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According to multiple sources wide receiver Andre Johnson will miss up to one week of training camp with a strained groin, and an MRI revealed no real significant damage. The injury happend in one on one drills when he jumped for a pass and came down hard on the ground after the pass. Johnson wanted to continue practice, but trainers put a stop to that in a hurry.
With the latest injury surrounding Johnson, the Texans will lean on an unproven wide receiver group to get them through training camp. Don’t expect Johnson to be rushed back from this minor injury.
Mark Berman from Fox Sports Houston, also reported that starting cornerback Kareem Jackson suffered a slight hamstring pull, but Jackson assured it is nothing to be worried about.
Head Coach Gary Kubiak also confirmed that linebacker Darryl Sharpton had a set back in his rehab with his hip now giving him issues. Sharpton was put on injured reserve after tearing his quadricep against the Jacksonville Jaguars last season, and Kubiak said at the beginning of camp that Sharpton was close to returning. Sharpton is set to be reevaluated in the coming days.
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HOUSTON – After missing significant time during the Texans’ 2011-2012 run due to hamstring issues, Texans receiver Andre Johnson pulled a groin muscle during Sunday morning’s practice.
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Houston Texans WR Andre Johnson was once considered an elite wide receiver in the NFL. Now 31, Johnson should be considered above average and it’s time to seriously start considering whether he’ll be able to remain on the field for 16 games ever again in his career, something that fantasy football owners need to consider when drafting Johnson for their 2012 roster.
Houston Texans receiver Andre Johnson has left practice with a pulled groin muscle.
Coach Gary Kubiak says Johnson's injury appears minor, but it may still force Johnson to miss ''a few'' practices.
Johnson missed nine games last season with hamstring injuries and was sidelined from the first organized team activities in the spring after arthroscopic surgery...
According to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson suffered a slight groin injury and was taken out of practice on Sunday.
The good news is that Johnson’s injury doesn’t seem to be serious. He’ll now likely be held out of practice or limited until he gets back to being 100 percent healthy.
“It’s a minor (groin) strain,...
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2011 Recap: To be fair Andre Johnson was having a pretty nice season until a nasty hamstring injury in week four pretty much ended his fantasy season. He did come back to TJ Yates and a decent playoff run of 201 yards and a TD against the Bengals and Ravens. Not necessarily push overs.
What’s Changed: The Texans had to do what they had...
HOUSTON -- The Texans received a gigantic scare on the second day of practice when receiver Andre Johnson left the field with a slight groin injury. More than 4,000 fans held their collective breath as a trainer rubbed Johnson's right leg. Coach Gary Kubiak said Johnson was removed from practice "as a precaution," but considering the injuries Johnson has suffered...
Houston Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson suffered a groin injury Sunday and was pulled from practice. Coach Gary Kubiak said Johnson's status is day to day after Johnson sustained the injury early in practice. "I don’t know," Johnson told the Houston Chronicle after leaving the field on a golf cart. "I am going to get it checked out." Johnson, one...
Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson will miss a week of training camp with a "mild" groin strain, according to the Houston Chronicle.Fantasy Spin:The ailment is not considered serious but it's not a good sign that the injury-prone Johnson is already dinged up considering he is coming off knee surgery.
By CHRIS DUNCAN
AP Sports Writer
HOUSTON (AP) -- Houston Texans receiver Andre Johnson has left practice with a pulled groin muscle.
Coach Gary Kubiak says Johnson's injury appears minor, but it may still force Johnson to miss "a few" practices.
Johnson missed nine games last season with hamstring injuries and was sidelined from the first organized team activities...
With Day two morning session in the books, there was plenty of news out of Houston Texans camp, both good and bad. Here are some day 2 notes:
- Wide receiver Andre Johnson was the headline of the day due to a “tweaked” groin, and being witness to it I can see where the concern would come from. We were about 10 yards on where he was trying to get stretched out by the...
Perhaps the theme of the Houston Texans’ 2011 season was injuries and what could have been if the team stayed healthy heading into their first ever playoff appearance. The injury bug made its early appearance yesterday at Texans training camp in a minor fashion, taking down several players and setting back a few others.
The most notable of these players is wide receiver Andre...