3:51 PM EDT, Fri October 20, 2017
Houston Chronicle

Texans linebacker Dylan Cole has Grade 2 hamstring injury

Cole underwent a magnetic resonance imaging exam Monday, revealing the extent of the damage. The typical recovery time for that severity of hamstring injury is at least four weeks and can take longer. Cole is expected to play again this season.

Houston Chronicle

Texans defense adjusts to big-name absences

The Texans' defense is playing without four starters who were first-round picks -- J.J. Watt (injury), outside linebacker Whitney Mercilus (injury), inside linebacker Brian Cushing (suspension) and cornerback Kevin Johnson (injury) – who began the season.

CSN Houston

Texans Expect Kevin Johnson Back After Bye, Unsure On Dylan Cole

The Texans cornerback hasn't played since spraining his MCL September 14th. Meanwhile, Cole suffered a hamstring injury Sunday.

Houston Chronicle

Texans' Chris Clark doesn't think he has long-term injury

Clark will undergo a magnetic resonance imaging exam Monday to determine the severity of the injury, but is hopeful he hasn't suffered a long-term injury.

Houston Chronicle

Injured Texans OLB Whitney Mercilus: 'It's just a bump in the road'

Out for the season with a torn pectoral muscle that required surgery, Texans outside linebacker Whitney Mercilus is remaining upbeat despite not being able to play until next year.

Houston Chronicle

Texans injury report: Benardrick McKinney questionable, Clowney, Joseph practice

Texans inside linebacker Benardrick McKinney said he'll play Sunday against the Cleveland Browns. McKinney is listed as questionable with a lingering hip injury. He returned to practice on a limited basis Friday.

Houston Chronicle

Texans injury report: Kareem Jackson upgraded

Texans veteran starting cornerback Kareem Jackson returned to practice Thursday after sitting out Wednesday with a hamstring injury.

CSN Houston

Texans Injury Report Lengthy; Bouncing Back After Big Defensive Losses

The Houston Texans had eight players out of practice on Wednesday ahead of Sunday's match-up with the Cleveland Browns.

Houston Chronicle

Healthy again, new Texans OLB Lamarr Houston learning on the fly

Dogged by knee injuries in recent years, new Texans outside linebacker Lamarr Houston is enjoying his rejuvenated health.

Houston Chronicle

Texans' Jadeveon Clowney sidelined again in practice

Texans Pro Bowl outside linebacker-defensive end Jadeveon Clowney didn't practice for the second day in a row Thursday due to a knee injury.

Houston Chronicle

Texans' Jadeveon Clowney likely to be focal point for blockers

In the wake of season-ending injuries to defensive end J.J. Watt and outside linebacker Whitney Mercilus, there's a strong likelihood that Pro Bowl hybrid pass rusher Jadeveon Clowney will become a marked man.

Houston Chronicle

Texans' J.J. Watt posts first post-surgery photo

Three days after suffering a tibial plateau fracture in Sunday night's game against the Kansas City Chiefs, Texans star J.J. Watt posted a photo on Instagram that shows him using crutches in a hospital corridor.

Houston Chronicle

Texans injury report: Jadeveon Clowney misses practice

Texans Pro Bowl outside linebacker-defensive end Jadeveon Clowney didn't practice Wednesday due to a knee injury. Clowney isn't expected to be sidelined, though, for a home game Sunday against the winless Cleveland Browns.

Houston Chronicle

Texans corner Johnathan Joseph not practicing

Texans veteran cornerback Johnathan Joseph is at practice, but not dressed out in uniform. It's unclear if it's a day off for the two-time Pro Bowl selection or because of an injury.

CSN Houston

The Best of Gallant At Night 10-10

Paul reacts to the Texans’ 42-34 loss to the Chiefs and what key injuries mean for the team going forward. Paul breaks down the Astros’ ALDS-clinching victory over the Red Sox. In the Nightly News: […]

Houston Chronicle

Injured Texans corner Kevin Johnson close to returning

Texans cornerback Kevin Johnson will miss his fourth consecutive game Sunday against the Clevleand Browns due to a Grade 2 sprained medial collateral ligament in his left knee. However, Johnson is making steady progress in his recovery from an injury that was forecasted for him to miss four to six weeks.

Kansas City Star

Injuries — Watt, Kelce, Mercilus, Conley — pile up from Chiefs-Texans game

The injury tone was set on the opening kickoff of the Chiefs’ 42-34 victory over the Texans on Sunday, when Chiefs safety Steven Terrell was kicked in the head by …

CSN Houston

Texans Weigh In On Watt, Mercilus Injuries

HOUSTON (SPORTSRADIO 610) At his press conference today, Texans head coach Bill O’Brien confirmed the worst: that Texans defensive end J.J. Watt and outside linebacker Whitney Mercilus will BOTH miss the remainder of the season. […]

Houston Chronicle

Texans' Bill O'Brien stresses need for resiliency after injuries

As tough as it is to replace two of the top defensive players in the game, Texans coach Bill O'Brien emphasized Monday that it's a time for resiliency.

Kansas City Star

Chiefs’ Steven Terrell suffers concussion on opening kickoff

The Chiefs-Texans game on Sunday was physical from the opening kickoff. Chiefs safety Steven Terrell took a cleat in the head from a Texans player while blocking for Akeem Hunt

Houston Chronicle

Texans' J.J. Watt apologizes to city of Houston

A little after 6 a.m. Monday, Texans star J.J. Watt got on Twitter and Instagram to post a message about the devastating injury he suffered in Sunday night's loss to the Chiefs.

CSN Houston

The Best Of Mad Radio 10-9

Mad Radio reacts to what was supposed to be a great day in Houston sports, but turned out to be a bad one. Many people are talking about the Texans injuries, but Seth says the […]

Houston Chronicle

Texans' Whitney Mercilus ruled out

Texans outside linebacker Whitney Mercilus was ruled out of the game with a chest injury. It appeared to be a pectoral issue.

CSN Houston

Texans Lose Watt, Mercilus, In Sunday Night Defeat To Chiefs

HOUSTON (SPORTSRADIO 610) – The Texans lost defensive end JJ Watt for the season and Whitney Mercilus indefinitely with a chest injury in a 42-34 shootout loss to the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday Night Football […]

Kansas City Star

Ask Terez: Andy Reid on the Chiefs’Achilles injuries, Conley & more

Following the Chiefs’ 42-34 win over the Houston Texans on Sunday (click here for the NFL Primetime edition of the recap), KC Star beat writer Terez A. Paylor answered Twitter …

Houston Chronicle

John McClain grades the Texans in loss to Chiefs

Those injuries left the defense exposed and set up Alex Smith and the Chiefs to do what they do even against healthy defenses - put up points - which they did in bunches in a 42-34 win Sunday night.

CSN Houston

O’Brien, Watson Discuss Watt, Mercilus Injuries

HOUSTON (SPORTSRADIO 610) It was a rough Sunday for Houston sports. And the lowest moment of the day came early in the Texans 42 – 34 loss to the Chiefs. Outside linebacker Whitney Mercilus suffered […]

FOX Sports

Texans lose Watt, Merciulus for season

Houston's J.J. Watt and Whitney Mercilus will miss the rest of the season with injuries.