Top Threat DeAndre Hopkins Returns For Texans

September 25th, 2015

It seems the brain of the Texans’ deep threat has healed

Joe’s not about to root for a guy to be in bad health, but it sure would have been nice if stud Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins decided to rest his injured brain a little longer.

Hopkins, a 2013 first-round pick, returned to practice today for Houston. He was out since Monday after reporting concussion symptoms.

In the NFL, head injury protocols force players to go through a battery of testing before being cleared to practice. So Hopkins must be ready.

He is the premier threat for the Texans, with 14 catches for 151 yards and two touchdowns through two games.

Hopefully, rifle-armed Ryan Mallett won’t have time to throw, which would somewhat neuter the threat of Hopkins.

12 Responses to “Top Threat DeAndre Hopkins Returns For Texans”

  1. richardtyson Says:

    I hope Evans is in better health.

  2. OneLove Says:

    Hopkins is a BEAST! Jonathan Banks needs to step up!

    “It’s as simple as that” – Lovie Smith aka “I’m going home”

  3. Nole on Sat.-Bucc on Sun. Says:

    For what ever reason “Drago” from Rocky is coming to my mind. I don’t wanna come across as insensitive so I’ll leave out the line.

  4. JerseyBucsFan Says:

    would have like to play them without him like it or not a win here will put up in a great spot for next weeks game for the divsion lead

  5. Tampabaybucfan Says:

    Although it would be nice…we can’t depend on beating teams because they have injured players….we simply must play better with our own.

  6. Nole on Sat.-Bucc on Sun. Says:

    So what’s the over/under Jac has a more dominating performance than the Texans needle boy? Friendly wager anyone? I’m waiting on it.

  7. StPeteBucsFan Says:

    Perhaps Hopkins was simply knocked slightly woozy and they were taking precautions. I he was truly concussed he wouldn’t be back already.

  8. MadMax Says:

    OH, We just might have an ANSWER for HOPKINS in our D! As in DJ SWEARINGER! Hopkins was there when Swearinger laid out Ellington….HA! I’d LOVE to see a repeat…

  9. Nole on Sat.-Bucc on Sun. Says:

    D@$! nice clip Max. Looking forward to seeing some of that on Sunday.

  10. Stanglassman Says:

    He was truly concussed and the Texans doctors missed it and let him finished the game last week. There is no rule that you can’t play the following week if you are concussed only that you must pass the baseline neurological exam protocol. He says he hadn’t felt any effects this week but has yet to pass the exam. Players are required to pass a baseline neurological exam before they’re allowed to be medically cleared for contact drills or games.

  11. BucscsQcCity Says:

    @MadMax in todayt’s NFL this hit is a 15yard penalty

  12. bucsbedabest Says:

    There is an article about D.J. Swearinger and how eager he is for a chance at redemption against the Houston Texans Sunday. “You think about it every day.” “You think about the team giving up on you. Whatever the case came down to being, the team still gave up on you after you’ve been there for a couple years.”
    Swagg placed a big, bold circle around the date for Sunday’s game in Houston, which will serve as a reunion and an opportunity to show his former team what he can do. “Yeah, I circled it right away,” Swagg said. “As soon I saw Game 3, people asked me, ‘What game you want?’ All of them really, but especially Game 3. It’s going to be a big game for me. Hopefully, we can get the win.” Swagg said he keeps in touch with most of the defensive backs there. He also called Texans linebacker Jadeveon Clowney, his college teammate at South Carolina, “my boy.”

    I hope we see a different Swagg than we have seen so far this year. In the Saints game he was burned in coverage several times and does anyone remember the last Saints TD were they ran it in and Swagg over ran the play? After the article I read the blog for the Texans and their fans talked about how Swagg was going to take one of there players out for the team releasing him. They went on to say how none of them could remember a single game where Swagg actually “took somebody out” in a regular season game? Same here in Tampa. Have not seen him put the scare of the Swagg in anyone yet. Maybe things will change Sunday. The Bucs sure could use a Safety who makes receivers think before they catch the ball.