The Colts Are Going For It

Indianapolis agreed to terms with Andre Johnson yesterday, adding the WR to a sizable and significant free-agency haul that figures to upgrade the Colts at multiple positions on both sides of the ball. Every year or two, one team decides that its window is as open as it's ever going to be, and makes the short-term… » 3/12/15 10:46am 3/12/15 10:46am

Cortland Finnegan Retires, Remains In Denial About Time He Got Beat Up

Cortland Finnegan—the long-time Titan cornerback who is better known as the NFL's biggest asshole—took to Instagram today to announce his retirement. In a statement that covers his love of the game, his appreciation at having played, and his excitement about his future, he reveals that is apparently still in denial… » 3/11/15 11:51am 3/11/15 11:51am

Andre Johnson Is Done With The Texans

Andre Johnson was drafted by the Houston Texans before the team's second season of existence, and he's spent the last 12 years becoming the face of the franchise. Johnson caught over 1,000 balls and racked up 13,597 yards while suiting up as the primary wideout for a number of mediocre Texans teams, but now his days… » 3/03/15 10:19am 3/03/15 10:19am

Report That Andre Johnson Is Willing To Take A Pay Cut Is News To Him

Andre Johnson, the greatest receiver in Texans history and the longtime face of the franchise, may be somewhere else next year. He'll turn 34 during camp, and after a disappointing season, it'd be hard to justify the $16.1 million cap hit he'll carry. » 12/26/14 5:39pm 12/26/14 5:39pm

Andre Johnson Undergoing Concussion Test After Helmet-To-Helmet Hit

Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson is in the locker room being evaluated for brain injury after taking this brutal hit to the head that was accurately flagged. [Update: Johnson is confirmed out with a concussion.] » 12/07/14 1:55pm 12/07/14 1:55pm

Andre Johnson Bought A Buttload Of Toys For Kids Again

Texans receiver Andre Johnson has spent lots of money on toys for local kids in protective services' care for eight straight years. He also poses with the receipts for media. So, here's your annual photo of Andre Johnson holding some long-ass receipts. » 12/02/14 4:48pm 12/02/14 4:48pm

Andre Johnson's Only Way Out Of Houston Seems To Be Retirement

Wide receiver Andre Johnson had been dropping hints throughout the offseason at his displeasure with the current state of the Houston Texans, and it finally came to a head this week when he reportedly asked for a trade. The Texans quickly denied his request. » 7/11/14 6:38pm 7/11/14 6:38pm

Andre Johnson Spent Over $17,000 On Toys For Kids

Texans receiver Andre Johnson held his annual holiday toy shopping spree today at Toys R' Us for a dozen kids (and their siblings) from Child Protective Services. He ended up spending a total of $17,352. That receipt in his right hand is roughly the size of one Danny Woodhead. » 12/10/13 7:40pm 12/10/13 7:40pm

Andre Johnson Is Sad

This afternoon, the Texans, who suck, lost to the Jaguars, who suck to some really historic degrees. That has made a lot of people in Houston sad, and apparently introspective. People like Andre Johnson. Here he is talking to a delightfully trolly ESPN reporter: » 11/24/13 7:26pm 11/24/13 7:26pm

Andre Johnson And Matt Schaub Yell At Each Other While Losing

It's been a horrendous season for the Texans already. Losing to the Raiders and falling to 2-8 just adds more frustration. » 11/17/13 5:09pm 11/17/13 5:09pm

Andre Johnson Spent $19,521.14 At Toys "R" Us For Kids In Child…

Here's one to get you in the spirit of the season. Renowned nice guy Andre Johnson went down to Toys "R" Us and bought toys for foster kids in Texas' Child Protective Services. We haven't verified whether $19,521.14, the amount cited by a random Instragram commenter, is exact, but with a receipt that long, does it… » 12/04/12 5:00pm 12/04/12 5:00pm

Kevin Walter Called Cortland Finnegan A Prick

Texans WR Kevin Walter went on The Big Show on 790 in Houston this morning to talk Sunday's battle for the heart of the AFC South. You can listen to the whole interview over there, but we've pulled out the bulletin board material, as the kids like to say. Walter, who will probably be covered by Finnegan with Andre… » 10/21/11 11:37am 10/21/11 11:37am

Who Does Andre Johnson Think Is The Best WR In Football? Not Andre…

Every morning, the fine folks at Sports Radio Interviews sift through the a.m. drive-time chatter to bring you the best interviews with coaches, players, and personalities across the sports landscape. Today: Andre doesn't even think he's the best receiver named Johnson. » 9/15/11 4:15pm 9/15/11 4:15pm

Here's Why Andre Johnson Beat Up Cortland Finnegan

Last Sunday's NFL fight between Cortland Finnegan and Andre Johnson did not come out of nowhere. As this video shows, the two were getting testy with each other well before it advanced to blows. » 12/02/10 6:10pm 12/02/10 6:10pm

Andre Johnson And Cortland Finnegan Get Wrist Slaps For Punches

Johnson and Finnegan were each fined $25,000 but not suspended for their fistfight yesterday. They can thank the Richard Seymour precedent of "slugging guys who probably deserve it." [NFL.com] » 11/29/10 5:50pm 11/29/10 5:50pm

"First Question: Where Are Your Pants?"

Because no one reads the newspaper, and SportsCenter's anchors are too perky for this early in the morning, Deadspin combs the best of the broadsheets and internets to bring you everything you need to know to start your day. » 5/25/10 6:30am 5/25/10 6:30am

Two Very Different Approaches To Honoring Your Contract

Houston's Andre Johnson wants to re-negotiate his seven-year contract that has five years remaining on it. Oguchi Onyewu wants to play for AC Milan so badly, he'll do it for free. Who is the dummy and who is the hero? » 5/18/10 1:30am 5/18/10 1:30am

Andre Johnson And Santana Moss Take The Bus

Because no one reads the newspaper, and SportsCenter's anchors are too perky for this early in the morning, Deadspin combs the best of the broadsheets and the blogosphere to bring you everything you need to know to start your day. » 3/28/10 10:30am 3/28/10 10:30am