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Texans' Kevin Pierre-Louis: Lands on IR
Pierre-Louis (groin) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday, Field Yates of ESPN reports.
Pierre-Louis suffered the injury in the Texans' 16-9 loss to the Broncos on Sunday. Although he was able to limp off of the field, he ultimately was carted to the locker room from the sideline. With the move to IR, Pierre-Louis is guaranteed to miss at least the next four games, with a return Week 8 against the Titans being the first game he'll be eligible to play. In Pierre-Louis' absence, Blake Cashman may take over the former's minimal role.... See More ... See Less
Texans' Kevin Pierre-Louis: Sustains groin injury
Pierre-Louis is questionable to return to Sunday's game against the Broncos due to a groin injury, Brooks Kubena of the Houston Chronicle reports.
Pierre-Louis limped off the field in the second half of Sunday's matchup and later was carted to the locker room. If he's unable to return, Neville Hewitt should see an increased role for the Texans.... See More ... See Less
Kevin Pierre-Louis: Released by Houston
The Texans released Pierre-Louis on Tuesday, Mark Lane of USA Today reports.
Pierre-Louis appeared in nine games with Houston last season, in which span he mostly contributed on special teams. The 30-year-old veteran could be a candidate to reunite with the Texans later during the 2022 season, after the team has opened up more roster spots.... See More ... See Less
Texans' Kevin Pierre-Louis: Returns to practice Monday
Pierre-Louis (undisclosed) practiced for the first time in just under one week Monday, Deepi Sidhu of the team's official site reports.
Pierre-Louis has not practiced since being sidelined with an undisclosed injury Tuesday. The 30-year-old, who recorded 10 tackles while playing the bulk (191) of his 219 total snaps on special teams over nine games last season, is expected to slot into a starting role at outside linebacker in 2022.... See More ... See Less
Texans' Kevin Pierre-Louis: Misses practice Wednesday
Pierre-Louis was held out of practice for a second consecutive day Wednesday due to an undisclosed injury, Brooks Kubena of the Houston Chronicle reports.
Pierre-Louis, who is a projected starter at outside linebacker, has been replaced in practice the last two days by Jake Hansen.... See More ... See Less
Texans' Kevin Pierre-Louis: Activated off reserve/COVID-19 list
Pierre-Louis was activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list Thursday, Aaron Wilson of Sportstalk 790 Houston reports.
The 30-year-old was placed on the COVID list Friday, leading to him missing the Texans' Week 17 loss to the 49ers. Pierre-Louis returns to the team just in time to be available for its season finale against the Titans on Sunday.... See More ... See Less
Texans' Kevin Pierre-Louis: Shifts to reserve/COVID-19 list
Pierre-Louis was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list Friday after testing positive for the virus.
Pierre-Louis is in danger of being sidelined for the second time in the last four games, as he's unlikely to clear the NFL's COVID-19 return-to-play protocol in advance of Sunday's contest against San Francisco. He's played primarily on special teams this season, so his absence likely wouldn't have a significant effect on Houston's defense.... See More ... See Less
Texans' Kevin Pierre-Louis: Set to face Jaguars
Pierre-Louis (hamstring) is active for Sunday's game the Jaguars.
Pierre-Louis practiced in limited fashion throughout the week, and he'll now be set to return after a one-game absence. He's played primarily on special teams this season but could be in for an expanded role with Christian Kirksey (undisclosed) sidelined.... See More ... See Less
Texans' Kevin Pierre-Louis: Questionable against Jaguars
Pierre-Louis (hamstring) is questionable for Sunday's game against Jacksonville.
Pierre-Louis was held out of Houston's Week 14 loss to the Seahawks, though he's since returned to field for a trio of limited practices. If he's able to suit up for the matchup against Jacksonville, Pierre-Louis should see the majority of his playing time on special teams.... See More ... See Less
Texans' Kevin Pierre-Louis: Not playing Sunday
Pierre-Louis (hamstring) is inactive for Sunday's contest against the Seahawks.
Pierre-Louis didn't practice Friday, so it's not surprising to see him ruled out for Week 14. In his absence, Garret Wallow may see a few extra snaps in reserve of Christian Kirksey.... See More ... See Less
Texans' Kevin Pierre-Louis: Questionable Week 14
Pierre-Louis (hamstring) is listed as questionable for Sunday's matchup with the Seahawks.
Pierre-Louis logged limited workloads at practice early in the week but finished by not participating Friday. Thus, he appears to be trending in the wrong direction. Still, his status Sunday will be dependent on how he is feeling closer to kickoff.... See More ... See Less
Texans' Kevin Pierre-Louis: Activated by Texans
Pierre-Louis (hamstring) was activated from injured reserve Saturday, Aaron Wilson of Sportstalk 790 Houston reports.
Pierre-Louis resumed practicing in early October, and he'll return to game action Sunday against the Cardinals for the first time since he went down in the season opener. The 30-year-old will likely reclaim his job as a starting linebacker.... See More ... See Less
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