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Texans' Tavierre Thomas: Moved to IR
Thomas (hamstring) was placed on injured reserve Saturday.
Thomas suffered a hamstring injury in last Sunday's loss to the Jets and had already been ruled out for Week 15 against the Titans. With his placement on IR, he'll now be ineligible to return during the regular season. Thomas could come back for the first week of the postseason if Houston qualifies.... See More ... See Less
Texans' Tavierre Thomas: Won't be available at Tennessee
Thomas (hamstring) is listed as out for Sunday's game at Tennessee.
As expected, Thomas will miss his fifth game of the season Sunday, this time due to a hamstring injury. In his place, Desmond King should continue to fill in as the Texans' primary nickel corner.... See More ... See Less
Texans' Tavierre Thomas: Set to miss time
Thomas is "expected to miss a few weeks" after sustaining a hamstring injury in Sunday's 30-6 loss to the Jets, Aaron Wilson of KPRC 2 Houston reports.
Thomas saw his defensive snap count rise from Weeks 8 to 12 before reverting back to special teams duties the last two weeks. He has 51 tackles (30 solo) and two forced fumbles in nine game this season.... See More ... See Less
Texans' Tavierre Thomas: Forced out Sunday
Thomas was ruled out for the remainder of Sunday's game against the Jets with a hamstring injury.
Thomas saw significant playing time as Houston's third cornerback from Week 8 to Week 11. However, his defensive snaps took a dip Week 12, and he then played exclusively on special teams in last week's win against the Broncos. His absence will leave the Texans without one of their core special-teamers and will potentially open up more opportunities for reserve cornerbacks Ka'dar Hollman and D'Angelo Ross. Thomas' next opportunity to play will come Sunday, Dec. 17 versus Tennessee.... See More ... See Less
Texans' Tavierre Thomas: Second-most tackles in win
Thomas had nine tackles (seven solo) and a forced fumble in Sunday's 39-37 win over the Buccaneers.
Working behind starters Steven Nelson and Shaquill Griffin, Thomas registered the second-most tackles on the team operating as the slot cornerback. He missed four games earlier this season dealing with a hand injury, but he has registered 16 total tackles in his last two outings while playing 97 defensive snaps across the two contests.... See More ... See Less
Texans' Tavierre Thomas: Inactive again
Thomas (coach's decision) is inactive ahead of Sunday's game against the Saints.
Thomas is a healthy scratch for the second week in a row, but it seems as if the Texans are just trying to give the veteran cornerback some extra time to recover from hand surgery, per Aaron Wilson of KPRC 2 Houston. The 27-year-old is expected to start at nickel for Houston's defense once he's ready to return to the field.... See More ... See Less
Texans' Tavierre Thomas: Not playing Week 5
Thomas (coach's decision) is inactive for Sunday's contest against the Falcons.
Thomas missed the last two weeks after undergoing surgery for a broken hand sustained in Week 2 against the Colts. He appears to be over the injury after practicing in full this week but will sit out an additional game. Grayland Arnold is set to see extended work at corner behind Steven Nelson and Ka'dar Hollman.... See More ... See Less
Texans' Tavierre Thomas: Practices fully Wednesday
Thomas (hand) was a full participant in Wednesday's practice, DJ Bien-Aime of ESPN.com reports.
The Texans' nickel cornerback, Thomas missed the previous two games with injury but appears ready to return against the Falcons this Sunday. Thomas has recorded 13 tackles and one forced fumble on 83 defensive snaps this season.... See More ... See Less
Texans' Tavierre Thomas: Missing second straight week
Thomas (hand) has been ruled out ahead of Sunday's game against Pittsburgh.
The 27-year-old underwent surgery after breaking his hand during the Texans' Week 2 loss to the Colts, so it's no surprise he's missing his second consecutive week. With Thomas missing time, Grayland Arnold is expected to see an uptick in work as the team's top nickel corner.... See More ... See Less
Texans' Tavierre Thomas: Won't suit up Sunday
Thomas (hand) is listed as out for Sunday's game at Jacksonville.
Thomas missed practice all week with a hand injury and reportedly underwent surgery Tuesday, so he'll be sidelined for at least one game as he recovers. Grayland Arnold is expected to replace him as the Texans' top nickel corner.... See More ... See Less
Texans' Tavierre Thomas: Unlikely to play in Week 3
Thomas (hand) is expected to miss Sunday's game against the Jaguars, Jonathan M. Alexander of the Houston Chronicle reports.
Thomas suffered a broken hand in Sunday's 31-20 loss to the Colts and underwent surgery, so it comes as no surprise that he's expected to be sidelined for Week 3. It's unclear how long Thomas might be sidelined beyond this weekend, but in the meantime, Grayland Arnold is expected to serve as the Texans' top nickel corner.... See More ... See Less
Texans' Tavierre Thomas: Sustains broken hand
Thomas suffered a broken hand during Sunday's 31-20 loss versus Indianapolis and will undergo surgery, Aaron Wilson of KPRC 2 reports.
It's not clear for how long, but it seems likely Thomas will miss some time as he works through the issue. In the meantime, Shaquill Griffin will probably see increased playing time.... See More ... See Less
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