The Houston Texans have ruled out the following players for the Atlanta Falcons pre-season opener. Sitting out will be Arian Foster, Johnathan Joseph, Shiloh Keo, Lonnie Ballentine, Elbert Mack, Brian Cushing, Conor Boffeli, Will Yeatman, Brandon Brooks, Andre Johnson, Mike Thomas and Louis Nix.
Johnathan Grimes will start at running back, while A.J. Bouye and Justin Tuggle will start on defense at their respective position. With Brooks out for the
second preseason game, Xavier Su'a-Filo will be starting at right guard. Also, Keshawn Martin will be starting at the slot wide receiver with Thomas out and Posey will be in for Johnson.