With the NFL returning this week, teams have been releasing their rosters for the opening game of the 2018 season. Here is the Houston Texans official roster for the season that includes a familiar face for some Red Raider fans.

Offense

Quarterback (3): Deshaun Watson, Brandon Weeden, Joe Webb

Running Back (4): Lamar Miller, Alfred Blue, Tyler Ervin, Buddy Howell

Wide Receiver (6): DeAndre Hopkins, Will Fuller V, Bruce Ellington, Keke Coutee, Sammie Coates Jr., Vyncint Smith

Tight End (3): Ryan Griffin, Jordan Akins, Jordan Thomas

Offensive Line (8): Julie'n Davenport, Martinas Rankin, Senlo Kelemete, Nick Martin, Greg Mancz, Seantrel Henderson, Kendall Lamm

Defense

Defensive Line (7): J.J. Watt, Carlos Wilkins, D.J. Reader, Brandon Dunn, Christian Covington, Angelo Blackson, Joel Heath

Linebacker (9): Whitney Mercilus, Brennan Scarlett, Peter Kalamyayi, Benardrick McKinney, Brian Peters, Zach Cunningham, Dylan Cole, Jadeveon Clowney, Duke Ejiofor

Corner Back (5): Johnathan Joseph, Kayvon Webster, Johnson Bademosi, Kevin Johnson, Aaron Colvin

Safety (5): Tryann Mathieu, Natrell Jamerson, A.J. Moore, Kareem Jackson, Justin Reid

Special Teams

Kicker : Ka'imi Fairbairn

Punter/Holder: Trevor Daniel

Long Snapper: Jon Weeks

Kick/Punt Returner: Tyler Ervin. Bruce Ellington, Keke Coutee

The Houston Texans open up the 2018 NFL season on the road against the ageless wonder, Tom Brady, and the New England Patriots.

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