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Graham (back) had one catch for 26 yards in Sunday's 30-14 win at Oakland.

Graham missed last week's season opener, and wasn't needed much Sunday, as Ryan Fitzpatrick threw for just 139 yards on 19 attempts. Assuming he made it through without any setbacks, he should be a bigger part of the offense in future weeks.

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Graham (back) is listed as active for Sunday's game against the Raiders.

Graham is on track to start Sunday's game, with Ryan Griffin in line to serve as the team's No. 2 TE, with C.J. Fiedorowicz out.

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Graham (back) is listed as probable for Sunday's game against the Raiders.

Per cbslocal.com Graham is slated to start Sunday's game, with Ryan Griffin in line to serve as the team's No. 2 TE, with C.J. Fiedorowicz out this week.

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Texans' coach Bill O'Brien stated Thursday that Graham (back) will play Sunday against the Raiders, ESPN.com reports.

Graham missed Sunday's contest due to a back injury, but it sounds like he'll suit up Sunday afternoon. He returned to practice on a limited bases earlier this week, which was apparently enough to earn coach O'Brien's vote of confidence. The Texans certainly need Graham's services as the tight end position, as backup C.J. Fiedoroicz (foot) hasn't practiced this week, and is looking uncertain for Sunday.

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Graham (back) was a limited practice participant Thursday, the Texans' official site reports.

That said, coach Bill O'Brien noted Thursday that Graham "will be in the game" on Sunday against the Raiders. We'll let you know if that assessment changes.

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Graham (back) returned to practice Wednesday, Brian T. Smith of the Houston Chronicle reports.

We'll continue to monitor Graham's status as the week rolls along, but the tight end's return to practice Wednesday bodes well for his status for Sunday's game against the Raiders, barring any setbacks.

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Graham (back) is out for Sunday's game against Washington, the Houston Chronicle reports.

Fellow TE C.J. Fiedorowicz is thus line to see added opportunities in Week 1, with Graham sidelined for the Texans' opener.

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Graham (back) is not expected to play Sunday against Washington, NFL Network's Albert Breer reports.

We'll have confirmation of that, one way or the other, in advance of Sunday's kickoff, but in such a scenario, C.J. Fiedorowicz would be in to start at TE in Graham's place in Week 1.

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Graham, who did not practice this week because of a back injury, remains a game-time decision for Sunday's game against Washington, the Texans' official site reports.

The Texans plan to work the tight end out before Sunday's kickoff, with the report noting that rookie C.J. Fiedorowicz would get start in Week 1 in the event that Graham is scratched.

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Graham (back) is on track to be a game-day decision for Sunday's game against Washington, Drew Dougherty of houstontexans.com reports.

Graham (back) missed practice again Thursday, according to cbslocal.com , but at this stage it looks like the Texans plan to work Graham out Sunday morning, before determining his Week 1 status. If Graham is out, or limited at all this weekend, then C.J. Fiedorowicz and Ryan Griffin would be next in line for the Texans' TE looks.