Andre Johnson will miss his eighth game of the season on Sunday.
Johnson, the Texans receiver who when healthy is one of the best in the league, missed practice again today and was ruled out with a hamstring injury.
Through the first three games of the season, Johnson was off to his usual stellar start, but he suffered a right hamstring injury in Week 4. Johnson missed the next six games, then returned for two games before suffering a left hamstring injury.
Johnson, who over the last few years has averaged nearly 100 receiving yards a game when healthy, has been limited to just 471 receiving yards this season.
The Texans opened the season slowed down on offense by Arian Foster’s anti-awesomeness, lost one of the best pass rushers in the league when Mario Williams suffered a torn pectoral muscle, are down to their third-string quarterback, and have been dealing with Johnson’s hamstrings all season. And yet they’re currently tied for the best record in the AFC. What the Texans have done despite all their injuries is remarkable.