Texans vs. Patriots, injury report: Key tight ends listed as probable

USA TODAY Sports

Both Rob Gronkowski of the Patriots and Garrett Graham of the Texans are expected to play on Sunday.

Neither the Houston Texans nor the New England Patriots have anyone listed as out, doubtful or even questionable for Sunday's game that should feature two very healthy teams. Among the players slated to play in the game are tight ends Garrett Graham and Rob Gronkowski.

The Patriots' Gronkowski returned to play in Week 17 against the Dolphins after a broken forearm earlier in the season forced him to the sidelines for more than a month. He caught just two passes, but did record a touchdown, in a 28-0 win against the Dolphins. However, he was limited in practice on Wednesday and Thursday before practicing in full on Friday.

Graham, an underrated weapon in the Texans' offense, suffered a concussion during the team's 19-13 victory against the Cincinnati Bengals in the Wild Card Round of the playoffs. After working on a limited basis on Wednesday, the third-year tight end practiced in full on Thursday and Friday in full.

Kickoff on Sunday is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. ET and will be televised on CBS. The winning team will advance to the AFC Championship to face either the Baltimore Ravens or Denver Broncos.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.