The Houston Texans announced that there are seven players being elevated from the practice squad to the active roster.
The full list of players being elevated includes:
- RB Jaylen Samuels
- CB Cre’Von LeBlanc
- WR Jordan Veasy
- OL Jordan Steckler
- LB Josh Watson
- WR Jalen Camp
- DT Michael Dwumfour
Samuels, 25, was selected in the fifth round out of North Carolina State by the Steelers in 2018. He originally signed a four-year, $2,718,064 contract that included a $258,064 signing bonus.
He was among the Steelers’ final roster cuts coming out of the preseason and re-signed to their practice squad. Pittsburgh cut him loose earlier this week.
In 2020, Samuels played in three games for the Steelers, recording nine rushes for 28 yards and a touchdown with nine catches for 46 yards.