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Beat: Josh Gordon will continue to 'tear it up' in new offense
Monday, February 10, 2014, 12:13pm
Beat writer Mary Kay Cabot was asked how WR Josh Gordon will fare in new OC Kyle Shanahan's offense.
"If Gordon fares as well as seven-time Pro Bowler Andre Johnson in Shanahan's West Coast-oriented scheme, the reigning receiving yardage leader (1,646) will continue to tear it up. With Shanahan as Texans' coordinator in 2008-09, Johnson led the NFL in receiving yards in both years (1,575 in 2008) and (1,569 in 2009). He also led the league in receptions in 2008 (115). During those two seasons combined, Johnson led the NFL in receiving yards (3,144) and ranked second in receptions (216).
So more trips to Honolulu should be in store for Gordon, who flourished in the vertical passing game last season."
Gordon actually outscored Calvin Johnson in PPG (16.2 vs. 15.8) and finished as the top fantasy receiver in 2013 despite missing the first two games due to suspension. He’d be a no-brainer top 5 wideout heading into 2014 if not for his history of off-field issues, a change at offensive coordinator and continuing issues at quarterback. If he can finally get some consistency at QB (and stay out of trouble), the sky is the limit for this kid. It’s pretty amazing what he did with Brian Hoyer, Jason Campbell and Brandon Weeden throwing him the ball.
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Kubiak: Matt Schaub is an 'unbelievable pro'
Friday, December 6, 2013, 10:52am
Jason Campbell cleared to practice
Thursday, December 5, 2013, 11:06am
Case Keenum will start for Texans in Week 7
Thursday, October 17, 2013, 3:22pm
"We're struggling and we're looking for a spark," Kubiak said, adding that Keenum deserves the chance.
It's bad news for the Texans' pass offense that Schaub won't be healthy enough to play. Keenum was undrafted, but had three very productive seasons at Houston, throwing for an average of 5,440 yards and 45.3 TDs in his final three (full) seasons in college. He's largely unknown on the NFL level, which makes Andre Johnson, DeAndre Hopkins and Garrett Graham dicey starts against the Chiefs.