The Texans activated starting defensive tackle Maliek Collins from the COVID-19 reserve list Friday, the team announced. He tested positive for the virus on Dec. 20.
Collins has 26 tackles, eight tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks, five quarterback hits and an interception.
The Texans placed two players on the COVID-19 reserve, leaving them with eight on the list. That includes two practice squad players.
The Texans also announced they waived defensive tackle Xavier Williams.