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Andre Johnson Injury Update: Will Practice Today, 'Has A Chance' To Play Sunday

In a great bit of news for a Houston Texans squad that has struggled since losing Mario Williams and Andre Johnson to injury, head coach Gary Kubiak revealed that their All-Pro WR may be back on the field as soon as this weekend:

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 Tania Ganguli 
 coach Gary Kubiak on Andre Johnson: "He's doing really well" and "he's got a chance." Will practice today. 

Johnson hasn't played since Oct. 2 against Pittsburgh, when he injured his hamstring early in Houston's 17-10 victory over the Steelers. He was expected to miss up to six weeks, but his recovery has been ahead of schedule, with Wednesday's practice likely to play a key role in whether he takes the field against the Jaguars.

The Texans have gone 2-2 in his absence, and they've really struggled to replace his production. Despite missing almost four games, Johnson still leads Houston's WR's in receptions and yards.

For the latest on the Texans, check out the SBNation blog Battle Red Blog.

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