Texans put Reed on active roster
Reed spent all of camp recovering from offseason hip surgery. The nine-time Pro Bowl player signed with the Texans after spending his entire career with the Ravens.
Also on Saturday, the Texans released defensive ends Keith Browner and Delano Johnson, linebackers Cameron Collins and Mike Mohamed, receivers Andy Cruse and EZ Nwachukwu, tight end Jake Byrne, cornerbacks Roc Carmichael and Elbert Mack, fullback Tyler Clutts, running backs Dennis Johnson and Deji Karim, safeties Orhian Johnson and Jawanza Starling, offensive linemen Tyler Horn, Alex Kupper and Nate Menkin and nose tackle Chris Jones.
Houston also placed receiver Alan Bonner, tackle Brennan Williams and linebacker Trevardo Williams and the injured reserve and released defensive lineman Daniel Muir, nose tackle David Hunter and receiver Mike Smith with injury settlements.