Texans ORT Eric Winston has been released, he announced on Twitter Monday.
"Unfortunately I have bad news. The Texans have decided to release me today. Although it is a surprise, I have nothing but positive memories (and) great relationships that I have built over the years. While my future seems uncertain, I am confident I will land on my feet," Winston wrote.
Winston, who played collegiately at Miami (Fla.) and is entering his seventh NFL season, also thanked owner Bob McNair and "the whole Texan organization."
Winston, 28, has started every game over the last five seasons.