Texans Tuesday Tidbits

News and notes on the Houston Texans.

--The Houston Texans continue to take a cautious approach with Pro Bowl defensive end Gary Walker.
   Walker, who has been sidelined nearly four weeks with a sprained left shoulder, will practice on a limited basis this week and is doubtful for Sunday's game at New Orleans.
   Walker suffered the injury in a preseason game Aug. 15 against Dallas.
   "We will see where he is and see what he can do (this week)," Texans coach Dom Capers said.
   Capers said a decision whether Walker can play likely would not be made until game day.
   Despite the absence of Walker, the Texans had one of the best run defense performances in the brief history of the franchise, holding last year's NFL rushing champ Ricky Williams to 69 yards on 17 carries.
   Six-year veteran Corey Sears, making only his fourth career start, had two tackles while starting at left defensive end for Walker.
   -- LB Antwan Peek is out indefinitely with a sprained lateral collateral ligament in his right knee suffered in the Texans' season opening victory against the Dolphins. The injury means Steve Foley is the only healthy backup outside linebacker on the roster.
   -- LB Steve Foley moves into the backup role behind starter Charlie Clemons at right outside linebacker with rookie Antwan Peek out indefinitely with an injured knee.
   -- LB Troy Evans re-aggravated a groin injury during the season opener and will be limited in practice this week.
   -- LB Jay Foreman finished with seven tackles and one sack against the Dolphins despite playing with a sprained neck that has bothered him for two weeks.
   -- When WR Corey Bradford scores it's usually on a big play. Bradford has averaged 46.1 yards on his seven touchdown catches with the Texans dating back to last season.

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