Veteran Kevin Kolb and rookie EJ Manuel battle at QB. At camp, Pat Kirwan says Manuel has the ability and poise to win the Week 1 job.
Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch (foot) missed practice for a second-straight day. Ravens WR Torrey Smith was added to the injury report but practiced on a limited basis. Packers WRs Randall Cobb (illness) and Jordy Nelson (ankle) returned to practice.
Texans coach Gary Kubiak wants to see his team "play with a reckless abandon" against the Bengals on Saturday.
LB Brooks Reed is among Houston's inactives for its game against the Colts.
CB Alan Ball (foot) will miss his fourth consecutive game. S Eddie Pleasant is active after being signed off the practice squad this week.
Texans inactives for Monday night's game against the New England Patriots include CB Alan Ball and LB Brooks Reed.

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