The Jacksonville Jaguars have claimed Grimes off waivers from Houston.|||||||
Grimes played in nine games this season, six with the Texans and three with the New York Jets. He carried twice for 6 yards with the Jets. The Jaguars needed depth at running back. Maurice Jones-Drew (foot) and Rashad Jennings (concussion/shoulder) are out Sunday against New England, and backups Jalen Parmele and Jordan Todman are on injured reserve.
The Houston Texans claimed Grimes off waivers.|||||||
The 5-foot-10 Grimes was signed off the Texans' practice squad by the New York Jets in September. The Jets waived him on Tuesday, and the Texans picked him up with Ben Tate's status uncertain for Sunday's game against Buffalo (3-4) because of a hamstring injury.
The New York Jets have signed Grimes from the Houston Texans' practice squad.|||||||
Grimes was signed by the Texans as an undrafted free agent out of William & Mary in May and waived after the preseason before being signed to Houston's practice squad. The move Tuesday gives the Jets' running game some added depth behind starter Shonn Greene and backups Bilal Powell and Joe McKnight.