|Offense||17th||135.1 (5th)||209.5 (24th)|
|Defense||16th||105.1 (10th)||243.1 (21st)|
Sun Sep 7
|W 17 - 6||WAS|
Sun Sep 14
|W 30 - 14||at OAK|
Sun Sep 21
|L 30 - 17||at NYG|
Sun Sep 28
|W 23 - 17||BUF|
Sun Oct 5
|L 20 - 17||at DAL|
Thu Oct 9
|L 33 - 28||IND|
Mon Oct 20
|L 30 - 23||at PIT|
Sun Oct 26
|W 30 - 16||at TEN|
Sun Nov 2
|L 31 - 21||PHI|
Sun Nov 16
|W 23 - 7||at CLE|
Sun Nov 23
|L 22 - 13||CIN|
Sun Nov 30
|W 45 - 21||TEN|
Sun Dec 7
|W 27 - 13||at JAC|
Sun Dec 14
|L 17 - 10||at IND|
Sun Dec 21
|W 25 - 13||BAL|
Sun Dec 28
|W 23 - 17||JAC|
"I just laughed," Johnson told the paper. "They gave me my role, and I just laughed at them. How do you tell a guy who is used to catching 80 balls a year that he was going to catch 40?"
Johnson added he was "floored" about the comment that he probably wasn't a full-time starter. "I don't feel like there is a guy on that team that can outplay me or outwork me," Johnson said. "I mean, who am I going to play behind?
"So I was real honest with him: 'If that's your role for me, you're going to be dealing with a miserable football player.'"
The relationship between Johnson and the team has deteriorated to the point that Houston is expected to cut Johnson if it can't trade him. Johnson, 33, is the franchise's most accomplished player, with 1,012 career catches for 13,597 yards and 64 touchdowns.
He's scheduled to make $10.5 million and count $16.1 million against the cap this season.
The Texans told Johnson that he'd have a reduced role this upcoming season opposite of DeAndre Hopkins. Therefore, Johnson wanted out of his deal. If a trade cannot be made with a suitor, Johnson will be released.
Johnson was the third overall pick in the 2003 NFL draft and is the greatest player in the history of the Texans. He's recorded 1,012 catches, 13,597 yards and 64 touchdowns in his career.
A trade could be difficult, however, based on Johnson's upcoming $16.1 million cap figure and $10.5 million base salary for the 2015 season.
In a public appearance on Saturday, Cushing told the Houston Chronicle's John McClain that he's had surgery on his broken right wrist as well as arthroscopic procedures on his left knee and left ankle.
"It’s not uncommon for stuff like that to happen," he said of the two arthroscopic surgeries. "It’s just little things here and there, the residual effects of two major surgeries and injuries, the wear and tear of playing throughout the season. There were still some things bothering me a little bit. Just went in there and had real good success in both areas."
Cushing has a cast on his wrist. “It’s coming along real well,” he said. “I’m going to start working out a little bit. From a pain standpoint, there’s really nothing going on there. I’m real happy about that. I’m real happy to get the cast off and start doing some physical therapy on it, and I don’t have to worry about it anymore."
According to NFL.com's Ian Rapoport, the Texans could cut Johnson if he's unwilling to take a pay cut. Johnson is due a $10.5 million base salary and is carrying a cap figure of over $16.1 million. Cutting Johnson would save the Texans $8.825 million in cap space.
Johnson played in 15 games a year ago and caught 85 passes for 936 yards and three touchdowns. A 12-year veteran, Johnson was taken with the third overall pick by Houston in the 2003 draft.
"I finished radiation two weeks ago," Quessenberry said, via Houston's ABC 13. "I'm officially in remission. I love saying that. I'm in remission and I'm starting into my maintenance phase."
Quessenberry missed the entire 2014 season as he underwent cancer treatment. It's unclear if Quessenberry will be able to participate in any offseason activities with the Texans. He's under contract through the 2016 season.
Quessenberry was taken in the sixth round of the 2013 draft by the Texans.
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