Limited role in loss
Cooks caught three of five targets for 23 yards in Sunday's 25-22 loss to New England.
Cooks experienced season lows in targets, catches and yards Sunday as the Texans deployed a more balanced passing attack, though he remains the clear top dog after five weeks. Cooks' 44 targets leads the team, 28 more than the second most-targeted player, running back David Johnson.
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Conley (illness) didn't practice Thursday, NFL reporter Aaron Wilson reports.
Cooks (illness) didn't practice Thursday, NFL reporter Aaron Wilson reports.
Johnson (illness/thigh) isn't practicing Thursday, Aaron Wilson of Sportstalk 790 Houston reports.
Johnson (illness/thigh) was listed as a non-participant on Wednesday's practice estimate.
Cooks is dealing with an illness and wouldn't have participated Wednesday if the Texans had practiced.
Amendola suffered a knee injury during Sunday's loss to the Jets and could miss up to four weeks, Brooks Kubena of the Houston Chronicle reports.
Freeman was active for the Texans' Week 12 loss the Jets and was limited to five snaps on special teams.
Brown failed to catch his lone target in Sunday's 21-14 loss to the Jets.
Jordan caught three of three targets for 23 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 21-14 loss to the Jets.
Moore caught his only target for minus-4 yards in Sunday's 21-14 loss to the Jets.