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Monday Night Football Preview: HOU-DEN

Dan Graziano breaks down Week 7's Monday Night Football game in depth with Texans reporter Sarah Barshop and Broncos reporter Jeff Legwold.

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Kiper: Speedy Fuller a big-play threat

Will Fuller drops in Mel Kiper Jr.'s latest rookie rankings due to a downswing in productivity and injuries. But he's demonstrated that when fully healthy, his speed makes him a nightmare matchup. Kiper's rookie big board (Insider)

Sarah Barshop ESPN Staff Writer 

Texans OLB Jadeveon Clowney (wrist) was limited in practice again today, but WR DeAndre Hopkins was a full participant after event limited yesterday. No new names on the injury report.

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Broncos heavily favored Monday night

FPI gives the Broncos the second-best chance of winning of any team this week. Both our Broncos and Texans reporters agree this will be a dud of a homecoming for Brock Osweiler. Week 7 predictions

Can Will Fuller make an impact on Monday? (0:59)

Sarah Barshop ESPN Staff Writer 

WR Will Fuller is practicing today. Earlier in the week he said he hoped to play Monday night against the Broncos, but it would depend a lot on how practices went this week. It's a good sign he's out there today. The rookie wide receiver was active for Sunday's victory over the Colts, but did not play.

Can Osweiler beat the Broncos in his return to Denver? (0:40)

Sarah Barshop ESPN Staff Writer 

Quarterback Brock Osweiler was a full participant in practice today, but is on the injury report with a foot injury. WR DeAndre Hopkins (hamstring) and OLB Jadeveon Clowney (wrist) were limited in practice.

KC Joyner ESPN Insider 

Running backs with the least favorable matchups in fantasy football in Week 7 (0-100 scale, with 100 being the most favorable): Ryan Mathews (9), David Johnson (11), Matt Forte (15), Jordan Howard (24), Lamar Miller (36), Christine Michael (36)

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Osweiler: Have 'nothing but respect' for Broncos

Texans quarterback Brock Osweiler opened up Thursday about his rocky departure from Denver, saying that he had "nothing but respect" as well as "love and appreciation" for the Broncos.

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Evaluators all like Broncos over Texans

All three personnel men polled by Mike Sando expect Brock Osweiler to struggle in his return to Denver. Though some expect a close game, all three picked the Broncos to win. Evaluators' predictions (Insider)

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Could Brock Osweiler be benched?

Osweiler has a long leash thanks to his hefty contract and Sunday's late-game heroics, John Clayton writes. That said, Bill O'Brien could opt for Tom Savage if things get worse. QBs who could be benched (Insider)

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Looking back at Osweiler's departure

Brock Osweiler's struggles have brought criticism in Houston, but don't forget: John Elway offered the QB nearly as much money to stay in Denver. Chris Mortensen looks back at the situation. Mort & Schefter's notebook

Should Osweiler be scared to face Broncos? (1:32)
NFL 60-second preview for Week 7 (1:00)
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FPI: Brock's return lacks luster

Brock Osweiler returns to Denver for the first time since spurning the Broncos to sign with Houston, but FPI doesn't think the game itself will be that great. FPI game rater

Brock Osweiler's journey from Denver to Houston (0:51)
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QB Grades: Rocky start for Brock

The Brock Osweiler era hasn't gotten off to the start Houston was hoping for when it signed him for $72 million. But perhaps Sunday night's OT win over the Colts is the beginning of things to come. Grading every QB

Sarah Barshop ESPN Staff Writer 

Texans safety Lonnie Ballentine returned to practice for the first time since he injured his knee last year. He is not on the active roster yet, and cannot play until then.

Sarah Barshop ESPN Staff Writer 

Texans rookie wide receiver Will Fuller (hamstring) returned to practice today. He was active on Sunday against the Colts, but did not play.

Team Stats

Passing Yards216.530th
Rushing Yards111.210th
Points For18.030th
Points Against21.2Tied-13th

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