Whitney Mercilus

#59 LB / Houston Texans / EXP: 4YRS Height: 6-4 Weight: 258 lb Age: 25 College: Illinois Bye 9

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INJURY ALERT: Probable | Back | Full practice. Probable for Week 12 vs. New Orleans
  • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

    Texans' Whitney Mercilus: 3.5 sacks in Sunday's win

    Mercilus filled in for the injured Jadeveon Clowney (back) and had 3.5 sacks, four quarterback hits and four tackles for loss in Sunday's win over the Titans. Mercilus has seen his snap count reduced since Clowney has been available, but he's not around, Mercilus has been productive with 5.5 sacks this season.

  • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

    Texans' Whitney Mercilus: Fills in for Clowney

    Mercilus filled in at weak outside linebacker for the injured Jadeveon Clowney (ankle) and had two sacks in Sunday's win over the Jaguars. The sacks were his first two of the season and Mercilus will continue to fill in on the weak side until Clowney returns. John Simon, who had a sack Sunday, stepped into the starting lineup at strong side linebacker after Mercilus shifted to replace Clowney.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Texans agree to four-year extension with LB Whitney Mercilus

    The Texans have agreed to a four-year contract extension with linebacker Whitney Mercilus, the Houston Chronicle reports. Mercilus will receive $26 million under the terms of the deal, which will keep in Houston until 2019, ESPN reports. He has missed just one game in his first three years with the Texans, racking up 122 total tackles and 18 sacks while forcing four fumbles.

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Texans list lengthy injury report for Week 17

    The Texans have listed tight end Garrett Graham (ankle), inside linebacker Mike Mohamed (concussion), wide receiver DeVier Posey (calf) and quarterback Tom Savage (knee) as questionable for Sunday's game against Jacksonville. Meanwhile, guard Brandon Brooks (knee, ankle), tackle Tyson Clabo (shoulder), inside linebacker Brian Cushing (ankle), tight end C.J. Fiedorowicz (shoulder), running back Arian Foster (rest), wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins (wrist), cornerback Kareem Jackson (back), wide receiver Andre Johnson (rest), cornerback Johnathan Joseph (ankle), outside linebacker Whitney Mercilus (back, finger), nose tackle Ryan Pickett (groin), guard Xavier Su'a-Filo (back) and inside linebacker Jeff Tarpinian (knee) were all labeled as probable.

  • by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

    Texans list Andre Johnson, Arian Foster as probable for Sunday

    The Texas listed wide receiver Andre Johnson (concussion) and running back Arian Foster (hip) as probable for Sunday's game against the Ravens. Both Johnson and Foster were able to fully participate in Friday's practice. The following players are also listed as probable: Tyson Clabo, Brian Cushing, Akeem Dent, Kareem Jackson, Johnathan Joseph, Whitney Mercilus, DeVier Posey and Jeff Tarpinian . The Texans listed Garrett Graham (ankle), Mike Mohamed (concussion), Tom Savage (knee) and Xavier Su'a-Filo (back) as out. The Texans are 5-point underdogs.

  • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Texans LB Whitney Mercilus fine for Sunday

    Texans linebacker Whitney Mercilus has recovered from a back injury that prevented him from playing in Week 15 against Indianapolis and is ready to roll for the Sunday game against Baltimore. Mercilus has played in 13 games this season with 11 starts. He has recorded four sacks.

  • by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst

    Texans release Week 15 inactives

    The Texans declared wideout Andre Johnson (concussion), tight end Garrett Graham (ankle), linebacker Whitney Mercilus (back), defensive back Josh Aubrey, quarterback Thad Lewis, cornerback Andre Hal and guard Xavier Su'a-Filo inactive for the game at Indianapolis.

  • by Brandon Wise | Staff Writer

    Texans list three as out on final injury report for Week 15

    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.

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Texans list lengthy injury report for Week 12

    The Texans released a lengthy injury report that included 16 players leading up to Week 12 against Cincinnati. 13 of the 16 players on the list were deemed probable. Kareem Jackson (knee) was the only player ruled out, while Arian Foster (groin) and Max Bullough (hamstring) were deemed questionable. The following players were ruled as probable for Sunday: Tyson Clabo (foot), Jadeveon Clowney (knee), Brian Cushing (knee), Akeem Dent (neck), Jonathan Grimes (ankle), Andre Johnson (rest), Johnathan Joseph (knee), Ryan Mallett (chest), Whitney Mercilus (knee), Mike Mohamed (hip), Darryl Morris (ankle), Jeff Tarpinian (knee) and Justin Tuggle (shoulder).

  • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Texans LB Whitney Mercilus top defender in Sunday loss

    Texans linebacker Whitney Mercilus did his best to keep the Eagles from flying high Sunday, but it wasn't enough. He tied for the team lead with nine tackles and contributed two of the team's four sacks among his three quarterback hits.

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