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The Houston Texans Waive/Injured Soma Vainuku

The Houston Texans did some light roster shuffling and waived-injured Soma Vainuku,

With the Houston Texans heading to the second week of the preseason, they did a little bit of adjusting to the roster. To make room for defensive end Alex Carrington, the they waived-injured fullback Soma Vainuku.

The Texans wanted to bring in some competition to push Jay Prosch and that is what Vainuku is here for. Vainuku was a jack of all trades at USC, both a lead blocker and special teams standout for the Trojans. He also did a little pass catching and Vainuku can turn it up in a hurry with his volatile play, but his special teams play should not be overlooked. A solid player in coverage, Vainuku had a knack for blocking punts. 

He appeared in the first preseason game but it ended there leaving Prosch as the odds on favorite to be on the 53-man roster at fullback. 

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