The Houston Texans knew early in the week that they would be without Pro Bowl wide receiver Andre Johnson who suffered a hamstring injury against the Pittsburg Steelers and is expected to miss 2-3 weeks. The Texans injury report is a lengthy one this week, but most of the players are probable with starters such as running back Arian Foster (hip), wide receiver Jacoby Jones (knee), starting center Chris Myers (elbow/ankle) among others. Those three participated in full practices each day this week.
Mario Willams who suffered an elbow injury was limited early in the week for practice but did participate fully in Friday's and is expected to play, but starting linebacker DeMeco Ryans was limited in practice all week with a hamstring and elbow injury and is questionable to play against the Raiders.
As for the Oakland Raiders they suffered six play injuries this past week against the Patriots. Backup running back Michael Bush suffered an ankle injury in last weeks game and is listed as probable, but he is expected to play in his normal capacity this week.
Defensive back Michael Huff suffered an ankle injury in the Raiders week three game against the Jets and missed last weeks game against the Patriots. Huff said that he is good to go this week against the Texans, however he was limited in practice all week and is listed as questionable on the Raiders injury report.
Quarterback Jason Campbell is listed on the latest injury report for the Raiders with a foot injury, but he practiced all week and is expected to start today.
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