Dammit RT @patriots: #Patriots Injury Update: Alfonzo Dennard's return to the game is questionable due to a hamstring injury.
— PatriotsLife (@PatriotsLife) December 11, 2012
Aqib Talib was injured in the first half breaking up a pass, he was on the ground for awhile and never returned to the game. However, beat reporters were saying he was looking active and mobile on the sideline. With the game pretty well in hand, the Patriots might not have wanted to risk putting him in.
It's not clear when Dennard was injured but it's worth noting that he struggled with hamstring injuries early in the season. Dennard played an amazing game, even filling in for Talib covering Andre Johnson.
Kyle Arrington was also shaken up in the game.
With a short week, the health of these two will remain something to watch. It's great to blow out the Texans, but the Patriots have another of their toughest games with the San Francisco 49ers coming to Foxborough next Sunday night. Losing the top two corners would not be ideal, especially if that means more playing time for Kyle Arrington.