Health (undisclosed) made two tackles and one pass breakup during Saturday's 21-20 preseason loss to the Rams.
Heath is competing against Christian Covington for the No. 1 DE job. If Heath falls short, he will be used in a rotational setting similar to last season, when he made 24 tackles and one sack.
Heath (undisclosed) didn't participate in OTAs on Tuesday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.
It's not sure what's bothering Heath, as he was healthy for the final seven games of 2017. Heath has worked as a depth lineman for the last two years, but he is slated to start opposite J.J. Watt on the Texans' defensive front in 2018.
Heath (knee, illness) will not carry an injury designation into Monday's game against the Ravens.
Heath has been battling the knee injury for a few weeks, but it appears the undisclosed illness is what kept him sidelined at Friday's practice. Regardless, the 24-year-old appears ready to go for a depleted Texans' front seven that needs as much help as it can get.
Heath didn't practice Friday because of a knee injury and an illness.
Heath missed three games due to the knee before returning to play 15 of a possible 58 defensive snaps in a Week 11 win over the Cardinals. He has 11 tackles and one sack over seven games.
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