Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/24/11

CHICAGO - SEPTEMBER 20: Heath Miller #83 of the Pittsburgh Steelers is hit by Danieal Manning #83 of the Chicago Bears on September 20, 2009 at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Bears defeated the Steelers 17-14. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Houston Texans strong safety Danieal Manning is expected to return to the lineup this weekend against the Jacksonville Jaguars, just a month after suffering a broken bone in his leg.Manning fractured his left tibia while attempting to snag an interception in a victory over the Tennessee Titans on Oct. 24. The best-case scenario had Manning returning in 4-6 weeks, and after a solid rehab program head coach Gary Kubiak said Manning would likely suit up Sunday."He took a limited number of reps (Wednesday), not the full load, but I expect him to play," Kubiak said. "We will have to monitor the amount of plays, I would imagine, but everything looks like he’ll be ready to go."Manning, a second-round pick of the Chicago Bears in 2006, has 32 tackles and two interceptions in seven games this season.
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