This is a clear statement from the organization as it enters its bye week. From Kubiak to Texans ownership, the moves signal a level of expectations being set for the rest of this frustrating season.
Montgomery was a third-round pick out of LSU in April. It is very rare to see a third-round pick cut while still a rookie. Jefferson and Wood were undrafted rookies; Wood was in line for a larger role following the hamstring injury suffered by Arian Foster on Monday. All three waived players were inactive on Sunday.