Houston Texans quarterback Brock Osweiler was brought in during the offseason in part to pair up with wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins, who had a monster 2015 season, despite catching passes from four different starting quarterbacks.
Although Osweiler and Hopkins have connected for two touchdowns, the Pro Bowl receiver’s stats are a far cry from the performance he put up the past season. Through the first quarter of the season, Hopkins has 17 catches on 33 targets for 227 yards. In the first four games last year, he had 31 catches and 60 targets for 409 yards and three touchdowns.
Although Hopkins had only one catch Sunday, he had six targets, which tied for second-highest on the team. So there is some good news. In the offseason, the two were looking good according to those who follow the team, so hopefully this is something that comes along with time, sooner than later of course.