Texans LB Brennan Scarlett Among Inactive Players Against Patriots

Brandon Scott
December 01, 2019 - 6:59 pm
Houston Texans outside linebacker Brennan Scarlett (57) and Indianapolis Colts running back Jonathan Williams (33) react after a play during the fourth quarter at NRG Stadium.

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HOUSTON (SportsRadio 610) -- Texans outside linebacker Brennan Scarlett is among the seven inactive players in Sunday night's game against the New England Patriots. 

Jacob Martin is expected to step in his place.

Scarlett is third on the team in sacks with 3.5 and was responsible for a key fourth down stop to seal a win against the Colts in Houston's last game. 

Scarlett had been limited in practice last week with a shoulder injury. He was ruled out by the Texans on Sunday. 

Also inactive among Texans players are wide receivers Keke Coutee and Steven Mitchell Jr.; cornerbacks Gareon Conley and Cornell Armstrong; and defensive ends Carlos Watkins and Angelo Blackson.

Inactive for the Patriots:

  • CB Jason McCourty
  • OL Korey Cunningham
  • QB Cody Kessler
  • RB Damien Harris
  • DL Byron C'owart
  • TE Ryan Izzo
  • OL Jermaine Eluemunor

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