RTC: Texans offense looks to rebound

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Against a very strong Seahawks defense, the Texans' offense will try to rebound from a weekend when they didn't have a touchdown and only finished with nine points, writes Kristie Rieken of the Associated Press.

Texans' starting cornerbacks Johnathan Joseph and Kareem Jackson missed practice again on Thursday, writes Dave Zangaro of CSNHouston.com. Kubiak said he expects them back to practice on Friday. Jackson has been sick and Joseph has a toe issue. Something to keep an eye on, the Texans would miss these two.

Former Oilers coach Bum Phillips wants to build a facility for deaf children in the town where he lives, writes John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. Phillips is asking for donations of $90 on his 90th birthday, which is Sunday.

Texans' left tackle Duane Brown's toe feels better, but he's still a game-time decision writes Dale Robertson of the Chronicle.

Arian Foster supported the protests by college football players last weekend, writes Brian Smith of the Chronicle. Foster said college football players don't understand just how powerful they are.