Texans vs. Bills Thursday injury report: Ben Tate misses 2nd straight pratctice

Jeremy Brevard-US PRESSWIRE

The Texans have 16 players listed on their Thursday injury report, and the big name is backup running back Ben Tate who missed his second straight practice with a hamstring injury.

The Houston Texans have a lengthy injury report with 16 players listed on the report for Thursday, but the big injury news is that backup running back Ben Tate missed his second straight day of practice with a hamstring injury. Tate's status for Sunday's game against the Bills is still in question.

The Texans did get wide receiver Andre Johnson back at practice on Thursday, he missed Wednesday practice but it was non-injury related. However, wide receiver Kevin Walter appeared for the first time this week on the injury report, he was limited in practice due to being sick.

There was some good news out of Thursday's practice, starting defensive Shaun Cody was able to practice on a limited basis on Thursday. Cody has been bothered by a back injury, and was a non-participant on Wednesday.

Here is the complete injury report for the Texans:

NAME POSITION INJURY WED. THU. FRI. GAME STATUS
Bryan Braman LB Neck LP LP - -
Shaun Cody DT Back DNP LP - -
Owen Daniels TE Hamstring - LP - -
Quintin Demps SS Thumb/Forearm FP FP - -
Lestar Jean WR Knee FP FP - -
Andre Johnson WR Non-injury DNP - - -
Ben Jones C Illness FP FP - -
Johnathan Joseph CB Groin LP LP - -
Shiloh Keo S Back FP FP - -
Earl Mitchell NT Ankle LP FP - -
Jesse Nading OLB Foot/Neck LP LP - -
Antonio Smith DE Ankle LP LP - -
Wade Smith G Knee FP FP - -
Ben Tate RB Hamstring DNP DNP - -
Kevin Walter WR Illness - LP - -
Cody White G Illness DNP DNP - -
T.J.Yates QB R. Elbow FP FP - -

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