Kubiak: 'possibility' WR Andre Johnson back this week

houstontexans.com - [Full Article]

Texans coach Gary Kubiak said Monday that “there’s definitely a possibility” All-Pro wide receiver Andre Johnson and starting fullback James Casey return from injuries to face the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 8.

Kubiak expects both players to practice this week. Johnson has missed the last three-and-a-half games with a hamstring injury that required minor surgery on Oct. 4.

“The plan is for Andre to practice this week,” Kubiak said. “That is the plan as of right now, and we’ll see how that goes, so they both have an opportunity this week. Andre had a really good day of work today, just (from) me talking to the trainers... So we’re expecting him to get back on the practice field with his teammates at some point this week.”

Fantasy Impact: 

Definitely good news for owners, but we'll have to wait to see when he gets back on the field. If Johnson isn't back this week against the Jags, it would seem like his chances would be better the following week against the Browns.

Filed Under: 2011, W8

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