Originally posted on Fox Sports Houston  |  Last updated 12/9/11

ST. LOUIS - DECEMBER 20: Andre Johnson #80 of the Houston Texans carries the ball during the game against the St. Louis Rams at Edward Jones Dome on December 20, 2009 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

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HOUSTON (AP) -- Texans star receiver Andre Johnson will sit out Sunday's game at Cincinnati with a strained left hamstring. Johnson hurt himself chasing down a deep pass from rookie T.J. Yates late in the third quarter of last week's 17-10 win over Atlanta. Johnson didn't practice all week, and coach Gary Kubiak said Friday that he would keep him out of Sunday's game. The Texans (9-3) have won six in a row and can clinch the AFC South with a victory over the Bengals (7-5) and a Tennessee loss to New Orleans. Johnson was playing his second game after missing six with a right hamstring injury that required minor surgery to repair. Kubiak has said that Johnson's latest hamstring injury is not as serious as the earlier one.
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