There goes any debate over who will be starting in Jacksonville. Chad Henne will be relegated to the back-up roll starting in week 1 when Jacksonville take on the Kansas City Chiefs.
Gabbert hurt his thumb on his last play during the Jaguars preseason game against the Jets on Saturday. The thumb will keep Gabbert out the final two warm-up games as a precautionary measure.
Before the injury Gabbert was 13-16 with 165 yards passing before leaving the game with the thumb injury.
The Texans don’t play the division rivals until week 12 in Jacksonville before the Jaguars come to Houston for a Week 14 Thursday Night game.