Texans tight end Ryan Griffin, who has been out since spraining his medial collateral ligament Week 1, was activated from short-term injured reserve on Sunday in advance of Houston's Monday night game against the Cincinnati Bengals.
In a corresponding more, the Texans announced the release backup offensive lineman Eric Kush to make room for Griffin.
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Griffin's return once again gives Houston three tight ends on the roster. The three-year veteran will provide depth behind Garrett Graham and C.J. Fiedorowicz.
The 25-year-old Griffin had one catch for 18 yards before being injured in Houston's season-opening loss to Kansas City.