James Palmer @JPalmerCSN
Hopkins is in phase one of his concussion protocol. No new news on if he plays Sunday. #texans
Kubiak stated that he doesn't feel it's necessary for Foster to get snaps before San Diego. #texans
Kubiak said after talking with Antonio Smith that Smith feels like he really let the team down. #texans
Kubiak said that Foster did well in first practice off PUP list #texans
Kubiak says Mercilus is very close to coming back. #texans
Arain Foster off Pup according to Kubiak. Practiced today. Most likely wont play Sunday. #texans
Tania Ganguli @taniaganguli
"They’ll give us some fair opportunities to give our side. I think we’ve got a legitimate case to present," #Texans GM on Antonio's appeal
#Texans GM Rick Smith expressed disappointment in Antonio Smith's actions, but said the team will support and participate in the appeal.
Kubiak says Whitney Mercilus is closer to getting back on the field. Tim Dobbins is back on the field today. #Texans
Kubiak says he is disappointed in himself re Antonio Smith because it's his job to make sure their players keep their composure. #Texans
"The key is we have a couple good weeks of practice" Kubiak said on foster. Doesn't think he'll play Foster Sunday. #Texans
Arian Foster practiced Wednesday and will be taken off the physically unable to perform list. #Texans
Dave Zangaro @DZangaro
Rick Smith says the team is disappointed about Antonio Smith's suspension.
Kubiak said team still pushing to have Wade Smith for opener.
DeAndre is in Phase 1 of 5 of concussion protocol still not ruled out for Sunday.
Kubiak said he doesn't think Foster will play Sunday.
Arian Foster was practicing but limited today.
Dale Robertson @sportywineguy
Tim Jamison and Jared Crick will compete to see who replaces Smith in the starting lineup, but both will contribute. #Texans
But players "have a job when they get out there to maintain their composure regardless of circumstances. No excuses." #Texans
Kubiak says he "has to make sure my players keep their composure on the football field. That's my job." #Texans
Kubiak "disappointed" in himself and Antonio Smith for actions that led to suspension. #Texans
LG Wade Smith is also possible for the San Diego game despite scoped knee. #Texans
Kubiak says Foster won't play during preseason but he expects him back for opener at San Diego. #Texans
John McClain @McClain_on_NFL
DE Delano Johnson fined $7,785 for late hit.
Texans CB Brandon Harris fined $21 grand for hit on defenseless receiver against Miami.