Texans Beat: RB Duke Johnson 'to get all the playing time he can handle'

Duke Johnson, who wanted more playing time in Cleveland, will be the Texans' starting RB. He's going to get all the playing time he can handle.

Fantasy Impact: 

We've been high on Johnson ever since the trade to Houston from Cleveland. Our own John Paulsen thought with Lamar Miller in a contract year, Johnson had a chance to be the team's starting back heading into the 2020 season. Looks like we will see Johnson get that chance a lot earlier with the ACL injury to Miller on Saturday night. Paulsen feels Johnson is three-down-back material, so he's definitely a target for those who didn't draft yet. He's moved up to 18th on our PPR RB rankings.

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