Free agent Derrick Ward said via Twitter that he is going to "take some time off now & c what I want 2 do!"
The Texans are hoping impending free agent Derrick Ward wants to return as a mentor.
Derrick Ward rushed for 50 yards on 12 carries in the Texans' Week 17 loss to Tennessee.
Derrick Ward did not receive a carry in Sunday's loss to the Ravens.
Derrick Ward (ankle) is expected to be available for Sunday's game against the Ravens.
Texans declared RB Derrick Ward, WR Andre Johnson, QB T.J. Yates, CB Sherrick McManis, LB Tim Dobbins, G Thomas Austin, and T Andrew Gardner inactive for Week 5.
Derrick Ward (questionable, ankle) returned to Texans practice Friday.
Derrick Ward (ankle) has still not resumed practicing.
Derrick Ward's recovery from a high-ankle sprain is going more slowly than anticipated.
Derrick Ward (ankle) is sitting out practices again this week.
Texans HC Gary Kubiak revealed Monday that Derrick Ward (ankle) is "pretty close to getting back on the field."
Derrick Ward (ankle) has been ruled out for Week 3.
Derrick Ward revealed Wednesday that he has a high-ankle sprain.
Derrick Ward (shoulder, ankle) missed Texans practice Wednesday.