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It has been revealed in a report on houstontexans.com that wide receiver Andre Johnson had knee surgery earlier this month. The surgery was described as “minor” and Johnson says he’ll be ready for Training Camp. Andre Johnson has been one of the most talented wide receivers over the past decade, but has always had issues with injuries.
Now on the wrong side of 30, it’s reasonable to question Johnson’s longevity and how long he’ll be able to remain an elite wide receiver. Even elite wide receivers drop off a cliff statistically around age 34. It’s definitely possible that Johnson, who turns 31 in July, could do so earlier than that. There’s a reason why the Texans used 2 draft picks on receivers in the 2012 NFL Draft, DeVier Posey in the 3rd round and Keshawn Martin in the 5th round. In 9 seasons, Andre Johnson has 706 catches for 9656 yards and 52 touchdowns. He ranks 39th all-time in receiving yards.
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Houston Texans WR Andre Johnson has undergone an arthroscopic procedure on his left knee. Johnson told reporters that he hyperextended his knee on November 27, playing against the Jacksonville Jaguars and was having fluid buildup on his knee. Johnson underwent a troubling 2011 season, injuring both hamstrings, injuries which forced him to miss the majority of the regular season....
Texans star receiver Andre Johnson says he'll be sidelined for three to four weeks after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his left knee.
Johnson sat out Houston's first organized team practice on Monday after having the procedure two weeks ago.
The five-time Pro Bowl selection was inactive for nine regular-season games last year with injuries to both hamstrings. He says...
“Dream Big, Work Hard”
Texans’ fans, you should be very proud.
Everyone knows the impact JJ Watt had in his first season as a Texan on the field, but no matter what he achieves on the field, it won’t compare to what he is doing off the field.
In just his second year as the Texans’ starting defensive end, Watt has fully embraced Houston. Even as much as recently tweeting...
According to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson underwent a knee scope two and a half weeks ago. He plans on being ready for training camp.
Johnson also had his ankle and hamstring surgically repaired in 2011. It certainly wouldn’t be a good sign if he ends up on the mend once again in 2012.
Trindon Holliday v. Keshawn Martin:
After the departure of wide receiver and special teams returner Jacoby Jones, the Texans drafted shifty Keshawn Martin from Michigan State as a possible option to fill the void. Drafted in the fourth round, Martin was a playmaking receiver with above average special teams return ability at MSU, and seemed to be the only option until another...
HOUSTON Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips did not shy away from setting the bar a tad higher than it rested after last season.
Organized Team Activities (OTAs) are for enthusiasm, especially for franchises possessing an unbridled amount. But there was veracity in Phillips' perspective based largely on the fact the Texans were in the midst OTAs in the first place.
Houston Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips was on KILT in Houston with Josh Innes and Rich Lord, via SportsRadioInterviews.com. He was asked to give his thoughts regarding the audio of former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams’ speech before last season’s playoff loss to the 49ers.
“Well I mean it made me sick. I just don’t believe in that...
According to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, as expected Texans quarterback Matt Schaub is unable to participate in this week’s OTA’s while rehabbing his foot. He’s expected to be ready to go in time for training camp.
Schaub underwent surgery to help him recover from a Lisfranc injury that he suffered during last season.
NHL Network personality Carrie Milbank is yet another example of a cheerleader turned media personality. She captained the Houston Texans squad for four years.
From NHL.com The Hockey Show profile:
She was discovered by NFL Films in 2003 when she auditioned as a Guest Host on NFL Under The Helmet (FOX), revealing her Number One passion as an on–camera entertainer. She quickly...
The Texans have had one of the best and most underrated offensive lines in the league over the past few years, propelling Arian Foster and Ben Tate to form the league’s most deadly running back duo, and helping protect Matt Schaub. Their scheme is a big part of the reason why, but also the continuity and how well the players fit the scheme is huge. Duane Brown, Wade Smith, Chris...
Fox Sports Next has the update on Stratford offensive tackle Christian Daimler from Houston, Texas. Recently, he was on the scene supporting his teammates at the Houston Texans 7-on-7 tournament. While there, he gave Fox Sports Next a quick recruiting update…
Fox Sports Next has the update on La Porte linebacker Hoza Scott from Texas. Recently, he participated in the Houston Texans 7-on-7 tournament. While there, he gave Fox Sports Next a quick recruiting update…
The free agency period was a sobering epilogue to the best season in Houston Texans' history.
Career sacks leader Mario Williams signed with Buffalo, and Houston also bid farewell to All-Pro linebacker DeMeco Ryans and veteran offensive linemen Eric Winston and Mike Brisiel.
Winston and Brisiel were stalwarts on one of the league's top offensive lines, and Houston coach...