Houston Texans running back Chris Polk , who was questionable for Thursday night's game due to a knee injury, rushed for five yards on one carry and caught two passes for 17 yards in a loss to the Indianapolis Colts .
Polk hadn't practiced leading up to the game and faced the prospect of diminished playing time with Arian Foster 's increased role. According to Pro Football Focus, Polk played 11 snaps compared to Foster's 46 and Alfred Blue 's 16.
Chris Polk (knee) is active for Thursday's game against the Colts, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.
With Jonathan Grimes (knee) ruled out, Polk will serve as the No. 3 running back behind Arian Foster and Alfred Blue. Polk is dealing with a knee injury of his own, but he's at least available in the event of am emergency.
Houston Texans running back Chris Polk (knee) is listed as questionable for Thursday's game against the Indianapolis Colts .
Polk's status will be revisited as Thursday's kickoff approaches, but with Arian Foster back in action and likely in line to see more work in Week 5, Polk largely slots in as an option in deeper formats.
Houston Texans running back Chris Polk did not participate in Tuesday's practice because of a knee injury, according to the Texans' official site reports.
The Texans backfield is in a bit of flux, with both Polk and Jonathan Grimes (hamstring) missing Tuesday's workout. Arian Foster is returning from a groin injury, but may not be ready for a full-time load.
Houston Texans running back Chris Polk rushed three times for 27 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 48-21 loss to the Atlanta Falcons . He also caught three of his four targets for an additional 23 yards.
The return of Arian Foster (groin) didn't have quite the impact Houston was hoping for, so there was some opportunities for Polk, who scored his touchdown during garbage time.
It's hard to see how Polk carves out anything more than a role as a third-down back and occasional fill-in, if Arian Foster is indeed back and healthy.
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