Texans place 6 players on COVID-19 reserve among other roster moves

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The Houston Texans placed six players on the COVID-19 reserve Thursday.

Houston added guard-tackle Tytus Howard, defensive end Jordan Jenkins, center Justin Britt, safety Eric Murray, cornerback Lonnie Johnson, and defensive tackle Roy Lopez to the COVID-19 reserve.

The Texans were able to designate receiver Danny Amendola and defensive end DeMarcus Walker ready for return from injured reserve.

Houston also signed defensive lineman Chris Smith and defensive back Grayland Arnold from the practice squad to the active roster.

The Texans were able to restore running back Jaylen Samuels from the COVID-19 reserve back to the practice squad on Thursday.

Houston also signed kicker Dominik Eberle to the practice squad.

Houston has a total of 17 players in COVID protocol. The Texans take on the Los Angeles Chargers Sunday at 12:00 p.m. Central Time at NRG Stadium.