-- NT Seth Payne will miss the remainder of the season after suffering a torn ACL in his left knee in the Texans' 31-10 loss to New Orleans.
-- K Kris Brown will not practice when the Texans return to workouts Wednesday
due to a strained groin.
-- LG Milford Brown will not practice
Wednesday due to a sprained posterior cruciate ligament in his right
--The Texans signed DT Steve Martin on Monday to bolster a
line besieged by injuries to NT Seth Payne and DE Gary Walker.
-- The Texans have been impressed with the recovery of RB Tony Hollings from ACL
surgery less than a year ago. Hollings had a team-high 41 carries during the
preseason but has yet to touch the ball in two regular season
-- With Seth Payne (knee) and Gary Walker (shoulder) out
with injuries, DE Jerry DeLoach is the senior member of the defensive line with
22 career starts.
-- After not allowing a sack in the season
opener, the Texans resorted to old ways as quarterback David Carr collapsed
under a ton of pressure and was sacked five times against the Saints. "At times
it felt like last year with our line having trouble handling the pressure," Carr
said. "If we continue to play like the last nine minutes of this game, our
season will basically go down the toilet, I hate to say."
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