Do the Houston Texans strike you as a desperate kind of franchise? Do
Gary Kubiak and Rick Smith seem like they need attention? Ever seen the
Texans pull some stunt?
No? Then why would they sign Chad Johnson?
The 34-year-old wide receiver was released by the Miami Dolphins less
than a day after he was accused of head-butting his wife and arrested.
So he is available and he might still be good and the Texans could
really use a No. 2 wide receiver. In an alternate universe, it makes
But not in this one. In this one, the Texans have built their identity
around an aw-shucksy coach (Kubiak), a behind-the-scenes general manager
(Smith), a soft-speaking owner (Bob McNair) and a quiet wide receiver
(Andre Johnson). It is an understated franchise in a city that takes
some pride in being not like Dallas.
What about that sounds like Chad Johnson?
And we dont even know if he can still play. Johnson was once a
superstar. He had a six-year stretch in which he averaged 1,300 yards...