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Injury Update for Texans WR Demaryius Thomas

A view of the Texans stadium with an American flag on the field.

HOUSTON, TX - OCTOBER 30: A general view of the stadium during the National Anthem before the game between the Houston Texans and the Detroit Lions at NRG Stadium on October 30, 2016 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images)

The Houston Texans went out and acquired Demaryius Thomas before the trade deadline to bolster their receiving corps. Unfortunately for the veteran wideout, his chance to play in the postseason could be over in the blink of an eye.

During the second half of today's action against the Philadelphia Eagles, Thomas was running down field to help block on a screen to DeAndre Hopkins. It turns out that he suffered a non-contact injury to his lower leg, which might just end his season.

It's clear that it's a serious injury because Thomas was fighting back tears on the medical cart. Although speculation is that he possibly tore his Achilles, it's still too early to know.

Either way this injury could hurt affect Houston's offense in a major way.

This will be the second major injury to the Texans' wide receivers in 2018. Earlier in the year, Will Fuller went down with a torn ACL.

If Houston does miss its veteran pass-catcher for the remainder of the season, then DeAndre Hopkins will have to shoulder an even bigger load.

Stay tuned.