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What are the 5 likely landing spots for Andre Johnson, once he’s released from the Texans?
New England, Seattle, St. Louis, Tennessee, Jets
no chance in HELL the Dolphins aren’t one of those teams. There arguably the favourites…..
I think Miami, Seattle, St Louis all make a lot of sense
I would also add Denver to that list. A familiarity w/ an offense he thrived in for 8 yrs. A reunion w/ his old Coach and OC. Moreover, Johnson would play for a contender, across from a wide receiver who commands defenses’ attention, and catch passes from one of the best quarterbacks in the the game. IMO.
His cap hit would be too much for Denver to handle. Especially as the #2 receiver.
Andre would be the number 3. Sanders was a beast last year. Plus they got C Latimer, excited to see him get some run.
How would we know what his Cap hit would be if the contract isn’t negotiated yet? I don’t suggest a trade for AJ…..but rather a wait for his inevitable release and a ‘NEW’ contract negotiation.
We don’t know what it is exactly but it is safe to assume it is more than the Broncos want to pay. They have under 20 mil in cap space and a bunch of players to resign or needs to fill if they don’t. Also he wanted a trade/release from the Texans because they wanted to decrease his role in the offense, and it is safe to say he will have a decreased role in the broncos. Idk what your point is it is a very unrealistic signing.
A decreased role on a non-contending team, w/ WR’s whom he believes are not his equal is one thing; forming an ensemble on a SB contender, w/ pro bowl WR’s who both exceeded 1400 receiving yards is quite another. It’s safe to assume he would note and appreciate the difference. Also, w/ Welker’s departure we are a slot receiver short. Sanders can man the slot and be equally effective, while Johnson can play on the outside. And Lattimer can still play and gain plenty of experience playing rotationally….not to mention be tutored and mentored by a class act, future HOF receiver.
I still think that Andre wants to be a #1. I also think he is not a great fit for Manning. Peyton demands great route runners to compensate for his lack of arm strength. This is why Sanders was a perfect fit. Andre fits a more gunslinger style of offense. That’s not to say he will be bad, but under utilized. I also think he will command 6-8 mil which will be more than the Broncos are willing to pay. However if he wants to play for a top QB (think I heard that somewhere) he will likely need to take less. Manning, Brady, and Brees are all in tight cap situations. Possibility to play with Wilson but would likely be a cap casualty next year when he gets his pay day. Colts seem like the most likely option. He would be the #1, has a great QB, aggressive playstyle, plays the texans twice a year, and the cap space to sign him.
Actually, Johnson is thought to be amongst the best, most disciplined route runners in the league. Not to mention the fact that his most effective use (8 yrs) was under Kubiak and Dennison….so there’s plenty of familiarity w/ Kubiak’s offense . I’m not convinced he necessarily needs to be the WR1, but rather a part of a team that has SB aspirations. And yes, I do believe he’s wholly amenable to making significantly less in exchange for playing on such a contending team. As far as the Colts are concerned, yes, they would be a fit….as would Green Bay and San Diego.
I’d love to see him play with a top tier qb. Hes got another 1200 yd season or two in the tank. A ring would also go a long way in stamping a HOF spot for him.
A top tier QB it is. The AFC should be more exciting this year. Seems there’s been a reshuffling of talent that may make much less predictable…w/ Indy & the Jets being two teams to keep an eye on.
Where does Randall Cobb end up? Think Green Bay missed the boat with the cap space Raiders Jags and Browns have. If Cobb could live with mediocre QB
NE has a great slot WR already in Edelman. Was almost the Super Bowl MVP.
IF THEY make a push for a WR, it would be Demaryus.
They’re gonna make a push for a Franchise Tagged WR?
Edleman plays a lot on the outside.. When they went to 3 wide Amendola played in the slot mostly.
You are totally right. Edelman a very decent slot receiver. Not in Cobb’s class. No one in four seasons has put up his stats in touches, yards, and TDs. It would be an upgrade. Particularly in the Red Zone. But doubtful Patriots are looking for receiver other then maybe the draft and a “burner” on the outside, or, someone like Andre Johnson in a trade. That would totally be a Patriot thing to do.
I think Cobb would do great with a young David Carr as he could teach this young up coming star a few things. Love David Carr if he could get some help. He will be the next QB star.
Several of these Mock Draft dorks (some with inside information) say the Raiders grab Kevin White. If as advertised he will be a total stud. Raiders are FILTHY with cap space and an inside slot receiver in Cobb and take whatever you can get out of James Jones, and it is on Carr’s shoulders with no excuses how far they go.
Cobb in New England opposite Gronk wouldn’t be bad either.
Would be nice but never happening
That would probably mean another Super Bowl Championship.
It’s early, but assuming the Texans can’t trade Andre Johnson (which is a safe bet) and he is then cut, do you think there will be much of a market for him? If so, where?
Best years have passed, Teams have to take hard look at age.
How many Tds did Tramon Williams give up last year?
who do you see the bears going after, and who do they realistically have a shot at?
I am a Redskins fan and our biggest need since 2007 has been at free safety so Devin McCourty would make sense.
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