NASHVILLE D’Onta Foreman Jersey , Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota fully participated in Friday’s practice and is expected to start Monday night’s road game against the AFC South-leading Houston Texans.Mariota suffered a stinger Sunday in a 38-10 loss at Indianapolis and didn’t play in the second half of that game. He was limited in Wednesday and Thursday’s work but got the green light from head coach Mike Vrabel on Friday to start, barring an unforeseen setback.“He felt better,” Vrabel said. “We’ve got to keep working. … He looked good today, but that’s why you practice. You try to always improve and get better and fix the things you didn’t have right. He was not limited.”Mariota missed the first meeting between the Titans and Texans on Sept. 16 in Nashville. The Titans won that game 20-17 with backup quarterback Blaine Gabbert under center and with the help of a fake punt touchdown.While Mariota was a full participant on Friday Julién Davenport Jersey , defensive coordinator Dean Pees was absent from the afternoon practice.Pees spent Sunday night in an Indianapolis hospital due to a medical issue. Pees returned to practice Wednesday and Thursday, but Vrabel wanted him to rest on Friday and excused him from practice.“Dean was tired today, and I asked him to go home,” Vrabel said. “I wanted him to get some rest. I’m trying to get Dean to Monday night Will Fuller Jersey , just like I am all the players. The plan was simply, ‘Hey, Dean, why do you go get some rest? Why don’t you go get some sleep?’ That’s what I felt like was best to try to get him to the game.”Also Nick Martin Jersey , left tackle Taylor Lewan was out of Friday’s practice due to illness. Running back David Fluellen remains out with a knee injury. Before and after the Texans waived running back D'Onta Foreman, there was chatter about the possibility of looking into a trade with the Chargers for Melvin Gordon.Earlier this month, the word was that the Texans weren’t interested in a deal for Gordon because they were satisfied with Lamar Miller as their starter. Miller went down with a knee injury on Saturday night, however Tyler Ervin Jersey , and initial word is that the team fears a torn ACL, which makes it easy to think that Houston might have a different idea about a potential trade.Gordon has not reported to the Chargers and recent reports indicate he’s willing to stay away into the regular season. The Chargers seem confident in the Austin Ekeler/Justin Jackson combo in the backfield, so they might be amenable to a deal if the Texans come calling.The Texans have their own potential, albeit difficult Benardrick McKinney Jersey , trade chip in linebacker Jadeveon Clowney and putting everything together would make for one of the more interesting preseason swaps in recent memory.