AFC South Standings

Team Div Overall
4-2-0 10-7-0
4-2-0 9-8-0
3-3-0 9-8-0
1-5-0 6-11-0

Top Juice Scruggs News

  • Texans' Juice Scruggs: Active Sunday

    Scruggs (hamstring) will make his season debut Sunday after being listed as questionable following his activation from injured reserve Saturday.

    The rookie center participated fully in all three practices leading up to Sunday's matchup with the Jaguars. The second-round pick was placed on IR with a leg injury Aug. 31. Scruggs is listed as the Texans' backup center behind Michael Deiter.

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  • Texans' Juice Scruggs: Activated from IR

    The Texans activated Scruggs (hamstring) from injured reserve Saturday, and he is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Jaguars.

    Houston designated Scruggs to return Wednesday and the rookie center was able to participate fully in all three practices leading up to Sunday's contest. He was placed on IR on Aug. 31 after sustaining a leg injury in the preseason.

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  • Texans' Juice Scruggs: Designated to return

    The Texans designated Scruggs (hamstring) to return from injured reserve Wednesday.

    Scruggs suffered a hamstring injury during the team's preseason final and has been on injured reserve since then. The 23-year-old returned to practice Wednesday, and the Texans will now have 21 days to officially activate him.

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  • Texans' Juice Scruggs: Close to return

    Aaron Wilson of KPRC 2 Houston reported Wednesday that Scruggs (hamstring) is one or two weeks away from returning.

    Scruggs sustained a hamstring injury in the Texans' preseason finale against the Saints and was subsequently placed on injured reserve on Aug. 31. Once he returns, the rookie center out of Penn State could take over the starting job from Michael Deiter.

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  • Texans' Juice Scruggs: Moved to IR

    The Texans placed Scruggs (leg) on injured reserve Thursday.

    Scruggs sustained a leg injury in Sunday's preseason game against the Saints. The 2023 second-round pick out of Penn State will now be forced to sit out for the first four games of the season.

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  • Texans' Juice Scruggs: Managing leg injury

    Scruggs sustained a leg injury during Sunday's preseason game against the Saints, Aaron Wilson of KPRC 2 Houston reports.

    Following his early exit, Scruggs was held out of the remainder of the game as a precautionary measure, and it's unclear whether he'll be available for the Texans' regular-season opener against the Ravens on Sept. 10. If he's unavailable, Jimmy Morrissey could take on a starting role for Houston.

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  • Texans' Juice Scruggs: Moves up depth chart

    Scruggs replaced Scott Quessenberry (knee) during Thursday's practice session, Deepi Sidhu of the Texans' official site reports.

    Quessenberry went down with a knee injury, which was later learned to be a torn ACL and MCL. That means Scruggs, the second-round selection out of Penn State in 2023 NFL Draft, moves to the top of the center depth chart. Houston poured a lot offseason dollars into its offensive line, which will now operate with a rookie at center.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-3, 310 lbs
Birthplace: Ashtabula, OH
Age: 24
School: Penn State
Experience: R