Found December 05, 2012 on Outside the Boxscore:
PLAYERS: Andre Johnson
TEAMS: Houston Texans
Nfl_oakland_raiders_2adc
For those of you looking for a nice story to get you through this Wednesday, we bring you the kind heart of Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson who decided to do some special Christmas shopping for some at-risk kids. Johnson let a group of kids run wild at local Toys'R'Us in Houston and the fine folks over at Shutdown Corner have the details of that day: Johnson's Foundation, the Andre Johnson Charitable Foundation, funded the spree, in which 12 children selected by Child Protective Services had 80 seconds to fill up their carts with as many toys as they could. "You hear a minute and twenty seconds, and you don't think that's a long time, but you'd be surprised by what these kids can put into their buckets," Johnson  The children, ranging in ages from 8 to 16, have all suffered parental abuse in some form and now live with extended family members. But each child made sure to purchase toys for siblings and other relatives a...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
RELATED ARTICLES

Andre Johnson > Santa Claus

Earlier this season, there were fantasy football reports across the major sites that included a rather depressing update about Houston Texans receiver Andre Johnson. I don’t remember which NFL reporter was involved, but these reports basically read something like, “Andre Johnson’s knees are done and he’s a shell of his former self” and yadda yadda. And it doesn’t matter...

Houston Texans WR Andre Johnson buys toys for Texas foster children

Andre Johnson – one of the best wide receivers in football, just got a little bit better. But not on the football field. On Tuesday, Johnson posted a photo of himself on Instagram holding three long receipts, allegedly totaling: $19,521.14. The toys  are being donated to foster children in the Texas Child Protective Services. It is really nice when you hear of people doing things...

Stanford Routt signs with the Houston Texans

The beat goes on in the saga of cornerback Stanford Routt. Routt was cut from the Kansas City Chiefs for disciplinary reasons in early November. On Tuesday he landed with the Houston Texans after also receiving extended interest from the Pittsburgh Steelers.  Please Click Here To Read This Story

James Harden At Top Golf Grand Opening

James Harden attended the grand opening of the upscale driving range (complete with a bar and restaurant), Top Golf Houston, earlier this week alongside Houston Texans’ T.J. Yates and Brooks Reed: source

Texans Looking For More After Clinching

Houston wants more than just a playoff invitation says head coach Gary Kubiak.

Opening Lines: Week 14

The Patriots opened as 3.5-point favorites as they prepare to host the Houston Texans on Monday Night Football in Week 14. An 11-1 team being labeled a significant underdog this late in the season is about as common as Antonio Cromartie using any form of birth control, so this spread deserves a careful eye. How can a 9-3 New England team with well-documented problems on defense...

Patriots preparing everyone to block J.J. Watt

In a league that features weekly man-to-man battles between elite pass rushers and high-paid offensive tackles, J.J. Watt is a little different. Not because he draws a double-team, but because he draws a team-team. Watt lines up all over Wade Phillips' defensive front depending on the situation."... we’re going to have to have more than one guy ready to handle him and...

Stanford Routt Set For A Workout

According to multiple reports former Houston Cougar, Oakland Raider and Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Stanford Routt is scheduled to workout for the Houston Texans on Tuesday.   Texans are working out former Oakland and KC CC Stanford Routt on Tuesday. — John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) December 4, 2012   With starting nickel cornerback Brice McCain out six weeks with a broke foot...

New England-bound Texans confident on road

The AFC East-champion New England Patriots are 8-1 against AFC teams this year, and 4-1 at home. But according to Houston Texans coach Gary Kubiak, that doesn't faze his team in the least.Kubiak's division-leading squad has secured itself a playoff spot as well, and at 11-1 and unbeaten on the road, they don't seem to care where they play. “It’s a confidence thing...

Tickets around $100! New England Patriots vs. Houston Texans @ Gillette Stadium on Monday, Dec 10, 2012 - 8:30 PM

Tickets around $100! New England Patriots vs. Houston Texans @ Gillette Stadium on Monday, Dec 10, 2012 - 8:30 PM

NFL Power Rankings Going Into Week 14

Athlon Sports' weekly rankings of NFL teams. The Houston Texans remain the top team, while the Jacksonville Jaguars moved back to the bottom this...

Fantasy football start em sit em week 14

Here it is owners. The time has come for the big locker room speeches. A time to reach out to your team, and deep within your emotions and be the very best you can be
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.