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Houston Texans LT Duane Brown Suffers Bone Bruise

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Rob Carr, Getty Images

Houston Texans brass can exhale a collective sigh of relief on Wednesday afternoon after learning that starting left-tackle Duane Brown suffered nothing more than a bone bruise in his lower leg, and will not miss a significant amount of time.

Brown, a second-team All-Pro in 2011, injured his left ankle in practice on Wednesday morning and had to be taken to a hospital for X-rays.

“We’re lucky,” Texans coach Gary Kubiak said. “Arian (Foster) made a cut, and (Brown) was engaged and he got kicked. It scares you, but he’s fine. He’s got a bad bruise. He’s probably going to miss a couple days, and we’ll be smart with him through the week. Oh, boy. He’s an important piece of the puzzle… You sure to hate to lose guys that way, but he’s going to be fine.“

Brown allowed just 2.5 sacks last season and has molded himself into one of the best LT in the NFL.

The Texans have already had a few scares to open training camp. Before Brown went down the team had lost pro-bowl wide receiver Andre Johnson to a groin injury. Johnson is expected to be sideline around a week or so.

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