Remember when the big issue in the offseason was adding another wide receiver? Heading into the 2013 NFL Draft, selecting a receiver to complement the eleven-year veteran
For those of you who have not had the opportunity to attend an open practice at camp, prepare yourselves for greatness. Most receivers would pale in comparison to Johnson, the Texans’ all-time leading receiver with 818 receptions for 11,254 yards and 56 touchdowns over one decade, but Hopkins is looking pretty darn good in his own right. When Hopkins is involved in a play, I can set my camera to the exact moment he will come down with the ball, because nine times out of ten, he usually will. Those bright orange size 3XL gloves are encasing a pair of solid hands that will undoubtedly make some highlight reel-worth catches this season.
I am also impressed with the quiet confidence of the second-year
“He’s making plays, getting aggressive, attacking the ball,” Manning said during training camp. “He’s definitely making our DBs, everybody work a lot, making us better.”
In 2012 Martin set a new individual season record for the Texans on special teams. Martin ranked fifth in the NFL among punt returners with an average of 12.1 yards. Martin is the main man on punt returns and kickoff returns.
Next is a whole list of undrafted rookie receivers who, on any given day, can impress. The very first day of camp, everyone was abuzz with the long catches made by
And who can forget about second-year receiver
All in all, there is an abundance of receivers on the Texans roster right now. Who will make the cut? It is a good problem to have.