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Carr updated to probable on injury report

HOUSTON -- The Texans upgraded David Carr to probable on
their injury report Thursday, another sign he will start this
weekend at Cincinnati after missing a game with a sprained right
ankle.

Carr rested the ankle for 10 days after twisting it during a
sack at Indianapolis on Oct. 26. Tony Banks led Houston to a 14-10
victory against Carolina last Sunday as Carr watched from the
sideline.

Carr was listed as questionable but was upgraded after getting
through practice Wednesday without complications. Coach Dom Capers
said Carr looked good while taking all the first-team snaps in
practice Thursday and will start against the Bengals unless he
suffers a setback.

"Our plan is to start David," Capers said.

Cornerback Marcus Coleman, fighting a strained neck, was
downgraded to questionable Thursday. Kenny Wright would start if
Coleman can't.

Defensive end Gary Walker (right big toe) likely won't play
Sunday and outside linebacker Charlie Clemons (left ankle) could be
replaced by rookie Antwan Peek for a third straight week.