Our man On The Fringe Boomer Grigsby suffered a sprained ankle in the Houston Texans’ 16-10 preseason win over the Kansas City Chiefs on Saturday night.

Grigsby, who played sparingly Saturday night before leaving the game, was one of a number of Texans to suffer injuries against the Chiefs. Tight end Joel Dreessen (hyperextended knee), safety Troy Nolan (broken hand) and quarterback Rex Grossman (pulled hamstring) were also hurt.

Texans coach Gary Kubiak talked about the difficulties of playing in the heavy rain at Arrowhead Stadium, as well as the injuries suffered by his team.

“We paid a price (for the victory),” Kubiak said. “We have some guys really banged up, and that usually happens when you get out there in a mess like that. Hopefully, we will get back and get some of these guys on the field as quick as possible.

“It’s a very long list for a first time out. We’re going to have to get back and evaluate where we’re at.” Full story …