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Brown (knee) is listed as active for Sunday's game against the Jets.
Brown -- who approached the contest listed as questionable -- was limited at Wednesday's practice, then logged a full session Thursday before closing out the week with a 'DNP' on Friday. With his Week 14 availability confirmed, Brown will have a chance to assume a key role in a Houston WR corps that also includes Nico Collins and Robert Woods and will be without Tank Dell (leg) for the rest of the season. In his return to action in Week 13 following a two-game absence due to a knee issue, Brown logged 55 of a possible 68 snaps on offense against the Broncos but was held without a catch on two targets. A bounce-back versus New York is plausible though barring any in-game setbacks or limitations, considering the numbers that Brown put up in Weeks 9 (6/153/1) and 10 (7/172/0).
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Dell (fibula) noted earlier this month that he expects to join his teammates when the Texans take the field for OTAs this spring, Aaron Wilson, KPRC 2 Houston reports.
Dell is making good progress in his recovery from a broken fibula and expects to be ready for OTAs this spring, Aaron Wilson of KPRC 2 Houston reports.
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Anderson was named the Defensive Rookie of the Year on Thursday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
Stroud was named the Offensive Rookie of the Year on Thursday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
Dell (leg) started light pool work in January, with Will Kunkel of FOX 26 Houston reporting that doctors are pleased by the wide receiver's rehab progress so far.
Pierce finished the 2023 season with 145 carries for 416 yards and two touchdowns along with 13 receptions (17 targets) for 101 receiving yards over 14 regular-season games.
Jordan failed to catch his lone target in Houston's 34-10 playoff loss to Baltimore last Saturday. He finished his third NFL season with 17 receptions on 21 targets for 219 yards and two touchdowns.
Ogunbowale had two carries for seven yards and caught his lone target for 13 yards in Houston's 34-10 playoff loss to Baltimore last Saturday. He finished the 2023 season with eight carries for 35 yards and two catches on seven targets for 18 yards.
Keenum has one year remaining on his contract heading into the 2024 offseason. He completed 34 of 53 passes for 291 yards and one touchdown with three interceptions in two games played during the 2023 season.
Mills has one year remaining on his rookie contract entering the 2024 offseason. He completed 18 of 39 passes for 173 yards and two touchdowns in 2023.