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The Texans traded for wide receiver Demaryius Thomas in October after losing Will Fuller for the season to a knee injury and the veteran helped them to a playoff berth Black Tytus Howard Jersey , but he won’t be around to help them try to advance in the postseason.Thomas tore his Achilles in Sunday’s 32-30 loss to the Eagles. He had 23 catches for 275 yards and two touchdowns since coming to the team, but wideout DeAndre Hopkins said the impact of his loss will be felt off the field as well.“He has not been here that long, but everyone looks up to him,” Hopkins said. “Everyone asks him questions White Tytus Howard Jersey , not just about football, but life questions. He is a big brother to a lot of guys in the locker room. When he came here, everyone was picking his brain. For him to go out the way that he did, I hated that for him. Hopefully Youth Tytus Howard Jersey , he heals fast and we overcome this tough loss.”Rookie Vyncint Smith took over for Thomas and caught his first NFL touchdown from Deshaun Watson in the second half of the game. Safety Andre Hal has announced his retirement after spending the last five seasons with the Texans.Hal made the announcement on social media on Tuesday and said that health was not the reason why he’s decided to walk away from the game. Hal was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma a little under a year ago, but returned to play eight regular season games and the playoff loss for the Texans last season.“One thing I’ve learned in life is that change is inevitable and life goes through seasons,” Hal wrote. “This season of my life has come to an end. I will be retiring from the NFL. My health did not have anything to do with my decision. I am completely healthy. Thank you to the Houston Texans organization for giving me the opportunity to live my childhood dream. I also want to thank my family and friends for all of their support. I truly appreciate it.”Hal had 189 tackles, 12 interceptions Tytus Howard Jersey 2019 , two forced fumbles and a sack in 69 career games. His departure leaves Justin Reid, Tashaun Gipson and Briean Boddy-Calhoun at safety in Houston.