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Texans running back Ben Tate is inactive for Sunday's game against Buffalo with a hamstring injury.
Tate, the Texans' second-leading rusher behind Arian Foster, sat out practice all week. He also sat out Houston's 23-17 win over the New York Jets on Oct. 8 with a right big toe injury.
The other inactives for Houston include cornerbacks Roc Carmichael and Brandon Harris, tackle Andrew Gardner, guards Cody White and Brandon Brooks and nose tackle Terrell McClain. The Texans signed running back Jonathan Grimes this week, after he was waived by the Jets.
For Buffalo, defensive end Mark Anderson (left knee) will miss his third straight game. The other inactives for the Bills include cornerback Terrence McGee, kicker John Potter, quarterback Tarvaris Jackson, safety Delano Howell, linebacker Kirk Morrison and right tackle Erik Pears.
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Houston coach Gary Kubiak talks some strategy with QB Matt Schaub during the fourth quarter of Sunday’s game with the Bills. (AP Photo/Dave Einsel)
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HOUSTON (AP) -- The Houston Texans are still looking for a challenger in the AFC after improving to 7-0 in their conference with a 21-9 win over Buffalo. Houston's only defeat so far came against Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers in a humiliating nationally televised game.
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The Offensive Line Grades
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Houston remains atop the AFC standings with a franchise-best 7-1 start after picking up another win by beating the Buffalo Bills on Sunday.
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''I think we can be a lot better,'' Johnson...
Mario Williams was a fan favorite during his six years in Houston. To say he has fallen out of favor would be an understatement.
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Rob Quinn: 8-2
Brandon Hess: 19-11
Ryan Talbot: 23-12
Michael Bundt: 21-14
Mike Straw: 15-10
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