Texans RB Ben Tate and Jets TE Dustin Keller are among the inactive players for the Week Five Monday night game.
Tate (toe) has 30 carries for 117 yards and two touchdowns this season in four games. Justin Forsett will back up Arian Foster.
The other inactive players for the Texans are WR Lestar Jean, CB Brandon Harris, SS Quintin Demps, CB Roc Carmicahel, OT Andrew Gardner and OG Brandon Brooks.
Keller (hamstring) has not played since the season opener. Jeff Cumberland will start in his place. The Jets will also be without NT Sione Po’uha, WR Stephen Hill and FB John Conner for Monday night’s game. Newly-acquired FB Lex Hilliard could start in Conner’s place, and Chaz Schilens and Jason Hill will help replace Stephen Hill.
QB Greg McElroy, CB Darrelle Revis and OG Caleb Schlauderaff are also inactive for Gang Green.