Texans release safety Danieal Manning

The Houston Texans released safety Danieal Manning on Monday, according to a report from ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Manning was slated to earn $4.5 million this season and was previously asked to take a pay cut. In addition, the Texans signed safety Chris Clemons, indicating Houston was likely to move in another direction.

Manning spent the previous three seasons with the Texans and recorded 24 total tackles and one sack in just six games played due to injury.

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Aaron Wilson
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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