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Ed Reed a game-time decision for Houston Texans

Ed Reed's status for Sunday's game versus the Tennessee Titans hasn't changed much from the Houston Texans' season opener.

Texans coach Gary Kubiak confirmed that Shiloh Keowill make his second consecutive start, leaving Reed as a game-time decision to come off the bench.

The veteran safety said Thursday that he's still breaking up scar tissue in his surgically repaired hip.

"I want to play, but I've got to be smart," Reed said, via the Houston Chronicle. "I'm a team player, and I'll do whatever my coaches want me to do."

It sounds like his return might be another week away.

Other injury updates from around the league:

» The Atlanta Falcons remained without wide receiver Roddy White (ankle), left tackle Sam Baker (knee) and defensive tackle Jonathan Babineaux (knee) for the second consecutive day as the team prepares for its battle with the St. Louis Rams

» Tight end Jermichael Finley took a step toward playing for the Green Bay Packers against the Washington Redskinsthis Sunday, returning to practice after flying to Minnesota for treatment on his injured toe.

»Indianapolis Colts tight end Dwayne Allen (hip) missed practice again. "I would love to play," Allen said Thursday, via the Terre Haute Tribune Star. "Hopefully, we get to Sunday and I'm feeling great and he gives me the thumbs up."

» Running back Jamaal Charles (quadriceps) returned to Kansas City Chiefs practice, getting in a limited session. He remains on track to start versus the Dallas Cowboyson Sunday.

» Likewise, the Cowboys have shown no concern over wide receiver Dez Bryant's (knee) status after he participated in another practice Thursday.

» Cleveland Browns rookie pass rusher Barkevious Mingo got in his first full practice Thursday for the first time since suffering a bruised lung a month ago. Mingo looks to make his debut Sunday against the defending Super Bowl champions Baltimore Ravens

» Running back Shonn Greene (knee) has yet to resume practicing for the Tennessee Titans. Jackie Battle would handle short-yardage duties against the Texans if Greene sits out.

»Cincinnati Bengals left tackle Andrew Whitworth (knee) has a chance to play Monday night versus the Pittsburgh Steelers after returning to practice Thursday.

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