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Texans Get Concerning Brandin Cooks News Ahead of Thursday Night Football

Adam Taylor McKillop
The Houston Texans got concerning Brandin Cooks injury news ahead of Thursday Night Football.
The Houston Texans got concerning Brandin Cooks injury news ahead of Thursday Night Football. / ASSOCIATED PRESS

The Houston Texans face their toughest test of the season this week when the undefeated Philadelphia Eagles come to town for Thursday Night Football. Unfortunately, Houston may be without their best weapon on offense.

Houston received a concerning Brandin Cooks update on Thursday morning.

Cooks is officially questionable on the team's injury report. His status is made more perplexing by the injury designation of "Wrist/Not Injury Related - Personal."

The NFL trade deadline came and went, and despite all the rampant rumors, Cooks is still a member of the Texans. He took to Twitter shortly after Tuesday's official 4 p.m. ET deadline with a disconcerting message.

It's unclear exactly why Cooks missed both Tuesday and Wednesday's practices. Is he truly dealing with a wrist tweak? Or is this a dramatic gesture to display his unhappiness with the organization?

It really doesn't matter as long as Cooks joins the team on Thursday night. Only time will tell.

For now, the Texans are considered massive 14-point home underdogs per NFL odds on FanDuel Sportsbook.

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