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  • Texans' Tytus Howard: Returns to practice Tuesday

    Howard (illness) returned to practice Tuesday, Aaron Wilson of ProFootballNetwork.com reports. Howard tested positive for COVID-19 and missed a few training camp practices. However, now that he's healthy, the 2019 first-round pick will likely resume his usual role as Houston's starting right tackle.
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  • Texans' Tytus Howard: Sidelined by undisclosed injury

    Texans head coach Lovie Smith said Howard will miss practice time with an undisclosed injury, Brooks Kubena of the Houston Chronicle report. According to multiple reports, Howard tested positive for COVID-19 and is expected to return to practice next week. A healthy Howard will be Houston's starter at right tackle.
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  • Texans' Tytus Howard: Has option picked up

    Houston picked up the fifth-year option on Howard's rookie contract Monday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. Howard is now under contract for the next two seasons following Monday's transaction. He's expected to open the 2022 campaign as a starter on the offensive line.
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  • Texans' Tytus Howard: Comes off COVID list

    The Texans activated Howard (undisclosed) from the reserve/COVID-19 list Wednesday. Howard has fully cleared the league's health and safety protocols, so he should be available for Sunday's season finale against the Titans. He previously spent a week on the COVID-19 list during training camp.
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  • Texans' Tytus Howard: Back on COVID list

    Howard (undisclosed) was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list Thursday. Howard spent a week on the COVID-19 list during training camp and has ended up on the reserve list again this week. He'll need to clear the health and safety protocols before retaking the field.
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  • Texans' Tytus Howard: Returns from COVID list

    Howard (undisclosed) was activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list Wednesday, NFL reporter Aaron Wilson reports. Howard was placed on the COVID list last week and will rejoin the team Wednesday. The 2019 first-round pick started 14 games at right tackle last season and should retain the starting job in 2021.
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  • Texans' Tytus Howard: Placed on COVID-19 list

    Howard was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list Friday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. Howard was one of three offensive linemen who landed on the COVID-19 list Friday, although the Texans haven't specified whether he's dealing with a positive test or whether he's considered a close contact. Regardless, the 2019 first-rounder will be sidelined for at least Saturday's preseason opener against the Packers.
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  • Texans' Tytus Howard: Lands on IR

    Howard (concussion) was placed on injured reserve Wednesday. Entering Week 15, Howard stood without a missed start on the 2020 season, but a concussion ended his outing against the Colts after 19 offensive snaps. The Alabama State product will now be shut down for the remainder of the year, given the minimum three-game absence that comes by way of his IR designation, combined with the fact that Houston has been mathematically eliminated from the AFC playoff race.
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  • Texans' Tytus Howard: Heading back to Houston

    Howard (concussion) was discharged from the hospital and is traveling back to Houston, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports. Howard was held overnight in Indianapolis as a precautionary measure. The second-year offensive tackle is in the league's five-step concussion protocol, which he will be required to pass before returning to game action.
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  • Texans' Tytus Howard: Admitted to hospital

    Howard (concussion) will remain in the hospital as a precaution after Sunday's 27-20 loss to the Colts, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports. Howard is in the league's five-step concussion protocol, and he'll be monitored at an Indianapolis hospital for the time being. Until Howard can return, Roderick Johnson will start at right tackle.
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  • Texans' Tytus Howard: Out with possible concussion

    Howard exited Sunday's game against the Colts to be evaluated for a concussion. The 24-year-old left the field during the second quarter to be evaluated for the head injury. Roderick Johnson could step in at right tackle for Houston if Howard cannot return.
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  • Texans' Tytus Howard: Cleared for Sunday

    Howard (ankle) is officially active for Sunday's game against Baltimore. Howard will make the start despite only suiting up in limited fashion for practice during the week. Now healthy, Howard is expected to handle his usual starting role at right tackle.
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  • Texans' Tytus Howard: Tagged as questionable

    Howard (ankle) is questionable for Sunday's game versus the Ravens. Howard was limited in practice all week. QB Deshaun Watson was sacked four times in Week 1, so missing Howard could make it a tough afternoon against Baltimore. His final status will be revealed at 2:55 p.m. EDT on Sunday.
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  • Texans' Tytus Howard: Goes under knife

    Howard underwent successful surgery to repair meniscus damage in his right knee Thursday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports. Howard will remain on injured reserve for the rest of the 2019 season, but he should be good to go for offseason workouts. The Texans are counting at Chris Clark to draw the start at right tackle down the stretch.
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  • Texans' Tytus Howard: Doubtful for Sunday

    Howard (knee) is listed as doubtful for Sunday night's game against the Patriots, Sarah Barshop of ESPN.com reports. Howard was able to practice on a limited basis all week but is nonetheless unlikely to play Sunday. Chris Clark is in line to replace the 23-year-old if he is unable to suit up.
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  • Texans' Tytus Howard: Good to go in London

    Howard (knee) is active for Sunday's game against the Jaguars in London. Howard will be making his return to action after missing the previous two contests with a partially torn MCL in his knee. While the starting right tackle is back in the fold, the Texans will be without their top left tackle (Laremy Tunsil, shoulder) in Week 9.
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  • Texans' Tytus Howard: Listed as questionable

    Howard (knee) is officially listed as questionable for Saturday's game against the Jaguars. After practicing in limited fashion to start the week, Howard was able to log consecutive workloads Thursday and Friday. Thus, he appears to be sitting more on the probable side of his designation, but final conformation on his status will come closer to game time.
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  • Texans' Tytus Howard: Upgrades to full practice

    Howard (knee) was a full participant in Thursday's practice. Howard appears to have fully recovered from his lingering knee issue. After a two-game absence, the rookie first-round pick looks set to retake the field Week 9 and start at right tackle.
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  • Texans' Tytus Howard: Practices Wednesday

    Howard (knee) was a limited participant at Wednesday's practice. Howard missed the previous two games after sustaining a knee injury during a win over the Chiefs in Week 6. He's one of two tackles that are limited -- Laremy Tunsil (shoulder) is the other -- as Houston prepares for a Sunday morning matchup against the Jaguars in London.
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  • Texans' Tytus Howard: Unavailable against Raiders

    Howard (knee) is ruled out for Sunday's game against the Raiders. Howard is continuing to rehab from an MCL injury, and he'll miss his second straight game. Roderick Johnson (neck) will slot in if he's healthy, otherwise Dan Skipper is expected to start at right tackle.
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