Zach Potter

Workout Notes: Tuesday Night

Luke Adams rounded up the latest auditions earlier today and we’ll keep track of the newest ones right here..

Texans Release Eight Players

The Texans have released tight end Zach Potter, according to Dave Zangaro of (on Twitter). Earlier today, Houston released wide receiver Travis Labhartkicker Chris Boswellfullback Toben Opurum, and former USC safety Jawanza Starling. Here’s your running list of the players released in Houston today:

Texans Sign Zach Potter

1:27pm: Potter has officially signed with the Texans, agent Vance Malinovic confirms to Mark Berman of FOX 26 Houston (Twitter link).

12:51pm: The Texans are signing tight end Zach Potter, according to Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post, who cites a league source. Terms of the agreement aren’t known, but it figures to be a minimum salary contract with a chance to earn a roster spot for Potter.

Potter played his college ball at Nebraska as a defensive end before spending parts of four NFL season in Jacksonville, where the Jaguars converted him to a tight end. Acting primarily as a blocker and special teams player, Potter has recorded 11 career receptions for 83 yards. After signing with the Rams last May, the 27-year-old didn’t survive the team’s final cuts prior to Week 1, and sat out the 2013 season.