The Texans’ training camp has been relatively quiet on the injury front over the first week, with little to no news regarding anyone getting hurt. However, the Texans have now been hit with a big blow to their receiving corps, with Adam Schefter and Sarah Barshop of ESPN reporting that:
Texans' WR Will Fuller broke his collarbone today during practice, sources tell @sarahbarshop and me. Out indefinitely.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 2, 2017
Will Fuller broke his collarbone during a team drill at practice on Wednesday. He jumped up to try to make a... https://t.co/t3tftGC2KH— Sarah Barshop (@sarahbarshop) August 2, 2017
Fuller had an up-and down rookie season with outstanding performances in the opening two games before struggling with injuries and form for the rest of the season. While Fuller was looking to improve on the good in his second NFL season, this injury is set to sideline him for the foreseeable future, with Mark Berman of Fox 26 and John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reporting:
Sources indicate #Texans receiver Will Fuller V will be out 2-3 months after suffering a broken collarbone that will require surgery.— Mark Berman (@MarkBermanFox26) August 2, 2017
So Fuller is going to be out for the next few months. Where does this leave the Texans’ WR depth chart heading into the preseason? Who will step up to replace Fuller as the Texans’ WR2?