The Texans offense could get another wide receiver back for Saturday’s AFC Wild Card game. Rookie Keke Coutee, who has missed the last five games with a hamstring injury, will be a player to watch this week as Houston prepares for its playoff matchup with the Indianapolis Colts.
“Definitely, I think he’s trending that way,” head coach Bill O’Brien said Monday. “I think there’s a shot. We got to see how he looks in practice on a day-to-day basis but there’s a shot there.”
Coutee made his NFL debut in Week 4 at Indianapolis. He set franchise records for most receptions (11) and receiving yards (109) by a Texans rookie in his first game. Coutee’s 11 catches were the most by a rookie receiver in his NFL debut since the NFL/AFL merger. Through six games with two starts, Coutee has recorded 28 receptions for 287 yards and one touchdown.
After clinching the AFC South division title, the Texans will host the Colts in the AFC Wild Card game on Saturday. Kickoff is set for 3:35 p.m. CT on ESPN/ABC-13 and SportsRadio 610.
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