HOUSTON (AP) — St. Louis cornerback Cortland Finnegan is inactive against Houston because of a thigh injury.

Trumaine Johnson will start Sunday in place of Finnegan, who will miss his second straight game. Texans receiver Andre Johnson is active and starting despite missing practice this week with a bruised shin.

Other inactives for St. Louis are tackles Rodger Saffold and Mike Person, defensive end Gerald Rivers, guards Barrett Jones and Brandon Washington and defensive tackle Matt Conrath.

Inactive for Houston are quarterback Case Keenum, running back Cierre Wood, linebacker Tim Dobbins, tackle Andrew Gardner, guard Cody White and defensive ends Sam Montgomery and Tim Jamison.


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