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NFL Injury Report:
While he was able to earn a trip to his second consecutive
Pro Bowl last season, Houston Texans cornerback Johnathan Joseph wasn’t healthy
for much of the year. He recently told James Palmer of CSN Houston that his
groin issue and sports hernia are things of the past, as he’s finally healthy again.
"With the groin issues and everything behind me and the
sports hernia on both sides, I had both those fixed," Joseph said
Thursday. "Now I have more pop, more explosion with my legs. I can run all
Joseph played through a groin injury for a large part of
last season, but it was discovered this offseason that it wasn’t the only
ailment the cornerback was dealing with. Joseph was also dealing with a pair of
sports hernias. He’s now anxious to get back on the field with the injuries
"I'm just glad to have it behind me," Joseph said.
"I'm feeling better than I've ever felt. I told somebody that yesterday. I
was just excited that I got it fixed just to see where I am at on the field.
And I'm having probably the best OTAs I've had in four or five years."
Despite the injuries, Joseph finished the 2012 campaign with
two interceptions, 11 passes defensed and 53 tackles.
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