Texans vs. Redskins: Garrett Graham listed on injury report


Aug 20, 2014; Englewood, CO, USA; Houston Texans tight end

Garrett Graham

(88) catches a pass during scrimmage against the Denver Broncos at the Broncos Headquarters. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

On the Thursday injury report the one (and only) noticeable player on the “Did not Practice” portion of the injury report for the Houston Texans was tight end Garrett Graham.

Graham is listed as the No. 1 tight end on the Texans depth chart, with C.J. Fiedorowicz and Ryan Griffin as the second and third TE options.

He missed the practice due to a back injury, and missed the full practice as well on Wednesday.

The Texans TE, Graham, played in 13 games last season, with 11 starts. In those games he recorded 49 receptions for 545 yards and five touchdowns. He average 11.1 yards per reception.

His longest reception was 42 yards.

For the Redskins, Akeem Jordan (knee) and Tracy Porter (hamstring) did not practice on Thursday.

Others for the Texans on the injury report, but practicing are: inside linebacker Brian Cushing (ankle), cornerback Jonathan Joseph (foot), center Chris Myers (toe), nose tackle Louix Nix III (knee) and offensive guard Xavier Su’a-Filo (back).

Also on the injury report for the Texans are: cornerback A.J. Bouye (shoulder), tackle Tyson Clabo (ankle), defensive end Tim Jamison (groin), inside linebacker Mike Mohamed (quadriceps), fullback Jay Prosch (hand) and inside linebacker Justin Tuggle (knee).

Limited in practice for the Redskins on Thursday was linebacker Brian Orakpo (ankle). Also on the Redskins Thursday injury report was linebacker Jordan Reed (thumb).