Owen Daniels Injury: Updates on Texans TE's Leg and Return

Joseph ZuckerFeatured ColumnistOctober 7, 2013

Owen Daniels was placed on injured reserve with the designation to return on Wednesday, Oct. 9, the Houston Texans announced. He suffered a leg injury during the team's Week 5 loss to the 49ers.

Updates from Monday, Dec. 16

The Houston Chronicle's Staff reports Owen Daniels has not given up on his goal of returning during the 2013 regular season:

Texans tight end Owen Daniels said he still hopes to play during the final two games of the season. He isn’t certain he’ll be able to return, though.

Wade Phillips shared more about Daniels' status via John McClain of the Houston Chronicle:

Phillips on TE Owen Daniels "I don't know. I think it's still a might situation this week, as far as him practicing. Graham is still iffy."

— John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) December 16, 2013