Texans WR DeAndre Hopkins (foot) isn't listed on the final Week 7 injury report. He sat out Thursday's practice but returned to a limited workout on Friday. Hopkins has a tough draw against the Jaguars this weekend, but remains a top 10 WR in our rankings. He scored in both games vs. Jacksonville last year.
The Cardinals and WR DeAndre Hopkins have agreed to a 2-year extension with $54.5 million in new money, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. It makes Hopkins the highest-paid non-QB in NFL history. Hopkins is now signed with Arizona for the next 5 seasons. And the new deal reportedly includes a no-trade clause.
Cardinals WR DeAndre Hopkins has continued to miss camp time with what the team is calling "hamstring tightness." HC Kliff Kingsbury said he's being "overly cautious" and holding Hopkins out until he's back to 100%. That's smart -- but Hopkins is missing valuable time to get comfortable in the offense and build rapport with QB Kyler Murray. Murray and Hopkins will have taken very few reps together when Week 1 rolls around. Don't be surprised if the duo gets off to a slow start.
The Texans are set to trade WR DeAndre Hopkins to the Cardinals, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports. Wow. Hopkins is an elite receiver in the prime of his career with 3 years remaining on a manageable contract. It's a mind-boggling move by the Texans, leaving Will Fuller and Kenny Stills atop the depth chart for now. Those 2 are big winners here, while QB Deshaun Watson's fantasy stock takes a significant hit. QB Kyler Murray, meanwhile, gets the legitimate #1 WR that he was missing last year. He looks like a top-5 QB in 2020 fantasy drafts. Hopkins should easily remain a WR1 in a pass-leaning offense piloted by an accurate QB.
Update: Schefter reports that the Cardinals are receiving Hopkins and a late-round pick in exchange for RB David Johnson and a 2nd-rounder. Other picks are involved in the trade. Hopkins is expected to get a new contract from Arizona.
Update: The Houston Chronicle's John McClain reports it's Hopkins and a 4th-round pick to Arizona for Johnson, a 2020 2nd-rounder and a 2021 4th-rounder.
Texans WR DeAndre Hopkins has been activated from the PUP list. He was reportedly dealing with a minor ankle issue, but it's not a concern now. Hopkins has missed just 1 game through 6 NFL seasons.
The Texans have placed WR DeAndre Hopkins on the active/PUP list to begin training camp. Hopkins is coming off a shoulder injury that included tearing ligaments from the bone. He avoided offseason surgery, though, and has indicated he expects to be feeling better this season than he did last. Hopkins played through a foot issue as well for most of 2018. We'll watch him through camp but aren't currently worried for his regular-season status.
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