Rex Burkhead, RB (HOU)

Remains involved

Burkhead carried three times for nine yards and caught four of five targets for 21 yards in Sunday's 23-20 loss to the Bears in Week 3.

While rookie Dameon Pierce is the clear lead back for the Texans, Burkhead remains involved on passing downs and in hurry-up situations. The veteran RB had six touches compared to one for Pierce over the final three drives in the fourth quarter of a tie game. Burkhead was the target on the key play of the game, a Davis Mills interception that set up the Bears in Houston territory for a game-winning field goal.

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Rex Burkhead

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Being evaluated for head injury

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