The Houston Texans have claimed running back Jonathan Grimes off waivers from the New York Jets as insurance due to Ben Tate's injury, according to the Houston Chronicle.

Grimes was with the Texans in training camp and was let go Tuesday by the Jets. To make room on the roster, the Texans waived backup linebacker Mister Alexander.

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Terry McCormick covers the Titans for TitanInsider.com