HOUSTON -- Texans starting defensive tackle Vincent Taylor got injured in the second half Sunday against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Taylor injured his ankle and will undergo a magnetic resonance imaging exam on Monday, according to league sources not authorized to speak publicly. the defensive tackle was carted off the field with trainers and team doctor Walter Lowe.
Taylor earned the starting job during training camp after joining the team in free agency after a previous stint with the Cleveland Browns
The former Miami Dolphins sixth-round draft pick from Oklahoma State recorded two tackles before getting hurt.
He was replaced by rookie Roy Lopez, a sixth-round draft pick from Arizona.