Texans Waive Slaton, Activate Ogbonnaya


The Texans have released fourth-year running back Steve Slaton and have activated running back Chris Ogbonnaya, a second-year player our of Texas, according to a report by SportsRadio 610’s John McClain on Chron.com.

Slaton (5-9, 209) carried the ball four times for a grand total of eight yards during the Texans 40-33 loss to the Saints last Sunday.

Slaton had his only impressive season when he entered the league  as a rookie out of West Virginia and rushed for more than 1,200 yards and finished sixth in rushing for the year.

During this year’s four preseason games, Ogbonnaya (6-0, 226) carried the ball 54 times for 192 yards and one touchdown.

Veteran running back Derrick Ward is still suffering an ankle injury.

Do you like this move? Leave your comment below.

  • Al Pina

    Great Move! He proved himself with his preseason performance. He is excited to watch and will be a great contributor to the running game of the Texans. Continued success Chris!

    • Al Pina

      He is exciting to watch that is..

  • Jesse Gonzalez

    We’ll get more than 8 yards on 4 carries

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