Found May 29, 2012 on thepigskinreport.com:
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With organized team activities starting last week, and the Houston Texans getting their first look at their new additions in the receiving game for the first time, a familiar concern has already popped up in regards to depth after Andre Johnson. With the news coming down that Johnson is to miss all of OTA’s after having his knee scoped and undergoing arthroscopic surgery a couple of weeks back, there is obviously cause for concern. After missing nine games last year and finishing with just 33 catches for 492 yards, his lowest totals since joining the league in 2003, this is expected to be a concern. Since last offseason, Johnson has had knee surgery, ankle surgery and hamstring surgery. It happens to all of the greats around this point in their career. So the news that the Texans would be working out free agent wide receiver Mike Sims-Walker today came as no big surprise, regardless of the reassurances from Andre Johnson that the surgery is ”nothing to panic about.” Sims-Walker, wh...
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