Andre Johnson Has to be Happy With this Draft:
Prior to the draft Houston Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson made it known what he hoped the team would do—and the team answered.
Andre Johnson is a stud. That goes without saying. Even though he has been the primary and some would say only receiving threat for the Houston Texans the last few years he has still been able to catch over 100 balls for more than 1500 yards in three of the last five seasons (injuries slowed him down in the other two).
You would think that he would love the position that he is in, being the unquestioned No. 1 man, but he is smart enough to know that he can’t do it all alone.
He needs some help. So he asked for it, much like he has in other drafts. The difference is this time the team answered by taking Clemson’s DeAndre Hopkins with the No. 24 pick in the first round Thursday.
“Nothing’s too big for him,” said offensive coordinator Rick Dennison.
In Hopkins the Texans get another ...