Found November 02, 2013 on Sports Injury Alert:
The Houston Texans take on division rival Indianapolis on Sunday night, and will look to put an end to a five-game losing streak that has drastically altered their Super Bowl aspirations. The running back corps is the most afflicted unit on the team, with Arian Foster and Ben Tate both dealing with injuries (Tate has four cracked ribs, Foster is dealing with a sore hamstring). The Texans have also named rookie Case Keenum as their starting quarterback going forward, angering incumbent starter Matt Schaub in the process. Here is the team’s final injury report, brought to you courtesy of The Parentheses denote their participation level during Friday’s practice. Questionable Arian Foster (Full) Hamstring Probable RG Brandon Brooks (Full) Toe LT Duane Brown (Full) Toe S Shiloh Keo (Full) Achilles WR Keshawn Martin (Full) Shoulder CB Brice McCain (Full) Knee NT Earl Mitchell (Full) Knee RT Derek Newton (Full) Knee/Elbow S Eddie Pleasant (Full) Toe WR DeVier Posey (Fu

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