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  Texans | Lamar Miller hoping to improve as pass catcher    Sat Jun 29, 11:53 AM

Houston Texans RB Lamar Miller said that he has been concentrating on running routes on the outside of the backfield this offseason to improve as a pass catcher.

Footballguys view: Miller is a viable pass catcher out of the backfield, but not a true mismatch creator in the passing game. If D'Onta Foreman regains form from his 2017 achilles tear, Miller's pass catching could keep him relevant in fantasy leagues.

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  Texans | Lamar Miller looking fit    Thu Jun 27, 01:35 PM

Houston Texans RB Lamar Miller has maintained his conditioning regimen and healthier diet from the 2018 offseason and is said to look even fitter and leaner this offseason. 'I'm feeling better this offseason,' Miller said. 'I think what I did in the offseason last year helped me be more explosive last year. So, I'm going to try and continue doing what I did last year and just try to help this team win any way possible.'

Footballguys view: We've gone this road with Miller before, and he did have a very strong mid-season tear to help fantasy teams. D'Onta Foreman will get a chance to cut into Miller's workload, but Miller could hold him off for at least the first month or two of the season with good play. His ADP is very reasonable for a starting running back.

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  Texans | GM sees Lamar Miller as starter    Thu Feb 28, 07:37 PM

Houston Texans general manager Brian Gaine said he sees RB Lamar Miller as the team's starting running back next season.

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  Texans | Lamar Miller a possible cap casualty    Fri Jan 25, 02:15 AM

Houston Texans RB Lamar Miller has only $1 million of guaranteed money left on his contract, and the team could elect to release him, according to Spotrac. The move would save more than $6 million in cap room.

Footballguys view: The move would not be a surprising one given Miller's cap hit, age and injury history. The Texans could choose to move on from Miller and find another starting running back through the draft. They also have D'Onta Foreman waiting in the wings for a larger opportunity (if he stays healthy).

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  Texans | Lamar Miller doesn't run much    Sat Jan 5, 07:53 PM

Houston Texans RB Lamar Miller tallied just five rushing attempts for 18 yards while adding eight catches for 63 yards in a wild-card playoff loss to the Indianapolis Colts Saturday, Jan. 5.

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  Texans | Lamar Miller reaches end zone    Sun Dec 30, 05:49 PM

Houston Texans RB Lamar Miller rushed for 56 yards and one touchdown on 17 carries against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 17.

Footballguys view: Miller and the Texans running game continued to tread water heading into the playoffs. They could look to sign or draft a big name at the position next year.

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  Texans | Lamar Miller practices in full    Fri Dec 28, 05:37 PM

Houston Texans RB Lamar Miller (ankle) practiced in full Friday, Dec. 28 and he is off the injury report ahead of the Week 17 game against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

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  Texans | Week 17 injury report for Houston    Fri Dec 28, 02:57 PM

Houston Texans WR Keke Coutee (hamstring), DT Brandon Dunn (ankle) and CB Johnathan Joseph (neck) were limited in practice Friday, Dec. 28, and are listed as questionable for Week 17 versus the Jacksonville Jaguars. WR DeAndre Carter (knee), LB Dylan Cole (wrist), DE Christian Covington (knee), OL Zach Fulton (hand), S Andre Hal (ankle), WR DeAndre Hopkins (ankle), CB/S Kareem Jackson (knee), OG Senio Kelemete (elbow, rib), OL Greg Mancz (knee), LB Benardrick McKinney (foot), RB Lamar Miller (ankle), S Justin Reid (shoulder, wrist), S Mike Tyson (concussion), DE J.J. Watt (knee) and QB Joe Webb (ankle) were full participants in practice Friday, Dec. 28, and have been removed from the injury report.

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  Texans | Lamar Miller good to go    Fri Dec 28, 11:21 AM

Updating an earlier report, Houston Texans RB Lamar Miller (ankle) will be 'good to go' Sunday, Dec. 30, according to head coach Bill O'Brien.

Footballguys view: Miller is a still a what the heck flex at best with his recent ankle injury and the tough matchup against the Jaguars.

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  Texans | Lamar Miller expected to play    Fri Dec 28, 09:33 AM

Houston Texans RB Lamar Miller (ankle) is expected to play in Week 17 against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

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  Texans | Lamar Miller upgraded    Thu Dec 27, 04:11 PM

Houston Texans RB Lamar Miller (ankle) fully participated in practice Thursday, Dec. 27.

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  Texans | Lamar Miller feeling better    Thu Dec 27, 12:12 PM

Houston Texans RB Lamar Miller (ankle) said Thursday, Dec. 27, he is feeling 'way better' about his sprained ankle.

Footballguys view: Miller could play this week, but his recent injury and the tough matchup make him a risky Week 17 choice.

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  Texans | Lamar Miller a limited participant    Wed Dec 26, 06:33 PM

Houston Texans RB Lamar Miller (ankle) was limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

Footballguys view: It looks like Miller is set to get back in action after missing last week with this ankle injury. The team might choose to limit him against the Jaguars on Sunday with an eye on a larger workload forthcoming in the playoffs. We might see D'Onta Foreman get more work if Miller is limited.

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  Texans | Lamar Miller has shot to play Week 17    Mon Dec 24, 01:04 PM

Houston Texans RB Lamar Miller (ankle) is 'trending upwards' and has 'a chance' to play in Week 17 versus the Jacksonville Jaguars, according to head coach Bill O'Brien.

Footballguys view: Miller doesn't need to shake off the rust before the Texans make a postseason run. They might decide to give him another week of rest. That means Alfred Blue and D'Onta Foreman could get more action if Miller sits out the regular season finale.

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  Texans | Lamar Miller to miss Week 16    Sat Dec 22, 12:04 PM

Houston Texans RB Lamar Miller (ankle) will not travel with the team for their Week 16 game and has been ruled out.

Footballguys view: The Texans have the goal of a deep postseason run, so giving Miller some rest is a good idea. They'll shut him down this week but he could return in Week 17 just to shake off some rust before the playoffs. While Miller is out, the Texans turn to Alfred Blue as the lead back. We could see D'Onta Foreman get some work too.

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  Texans | Lamar Miller questionable for Week 16    Fri Dec 21, 05:16 PM

Houston Texans RB Lamar Miller (ankle) was limited in practice for a third straight day Friday, Dec. 21 and he is listed as questionable for Week 16 against the Philadelphia Eagles.

Footballguys view: Miller isn't trustworthy coming off of a game that he left early and getting in no full practices this week. It is still possible that he is inactive and Alfred Blue gets the start, but Blue has a low ceiling as a runner.

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  Texans | Week 16 injury report for Houston    Fri Dec 21, 03:04 PM

Houston Texans S Mike Tyson (concussion) did not practice all week and has been ruled out for Week 16 versus the Philadelphia Eagles. CB Johnathan Joseph (hip, illness) and OG Senio Kelemete (elbow, rib, illness) did not practice Friday, Dec. 21, and are listed as questionable. WR Keke Coutee (hamstring), DT Brandon Dunn (ankle), WR DeAndre Hopkins (ankle) and RB Lamar Miller (ankle) were limited in practice Friday and are also listed as questionable. S Andre Hal (ankle) was also limited in practice but no longer appears on the injury report. LB Dylan Cole (wrist, knee), OL Zach Fulton (hand), CB/S Kareem Jackson (knee), OL Greg Mancz (knee), LB Brian Peters (ankle), S Justin Reid (shoulder, wrist), DE J.J. Watt (knee) and QB Brandon Weeden (illness) were full participants in practice Friday and have also been removed from the injury report.

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  Texans | Limited practice for Lamar Miller    Thu Dec 20, 06:22 PM

Houston Texans RB Lamar Miller (ankle) was limited during practice Thursday, Dec. 20.

Footballguys view: It looks like Miller is going to return after missing most of Week 15. He's still a very risky start with the possibility of a re-injury and a history of not playing well through injuries.

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  Texans | Lamar Miller says he's day to day    Thu Dec 20, 12:24 PM

Houston Texans RB Lamar Miller (ankle) said Thursday, Dec. 20, that he's day to day as he recovers from his Week 15 ankle injury and added that the injury could've been worse.

Footballguys view: We could see the Texans activate D'Onta Foreman this week. Miller might be able to play in Week 16 but the team may choose to limit his role with the playoffs coming up. He doesn't have a high ankle sprain, and that's good news but the number of touches Miller gets this week is a bit of a mystery. Look at him as a low-end RB2 against the Eagles on Sunday.

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  Texans | Limited practice for Lamar Miller    Wed Dec 19, 07:15 PM

Houston Texans RB Lamar Miller (ankle) was limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 19.

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  Texans | Lamar Miller may play in Week 16    Sun Dec 16, 11:15 AM

Updating a previous report, Houston Texans RB Lamar Miller's (ankle) ankle injury is not considered serious, and he may be able to play in the Week 16 game, according to a source. Miller should be ready for the start of the playoffs in case he misses any regular season games.

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  Texans | Optimism about Lamar Miller    Sat Dec 15, 09:48 PM

Houston Texans RB Lamar Miller's (ankle) injury doesn't appear to be serious, according to head coach Bill O'Brien.

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  Texans | Lamar Miller stays sidelined    Sat Dec 15, 08:56 PM

Houston Texans RB Lamar Miller (ankle) did not come back after leaving early with an ankle injury against the New York Jets Saturday, Dec. 15.

Footballguys view: Miller might have cost fantasy teams a chance to play for the title. He seemed more durable this year until the most important week to date. He'll be a risky RB2/Flex if he goes against the Eagles next week.

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  Texans | Lamar Miller questionable to return    Sat Dec 15, 05:01 PM

Updating a previous report, Houston Texans RB Lamar Miller (ankle) went to the locker room in the second quarter of the Week 15 game against the New York Jets on Saturday, Dec. 15. He left the game in the first quarter, returned after a brief absence, but is now sidelined again. Officially, he is questionable to return.

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  Texans | Lamar Miller checks back into game    Sat Dec 15, 04:59 PM

Updating a previous report, Houston Texans RB Lamar Miller (ankle) checked back into the Week 15 game against the New York Jets after leaving earlier with an ankle injury.

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  Texans | Lamar Miller limps off in first quarter    Sat Dec 15, 04:38 PM

Houston Texans RB Lamar Miller (lower body) suffered an apparent lower-body injury in the first quarter of the Week 15 game against the New York Jets. He attempted to limp off, couldn't make it to the sideline and was attended to by trainers on the field.

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  Texans | Lamar Miller good for TD rush    Sun Dec 9, 09:16 PM

Houston Texans RB Lamar Miller rushed 14 times for 33 yards and a touchdown in the Week 14 game against the Indianapolis Colts.

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  Texans | Lamar Miller rushes for over 100 yards    Sun Dec 2, 05:01 PM

Houston Texans RB Lamar Miller rushed for 103 yards on 19 carries against the Cleveland Browns in Week 13.

Footballguys view: Miller is running like a younger version of himself right now. The Texans defense has been helping them have favorable game scripts for the running game and keeping Miller among the RB2 ranks.

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  Texans | Lamar Miller gashes Tennessee    Mon Nov 26, 11:36 PM

Houston Texans RB Lamar Miller had 12 carries for 162 yards, including a 97-yard touchdown, and caught one pass for five yards in a 34-17 win over the Tennessee Titans in Week 12.

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  Texans | Lamar Miller totals 108 yards    Sun Nov 18, 06:48 PM

Houston Texans RB Lamar Miller registered 20 carries for 86 yards in the Week 11 game against the Washington Redskins and he added three receptions for 22 yards with five targets.

Footballguys view: Keke Coutee's return helped the running game and Miller looked fresher coming off of the bye. He'll be a low ceiling RB2/Flex against the Titans next week.

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  Texans | Lamar Miller facing tough test    Fri Nov 16, 10:30 PM

Houston Texans RB Lamar Miller faces the Washington Redskins in Week 11, and the Redskins have allowed the fifth-fewest rushing yards per game this season.

Footballguys view: The season-long data for Washington doesn't give a clear picture of what's going on now. Over the last two games, Washington has given up 103 yards on the ground to the Bucs and 154 yards to the Falcons rushing attack. Miller and the Texans rushing attack is inconsistent, and Fantasy GMs have already nerfed expectations for the veteran back. We see Miller as a low-end RB2 or RB3/flex option in Week 11.

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  Texans | Lamar Miller struggles against Denver    Sun Nov 4, 09:19 PM

Houston Texans RB Lamar Miller rushed 12 times for 21 yards and caught two passes for 27 yards in a 19-17 win over the Denver Broncos in Week 9.

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  Texans | Lamar Miller runs wild    Thu Oct 25, 11:52 PM

Houston Texans RB Lamar Miller rushed 18 times for 133 yards and a touchdown in a 42-23 win over the Miami Dolphins in Week 8.

Footballguys view: Miller had his best game of the year and his second straight RB1 game. He's a solid RB2 heading into the matchup with Denver next week.

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  Texans | Lamar Miller ready to face old mates    Wed Oct 24, 06:09 PM

Houston Texans RB Lamar Miller (chest) practiced in full Wednesday, Oct. 24 and he was lifted from the injury report ahead of the Week 8 game with the Miami Dolphins, his former team, on Thursday, Oct. 25.

Footballguys view: Miller has RB2 with upside potential against the Dolphins this week. Miami is 29th against the run and giving up an average of 136.7 rushing yards per game after seven games.

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  Texans | Week 8 injury report for Houston    Wed Oct 24, 05:37 PM

Houston Texans CB Aaron Colvin (ankle), WR Keke Coutee (hamstring), OL Zach Fulton (ankle), TE Ryan Griffin (illness), S Andre Hal (shoulder), Brian Peters (ankle) and CB Shareece Wright (shoulder, hand, groin) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 24 and are out for the Week 8 game against the Miami Dolphins on Thursday, Oct. 25. WR DeAndre Hopkins (foot) was a limited participant, while WR Will Fuller (hip), CB Johnathan Joseph (hip), RB Lamar Miller (chest), LB Brennan Scarlett (groin), TE Jordan Thomas (groin), QB Deshaun Watson (chest) and DE J.J. Watt (knee) were listed as full participants and removed from the injury report.

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  Texans | Lamar Miller practices in full    Mon Oct 22, 08:44 PM

Houston Texans RB Lamar Miller (chest) fully participated in the team's walkthrough Monday, Oct. 22.

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  Texans | Lamar Miller rushes for 100 yards    Sun Oct 21, 05:37 PM

Houston Texans RB Lamar Miller rushed for 100 yards and one touchdown on 22 carries against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 7.

Footballguys view: Miller got on track for the first time in a while when the Jaguars lost their nerve in this one. The Texans should want to foster a stronger running game to take pressure of Deshaun Watson, but Miller is still only bye/injury/emergency material unless this positive trend continues.

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  Texans | Houston's Week 7 injury report    Fri Oct 19, 04:26 PM

Houston Texans CB Aaron Colvin (ankle), TE Ryan Griffin (illness), LB Brian Peters (ankle) and CB Shareece Wright (shoulder, hand, groin) did not practice Friday, Oct. 19, and have been ruled out for Week 7 versus the Jacksonville Jaguars. OL Zach Fulton (ankle) did not participate in practice for third straight day Friday and is listed as questionable. WR Keke Coutee (hamstring), WR Will Fuller (hip) and WR DeAndre Hopkins (foot) were limited in practice Friday but no longer appear on injury report. DE Joel Heath (knee), S Kareem Jackson (thigh), CB Johnathan Joseph (shoulder), LB Whitney Mercilus (ankle), RB Lamar Miller (chest) and QB Deshaun Watson (chest) participated fully in practice Friday and have also been removed from the injury report.

Footballguys view: Colvin being out should make Dede Westbrook's matchup even better this week, but he's only a what the heck flex because you are relying on Blake Bortles.

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  Texans | Lamar Miller fully practices    Thu Oct 18, 06:42 PM

Houston Texans RB Lamar Miller (chest) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 18.

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  Texans | Lamar Miller practices in full    Wed Oct 17, 06:17 PM

Houston Texans RB Lamar Miller (chest) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 17.

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  Texans | Lamar Miller mostly contained in win    Sun Oct 14, 10:23 PM

Houston Texans RB Lamar Miller (chest) rushed 15 times for 46 yards in his return to the lineup in Week 6 against the Buffalo Bills.

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  Texans | Full practice for Lamar Miller    Fri Oct 12, 04:30 PM

Houston Texans RB Lamar Miller (chest) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 12, and is not on the injury report for Week 6.

Footballguys view: Miller will still share with Alfred Blue and the Texans running game has been stalling out lately. He's only a desperation play against the Bills.

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  Texans | Lamar Miller fully practices    Thu Oct 11, 06:00 PM

Houston Texans RB Lamar Miller (chest) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 11.

Footballguys view: Miller should play this week for the Texans after being active only as an emergency option last week. His snap count is a bit of an unknown so we're looking at him as a flex play for Fantasy GMs in Week 6.

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  Texans | Lamar Miller still nursing injury    Wed Oct 10, 05:43 PM

Houston Texans RB Lamar Miller (chest) was listed as a limited participant in practice Wednesday, Oct. 10.

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  Texans | Wednesday's practice report for Houston    Wed Oct 10, 05:20 PM

Houston Texans LB Jadeveon Clowney (illness), CB Aaron Colvin (ankle) and LB Brian Peters (ankle) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 10. WR Keke Coutee (hamstring), WR Will Fuller (hamstring), TE Ryan Griffin (toe), WR DeAndre Hopkins (foot), CB Johnathan Joseph (hip), RB Lamar Miller (chest), QB Deshaun Watson (chest) and CB Shareece Wright (shoulder, hand) were limited in practice.

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  Texans | Lamar Miller to return in Week 6    Mon Oct 8, 12:49 PM

Houston Texans RB Lamar Miller (chest) will play in Week 6 against the Buffalo Bills in Week 6, according to head coach Bill O'Brien.

Footballguys view: Miller was only available in emergency situation for the Sunday night game against the Cowboys. He was active but didn't see the field. Returning against the Bills next week, Miller should be considered a RB2 or flex option for Fantasy GMs.

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  Texans | Lamar Miller active, doesn't play    Mon Oct 8, 02:23 AM

Houston Texans RB Lamar Miller (chest) was active for the team's game Sunday, Oct. 7, but was not on the field for any snaps against the Dallas Cowboys.

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  Texans | Lamar Miller unlikely to play    Sun Oct 7, 12:45 AM

Houston Texans RB Lamar Miller (chest) is not expected to play against the Dallas Cowboys in Week 5, according to a source.

Footballguys view: Alfred Blue will likely get the start with UDFA rookie Buddy Howell also figuring into the backfield picture with D'Onta Foreman still sidelined.

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  Texans | Buddy Howell might be promoted    Fri Oct 5, 04:38 PM

Houston Texans RB Buddy Howell was the practice squad player of the week and he might be promoted from the practice squad to the active roster if RB Lamar Miller (chest) cannot play in Week 5 against the Dallas Cowboys.

Footballguys view: Miller is considered to be a game-time decision for the Texans on Sunday. Fantasy GMs should have other options at the ready, including Alfred Blue who could have flex value if he's starting for the Texans against the Cowboys on Sunday.

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  Texans | Week 5 injury report for Houston    Fri Oct 5, 04:11 PM

Houston Texans CB Aaron Colvin (ankle) and LB Brian Peters (ankle) did not practice Friday, Oct. 5 and both are ruled out for Week 5 against the Dallas Cowboys. WR Keke Coutee (hamstring), WR Will Fuller (hamstring) and RB Lamar Miller (chest) were limited in practice and are considered questionable. WR Sammie Coates (hamstring), DeAndre Hopkins (thumb, ankle, hamstring) and CB Shareece Wright (shoulder) were limited, but lifted from the report, as were full participants DE Jadeveon Clowney (foot), OL Zach Fulton (shoulder), S Kareem Jackson (thumb), CB Johnathan Joseph (groin), OG Senio Kelemete (knee), OT Kendall Lamm (shoulder), C Nick Martin (ankle), DE J.J. Watt (thigh) and CB Kayvon Webster (Achilles').

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