“Mario and Andre are on their usual route; I guess that’s the way to put it,” Kubiak said. “They should be out tomorrow to do something.”
Johnson (ankle) and Williams (sports hernia) typically don’t practice on Wednesdays. Thursday is like a Wednesday this week since the Texans’ game is a day later than usual on Monday Night Football.
Rookie tight end
All systems go
“He looks good,” Kubiak said. “He practiced Monday, Tuesday and took a bigger dose today. All systems look like they’re go, so we’ll put the pads on a little bit tomorrow and see. (It’s) good to have him back.”
Daniels aggravated his hamstring injury before the Texans played the Colts in Week 8. He hasn’t played in a game since.
“After all he’s been through, we wanted to make sure we got him as healthy as he possibly could,” Kubiak said. “I just didn’t want to put him out there and go through the same thing. He looks good and he has held up through the three practices that we’ve had.”
Demps on returns?
Kubiak was asked how likely it is that safety
“I don’t know,” Kubiak said. “I don’t know if he’ll be up (active). We’ll have to see. He could do it. That is something he’s done.”
A third-year pro out of UTEP, Demps was the primary kickoff returner for the Philadelphia Eagles as a rookie in 2008. He averaged 25.3 yards per return with one touchdown, which incidentally came against the Ravens on a 100-yard return.
Thoughts on Pro Bowl voting
As announced by the league on Wednesday, Johnson and Texans running back
Foster has 414,033 votes, the eighth-highest total of any NFL player.
“It means that the fans are appreciative of what you’re doing for the game, and I really am humbled by it,” Foster said.
Johnson, a four-time Pro Bowler, has the most votes of any AFC wide receiver with 340,996.
“It means a lot, but at the same time, I’m focused on trying to win games and get this organization to where it wants to be,” Johnson said. “You know, you can go to all the Pro Bowls you want to, but if you’re not winning, I don’t really think it matters.”