Stills caught three of six targets for 80 yards and a touchdown during Sunday's 51-31 divisional-round loss to the Chiefs.
Stills came down with a 54-yard TD catch on Houston's opening drive, and he finished Sunday's contest with his third-best receiving output of the entire 2019 campaign. The former Saint and Dolphin enjoyed a promising debut showing during his first year with the Texans, finishing tied for third on the team in both receiving yards (561) and TD catches (four) during the regular season despite sitting out three games with a combination of hamstring, ankle and knee injuries. Both he and Will Fuller enter the final year of their current deals in 2020, and each carries potential for a breakout fantasy campaign while operating within the high-flying Texans passing attack.
Stills (knee) is listed as active for Sunday's divisional-round playoff game against the Chiefs.
As is fellow wideout Will Fuller (groin), and while it's unclear how heavy of a workload he'll be handed following a two-game absence, Fuller's presence figures to impact Stills, who was on the field for all but one offensive snap in last weekend's wild-card win over the Bills. In any case, even with Fuller available, Stills can still do some damage in three-wideout sets, especially if the Chiefs defense elects to key on top option DeAndre Hopkins.
Stills (knee) is listed as questionable for Sunday's divisional-round playoff game against the Chiefs but is expected to play, James Palmer of NFL Network reports.
Houston is expected to be back to full strength at receiver for the first time since Week 16, as Will Fuller (groin) is on track to join Stills in the lineup after a two-week absence. Stills caught four of five targets for 46 yards while playing all but one offensive snap in last week's wild-card win over the Bills, but his snap share has fallen below 70 percent in each of the nine games this season Fuller has played without exiting early due to injury.
Stills (knee) is listed as questionable for Sunday's playoff game against the Chiefs after being limited at practice this week.
Stills was on the field for all but one of the Texans' 69 snaps on offense in last weekend's wild-card win over the Bills, and with no reported setbacks since then, we'll operate under the assumption that his practice limitations were maintenance-related, and the wideout will be good to go against Kansas City. Whether his snap share remains as high, however, hinges in part on the status of fellow wideout Will Fuller (groin), who is viewed as a game-time decision for Sunday afternoon's 3:05 p.m. ET kickoff.
Stills (knee) was listed as a limited participant for Thursday's practice.
Stills practiced in a limited fashion both Wednesday and Thursday, as the Texans prepare for Sunday's divisional-round matchup with the Chiefs. He played nearly all of last week's win over Buffalo, when starter Will Fuller (groin) was inactive. Stills' playing time Sunday largely depends on Fuller's status, which is uncertain after two limited practices this week.
Stills (knee) was limited at practice Wednesday.
Stills was also limited to start last week before playing 99 percent of the offensive snaps in the Texans' wild-card win over the Bills, so it's fair to assume he was just getting some extra maintenance to begin the current week. His fantasy upside in Sunday's divisional-round matchup with the Chiefs is tied in part to the status of fellow wideout Will Fuller (groin), who is making progress but is not yet considered a lock to play this weekend.
Stills caught four of five targets for 46 yards in Saturday's 22-19 overtime wild-card win over the Bills.
With Will Fuller V (groin) sidelined once again, Stills worked as the Texans' No. 2 WR, and after the team was held scoreless in the first half, he was able to connect with Deshaun Watson on some key grabs in the fourth quarter as Houston made its comeback. Fuller could be back in the lineup next Sunday against the Chiefs in the AFC divisional round, but even if Stills retains his more prominent role on the depth chart, he'd likely take a back seat to DeAndre Hopkins and the running game.
Stills (knee) will operate as the No. 2 receiver after Will Fuller (groin) was officially ruled out ahead of Sunday's playoff matchup against the Bills, James Palmer of NFL Network reports.
This could be a critical contest for Stills with usual stalwart DeAndre Hopkins expected to face a significant adversary in first-team All Pro cornerback Tre'Davious White. Stills has at least three catches in all but one of the last four contests, but he's topped 100 yards just once all season and has rarely been force fed the ball ala Hopkins. That could change Saturday, although DeAndre Carter and Keke Coutee could also factor in if the Texans are forced to pass early in an effort to catch up from a possible slow start.
Stills (knee) doesn't carry an injury designation for Saturday's playoff game against the Bills after logging a full practice Thursday.
While Stills has been cleared to play after being inactive in Week 17, James Palmer of NFL Network indicates that Will Fuller (groin) looks like a long-shot to suit up this weekend. If he's out Saturday, Stills would be in line to start opposite DeAndre Hopkins and thus in line to see his share of targets from QB Deshaun Watson in Houston's postseason opener.
Stills (knee) remained a limited participant at practice Wednesday.
Unless Stills practices fully Thursday, he'll likely approach Saturday's playoff opener against the Bills with a questionable tag. It's still expected that Stills will return to action this weekend after he and several other key players sat out the Texans' Week 17 loss to the Titans, when Houston had little at stake with regards to its postseason seeding.
Stills (knee) was a limited participant at Tuesday's practice.
Still was limited all last week and did not play, but at least part of the reason for that was the Texans resting their key players. As long as Stills makes it throughout the week without suffering a setback it seems likely he will play in Saturday's playoff matchup with the Bills.
Stills (knee) is inactive for Sunday's game against the Titans.
As is Will Fuller (groin). Meanwhile, DeAndre Hopkins (illness) is not among the team's inactives, but per ESPN.com, he isn't expected to play much, if at all Sunday, a scenario that would leave DeAndre Carter, Keke Coutee and Steven Mitchell to handle the bulk of the Texans' Week 17 wideout duties.
Stills (knee) is listed as questionable for Sunday's 4:25 ET game against the Titans, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.
Stills was able to practice in a limited fashion this week, but assuming he's listed as active Sunday, how much work me might see is hard to peg, considering that the Texans' playoff seeding would be locked in if the Chiefs defeat the Chargers during the first wave of Week 17 NFL kickoffs.
Stills (knee) was limited at practice Thursday.
We'll circle back on Stills' status Friday to see if he's listed as questionable or minus an injury designation for Sunday's game against the Titans. Per Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle, if the Chiefs, who kick off at 1:00 ET, beat the Chargers on Sunday, the result of the Texans' regular-season finale (which starts at 4:25 ET) wouldn't affect the team's playoff seeding. That's a context that will be worth monitoring as it pertains to any of Houston's banged up players, like Stills.
Stills (knee) was listed as limited on Wednesday's estimated practice report.
Stills' status will be revisited again Thursday, when the Texans return to the field for a traditional practice. If Stills is healthy enough to play Sunday against the Titans, his profile in the team's passing attack could expand while Will Fuller (groin) is likely sidelined for at least one game, at a minimum.
Stills dealt with muscle cramps that briefly sidelined during Saturday's 23-20 win over the Buccaneers in Week 16, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.
Stills became a big factor in the game when Will Fuller (groin) was forced to exit early. With Keke Coutee inactive, Stills' return from injury was needed. He finished with five catches on nine targets for a team-high 57 yards.
Stills caught five of nine passes for 57 yards during Saturday's 23-20 win over Tampa Bay.
The Texans wasted no time getting Stills the ball to start the second half, quickly getting him gains of 12, 21 and nine yards on the way to a key field-goal drive. Saturday marked a season high in both catches and targets for Stills and his 57 yards were his fourth most of the season. He'll have a chance to wrap up the regular season on a hot streak in a rematch against the Titans, a tough defense against whom Stills snagged two touchdowns in Week 15. Depending on Will Fuller's (groin) availability, Stills could have an even larger role in the rematch.
Stills brought in all three of his targets for 35 yards and two touchdowns in the Texans' 24-21 win over the Titans on Sunday.
Stills bumped back down to the No. 3 receiver role with Will Fuller back from his hamstring injury, but he actually fared better than he had in several games as a starter this season. Stills notched scoring grabs of 12 and 16 yards in the first quarter, his third and fourth touchdowns of the campaign. Stills' target volume still remains very difficult to trust from week to week, especially as a third wideout, so despite Sunday's success and a favorable Week 16 matchup against the Buccaneers, he'll be difficult to trust on fantasy title game rosters in next Saturday's interconference battle.
Stills caught two of two targets for eight yards while playing 77 snaps (96 percent) in Sunday's 38-24 loss to Denver.
Stills figured to get a larger workload with Will Fuller (hamstring) inactive, but a concurrent increase in targets did not occur. This, despite Deshaun Watson throwing a season-high 50 times. DeAndre Hopkins (13 targets), Jordan Akins (nine), Keke Coutee (eight) and Duke Johnson (eight) were instead the main options for Watson in Fuller's absence.
Stills is expected to receive an expanded snap count due to the expected absence of Will Fuller (hamstring) on Sunday against the Broncos, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.
When Fuller sat out Weeks 8, 9 and 11 after initially suffering a hamstring injury, Stills earned at least 86 percent of the offensive snaps in each contest. However, his impact on the box score was modest, at best, as he totaled 11 catches (on 16 targets) for 101 yards and no touchdowns. More than likely, Deshaun Watson will focus most of his attention on top wideout DeAndre Hopkins, but Stills and Keke Coutee (to a lesser extent) should be presented with an opportunity to produce.
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