Andre Johnson’s 5 greatest receiving games with Texans

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No. 1: 273 yards on 14 receptions

Nov.18, 2012 vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

This is the game where the great Andre Johnson collected his most receiving yards in an outing, and he did so on a Texans team that was at home against an AFC South rival. The Texans won this game against the Jaguars by a 43-37 score, so this wasn’t a walk in the park for either side.

This win put the Texans at 9-1 overall, and the game went into overtime. As for Johnson in this game for the Texans, he totaled his career-high 273 yards on 14 receptions, and he was targeted 19 times.

The Texans wide receiver also had one touchdown in this game, a 48-yard game-winning touchdown catch in overtime from Matt Schaub. In this OT win, Johnson had receptions of 7, 22, 45, 23, 7, 13, 6, 20, 7, 14, 35, 11, and the aforementioned 48-yard touchdown that sent the Texans to their ninth win of the season.

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There is no doubt that Andre Johnson deserves to be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame when the final selections are made. His numbers speak for themselves. He made many quarterbacks look better than they were, and Johnson never had a Hall of Fame-caliber quarterback throwing him the football, but he turned his career into one that’s Hall of Fame-worthy.