Texans FB Jones active against former team

Houston Texans fullback Greg Jones is active in his return to


Jones, who spent the previous nine years playing for the

Jaguars, had been questionable with a knee injury.

Jacksonville defensive tackle Brandon Deaderick is inactive for

the first time this season. Fellow defensive lineman Jeremy Mincey

is active after sitting out the last two games. Mincey was benched

for showing up late to a team meeting.

Other inactives for Jacksonville: quarterback Ricky Stanzi,

receiver Stephen Burton, running back Justin Forsett, safety Josh

Evans, guard Jacques McClendon and receiver Jeremy Ebert.

Quarterback T.J. Yates, safety Jawanza Starling, guard Alex

Kupper, offensive tackle Andrew Gardner, guard Cody White ,

linebacker Ricky Sapp and defensive end Tim Jamison are inactive

for the Texans.

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