Texans RB David Johnson (illness, thigh) is inactive for today s game vs. the Colts. RBs Rex Burkhead, Royce Freeman and Jaylen Samuels are dressed for Houston today. Burkhead should see most of the backfield work and is a viable (if disgusting) RB3 option.
Rex Burkhead expected to start Texans running back David Johnson, listed as questionable for Sunday due to an illness and thigh injury, is unlikely to play vs. the Colts, per source. (Adam Schefter on Twitter) FF Today's Take: Johnson is also dealing with a thigh issue. His absence will mean more work for Rex Burkhead with Royce Freeman playing in a backup role. Burkhead is a suitable Flex option this week if you're desperate.
Texans RB David Johnson (illness, thigh) is "unlikely" to play vs. the Colts today, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. We'll find out for sure around 11:30 am ET. Johnson and Rex Burkhead have been splitting backfield work lately, so Johnson's absence would be a boost to Burkhead's projected volume. Houston also has RBs Royce Freeman and Jaylen Samuels on the active roster.
Texans RB David Johnson (illness, thigh) is listed as questionable for Sunday s game vs. the Colts. He didn t practice all week, although it s unclear if that was because of the illness, the thigh or both. We ll get Houston s inactives around 11:30 am ET on Sunday. If he s out, RB Rex Burkhead becomes a slightly more palatable fantasy play.
Houston Texans guard Tytus Howard says that running back Rex Burkhead is running with fresh legs at age 31.