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David Johnson
Bye: 1
Experience: 8
Age: 32.6
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 224
40 Time: 4.50

SPARQx (Rank): 134.90 (96%)
Burst Score (Rank): 134.10 (97%)
Agility Score (Rank): 11.09 (84%)
Three Cone Drill (Rank): 6.82

Injury PredictorDavid Johnson's Injury Guide

Chance of Injury in 2024


% chance misses at least 2 quarters

Chance of Injury per Game


1- 17√1-% Inj/Season

Projected Games Missed 2024



Ability to produce despire relatively minor injuries. 5 being most durable

Injury analysis powered by Draft Sharks Injury Guide, formerly SIP Logo

Injury History

Date League Injury Details
Aug 3, 2015 NFL Thigh Hamstring Sprain/Pull Unspecified Grade 1 Johnson didn't practice in full until August 18. He was buried on the depth chart come Week 1 of the regular season.
Jan 1, 2017 NFL Knee MCL Sprain Grade 2 Johnson ended his season early in Week 17 with a sprained MCL. He avoided surgery.
Nov 27, 2016 NFL Hand Finger Dislocation Johnson dislocated a finger in Week 12. The injury did not cost him any games.
Sep 10, 2017 NFL Hand Wrist Dislocation Johnson missed the remainder of the season after going down in Week 1. He underwent surgery and didn't claim to be fully healthy until mid-January.
Oct 20, 2019 NFL Pedal Ankle Sprain/Pull Unspecified Grade 1 Tweaked a previously existing ankle injury and never came back into the game against the New York Giants on his first carry of the game
Nov 8, 2020 NFL Head Cranial Concussion Grade 2 Johnson was forced from his Week 9 matchup with the Jaguars due to a concussion. He was placed on IR and missed three games

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David Johnson, RB UNS

2:19pm EST 1/5/22

David Johnson off COVID list

Texans RB David Johnson has been activated from the COVID list. He figures to play vs. the Titans on Sunday but should only steal a handful of touches from RB Rex Burkhead.

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Texans RB David Johnson was not activated from the COVID list and will miss today’s game vs. the 49ers. Rex Burkhead should remain Houston’s clear lead back, with Royce Freeman the #2.

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The Texans on Monday placed RB David Johnson on the COVID list. That's probably good news for fantasy, as Johnson was already inactive with a quad injury Sunday against the Chargers. That helped pave the way for Rex Burkhead's blowup. Burkhead should be in line for another feature role next Sunday at San Francisco -- albeit, a much worse rushing matchup.

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Texans RB David Johnson (quad) is not expected to play vs. the Chargers today, per NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. That'll leave Royce Freeman as the #2 RB behind Rex Burkhead.

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