HOUSTON -

The Texans have begun the process of trimming their roster after cutting 11 players on Monday.

The roster has to be down to 75 on Tuesday and final cuts are coming on Saturday.  

The Texans close out the Preseason Thursday against the Cowboys on the road. 

Among those cut Monday were RB Ray Graham, QB Stephen McGee, CB Travis Howard, TE Adam Schiltz and LB Elliot Coffey who just signed with the team two weeks ago.