Texans place Joseph, Karim on IR

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Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Texans announced Tuesday they placed cornerback Johnathan Joseph and running back Deji Karim on injured reserve.

Joseph, who has been battling a toe issue, completes the 2013 season with 47 tackles and three interceptions in 15 games.

Karim, whose collarbone injury has hampered his efforts this year, totaled just 51 yards on 12 rushes in two games.

To fill the roster spots, Houston signed running back Ray Graham and fullback Toben Opurum to the active roster.