Sunday, November 06, 2011

Cleveland Browns vs. Houston Texans: Pre-Game Notes and Player Inactives

Photo by Darla Tamulitis-La Vita Loco Photography, 
Copyright 2011, All Rights Reserved.

By Robert H Kelly 
Copyright 2011 TexSport Publications

HOUSTON, TEXAS (November 6, 2011) The Houston Texans will put their 5-3 record on the line as they take on the Cleveland Browns with a 12:00 PM CT kickoff at Houston's Reliant Stadium.

With the weather projected as overcast with the temperature in the upper 70s, the roof will be closed.
The Texans have seven players listed as inactive for today's game. They include:
  • QB T.J. Yates
  • CB Brandon Harris
  • FS Danieal Manning
  • G Thomas Austin
  • G Andrew Gardner
  • WR Andre Johnson
  • TE Garrett Graham
The Texans will also have the following lineup changes:
  • Jacoby Jones will start at wide receiver for Andre Johnson.
  • Lawrence Vickers will start at fullback for James Casey.
  • Troy Nolan will start at free safety for Daniel Manning.
The Browns also have seven players listed as inactive. They include:
  • QB Thaddeus Lewis
  • DB Dimitri Patterson
  • RB Montario Hardesty
  • RB Payton Hillis
  • DB Ray Ventrone
  • OL Steve Vallos
  • DL Austin English
Chris Ogbonnaya will start at running back for Peyton Hillis.

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