Murphy and Heyward-Bey active for Oakland

Oakland starting receivers Louis Murphy and Darrius Heyward-Bey are both active and are expected to start Sunday at home against Houston.

Both players were dealing with injuries during the week, although the team had hoped all week they’d play. Run stuffer John Henderson is not active, which could be an issue against Houston top back Arian Foster. Foster could play a huge role in Houston’s offense with star receiver Andre Johnson inactive.

In Tennessee, rookie quarterback Tim Tebow is again the No. 2 quarterback and Brady Quinn is inactive. Last week, Quinn was the No. 2 quarterback last after Tebow won the backup job in the preseason. Denver coach Josh McDaniels said the backup quarterback job may be a week-to-week endeavor, depending on the game plan. So far, Tebow hasn’t touched the ball against the Titans.