Dont’a Hightower and Marcus Cannon among Patriots’ inactives vs. Texans

Dont'a Hightower in 2017.
Dont'a Hightower in 2017. –Barry Chin / The Boston Globe

The Patriots will face the Texans on Sunday without a few key players on offense, defense, and special teams.

Dont’a Hightower, Marcus Cannon and Matthew Slater are all listed as inactive for Week 3. Here’s the full breakdown: