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Texans RB David Johnson has been activated from the COVID list. He'll return for Sunday's game against the Colts but only sits in RB3 territory in the Week 15 Rankings.

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The Texans and RB David Johnson have agreed to a restructured 1-year contract. He'll make "up to" $6 million with $4.25 million guaranteed, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. It's a pay cut from the $8 million Johnson was originally scheduled to make this season -- but it should lock him in as Houston's lead back in 2021. Johnson averaged a career-best 4.7 yards per carry in his Texans debut last year, finishing with 691 rushing yards and 6 scores in 12 games. He added a 33-314-2 receiving line to finish 16th among RBs in PPR points per game.

The Houston Chronicle's Aaron Wilson reports that Texans RB David Johnson landed on the COVID list as a high-risk close contact. That means he'll be cleared for Week 15 if he avoids a positive test. We'll keep an eye on Johnson this coming week.

Texans RB David Johnson has been placed on the COVID list. He's out for Sunday's game against the Bears and is uncertain for Week 15 and beyond. His absence puts Duke Johnson back in the lead role this weekend. He averaged 11 carries and 3.3 targets in 3 games in that role earlier this year. Against Chicago's 4th-ranked RB defense, Duke is just a low-end fantasy option.

Texans RB David Johnson missed Friday's practice for a personal issue and might not travel with the team to Chicago for Sunday's game vs. the Bears, HC Rome Crennel said. We'll keep an eye on the situation and should find out whether Johnson traveled on Saturday afternoon. His absence would again leave lead duties to RB Duke Johnson, who's averaged 11 carries and 3.3 targets in 3 games in that role this year.

Texans RB David Johnson (concussion) has been placed on the active roster and is set to return for Sunday's game against the Colts. Johnson averaged 14.4 carries and 3.4 targets in 7 healthy games this season and figures to get a similar workload tomorrow. The matchup vs. the #13 RB defense leaves Johnson as a low-end RB2 for Week 13.

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