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Houston Texans Injury News: Will Fuller Expected To Play Tonight Against Colts

Keep those fingers crossed, but this would be HUGE for the Texans’ offense.

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Inactives won’t be officially announced for another couple of hours, so understand this could change if Will Fuller has some sort of setback during warm-ups, but...

Fuller hasn’t played since suffering a hamstring injury in the Texans’ first game against the Colts a month ago. Earlier this week, Bill O’Brien said Fuller would be a game-time decision for this second tussle with Indianapolis on Thursday Night Football, and he’s been listed as questionable in the injury report the past few days.

If Fuller can go tonight and is close to full speed, the Houston offense becomes exponentially more dangerous. While there’s criticism about his hands and questions about his ability to stay healthy remain, Fuller’s explosive, especially down the field. If Fuller is truly available tonight against the Colts, Deshaun Watson just got a very intriguing weapon that’ll stress the Colts’ secondary back. While you’d still expect Indy’s defense to key on DeAndre Hopkins, they won’t be able to focus on him the way they would without Fuller on the other boundary.

Does Fuller’s reported return change the way you feel about the Texans’ chances tonight?