Clowney told reporters Thursday he expects to play after missing time with a knee injury and an illness.
"My knee feels good," he said, per the Houston Chronicle's John McClain. "Having the time off really helped. It's still not 100 percent, but it's a lot better."
Here are some other injuries we're tracking on this Week 11 Thursday:
- Niners linebacker NaVorro Bowman got encouraging news pertaining to his knee. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reports, per a source who has spoken to Bowman, that an MRI on his surgically repaired knee came back with no surprises and went fine, but there still is not timetable on Bowman's return.
- Tight end Martellus Bennett (ribs) and wide receiver Brandon Marshall (ankle) both improved to limited participation in Bears practice Thursday after sitting out on Wednesday. Tim Jennings (knee) was a full participant after missing practice Wednesday. Linebacker Darryl Sharpton (hamstring) was a limited participant for the second day in a row.