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Mon, 30 Dec 2013 03:09:06 -0800
Making his first-ever NFL start while filling in for Dennis Johnson, Houston Texans RB Jonathan Grimes rolled off team highs in rushing (50) and receiving yards (76). The 5-foot-10, 209-pound back from William & Mary also recorded the Texans' lone touchdown, via a 3-yard score with 9 minutes, 37 seconds left in the first quarter. "I usually just hand the ball to the (referee). I told him … 'I want to keep this one,' " said Grimes, who rushed 16 times and caught all six of his targeted passes. "It was my first one and I wanted to bring that home to my pops."
Sun, 29 Dec 2013 08:45:53 -0800
The Houston Texans have declared OG Alex Kupper, QB Case Keenum, OG Cody White, RB Dennis Johnson, WR DeVier Posey, LB Joe Mays, FB Toben Opurum inactive for Week 17.
Fri, 27 Dec 2013 16:03:34 -0800
Houston Texans RB Dennis Johnson (hip) did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 27, and is listed as questionable for Week 17.
Fantasy Tip: Owners probably should not use Johnson this week because he is not expected to be the team's main running back if he plays in the game.
Thu, 26 Dec 2013 15:50:09 -0800
Houston Texans RB Dennis Johnson (hip) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 26.
Mon, 23 Dec 2013 13:45:01 -0800
Houston Texans RB Dennis Johnson (hip) is considered questionable for Week 17 because of a hip injury.
Wed, 18 Dec 2013 12:01:52 -0800
Houston Texans RB Ben Tate (ribs) was put on the Injured Reserve Wednesday, Dec. 18, after suffering his fifth cracked rib. However, Tate tweeted that he doesn't have a cracked rib but instead re-injured his other ribs that hadn't healed. RB Dennis Johnson will start in Tate's place with RB Deji Karim serving as his backup.
Wed, 18 Dec 2013 10:57:40 -0800
The Houston Texans have placed RB Ben Tate (ribs) on Injured Reserve.
Fantasy Tip: Dennis Johnson likely will start the final two games of the season with Tate out. Johnson could be considered a No. 2 running back or flex option for owners in deeper leagues. He likely will be more valuable in point-per-reception leagues than in standard leagues.
Mon, 25 Nov 2013 15:52:49 -0800
Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak said RB Ben Tate (ribs) will remain the team's starting running back even though RB Dennis Johnson rushed for more yards in the team's Week 12 game. Tate rushed for one yard on seven carries while Johnson rushed for 74 yards on 13 carries.
Fantasy Tip: Tate likely will be a risky play while he is dealing with his injured ribs because he probably will be limited by the injury. Johnson likely will be at least a flex option most weeks.
Mon, 25 Nov 2013 05:05:57 -0800
Houston Texans RB Dennis Johnson rushed 13 times for a season-high 74 yards in Week 12. RB Ben Tate had just seven carries for one yard, and the team liked the way Johnson looked running the ball. "We had planned on playing DJ (Johnson) some, but when he went in and he just looked so good running the ball so we played him a little bit more," head coach Gary Kubiak said.
Fri, 08 Nov 2013 14:18:38 -0800
Houston Texans RB Ben Tate (ribs) was limited during practice Friday, Nov. 8, and is listed as probable for Week 8.
Fantasy Tip: Tate probably will get most of the work at running back as long as he is able to play with the injury. He should be seen as a No. 2 running back or a flex option. Dennis Johnson could be a flex option in deeper leagues because he will play when Tate needs a break.
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