Texans' Pharaoh Brown still sidelined with hamstring injury

Texans starting tight end Pharaoh Brown remains sidelined at practice Wednesday after injuring his hamstring last Friday and missing the team's 38-22 loss to the Los Angeles Rams.

Rookie tight end Brevin Jordan caught his first NFL touchdown pass during his regular-season debut against Los Angeles.

Several other players didn't practice Wednesday, including veteran wide receivers Brandin Cooks and Danny Amendola.

Cooks and Amendola were given a veteran's day.

Starting linebacker Christian Kirksey, who has a fractured thumb and ligament damage, didn't practice Wednesday after starting against the Rams and saying Monday he didn't know how long he will play in a protective club.

Veteran linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis didn't practice due to an illness.

Running back Rex Burkhead (hip), wide receiver Chris Conley (calf), defensive end Jacob Martin (knee), center-guard Justin McCray (ankle) and linebacker Hardy Nickerson (concussion) were limited.

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