston Chronicle reports.

James will provide some depth on special teams but also on defense as the team announced starting cornerback Kareem Jackson (ankle) unlikely to play Week 7 against Miami.

October 13, 2015 01:34 PM
Ravens' Charles James: Settles with new team
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Ravens have signed cornerback Charles James.

Best known for his starring role on HBO's 'Hard Knocks', James played both cornerback and running back during the preseason. The Ravens presumably just want to use him on defense, as the team's secondary is turning into a disaster for the second straight year.

September 5, 2015 04:40 PM
Texans waive CB Charles James
by Sean D'Oliveira | CBS Sports Staff

The Texans parted ways with cornerback Charles James on Saturday, reports the Houston Chronicle. James last appeared in an NFL game during the 2013 season.

September 5, 2015 02:20 PM
Report: Texans exploring trades for Charles James, Jumal Rolle
by Ruben Palacios | CBS Sports Staff

The Texans are exploring trade scenarios for cornerbacks Charles James and Jumal Rolle, according to The Houston Chronicle.

June 2, 2015 06:20 AM
Texans bring in Charles James, Kendall James
by Chris Cwik |

The Texans have signed cornerbacks Charles James and Kendall James to the practice squad. 

Charles James was undrafted, but did make an appearance with the Giants in 2013. He recorded two tackles and induced a fumble. Kendall James was drafted by the Vikings this year, but did not make the 53-man roster. 

June 2, 2015 07:00 AM
Giants slash roster
by Larry Hartstein |

The Giants waived or released kicker Brandon McManus, tight end Jerome Cunningham, defensive backs Charles James and Ross Weaver, defensive end Emmanuel Dieke, linebackers Spencer Adkins and Justin Anderson, and safety Kyle Sebetic.

The Giants also waived rookie tight end Xavier Grimble (hamstring) with an injury designation.

June 2, 2015 06:02 PM
Charles James promoted from practice squad
by Jeff Lippman |

The Giants have promoted defensive back Charles James from the practice squad to the 53-man roster Saturday, the New York Daily News reports.

With Aaron Ross and Jayron Hosley out and Corey Webster doubtful to play Sunday, James could see plenty of playing time.

June 2, 2015 07:03 PM
Giants sign seven to practice squad
by Larry Hartstein |

The <span data-shortcode= " data-canon="New York Giants" data-type="SPORTS_OBJECT_TEAM" id="shortcode0"> signed seven players to their practice squad: defensive ends Adewale Ojomo and Matt Broha, offensive linemen Stephen Goodin and Eric Herman, wide receivers Marcus Harris and Julian Talley and defensive back Charles James.

June 2, 2015 07:05 PM
David Carr driven out of New York by Giants
by Marty Gitlin |

The Giants have announced that they have waived quarterback David Carr, once a stalwart starter in Houston. Carr started for the Texans every year from 2002 to 2006 and led the league in completion percentage in the last of those seasons. But his record with the team was a meager 23-56. He played in 18 games with the Giants, but none as a starter.

The following players have also been cut by the Giants: defensive ends Adrian Tracy, Adewale Ojomo and Matt Broha, defensive tackle Marvin Austin, linebacker Kyle Bosworth, offensive linemen Eric Herman, Matt McCants, Stephen Goodin and Bryant Browning, safety David Caldwell, cornerbacks Terrence Frederick and Charles James, and wide receivers Kevin Hardy, Marcus Harris and Julian Talley.

The Giants also terminated the contract of running back Ryan Torain and waived safety Tyler Sash with an injury settlement.


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