Texans RCB Johnathan Joseph (hamstring) is active for Monday night's game versus the Patriots.
Joseph returns to the lineup after missing the previous two weeks. Houston declared RT Derek Newton, CB Alan Ball, OLB Brooks Reed, OG Antoine Caldwell, OG Cody White, TE Garrett Graham, and DT Terrell McClain inactive. Ryan Harris will start at right tackle in place of Newton. Brandon Harris will be the team's nickel corner.