Whether he returns at some point could depend on who else lands on the list in the coming weeks. If he's one of the few on the list who could return and has cleared the protocol, Johnson could eventually rejoin the Texans' secondary.
Johnson suffered the concussion in the preseason and hasn't been able to get back to the practice field. Head injuries are often difficult to set concrete timetables for, but it seems safe to say that Johnson will be out for a couple more weeks at the very least.
Johnson (concussion) was a limited participant in practice and is expected to clear the concussion protocol Wednesday, James Palmer of NFL Network reports.
Johnson has not participated in practice since suffering a concussion during the Texans' second preseason game against the 49ers. The 26-year-old, who earned praise for his growth this offseason, is expected to suit up as a starter opposite Jonathan Joseph for the season opener against the Patriots on Sunday.
Johnson (concussion) is expected back for the season opener against the Patriots, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.
Johnson suffered a concussion during the Texans' second preseason game against the 49ers and hasn't played or practiced since. Coach Bill O'Brien said he's expecting Johnson to practice Wednesday and to be cleared under the NFL concussion protocol. As a backup plan, Wilson reports the Texans worked out four cornerbacks Monday.
Free agents Teddy Williams and Zack Sanchez auditioned for the Texans, suggesting Johnson may not be available for the third preseason game against the Rams on Saturday. "Kevin is doing good," Texans coach Bill O'Brien said. "Kevin was in here, doing better. Yes, he's doing much better." Neither free agent was handed a contract, though O'Brien said Houston decision-makers were "talking about that."
|4||9/30/18||@ IND||1:00 pm|
|7||10/21/18||@ JAC||1:00 pm|
|9||11/4/18||@ DEN||4:05 pm|
|Bye: Week 10|
|11||11/18/18||@ WAS||1:00 pm|
|16||12/23/18||@ PHI||1:00 pm|
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