Houston Texans decrease Marlon Mack; Dameon Pierce now possible starting working again

The Houston Texans made a shock decrease and launched veteran working again Marlon Mack on Tuesday.

The Texans signed Mack to a one-yr deal in March after his 4-yr stint with the Indianapolis Colts. Mack was relegated to 32 carries over the previous two seasons after he tore his Achilles in 2020 and the emergence of Indianapolis Colts working again Jonathan Taylor final season.

The Texans have been hoping Mack might recapture the type he confirmed from 2018-2019 when he rushed for 1,999 yards and 17 touchdowns so as to add to the Texans’ working again by committee strategy this season. Mack rushed for ninety yards inside the preseason on 21 carries.

however with Mack being launched, that opens the door for 2022 fourth-spherical draft decide Dameon Pierce out of Florida, who impressed the group all by way of teaching camp, to be the lead working again for the Texans.

Pierce rushed for 86 yards in preseason and scored a touchdown in two video games. the selection lead again inside the Texans’ working again room is Rex Burkhead.

in a single other transfer Tuesday, the Texans traded 2020 second-spherical defensive deal with Ross Blacklock and a 2023 seventh-spherical decide to the Minnesota Vikings for a 2023 sixth-spherical decide.

Blacklock accomplished with 2 sacks and totaled 36 tackles with three begins all by way of his two seasons with the Texans.

Blacklock was the Texans’ first decide inside the 2020 draft. And that decide acquired here from the commerce that despatched wideout DeAndre Hopkins and a fourth-spherical decide to the Arizona Cardinals for working again David Johnson, a second-spherical decide and a fourth-spherical decide.