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Bill O'Brien: Jadeveon Clowney 'should be fine' to play Week 6

Sep 27, 2015; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Texans outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney (90) reacts after a play during the first quarter against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

Sep 27, 2015; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Texans outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney (90) reacts after a play during the first quarter against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

Despite an ankle injury suffered in Houston's Thursday-night loss to Indianapolis, linebacker Jadeveon Clowney is expected to be be available for the team's upcoming game against Jacksonville.

Clowney was in a walking boot the day after the game, but head coach Bill O'Brien said the second-year player "should be fine" for the team's Week 6 matchup with the Jaguars.

"Looks like an ankle, but I just saw him just now before I walked in here, and he seemed to be doing well," O'Brien said Friday, per the team's official website. "I think you guys probably saw he had a boot on, but that's just precautionary."

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The first pick in the 2014 draft, Clowney had two tackles in limited action against the Colts. He has 12 tackles and one forced fumble on the year.

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