The Texans have confirmed that strong safety Danieal Manning has announced his retirement. Manning played for Houston over the last four seasons after five years with Chicago. He started five of the 16 games he played in last year and contributed to 32 tackles. He finishes his career with 11 interceptions, but none since 2012.
Texans running back Arian Foster (groin) and linebacker Brian Cushing (back, ankle) are active as expected for the game at Indianapolis after being listed as probable. Other Texans getting the green light include offensive tackle Tyson Clabo (foot), linebacker Akeem Dent (neck), cornerback Kareem Jackson (knee), cornerback Johnathan Joseph (knee, Achilles), safety Danieal Manning (hamstring) and linebacker Jeff Tarpinian (knee).
Texans final injury report of the week lists three as out for Sunday's game against the Colts including tight end Garrett Graham, linebacker Whitney Mercilus and guard Xavier Su'a-Filo . The following players are listed as probable: Arian Foster, Jonathan Joseph, Tyson Clabo, Brian Cushing, Akemm Dent, Kareem Jackson, Danieal Manning and Jeff Tarpinian.
The Texans enter their Week 14 clash against the Jaguars relatively healthy, with 13 of 16 players on the final injury report deemed probable. Those players include: Tackle Tyson Clabo (foot), inside linebacker Brian Cushing (knee), tight end Anthony Denham (illness), inside linebacker Akeem Dent (neck), running back Arian Foster (groin), running back Jonathan Grimes (ankle), cornerback Kareem Jackson (knee), wide receiver Andre Johnson (rest), cornerback Johnathan Joseph (ankle), punter Shane Lechler (biceps), tackle Derek Newton (knee) and nose tackle Ryan Pickett (back).Safety Danieal Manning (hamstring) was the only player on the report deemed questionable, while tight end Garrett Graham (ankle) and outside linebacke Jadeveon Clowney (knee) were ruled out. Clowney's disappointing rookie season has come to an end this week, as the team placed him on season-ending injured reserve and will undergo another surgery on his right knee.
The Texans re-signed safety Danieal Manning, reports NFL Network. He started six games for Houston last season, recording 24 tackles and a sack, before breaking his leg.