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Owen Daniels will start for Texans Thursday night

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With Andre Johnson out, the Texans need all the offensive weapons that they can get on the field.  Even against the Colts.

So it’s great news for Houston that Owen Daniels will be available on Thursday night despite not practicing during the week. Daniels is Houston’s leading receiver this year and is struggling with a knee injury.

Inactive for Houston:  quarterback Jeff Garcia, tight end Garrett Graham,  guard Mike Brisiel, tackle Andrew Gardner, cornerback Sherrick McManis, safety Troy Nolan, and wideout Andre Johnson.

Dallas Clark is out for the Colts, as expected.  Also out: Peyton Manning, tackle Quinn Ojinnaka, defensive end Mario Addison, linebacker Phillip Wheeler, linebacker Scott Lutrus, and cornerback Mike Holmes.

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8 Responses to “Owen Daniels will start for Texans Thursday night”
  1. sbxxix says: Dec 22, 2011 7:16 PM

    The Colts are gonna need more than a lucky horse shoe to win this game

  2. dalucks says: Dec 22, 2011 7:31 PM

    I wonder how effective he will be tonight. Atleast the Texans have one guy on the field who can catch the ball. Lets hope the rinning game is moving the ball tonight.

  3. trevor123698 says: Dec 22, 2011 8:31 PM

    I was waiting for this news all day and I forgot to check before my deadline. Its a damn good thing hes playing but I wasnt worried.

  4. trevor123698 says: Dec 22, 2011 8:32 PM

    @Dalucks

    I hope hes the main weapon because i stand to make the title game (the only thing in fantasy that matters at all. I cant stand people worrying about their lineups. Keep it to yourself nobody cares)

  5. dalucks says: Dec 22, 2011 8:53 PM

    @trevor123698
    I am not talking about fantasty football, I am speaking about the reality of the Texans. Get a grip dude.

  6. blackcatnfl says: Dec 22, 2011 11:33 PM

    Peyton is out AGAIN? I’m giving him one more week and then I’m cutting him from my fantasy football team!

  7. pressmephilly says: Dec 23, 2011 2:31 AM

    Oh no,,, he’s out, god is hurt???

  8. luckyarmpit says: Dec 23, 2011 9:35 AM

    Gee, thanks for the big fat 0 in FF, Owen. C’mon man, it’s the playoffs!

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