Joseph has the best chance of being back and has said he wants to return. Su'a-Filo is unlikely to be back. Savage was ineffective and prone to injuries. The Texans are not expected to use the franchise or transition tag on any player.
Unit-by-unit depth chart as of Super Bowl LII. Injured players listed as starters if that was their status when injured.
*Asterisk indicates player ended 2017 season on injured reserve.
OFFENSIVE LINEMEN (F): Starters - LT *Chris Clark (UFA), LG Xavier Su'a-Filo (UFA), C *Nick Martin, RG Jeff Allen, RT Breno Giacomini. Backups - LT Julien Davenport, LT Kendall Lamm, LG David Quessenberry, C/G Kyle Fuller, C/G Greg Mancz, RG Chad Slade, T *Derek Newton.
DEFENSIVE LINEMEN (C): Starters - DLE *J.J. Watt, NT *D.J. Reader, DRE Joel Heath. Backups - RDE *Christian Covington, NT Brandon Dunn, LDE Carlos Watkins, RDE Angelo Blackson, DE Ufomba Kamalu, DE *Matthew Godin.
LINEBACKERS (B-plus): Starters - MLB Benardrick McKinney, ILB Zach Cunningham, OLB Jadeveon Clowney, OLB *Whitney Mercilus. Backups - OLB Brian Cushing (subsequently released), ILB Dylan Cole, ILB *Ben Heeney, OLB *Brennan Scarlett, ILB Brian Peters, OLB Gimel President, OLB LaTroy Lewis.
SPECIAL TEAMS (D): K Ka'imi Fairbairn, P Shane Lechler, KOR Chris Thompson PR Will Fuller, LS Jon Weeks.