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Here is your final injury report for the Denver Broncos and the Houston Texans.

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The Denver Broncos and the Houston Texans released their final injury report ahead of Sunday’s game between the two teams. For the Broncos, they will be without their veteran starting right guard Ron Leary and All-Pro pass rusher Von Miller could be a game-time decision again this Sunday.

Ron Leary is dealing with a concussion and already has been ruled out for Sunday’s game. Look for guard Austin Schlottmann to get his first career start in place of Leary.

As for Von Miller, he appears to be a game-time decision again this weekend. He put in another limited practice on Friday and is listed as questionable. Head Coach Vic Fangio told reporters after practice that Von will likely need to workout prior to the game, but that he is doing “much better” than last week. With the season already lost and the Broncos playoff chances gone, I doubt they rush Von out there with an MCL injury for a meaningless game.

As Fangio has said all week, tackle Ja’Wuan James will play this Sunday despite the questionable label he has heading into the game. He will likely get the start according to Fangio, but will get spelled by Elijah Wilkinson who started in place of James all season.

Here is your entire final injury report for the Denver Broncos and the Houston Texans.

Denver Broncos injury report

Player Pos. Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Player Pos. Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Ron Leary G Concussion DNP DNP DNP OUT
Will Parks S Hand DNP LIMITED FULL
Malik Reed OLB Ankle / Shoulder DNP LIMITED LIMITED QUESTIONABLE
Jeremiah Attaochu OLB Lower leg LIMITED FULL FULL
Royce Freeman RB Ribs LIMITED FULL FULL
Alexander Johnson ILB Knee LIMITED LIMITED FULL
Connor McGovern C Back LIMITED LIMITED FULL
Von Miller OLB Knee LIMITED LIMITED LIMITED QUESTIONABLE
Shelby Harris DE Ankle FULL FULL FULL
Ja’Wuan James T Knee FULL FULL FULL QUESTIONABLE
Tim Patrick WR Shoulder FULL FULL FULL
Mike Purcell NT Knee FULL FULL FULL
Courtland Sutton WR Hamstring NOT LISTED NOT LISTED LIMITED

Houston Texans injury report

Player Pos. Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Player Pos. Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Taiwan Jones RB Hamstring DNP DNP DNP OUT
Gareon Conley CB Hip LIMITED LIMITED LIMITED QUESTIONABLE
Will Fuller WR Hamstring LIMITED LIMITED LIMITED QUESTIONABLE
Bradley Roby CB Hamstring / Toe LIMITED LIMITED LIMITED QUESTIONABLE
Brennan Scarlett LB Shoulder LIMITED LIMITED LIMITED QUESTIONABLE
Carlos Watkins DE Hamstring LIMITED LIMITED LIMITED QUESTIONABLE
Angelo Blackson DE Shoulder FULL FULL FULL
Jordan Akins TE Knee NOT LISTED LIMITED FULL

BOLD - Indicates change in status; NIR­- Indicates not injury related; *- Team conducted a walk through / report is an estimation

STATUS DEFINITIONS: Did not participate (DNP); Limited: means less than 100 percent of a player’s normal repetitions; Full: 100 percent of player’s normal repetitions; Out: will not play; Doubtful: Unlikely to play; Questionable: Uncertain to play

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