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Andre Johnson - HOF 2022 Nominee

Discussion in 'Houston Texans' started by Rockets34Legend, Sep 22, 2021.

  1. Fulgore

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    To think Detroit skipped over him in the draft.
     
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    Totally justifiable.

    Charles Rogers is the best college WR I've ever seen. Such a sad story.
     
  3. blackistan

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    Top WRs of all time:
    1. Randy Moss
    2. Andre Johnson
    3. Calvin Johnson
    4. Jerry Rice
     
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    Andre was amazing. I always hated that he never seemed to be fully utilized. That highlight video showed how good he was at going up and fighting for the 50/50 ball...yet it felt like a rare thing that the Texans would call that play in the red zone. As such AJ's TD numbers were never as remarkable as his yardage and reception numbers (I know there were other factors, but I feel like he would have gotten 2-3 more TDs a season had they tried to take advantage of that particular strength).

    But I'll always think of that play against Arizona when I think Andre. Just the sheer force of him lowering his head and running through those defenders. I got so pumped on that play.

    That and him whooping Cortland Finnegan. I wish they would put a still of that uppercut on his HOF display.
     
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    Those plays and one in I believe his rookie season against the Bills where he caught it between 3 people and ran through them
     
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    I don't know if he (Rogers) is the best, Randy Moss was the best college receiver I have ever seen..... having said that, Rogers looked like a Hall of Fame bound receiver while in college and was definitely the big name and top receiver in the draft this year. The Texans deserve a lot of credit realizing the tools AJ had were under appreciated at Miami.

    I had someone recently tell me that a lot of teams were looking at AJ as a guy that would be moved to tight end in the NFL.
     
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    Huh? TE?
    That surprises me, and boy how they were wrong.
     
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    This is what I will always remember about AJ..... he didn't take no mess from anyone.
     
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    Level of competition is why I give him the nod over Moss, but it's really 1A/1B
     
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    I remember hearing that around draft time way back then.
     
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