Former Clemson DB cut by Texans

by - Assoc. Editor - 2014-08-31 17:31:23.0
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Former Clemson defensive back Chris ClemonsChris Clemons
Free Safety
# 6-1, 215
DeSoto, FL

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was released by the Houston Texans according to multiple sources. Other Texans that were cut include QB Case Keenum and WR Mike Thomas.

The move to release Clemons was a little shocking considering he was the projected starter at free safety and had just signed a $450,000 guaranteed salary in March.

Clemons has played the last five NFL seasons with the Miami Dolphins where he started 48 games. In 2013, he had 90 tackles and 8 passes broken up.

For his career, he has 256 tackles, 1.5 sacks, 4 interceptions, 17 passes broken up, 10 tackles for loss, 2 forced fumbles, and 2 fumble recoveries. He was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the fifth round of the 2009 NFL Draft.

The Dolphins might be a team that is interested in Clemons who was a former starter for them.

Clemson vs. South Carolina - Hill Photos - 2008, Chris Clemons, Football, South Carolina

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