Overall Ranking

43 '12 '11 '10
Games -- -- 13
Targets -- -- 138
Receptions -- -- 86
Receiving Yards -- -- 1216
100 Yard Games -- -- 6
Total TDs -- -- 8
Andre-johnson

Season Schedule

  • Week 1 - Sep 09

    MIA 10 @ HOU 30

  • Week 2 - Sep 16

    HOU 27 @ JAC 7

  • Week 3 - Sep 23

    HOU 31 @ DEN 25

  • Week 4 - Sep 30

    TEN 14 @ HOU 38

  • Week 5 - Oct 02

    HOU @ TEN

  • Week 6 - Oct 08

    HOU 23 @ NYJ 17

  • Week 7 - Oct 21

    BAL @ HOU

  • Week 8 - Oct 28

    bye

  • Week 9 - Nov 04

    BUF @ HOU

  • Week 10 - Nov 11

    HOU @ CHI

  • Week 11 - Nov 18

    JAC @ HOU

  • Week 12 - Nov 22

    HOU @ DET

  • Week 1 - Sep 11

    IND 7 @ HOU 34

  • Week 2 - Sep 18

    HOU 23 @ MIA 13

  • Week 3 - Sep 25

    HOU 33 @ NO 40

  • Week 4 - Oct 02

    PIT 10 @ HOU 17

  • Week 5 - Oct 09

    OAK 25 @ HOU 20

  • Week 6 - Oct 16

    HOU 14 @ BAL 29

  • Week 7 - Oct 23

    HOU 41 @ TEN 7

  • Week 8 - Oct 30

    JAC 14 @ HOU 24

  • Week 9 - Nov 06

    CLE 12 @ HOU 30

  • Week 10 - Nov 13

    HOU 37 @ TB 9

  • Week 11 - Nov 20

    bye

  • Week 12 - Nov 27

    HOU 20 @ JAC 13

  • Week 13 - Dec 04

    ATL 10 @ HOU 17

  • Week 14 - Dec 11

    HOU 20 @ CIN 19

  • Week 15 - Dec 18

    CAR 28 @ HOU 13

  • Week 16 - Jan 01

    TEN 23 @ HOU 22

  • Week 1 - Sep 12

    IND 24 @ HOU 34

  • Week 2 - Sep 19

    HOU 30 @ WAS 27

  • Week 3 - Sep 26

    DAL 27 @ HOU 13

  • Week 4 - Oct 03

    HOU 31 @ OAK 24

  • Week 5 - Oct 10

    NYG 34 @ HOU 10

  • Week 6 - Oct 17

    KC 31 @ HOU 35

    8 receptions

    138 rec yards

    1 TDs

    0 rush yards

    0 TDs

  • Week 7 - Oct 24

    bye

  • Week 8 - Nov 01

    HOU 17 @ IND 30

  • Week 9 - Nov 07

    SD 29 @ HOU 23

  • Week 10 - Nov 14

    HOU 24 @ JAC 31

  • Week 11 - Nov 21

    HOU 27 @ NYJ 30

  • Week 12 - Nov 28

    TEN 0 @ HOU 20

    9 receptions

    56 rec yards

    1 TDs

    0 rush yards

    0 TDs

  • Week 13 - Dec 02

    HOU 24 @ PHI 34

    6 receptions

    149 rec yards

    0 TDs

    10 rush yards

    0 TDs

  • Week 14 - Dec 13

    BAL 34 @ HOU 28

    9 receptions

    140 rec yards

    2 TDs

    0 rush yards

    0 TDs

  • Week 15 - Dec 19

    HOU 17 @ TEN 31

  • Week 16 - Dec 26

    HOU 23 @ DEN 24

  • Week 17 - Jan 02

    JAC 17 @ HOU 34

  • Week 1 - Sep 13

    NYJ 24 @ HOU 7

  • Week 2 - Sep 20

    HOU 34 @ TEN 31

    10 receptions

    149 rec yards

    2 TDs

    0 rush yards

    0 TDs

  • Week 3 - Sep 27

    JAC 31 @ HOU 24

  • Week 4 - Oct 04

    OAK 6 @ HOU 29

  • Week 5 - Oct 11

    HOU 21 @ ARI 28

    8 receptions

    101 rec yards

    2 TDs

    0 rush yards

    0 TDs

  • Week 6 - Oct 18

    HOU 28 @ CIN 17

  • Week 7 - Oct 25

    SF 21 @ HOU 24

  • Week 8 - Nov 01

    HOU 31 @ BUF 10

  • Week 9 - Nov 08

    HOU 17 @ IND 20

  • Week 10 - Nov 15

    bye

  • Week 11 - Nov 23

    TEN 20 @ HOU 17

  • Week 12 - Nov 29

    IND 35 @ HOU 27

  • Week 13 - Dec 06

    HOU 18 @ JAC 23

  • Week 14 - Dec 13

    SEA 7 @ HOU 34

    11 receptions

    193 rec yards

    2 TDs

    3 rush yards

    0 TDs

  • Week 15 - Dec 20

    HOU 16 @ STL 13

    9 receptions

    186 rec yards

    0 TDs

    0 rush yards

    0 TDs

  • Week 16 - Dec 27

    HOU 27 @ MIA 20

  • Week 17 - Jan 03

    NE 27 @ HOU 34

    101 receptions

    1569 rec yards

    9 TDs

    2 rush yards

    10 TDs

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Andre Johnson

Houston Texans

2008 - 2011 Statistics

                           RUSHING                            RECEIVING                            FANTASY


                            Rush    Yards    TD         Rec   Targets   Yards   TD         Tot Pts   Pts/Gm


2011 Stats           1        8      0           33         51      492     2         62.0      8.9


2010 Stats           2       10     0           86        138     1216    8        170.6     13.1


2009 Stats           2       10     0          101        171     1569    9        211.9     13.2


2008 Stats           0        0      0          115       170     1575    8        205.5     12.8

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2012 pros and Cons

(+) After last season’s debacle, there’s nowhere to go but up for Andre


(+) Still, he had his second best yards-per-catch last season (14.9 YPC)


(+) Arian Foster is the best RB in the league, which helps open things up for Andre


(+) He's looked like a surefire Hall of Famer at points in his career (though not so much lately)


(–) Turns 31-years old this year and hasn't produced at a high level the past few seasons


(–) Two TDs is garbage – not even worthy of fantasy WR5 territory


(–) Only played in seven games last season – injured for nine


(–) Has missed 12 games over the last two years


(–) Hasn't lived up to the seven-year, $62 million contract he signed in 2010


(–) He still has no other WR to take the double-teams away from him and this year, the Texans are relying on two rookies to do it. Not really a good bet


(–) He's always been perceived as such a stud, but may be the most over-rated fantasy player ever


(–) Has no nickname to speak of…which is boring

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2009 Review

andre johnson - i am a texan!


It’s taken a few years for people to realize it, but there is no denying it at this point; Andre Johnson is the best wide receiver in the league.  Period.  Sure, arguments could be made for Larry Fitzgerald, Randy Boss, or even Calvin Johnson when he’s healthy, but none of those players have the combination of speed, size, strength, hands, fearlessness, desire and style that Johnson has.  ‘Dre and QB Matt Schaub brought the Texans as close as they have ever been to the playoffs in 2009; this being done despite being without the services of TE Owen Daniels for half the year and the severely declined play of RB Steve Slaton.  How often can you say that a wide receiver has had that much influence over a team’s success?  It’s rare, as is the exceptional talent that is Andre Johnson.


andre johnson 2009 stats


~ Set career bests in receiving TDs (9), yards/reception (15.5), and yards from scrimmage (1,579)


~ 2009 First-Team All-Pro and made his fourth career Pro Bowl team

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2010 Fantasy Outlook







Confucius say, can you be better than the best?  The trend is set, but folks, believe us; it can get even better.  The only area Andre hasn’t fully excelled at throughout his career thus far is touchdowns, but look for him to improve upon that in 2010.  He set his career high in 2009 with 9 TD catches, and over the past three years, he’s had 8, 8, and 9.  2010 looks to be the year he finally breaks into double-digits, if for no other reason than he’s simply too good not to!  Expect another 100+ catch, 1,500+ yard season… but this time, expect 10+ TDs as well.  Go ahead, take pleasure in watching the rest of your league cringe whenever they play against you after you draft ‘Dre as your #1 guy. Plus, we're pretty sure we saw him rob Alex Rodriguez of a homer in centerfield at Minute Maid Park the other day by running up that stupid hill and jumping OVER the wall. Yeah, he's that good.


~ Schaub is right on the cusp of elite status, and this could be the year he vaults into that stratosphere


~ Jacoby Jones is about to break out as a receiver, thus taking a little more pressure off Johnson


~ He wants to re-structure his current contract, and we all know what that means concerning a player’s production level



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Contract

Andre signed an eight-year, $60 million contract back in March of ’07 that included $15 million guaranteed.  Unlike most players nowadays, his salary situation is as straightforward as it gets and doesn’t affect his play in the slightest.  Here’s how it breaks down:


2010 - $5.8 million


2011 - $6.8 million


2012 - $7.3 million


2013 - $7 million


2014 - $7.3 million


2015 – Free Agent

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Handcuff

Jacoby Jones or Andre’ Davis should be the handcuff to ‘Dre

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Strength of Schedule

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Injury Report

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Missed some games in 2005 & 2007, but he's been good the past 2 years. He played through a lung contusion injury last season, the guy is tough as hell.

Andre Johnson explodes on Sunday Night

Thanks to Case Keenum, Andre Johnson enjoyed his first three-touchdown game in 11 NFL seasons and his third with two touchdowns in a quarter.

He had 190 yards by halftime Sunday, the fifth most in any game and the most productive half of his career. He finished with 229 yards.

Pyro's take: Johnson had the half of his lifetime on Sunday, and turned the tide in many fantasy games. It is hard to believe, but this is the first time in Johnson's career that he had 3 touchdowns in a game. Wait, he has never 10 touchdowns in a season, I could not believe what I was seeing.

The Colts seemed to not be covering AJ for the entire first half, as he was wide open behind the defense on an 62-yard and 41-yard touchdown passes. Johnson could continue to have some big games down the stretch here, as he should see 10+ targets a game from Case Keenum.

11/04/13, 04:11 PM CST by Houdini
Source: blog.chron.com

Andre Johnson expects to start this week

Texans coach Gary Kubiak met with reporters after practice today and said that receivers Andre Johnson (leg) and Keshawn Martin (shoulder) had returned to practice and would be game-time decisions for Sunday’s game against the St. Louis Rams.

When informed that Johnson had already told the media that he would start against the Rams, Kubiak said, “Good? I like that.”

“I feel better this week than last week,” Johnson said.

Pyro's take: Johnson has been dealing with nagging injuries all season, which has caused him to be an inconsistent play thus far. If he plays you are going to start him, but it would be nice if AJ could find the endzone for the first time this season.

10/12/13, 06:22 PM CDT by Houdini
Source: blog.chron.com

Andre Johnson expected to start

All week, the Texans have been calling wide receiver Andre Johnson a game-time decision because of his shin injury but things have taken a positive turn with the game against the Seahawks a couple of days away.

Tania Ganguli of ESPN.com reports that coach Gary Kubiak said Friday that Johnson had a strong practice and that he expects to have the wideout in the starting lineup.

Pyro's take: Johnson should be on the field Sunday and not only is that good news for AJ owners, but it is also good news for DeAndre Hopkins. Johnson will be sure to see a lot of targets, but he will also draw a lot of double teams, which could open up Hopkins for more targets. Either way this will be a tough week for these receivers as they will face the Seahawks who are only giving up 12.7 points per weeks to wide receivers, which is stoutest in the league.

09/28/13, 04:27 PM CDT by Houdini
Source: profootballtalk.nbcsports.com

Andre Johnson injured again

Andre Johnson left Sunday's loss at Baltimore twice because of a shin injury.

“He has a bad shin bruise," head coach Gary Kubiak said after the game. "The X-ray they took at halftime was ok."

After taking part in a few plays during the third quarter, Johnson left the game again.

"I watched him the first play, we threw the ball the first play and I wanted to see him run," Kubiak said. "I did not think he could run the way he needs to, to play so we took him out.”

Johnson said he had a "pretty bad bruise" on the shin. He was unsure of his availability for Week 4's home matchup with the Seahawks.

"I don't know," Johnson said. "I don't know what's going to happen with it. Right now, I plan on planning. I have an MRI set up in the morning."

On the day, Johnson caught five passes for 36 yards.

Pyro's take: This may be a reoccurring theme this year for Johnson who suffered a concussion in week 2. This sometimes just happens to older players, and all those years and games lead to the body breaking down and not recovering like it used to. Johnson is going to be listed as questionable for his week 4 match-up with the Seahawks, which is a tough game to play while injured.

DeAndre Hopkins was not able to pick up the slack for losing AJ this week, as he finished the game with 6 catches for 60 yards. Hopkins needs Johnson out there to be more successful and not face double teams.

09/23/13, 05:01 PM CDT by Houdini
Source: www.houstontexans.com

Andre Johnson "should be ready to go"

Jeff Zrebiec of the Baltimore Sun reports that Kubiak said that wide receiver Andre Johnson “should be ready to go” in time for Sunday’s game against the Ravens. Johnson suffered a concussion late in last weekend’s overtime win against the Titans

Pyro's take: Johnson is a must start if healthy. AJ has been a target machine with 29 through 2 weeks. The Texans needs to have a healthy #80 in order to get the most out their offense. A healthy Andre also helps the fantasy value of DeAndre Hopkins, who needs him to draw attention and give him one on one match-ups.

09/18/13, 11:12 PM CDT by Houdini
Source: profootballtalk.nbcsports.com

Andre Johnson dealing with a concussion

Andre Johnson left the game in the fourth quarter, and head coach Gary Kubiak said the wide receiver was "being evaluated" for a concussion.

"He's being evaluated as we speak," Kubiak said after the Texans' overtime victory at Reliant Stadium over the Titans. "I have no diagnosis yet."

Johnson caught a 21-yard pass from Matt Schaub up the right sideline, and was hit by Titans' safety Bernard Pollard as he was coming down with the ball. He was able to run off the field a few moments later, and then jogged into the locker room without his helmet a few plays later.

Tight end Owen Daniels had encouraging words about Johnson's status.

"I talked to him and he said he was all right," Daniels said. "He wanted to go back in, but protocol is that you can't at that point."

Johnson finished with 76 yards receiving on a game-high eight catches.

Pyro's take: This was a tough break for Johnson who was having another nice game, but it was a real break for the rookie DeAndre Hopkins, who took advantage and finished the game with 7 catches for 117 yards and the game winning touchdown. Although, the catch Hopkins made before the touchdown was even more impressive. Johnson will will have to pass the baseline tests this week, but Hopkins should start stealing some of Johnson's targets when he does return.

09/16/13, 07:14 PM CDT by Houdini
Source: www.houstontexans.com

Andre active and ready to carve up the Bills

Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson (bruised lung) has been declared active and will make the start against the Bills on Sunday.

Pyro's take: Get 'Dre back into your fantasy football lineup immediately if you took him out earlier in the week.

11/01/09, 11:15 AM CST by Dawgmaticå
Source: www.nfl.com

Andre Johnson "looked great. He's ready to go"

Andre Johnson practiced on Friday, and his coach said he looks ready. Andre seems to like how he feels to:

“I feel good,” Johnson said. “Like I said, I wasn't in any pain, and I'm still not in any pain. My breathing is fine when I'm out there running. I'm ready to go get this scan to see if they see stuff. Hopefully, there's nothing bad when they look at the scan.”

Pyro's take: I don't know what a lung bruise even is, but if Andre is practicing and saying he feels good, he's going to play. I would take a one lunged Andre Johnson over a three lunged 95% of the rest of the receivers in the game today.

Keep him in your lineup.

11/01/09, 09:30 AM CST by d-Rx
Source: twitter.com

Andre Johnson will play in Week 8

Texans coach Gary Kubiak stated today that barring any setbacks, wide receiver Andre Johnson will play on Sunday. "Andre looked great. He's ready to go," said Kubiak.

Pyro's take: Andre promised he would go, so there really wasn't much of a question here. Make sure you get the all-fantasy-world receiver back into your lineup if you had him out.

10/30/09, 12:30 PM CDT by Dawgmaticå
Source: twitter.com

Andre Johnson returns to practice

Much to the surprise of Texans coach Gary Kubiak, wide receiver Andre Johnson (bruised lung) returned to basically a full practice on Thursday. "(I'm) very encouraged," Kubiak said. "He took probably pretty close to almost all the reps he normally takes and didn't seem to have any problems. We'll see how he feels."

Pyro's take: 'Dre guaranteed he would play Sunday, and it looks like he'll be making good on his promise. Check back this week just to make sure you can keep him in your fantasy football lineup this weekend.

10/29/09, 02:45 PM CDT by Dawgmaticå
Source: www.houstontexans.com

Andre promises to be on the field Sunday

Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson (bruised lung) told the media on Wednesday "I'll be out there. They might have to cut my leg off or something to keep me from going out there."

Pyro's take: We believe you 'Dre, just don't go hurting yourself worse trying to back your words up. He's a must-start in all fantasy football formats if he plays, so we'll keep you updated as the week progresses.

10/28/09, 03:45 PM CDT by Dawgmaticå
Source: twitter.com

Johnson misses practice but runs on the side Wednesday

Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson (bruised lung) sat out practice on Wednesday but did take part in pre-practice warm-ups and ran a bunch on the side.

Pyro's take: Coach Gary Kubiak said he liked what he saw out of 'Dre today, but did not indicate whether or not he would play on Sunday. We'll keep you updated as it gets closer to game-time.

10/28/09, 01:30 PM CDT by Dawgmaticå
Source: twitter.com

Andre Johnson says his lung is doing fine

Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson sent a message to his fans over his twitter account today saying "the bruised lung is doing fine. I feel better".

Pyro's take: It would be nice to know more, but that will do for now. Our guess is that he plays this weekend, but check back throughout the week to see what his practice status is. Keep him in your fantasy football lineup for now.

10/27/09, 02:30 PM CDT by Dawgmaticå
Source: twitter.com

Andre Johnson has a lung contusion

Texans coach Gary Kubiak said at his press conference on Monday that his star wide receiver, Andre Johnson, has a lung contusion and that he is considered day-to-day. "Hopefully, he'll be ready to go against Buffalo," Kubiak said.

Pyro's take: 'Dre left the game in the fourth quarter on Sunday with the injury after catching just two balls for 62 yards. Stay tuned this week to see if you can keep him in your fantasy football lineup for Week 8.

10/26/09, 04:00 PM CDT by Dawgmaticå
Source: twitter.com

'Dre leading all receivers in YAC

Through six weeks of the 2009 NFL season, Texans WR Andre Johnson leads all receivers with 203 yards after the catch (YAC).

Pyro's take: In his last two full years (2006, 2008), Johnson was fourth in the league among receivers in YAC, so his leading the NFL this year should be no surprise. Look for 'Dre to continue his dominance throughout the final 10 games of the season.

10/24/09, 03:45 PM CDT by Dawgmaticå
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Andre on pace for career high in TDs

Houston Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson is on pace for 13 touchdowns this season which would crush his previous high of 8 TDs set in both 2007 and 2008.

Pyro's take: Dre is also paced for 1,398 yards, but that mark would come up short of his personal high of 1,575 yards set just last year. With all apologies to Randy, Fitz, and Megatron, Johnson is hand over fist the best NFL and fantasy football receiver out there.

10/17/09, 12:45 PM CDT by Dawgmaticå
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Andre fourth so far in targets this year

Carolina Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith leads the NFL in targets this year with 28 thus far. Santonio Holmes (25), Randy Moss (24), and Andre Johnson (23) round out the top four.

Pyro's take: This shouldn't be a surprise, as Stevie has finished in the top 15 each year since 2005 despite not playing a full season in three of those four years. The shocker is that he's only caught 11 of those 28 balls with no TDs to his credit.

09/22/09, 10:30 PM CDT by Dawgmaticå
Source: fftoday.com

Could be a tough one for Andre on Sunday

Texans wide receiver Kevin Walter was limited in practice on Friday and is listed as questionable on the injury report. The Texans third WR, Andre Davis, has already been declared out for the game as well.

Pyro's take: If Walter can't go, Andre Johnson should expect at least two Titans following him around all day, which could mean another slow one to start the season for the big machine.

09/18/09, 06:30 PM CDT by Dawgmaticå
Source: www.houstontexans.com

Andre beating triple-teams now

Texans WR Andre Johnson is already amongst the best pass-catchers in the league... and he keeps getting better. He hasn't dropped a pass in camp thus far, and on one play, even beat three defenders while reaching over safety Eugene Wilson for a TD.

Pyro's take: We have 'Dre ranked as our #1 receiver this year, so this sort of news isn't shocking. Not dropping a single pass and beating triple-teams is getting kinda ridiculous, but we wouldn't put it past this freak to rip off a perfect year in 2009.

08/12/09, 11:00 AM CDT by
Source: www.chron.com

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