Andre Johnson, WR, Houston Texans
School: Miami (Fla.)
FANTASY FOOTBALL ANALYSIS
Andre Johnson is your prototypical receiver; big, strong and fast. Despite his sturdy frame, he appeared in every game last year, the first time he has done so since 2009. Despite staying pretty healthy for the season, Johnson got off to a slow start, but thanks to a few monster games later in the year, ended up totaling 1598 yards on 112 catches, but just 4 touchdowns. Following a disappointing 2011 campaign in which he played 4 games (which was very painful as a fantasy owner, I must add,) fantasy owners were rewarded down the stretch by taking a shot on Johnson.
One of the main concerns with Johnson is his age (31) and injury history. Even when he has played full seasons in the past, he was playing through nagging injuries. At some point, that catches up with any athlete and it likely won’t be any different with Johnson. Another factor worki...