Found August 11, 2012 on Fantasy Football Champs:
PLAYERS: Gary Kubiak
TEAMS: Houston Texans
Houston receiver Andre Johnson will not be available for Saturday night's game versus the 49ers. He's out with an injured groin.Fantasy Spin:If this were the regular season Johnson would probably be out there but since this is just a meaningless exhibition, head coach Gary Kubiak has chosen to play it safe by resting his All-Pro wide receiver.
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