Houston activates TE Ryan Griffin from injured reserve

Out since Week 1, TE Ryan Griffin is set to make his return Monday night against the Bengals .

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Texans tight end Ryan Griffin, who has been out since spraining his medial collateral ligament Week 1, was activated from short-term injured reserve on Sunday in advance of Houston’s Monday night game against the Cincinnati Bengals.

In a corresponding more, the Texans announced the release backup offensive lineman Eric Kush to make room for Griffin. 

Griffin’s return once again gives Houston three tight ends on the roster. The three-year veteran will provide depth behind Garrett Graham and C.J. Fiedorowicz.

The 25-year-old Griffin had one catch for 18 yards before being injured in Houston’s season-opening loss to Kansas City.

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