Houston Texans: Owen Daniels Activated From PUP List

August 31, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Houston Texans tight end Owen Daniels passed a physical and was removed from the active/Physically Unable to Perform list on Monday.
Daniels caught 40 passes for 519 yards and five touchdowns and was among the top tight ends in the league when he tore his ACL on November 1, against Buffalo. He practiced Monday for the first time in 10 months.
“I felt good,” said Daniels. “I was gassed, that’s for sure. It’s a lot different than just running sprints and catching passes and sprinting up the field. We work on that play clock, that’s good, in terms of simulating what it’s going to be like in the game. My knee felt really good, but my lungs were hurting.”
Head coach Gary Kubiak said he would like to see Daniels play limited time in the season opener against the Colts, but said he will not risk rushing him back for the preseason finale against the Buccaneers.
“He took about 15 plays in practice, got to push ground a li...

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