The Arizona Cardinals and Houston Texans released their final injury reports, and Arizona will be facing a Houston team not at full strength in the running game. Starting running back Arian Foster is out with a back injury and backup Ben Tate is playing with four broken ribs.
Arizona will only have one player out, and that is receiver Brittan Golden.
Starting left tackle Bradley Sowell is questionable to play on Sunday, but returned to practice Friday after missing Wednesday and Thursday with an illness. The other players listed as questionable are tight end Rob Housler (groin) and defensive lineman Frostee Rucker (calf). However, no one is expected to miss, as head coach Bruce Arians said they all should be good to go.
Listed as probable are linebacker John Abraham (shoulder), right tackle Bobby Massie (non-injury issue), running back Rashard Mendenhall (toe), linebacker Matt Shaugnessy (knee) and linebacker Daryl Washington (illness).
Arians said that Mendenhall would start at running back.
For Houston, Foster is officially out for Sunday, as well as linebacker Mike Mohamed.
The rest of the players on the injury report are probable for Sunday. They include guard Brandon Brooks (foot), tackle Andrew Gardner (knee), tight end Garrett Graham (thigh), safety Shiloh Keo (knee), receiver Keyshawn Martin (shoulder), cornerback Brice McCain (hip), nose tackle Earl Mitchell (knee), tackle Derek Newton (knee, elbow), linebacker Daryl Sharpton (foot, toe), guard Wade Smith (knee) and running back Ben Tate (ribs).
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