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Tagged: David Johnson (110 Results)


Texans RB Duke Johnson likely to miss Week #2

The Houston Texans may not have their full complement of Johnsons in the backfield for Sunday’s game against the Baltimore Ravens. While starting running back DAVID JOHNSON is doing just fine,More backup DUKE JOHNSON continues to deal with a sprained ankle that knocked him out of the season opening loss against Kansas City. The backup Johnson is considered “week-to-week” and is reportedly unlikely to play this Sunday. Less

Source: Team Blog


David Johnson scores first touchdown of 2020 NFL season

Houston Texans running back DAVID JOHNSON scored the first touchdown of the 2020 NFL season, looking like his former All-Pro self to start the game. Johnson, of course, came to HoustonMore in a much-maligned blockbuster trade that sent All-Pro wide receiver DEANDRE HOPKINS to Arizona. Johnson would finish the game with over 100 total yards and the touchdown. Less


Ask the Experts: Who will be Comeback Player of the Year?

ASK THE EXPERTS appears weekly from training camp through the Super Bowl with answers to a new question being posted Thursday morning. How the guest experts responded when we asked them: Among 2019's biggest disappointments, who will be Comeback Player of the Year?  more »


Ian Allan: Drafts vs. Auctions

I’ve recently completed a couple of Player Selection Meetings (as Paul Tagliabue used to call them). One with a draft, one with an auction, and with a lot of the same owners. It’s interesting to compare the differences between the two systems.   more »


Ask the Experts: Which player who changed teams are you excited about?

ASK THE EXPERTS appears weekly from training camp through the Super Bowl with answers to a new question being posted Thursday morning. How the guest experts responded when we asked them: Which player are you most looking forward to seeing with their new team?  more »


Podcast: July 22 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff navigate a world in which Cam Newton has replaced Tom Brady, DeAndre Hopkins has been traded for David Johnson, and no one has to sit through any preseason football. Sponsored by RealTime Fantasy Sports (  more »

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Factoid: David Johnson

I think I’ll be picking David Johnson in a healthy number of leagues. He’s had his issues in recent years, but I think he’s headed for a bounce-back season in Houston.  more »


Factoid: Fanex Analysis Draft

In the first few rounds of a PPR draft, there’s a pressure to take running backs. Or is that overblown? There was no need to go running back crazy in my most recent mock draft.   more »



Free agent RB Miller working his way back from ACL tear

Free agent running back LAMAR MILLER is working his way back from a torn ACL suffered during the 2019 preseason. Miller was in the final year of his contract with theMore Houston Texans, with the team having moved on to veteran running back DAVID JOHNSON. Miller posted a video of himself running and cutting, an encouraging sign in his comeback attempt. Less



RB Johnson ready for clean slate with new team

New Houston Texans running back DAVID JOHNSON said recently that he is excited to head into a new season with a new team and a “clean slate”. Johnson had a breakoutMore season in 2016 but has declined steadily since due to a seemingly endless string of injuries. The 28-year-old Johnson said he was “very excited” when he heard about his trade to the Texans, calling his move to Houston “a new beginning”. Less



RB Johnson passes physical, Texans/Cardinals trade finalized

Running back DAVID JOHNSON passed his physical, meaning that the trade involving Johnson and wide receiver DEANDRE HOPKINS is officially final. The trade was initially made on March 16th, but itMore was not finalized until a month later due to the process of obtaining a physical currently taking longer than usual. Hopkins passed his physical earlier in the week. Less



WR Hopkins passes physical

Star wide receiver DEANDRE HOPKINS passed his physical on Monday, moving him another step closer to officially joining the Arizona Cardinals. If running back DAVID JOHNSON passes his physical, he will be on his way to Houston (at least virtually) and the trade will be complete.

Source: NBC Sports

Fantasy News: David Johnson

DeAndre Hopkins was the headliner in the big Monday trade – a top-5 wide receiver, and going for less than a first-round pick. But there could be another notable player in that swap. Key is the question of whether David Johnson is still an elite back.  more »



Cardinals fleece Texans, add WR Hopkins via trade

The Arizona Cardinals and Houston Texans agreed to a blockbuster trade on Monday, with the Cardinals seemingly fleecing the Texans in the process. The Cardinals essentially acquired star wide receiver DEANDREMore HOPKINS in exchange for running back DAVID JOHNSON and a second-round pick. The deal looks like a steal for the Cardinals, who just added another weapon for second-year quarterback KYLER MURRAY. Less

Source: Arizona Republic


Cardinals place transition tag on RB Drake

The Arizona Cardinals placed the transition tag on running back KENYAN DRAKE on Monday. The tag gives the Cardinals the right to match any offer that Drake receives in free agency.More Drake made an immediate impact after he was traded to the Cardinals from Miami in late October. With the blockbuster trade that sent fellow running back DAVID JOHNSON to Houston, Drake appears set to lead the Cardinals backfield in 2020. Less


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