Hill has a torn knee ligament and will miss the rest of the season.|||||||
The injury to Hill's left knee leaves Houston with two healthy tight ends in Joel Dreessen and rookie James Casey heading into Sunday's game at St. Louis. Hill, a fourth-round pick from North Carolina State, has appeared in five games this season and has one reception for nine yards. He missed some time early in October when he had the first confirmed case of swine flu in an NFL player this season.
Hill was inactive for Sunday's game against Buffalo. He was hospitalized last week with swine flu in the first confirmed case in an NFL player this season.|||||||
Hill is the only player on the team believed to have swine flu and other players are being monitored, Texans vice president of communications Tony Wyllie said Friday. Hill, a fourth-round pick from North Carolina State, spent two nights in the hospital and told KRIV-TV in Houston that he was released from the hospital Friday morning.