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Tracking Andre Johnson on the all-time receiving lists

Posted by Nick Scurfield on January 2, 2013 – 6:13 pm

Andre JohnsonTexans wide receiver Andre Johnson made a significant climb up the all-time receptions and receiving yardage charts in his 10th NFL season.

Playing in all 16 games for the first time since 2009, Johnson, 31, ranked sixth in the NFL with 112 catches and second with a career-high 1,598 receiving yards. He now ranks 22nd in NFL history in receptions (818) and 27th in receiving yards (11,254). The six-time Pro Bowler ranked 34th in catches (706) and 39th in yards (9,656) before the season.

This was Johnson’s fourth 100-catch season, tied for second-most in NFL history, and third 1,500-yard season, tied for first in NFL history with Marvin Harrison.

MOST RECEPTIONS, NFL HISTORY
Rk Player (Years) Rec.
15 Keenan McCardell 1992-2007 (16) 883
16 Jimmy Smith 1992-2005 (12) 862
17 Mushin Muhammad 1996-2009 (14) 860
18 Irving Fryar 1984-2000 (17) 851
19 Rod Smith 1995-2006 (12) 849
20 Larry Centers 1990-2003 (14) 827
21 Steve Largent 1976-89 (14) 819
22 Andre Johnson* 2003-12 (10) 818
23 Shannon Sharpe 1990-03 (14) 815
24t Henry Ellard 1983-98 (16) 814
24t Keyshawn Johnson 1996-06 (11) 814
*indicates active players

Note: Johnson averages 5.93 receptions per game in his career, the highest average in NFL history (minimum 500 receptions). This season, he became the second-fastest player in NFL history to reach 800 receptions, doing so in his 137th career game (Week 16 vs. Minnesota). Only Harrison did it faster (131 games).

MOST RECEIVING YARDS, NFL HISTORY
Rk Player (Years) Yds.
20 Derrick Mason 1997-2011 (15) 12,061
21 Michael Irvin 1988-99 (12) 11,904
22 Don Maynard 1958-73 (15) 11,834
23 Steve Smith* 2001-12 (12) 11,452
24 Mushin Muhammad 1996-2009 (14) 11,438
25 Rod Smith 1995-2006 (12) 11,389
26 Keenan McCardell 1992-2007 (16) 11,373
27 Andre Johnson* 2003-12 (10) 11,254
28 Chad Johnson 2001-11 (11) 11,059
29 Joey Galloway 1995-10 (16) 10,950
30 Gary Clark 1985-95 (11) 10,856
*indicates active players

Note: Johnson averages 81.6 receiving yards per game in his career, which is the highest in NFL history (minimum 100 games). This season, he became the sixth-fastest player to reach 10,000 yards, doing so in his 128th career game (Week 6 vs. Green Bay, 2012) and the third-fastest to reach 11,000, doing so in his 136 game (Week 15 vs. Indianapolis).


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By the numbers: Final 2012 Texans team rankings

Posted by Nick Scurfield on December 31, 2012 – 2:39 pm

Danieal ManningHere’s a look at where the Texans (12-4) ranked statistically among all 32 NFL teams in 2012, along with where they ranked in each category in 2011:

OFFENSE

2012                                      2011
Scoring: 26.0 (8)                 Scoring: 23.8 (10)
Total yards: 372.1 (7)         Total yards: 372.1 (13)
Passing: 239.4 (11)            Passing: 219.1 (18)
Rushing: 132.7 (8)              Rushing: 153.0 (2)

The Texans also ranked first in time of possession (32:53) after ranking first in 2011 (32:41). They ranked 17th in third-down percentage (37.56) after ranking eighth in 2011 (41.52).

DEFENSE

2012                                       2011
Scoring: 20.7 (9t)                 Scoring: 17.4 (4)
Total yards: 323.3 (7)          Total yards: 285.7 (2)
Passing: 225.8 (16)             Passing: 189.7 (3)
Rushing: 97.5 (7)                 Rushing: 96.0 (4)

The Texans also tied for third in defensive third-down percentage (33.02) after ranking 14th in 2011 (35.85). They tied for fifth in sacks (44) after ranking sixth (44) in 2011.

SPECIAL TEAMS

2012                                          2011
Kick ret. avg.: 21.1 (25)          Kick ret. avg.: 24.9 (9)
Punt ret. avg.: 10.6 (10)          Punt ret. avg.: 10.4 (15)
KR avg. allowed: 25.7 (27)    KR avg. allowed: 22.4 (7)
PR avg. allowed: 10.1 (20)    PR avg. allowed: 9.6 (15)


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By the numbers: Top-10 Texans through Week 16

Posted by Nick Scurfield on December 29, 2012 – 4:10 pm

J.J. WattEarlier today, we looked at where the Texans rank statistically as a team through Week 16. Here’s a look at individual Texans players who rank in the top 10 of the NFL in various categories:

QB Matt Schaub
7th in completion percentage (64.2)

RB Arian Foster
1st in rushing attempts (335)
5th in rushing yards (1,328)
1st in rushing TDs (14)
8th in yards from scrimmage (1,522)
1st in scrimmage touchdowns (16)

WR Andre Johnson
6th in receptions (100)
3rd in receiving yards (1,457)

DE J.J. Watt
1st in sacks (20.5)
1st in stuffs (tackles for loss on running plays) (19.5)
T-9th in forced fumbles (4)

ILB Tim Dobbins (missed 2 games, hamstring/shoulder injuries)
T-1st in opponent fumble recoveries (4)

CB Kareem Jackson
T-10th in interceptions (4)
T-9th in INTs returned for touchdown (1)

CB Johnathan Joseph, FS Danieal Manning
T-9th in INTs return for touchdown (1)

K Shayne Graham
T-8th in field goals made (28)
T-4th in points, kickers (128)

P Donnie Jones
T-10th in punts inside 20 (28)

WR Keshawn Martin
7th in punt return average (11.6)

CB Alan Ball (missed 4 games, foot injury)
T-10th in special teams tackles (13)
T-7th in solo special teams tackles (11)

OLB Bryan Braman (missed 2 games, hamstring injury)
T-8th in special teams tackles (15)
4th in solo special teams tackles (14)


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By the numbers: Top-10 Texans through Week 15

Posted by Nick Scurfield on December 20, 2012 – 12:51 pm

J.J. WattEarlier today, we looked at where the Texans rank statistically as a team through Week 15. Here’s a look at individual Texans players who rank in the top 10 of the NFL in various categories:

QB Matt Schaub
9th in passer rating (93.8)
T-8th in passing TDs (22)
7th in completion percentage (64.7)

RB Arian Foster
1st in rushing attempts (325)
4th in rushing yards (1,313)
1st in rushing TDs (14)
5th in yards from scrimmage (1,493)
1st in scrimmage touchdowns (16)

WR Andre Johnson
6th in receptions (93)
3rd in receiving yards (1,360)

DE J.J. Watt
T-1st in sacks (19.5)
1st in stuffs (tackles for loss on running plays) (17.5)
T-9th in passes defensed (15)

ILB Tim Dobbins (missed 2 games, hamstring/shoulder injuries)
T-1st in opponent fumble recoveries (4)

CB Kareem Jackson
T-9th in interceptions (4)
T-8th in INTs returned for touchdown (1)

CB Johnathan Joseph, FS Danieal Manning
T-8th in INTs return for touchdown (1)

K Shayne Graham
T-7th in field goals made (26)
4th in points, kickers (122)

P Donnie Jones
T-10th in punts inside 20 (26)

WR Keshawn Martin
T-5th in punt return average (12.0)

CB Alan Ball (missed 3 games, foot injury)
T-8th in special teams tackles (13)
T-7th in solo special teams tackles (11)

OLB Bryan Braman (missed 2 games, hamstring injury)
T-8th in special teams tackles (13)
%4th in solo special teams tackles (12)


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By the numbers: Texans team rankings through Week 15

Posted by Nick Scurfield on December 20, 2012 – 11:16 am

Danieal ManningThrough Week 15, here’s a look at where the Texans (12-2) rank statistically among all 32 NFL teams, along with where they ranked in each category in 2011 after Week 15 and after the entire season:

OFFENSE

2012 (Week 15)                     2011 (Week 15)                    2011 (full season)
Scoring: 28.1 (3)                   Scoring: 24.5 (8)                   Scoring: 23.8 (10)
Total yards: 386.7 (6)           Total yards: 377.4 (10)          Total yards: 372.1 (13)
Passing: 244.8 (11)              Passing: 225.6 (17)              Passing: 219.1 (18)
Rushing: 141.9 (5)                Rushing: 151.8 (2)               Rushing: 153.0 (2)

The Texans also rank first in time of possession (33:42) after ranking first in 2011 (32:41). They’re 14th in third-down percentage (38.69) after ranking eighth in 2011 (41.52).

DEFENSE

2012 (Week 15)                      2011 (Week 15)                     2011 (full season)
Scoring: 20.0 (7)                    Scoring: 16.9 (3t)                    Scoring: 17.4 (4)
Total yards: 325.9 (7)            Total yards: 277.9 (2)            Total yards: 285.7 (2)
Passing: 232.6 (18)               Passing: 181.1 (2)                Passing: 189.7 (3)
Rushing: 93.2 (5)                   Rushing: 96.8 (5)                  Rushing: 96.0 (4)

The Texans also rank first in defensive third-down percentage (29.12) after ranking 14th in 2011 (35.85). They’re tied for second in sacks (42) after ranking sixth (44) in 2011.

SPECIAL TEAMS

2012 (Week 15)                         2011 (Week 15)                        2011 (full season)
Kick ret. avg.: 21.1 (26)             Kick ret. avg.: 24.6 (10)              Kick ret. avg.: 24.9 (9)
Punt ret. avg.: 10.7 (9)               Punt ret. avg.: 10.7 (14)            Punt ret. avg.: 10.4 (15)
KR avg. allowed: 24.5 (19)       KR avg. allowed: 22.5 (10)      KR avg. allowed: 22.4 (7)
PR avg. allowed: 10.1 (19)         PR avg. allowed: 9.0 (14)         PR avg. allowed: 9.6 (15)


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Tracking Andre Johnson on the all-time receiving lists

Posted by Nick Scurfield on December 14, 2012 – 11:17 am

Andre Johnson vs DetroitEvery week, we’ll track Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson as he climbs the all-time receptions and receiving yardage charts in his 10th NFL season.

Through 13 games this season, Johnson has 82 catches for 1,209 yards. The five-time Pro Bowler is now tied for 25th in NFL history in receptions (788) and ranks 29th in receiving yards (10,865). This is his fifth 80-catch season and sixth 1,000-yard season and his fourth 1,200-yard season in the last five years.

Much of the stats and information below provided by the Texans’ communications department.

MOST RECEPTIONS, NFL HISTORY
Rk Player (Years) Rec.
21 Steve Largent 1976-89 (14) 819
22 Shannon Sharpe 1990-03 (14) 815
23t Henry Ellard 1983-98 (16) 814
23t Keyshawn Johnson 1996-06 (11) 814
25t Andre Johnson* 2003-12 (10) 788
25t Jason Witten* 2003-12 (10) 788
27 Marshall Faulk 1994-05 (12) 767
28 Chad Johnson 2001-11 (11) 766
29t James Lofton 1978-93 (16) 764
29t Eric Moulds 1996-07 (12) 764
*indicates active players

Note: Johnson averages 5.84 receptions per game in his career, the highest average in NFL history (minimum 500 receptions). He was the second-fastest player in NFL history to reach 700 receptions, doing so in his 120th career game (Week 12 at Jacksonville, 2011). Only Marvin Harrison did it faster (114 games).

MOST RECEIVING YARDS, NFL HISTORY
Rk Player (Years) Yds.
25 Keenan McCardell 1992-2007 (16) 11,373
26 Steve Smith* 2001-12 (12) 11,277
27 Chad Johnson 2001-11 (11) 11,059
28 Joey Galloway 1995-10 (16) 10,950
29 Andre Johnson* 2003-12 (10) 10,865
30 Gary Clark 1985-95 (11) 10,856
31 Stanley Morgan 1977-90 (14) 10,716
32 Keyshawn Johnson 1996-06 (11) 10,571
33 Harold Jackson 1968-83 (16) 10,372
*indicates active players

Note: Johnson averages 80.5 receiving yards per game in his career, which is the highest in NFL history (minimum 100 games). He was the sixth-fastest player to reach 10,000 yards, doing so in his 128th career game (Week 6 vs. Green Bay, 2012).


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By the numbers: Top-10 Texans through Week 14

Posted by Nick Scurfield on December 13, 2012 – 7:14 pm

J.J. WattEarlier today, we looked at where the Texans rank statistically as a team through Week 14. Here’s a look at individual Texans players who rank in the top 10 of the NFL in various categories:

QB Matt Schaub
9th in passer rating (92.7)
T-9th in passing TDs (21)
10th in completion percentage (64.0)

RB Arian Foster
1st in rushing attempts (298)
6th in rushing yards (1,148)
1st in rushing TDs (14)
8th in yards from scrimmage (1,324)
1st in scrimmage touchdowns (16)

WR Andre Johnson
6th in receptions (74)
4th in receiving yards (1,209)

DE J.J. Watt
2nd in sacks (16.5)
1st in stuffs (tackles for loss on running plays) (14.5)
T-8th in passes defensed (15)

CB Kareem Jackson
T-8th in interceptions (4)
T-7th in INTs returned for touchdown (1)

CB Johnathan Joseph, FS Danieal Manning
T-7th in INTs return for touchdown (1)

K Shayne Graham
T-7th in points, kickers (105)

P Donnie Jones
T-8th in punts inside 20 (25)

WR Keshawn Martin
5th in punt return average (12.7)

CB Alan Ball (missed 2 games, foot injury)
T-7th in special teams tackles (13)
T-5th in solo special teams tackles (11)

OLB Bryan Braman (missed 2 games, hamstring injury)
T-7th in special teams tackles (13)
4th in solo special teams tackles (12)


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By the numbers: Texans team rankings through Week 14

Posted by Nick Scurfield on December 13, 2012 – 1:00 pm

Arian FosterThrough Week 14, here’s a look at where the Texans (11-2) rank statistically among all 32 NFL teams, along with where they ranked in each category in 2011 after Week 14 and after the entire season:

OFFENSE

2012 (Week 14)                     2011 (Week 14)                    2011 (full season)
Scoring: 28.1 (4)                   Scoring: 25.4 (5)                   Scoring: 23.8 (10)
Total yards: 384.5 (6)           Total yards: 378.9 (9)          Total yards: 372.1 (13)
Passing: 245.2 (10)              Passing: 227.0 (17)              Passing: 219.1 (18)
Rushing: 139.2 (8)                Rushing: 151.9 (2)               Rushing: 153.0 (2)

The Texans also rank first in time of possession (33:45) after ranking first in 2011 (32:41). They’re 16th in third-down percentage (38.71) after ranking eighth in 2011 (41.52).

DEFENSE

2012 (Week 14)                      2011 (Week 14)                     2011 (full season)
Scoring: 20.2 (6)                    Scoring: 16.0 (4)                    Scoring: 17.4 (4)
Total yards: 330.0 (7)            Total yards: 274.9 (1)            Total yards: 285.7 (2)
Passing: 239.2 (19)               Passing: 183.5 (3)                Passing: 189.7 (3)
Rushing: 90.8 (2t)                   Rushing: 91.5 (4)                  Rushing: 96.0 (4)

The Texans also rank first in defensive third-down percentage (29.89) after ranking 14th in 2011 (35.85). They’re tied for fourth in sacks (37) after ranking sixth (44) in 2011.

SPECIAL TEAMS
2012 (Week 14)                         2011 (Week 14)                        2011 (full season)
Kick ret. avg.: 21.1 (28)             Kick ret. avg.: 23.2 (18)              Kick ret. avg.: 24.9 (9)
Punt ret. avg.: 11.0 (7t)               Punt ret. avg.: 10.5 (13)            Punt ret. avg.: 10.4 (15)
KR avg. allowed: 24.2 (18)       KR avg. allowed: 22.5 (12)      KR avg. allowed: 22.4 (7)
PR avg. allowed: 10.2 (19)         PR avg. allowed: 9.3 (14)         PR avg. allowed: 9.6 (15)


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Tracking Andre Johnson on the all-time receiving lists

Posted by Nick Scurfield on December 6, 2012 – 11:25 am

Andre JohnsonEvery week, we’ll track Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson as he climbs the all-time receptions and receiving yardage charts in his 10th NFL season.

Through 12 games this season, Johnson has 74 catches for 1,114 yards. The five-time Pro Bowler now ranks 26th in NFL history in receptions (780) and 30th in receiving yards (10,770). This is his ninth season with at least 60 catches and sixth with 1,000 yards.

Much of the stats and information in this post were provided by the Texans’ communications department.

MOST RECEPTIONS, NFL HISTORY
Rk Player (Years) Rec.
22 Shannon Sharpe 1990-03 (14) 815
23t Henry Ellard 1983-98 (16) 814
23t Keyshawn Johnson 1996-06 (11) 814
25 Jason Witten* 2003-12 (10) 784
26 Andre Johnson* 2003-12 (10) 780
27 Marshall Faulk 1994-05 (12) 767
28 Chad Johnson 2001-11 (11) 766
29t James Lofton 1978-93 (16) 764
29t Eric Moulds 1996-07 (12) 764
*indicates active players

Note: Johnson averages 5.82 receptions per game in his career, the highest average in NFL history (minimum 500 receptions). He was the second-fastest player in NFL history to reach 700 receptions, doing so in his 120th career game (Week 12 at Jacksonville, 2011). Only Marvin Harrison did it faster (114 games).

MOST RECEIVING YARDS, NFL HISTORY
Rk Player (Years) Yds.
26 Steve Smith* 2001-12 (12) 11,168
27 Chad Johnson 2001-11 (11) 11,059
28 Joey Galloway 1995-10 (16) 10,950
29 Gary Clark 1985-95 (11) 10,856
30 Andre Johnson* 2003-12 (10) 10,770

31 Stanley Morgan 1977-90 (14) 10,716
32 Keyshawn Johnson 1996-06 (11) 10,571
33 Harold Jackson 1968-83 (16) 10,372
34 Lance Alworth 1962-72 (11) 10,266
*indicates active players

Note: Johnson averages 80.4 receiving yards per game in his career, which is the highest in NFL history (minimum 100 games). He was the sixth-fastest player to reach 10,000 yards, doing so in his 128th career game (Week 6 vs. Green Bay, 2012).


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By the numbers: Top-10 Texans through Week 13

Posted by Nick Scurfield on December 5, 2012 – 1:59 pm

Arian Foster

On Tuesday, we looked at where the Texans rank statistically as a team through Week 13. Here’s a look at individual Texans players who rank in the top 10 of the NFL in various categories:

QB Matt Schaub
9th in passer rating (94.5)
8th in passing TDs (21)
10th in completion percentage (64.4)

RB Arian Foster
1st in rushing attempts (283)
T-3rd in rushing yards (1,106)
1st in rushing TDs (13)
8th in yards from scrimmage (1,239)
1st in scrimmage touchdowns (15)

WR Andre Johnson
7th in receptions (74)
T-4th in receiving yards (1,114)

DE J.J. Watt
2nd in sacks (15.5)
1st in stuffs (tackles for loss on running plays) (14.5)
6th in passes defensed (15)

CB Kareem Jackson
T-7th in interceptions (4)
T-6th in INTs returned for touchdown (1)

CB Johnathan Joseph, FS Danieal Manning
T-6th in INTs return for touchdown (1)

K Shayne Graham
T-5th in points, kickers (103)

P Donnie Jones
T-6th in punts inside 20 (24)

WR Keshawn Martin
4th in punt return average (14.3)
10th in long punt return (71)

CB Alan Ball (missed 1 game, foot injury)
T-5th in special teams tackles (13)
T-3rd in solo special teams tackles (11)

OLB Bryan Braman (missed 2 games, hamstring injury)
T-7th in special teams tackles (12)
T-3rd in solo special teams tackles (11)


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