Rashad Butler to miss season

Updated: August 31, 2012, 1:41 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

Houston Texans offensive tackle Rashad Butler will miss the entire season due to a torn triceps in his right arm.

Butler, who recently had been demoted to a backup role, suffered the injury in Thursday's preseason finale against the Minnesota Vikings.

Texans coach Gary Kubiak confirmed the injury after the game but did not say whether Houston plans to put Butler on injured reserve. Butler also missed 14 games last season with a torn left triceps.

"It's unfortunate -- a tough, ...

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