Houston was limited in practice Friday and sitting out early in the week. The Chiefs are likely just being cautious with their star outside linebacker, who looks ready to go for Sunday's matchup with the Steelers.
Houston (calf) didn't practice Wednesday and is questionable ahead of Sunday's matchup with the Steelers.
After posting 1.5 sacks against the Texans in Week 5, Houston surprisingly appeared on the injury report Wednesday. It's unclear when this injury was sustained, so his availability for Week 6 is up in the air as well. Regardless, he'll likely need a full practice in order to suit up Sunday.
Houston recorded three tackles (two solo) and 1.5 sacks Sunday against the Texans.
Houston was held without a sack for the first time in the season in Week 4 but he got back to his normal self against the Texans. His numbers haven't been explosive this year, with just 22 tackles (18 solo) through five games, but the fact that he's added 5.5 sacks, three pass breakups and a touchdown off a fumble recovery has helped spring him into fantasy relevance.
Houston collected three tackles (all solo) during Monday's game against the Redskins.
Houston remains a dominant pass-rusher for the Chiefs, despite not contributing with a sack. He did find pay dirt on Washington's last play of the night, however, picking up an errant lateral and taking it to the house with no time on the clock. He should have a good opportunity to get back on the board in the sacks column next week against a Houston offensive line tied for the most allowed in the league.
Houston collected a sack, 1.5 tackles for loss, two passes defensed and six tackles (four solo) Sunday against the Chargers.
Houston has gotten to the quarterback at least once in each of the team's first three contests and played fine despite dealing with an illness during the week. After a couple of disappointing campaigns due to injury, the 28-year-old outside linebacker appears to be back to his old self.
|7||10/19/17||@ OAK||8:25 pm|
|9||11/5/17||@ DAL||4:25 pm|
|Bye: Week 10|
|11||11/19/17||@ NYG||1:00 pm|
|13||12/3/17||@ NYJ||1:00 pm|
|17||12/31/17||@ DEN||4:25 pm|
|2011||Kansas City Chiefs||16||56||46.0||10||5.5||0||0||0.0||0||0||4|
|2012||Kansas City Chiefs||16||66||53.0||13||10||1||32||32.0||32||0||6|
|2013||Kansas City Chiefs||11||44||40.0||4||11||0||0||0.0||0||0||4|
|2014||Kansas City Chiefs||16||69||60.0||9||22||0||0||0.0||0||0||5|
|2015||Kansas City Chiefs||11||30||25.0||5||7.5||2||16||8.0||17||1||6|
|2016||Kansas City Chiefs||5||21||20.0||1||4||0||0||0.0||0||0||1|
|2017||Kansas City Chiefs||6||26||20.0||6||5.5||0||0||0.0||0||0||3|
|Year||Team||G||Fum||Lost||Fum Forced||Own Rec||Opp Rec||Yds||Tot Rec||TD|
|2011||Kansas City Chiefs||16||0||0||1||0||1||0||1||0|
|2012||Kansas City Chiefs||16||0||0||1||0||1||4||1||0|
|2013||Kansas City Chiefs||11||0||0||1||0||2||0||2||0|
|2014||Kansas City Chiefs||16||0||0||4||0||0||0||0||0|
|2015||Kansas City Chiefs||11||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0|
|2016||Kansas City Chiefs||5||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0|
|2017||Kansas City Chiefs||6||0||0||0||0||1||13||1||1|