According to HoustonTexans.com, Texans head coach Gary Kubiak has ruled out wide receiver Andre Johnson (hamstring) for Sunday’s game against the Panthers.
Kubiak indicated that Johnson is very close to getting back on the field after running well on Friday.
The Texans are likely keeping him out another week for cautionary reasons.
After essentially locking up the AFC South, there’s no reason to risk not having Johnson in the line up for the playoffs by rushing him back on the field.
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