Coach David Culley said Kirksey fractured his thumb during Sunday's contest against the Cardinals, Aaron Wilson of Sportstalk 790 Houston reports.

Despite the injury, Kirksey totaled eight tackles (four solo) during the Texans' Week 7 matchup with the Cardinals. If Kirksey is forced to miss time, Kamu Grugier-Hill will likely see increased snaps during the 29-year-old's absence.

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