March 24, 2018

Report: Brooks Reed Out For a Month

According to NFL Network’s Albert Breer,



This is a big blow for a thin outside linebacker position group and it looks like rookie Whitney Mercilus will replace Reed in the starting lineup. Connor Barwin, Bryan Braman, Jesse Nading and Mercilus are the healthy outside linebackers on the current roster. It will be interesting to see if the Texans look elsewhere for help or promote rookie Delano Johnson from the practice squad.

Stay tuned for further developments on Reed’s injury.

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  1. […] for 7.5 sacks, 17 quarterback hits and 22 hurries in 685 defensive snaps (both run and pass). With Reed on the shelf with a groin issue, the Texans will call upon special teams standout Bryan Braman to help Barwin and Mercilus on […]

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