Brad Smith


HOUSTON – Earl Wolff will make his first start of the year in place of injured safety Nate Allen, and Todd Herremans and Jason K


Evan Mathis is ready to practice but isn’t allowed back on the field until Wednesday. Brad Smith is still rehabbing from abdominal surgery.

Everyone else?


DeMeco Ryans, who left Sunday’s game against the Rams early with a groin injury, was at practice Thursday morning with his helmet and appeared to be ready to participate.