Found October 11, 2011 on
We're in the second week of the 2011 NFL season, which means the Mad Lib columns will start. It's the strangest season. Look at all the surprises. Hasn't it been a weird year?
You might as well program those stories in your calendar. They happen every year in the NFL, the ultimate reshuffle league.
But annual madness doesn't have to bother us as fantasy owners. I say, let's embrace the craziness. Let's take the best stab at figuring out today, and worry about tomorrow (and November and December) down the road.
The Yahoo! Friends & Family League is a bloodbath, a very competitive 14-team industry league. We're all taking it seriously, bidding weekly, setting our best lineups, doing all we can to beat the other guy. There are no weak players at the table, no suckers, no easy wins. And with short benches, things can get a little tricky in the middle of the year, especially when the heavy bye weeks come calling.
Andre Johnson was my first F&F pick t...
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Star wideout's absence doesn't guarantee anything for defense
The Houston Texans appeared like a different team without five-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Andre Johnson in their 25-20 loss to the Oakland Raiders on Sunday.
Texans coach Gary Kubiak was non-committal about wide receiver Andre Johnson (hamstring surgery) playing Sunday against Baltimore.
The Houston Texans got the news that they feared Monday, as their former number one overall pick will miss the rest of the season with a torn pectoral muscle.
Texans coach Gary Kubiak was non-committal Monday about wide receiver Andre Johnson playing this weekend against the Baltimore Ravens following a minor procedure to repair his right hamstring injury. Kubiak said the soreness in Johnson's leg has been alleviated and his rehabilitation has been accelerated. "His rehab has picked up, so we'll see where he's at each...
Texans coach says five-time Pro Bowler is still recoveringHouston Texans coach Gary Kubiak said five-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Andre Johnson (right hamstring) is out for Sunday’s contest against the Ravens.
The Baltimore Ravens face the Houston Texans this week and the teams seem to be on different paths. The Ravens are coming off a bye week and two straight victories, while the Texans are banged up— missing super stars Andre Johnson and Mario Williams. Here are the Key Match-ups. Ravens Defensive Line vs Texans Offensive [...]
While the Baltimore Ravens were getting healthier during their bye week, the Houston Texans were ravaged even more by injury. When the Texans head into Baltimore on Sunday, their two best players almost certainly won't be with them.Hardly the formula for an upset.The Texans lost star receiver Andre Johnson before ...
What made anyone believe Jacoby Jones could contribute in a big way while filling in for the injured Andre Johnson?Through the first four weeks of the season Jacoby Jones had only managed 7 catches for 91 yards. 7 catches through 4 weeks seems well off a quality pace especially when you consider that an injured Kevin Walter was on the sidelines nursing a shoulder injury during...
The Texans don't expect Jacoby Jones to be as good as Andre Johnson. That's not the issue.
John McClain covers the Texans for the Houston Chronicle.
This is somewhat surprising, as Rex predicted Mason would have somewhere between 90 – 100 catches this season. Clearly, Mason hasn’t lived up to that hype, and it has seemed he never truly felt comfortable in Green and White. Mason made headlines when he complained to the media about the Jets offense, and he was benched...
The Texans will be without receiver Andre Johnson for a while, with a hamstring injury suffered last week. They could be without linebacker Mario Williams even longer. Peter King of Sports Illustrated reported during NBC’s Football Night in America that Williams may have a torn pectoral muscle. Williams, who escaped serious injury a couple of…