The Texans announced they have activated defensive tackle Hassan Ridgeway from injured reserve.
Ridgeway played 15 defensive snaps and two special teams snaps in the Week 1 loss to the Baltimore Ravens. Before going on injured reserve, Ridgeway amassed two combined tackles.
Houston also declared their lone practice squad elevation for Week 8 against the Carolina Panthers. Cornerback D’Angelo Ross will be on the active roster Sunday at 12:00 p.m. Central Time at Bank of America Stadium.
The Texans also released linebacker Cory Littleton, who the club signed back earlier in the week.