Texans claim Ricky Sapp on waivers

The Houston Texans cut free safety Ed Reed this week and he was signed by the New York Jets, creating a roster spot for outside linebacker Ricky Sapp when he was cut by the Jets.

It essentially operated like a trade.

Sapp is a former Clemson player who played in five games for the Jets with no tackles and four quarterback hits.

The Texans cut running back Ray Graham to create a spot for Sapp.

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Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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