David Johnson

Texans' David Johnson lands on reserve/COVID list ahead of Week 17

Houston Texans running back David Johnson has been added to the reserve/COVID list ahead of the team's Week 17 game against the San Francisco 49ers.

What It Means:

Johnson has at times operated as the Texans' lead back this season, but has missed the past two games with a thigh injury and will now miss at least one more while on the reserve/COVID list.

Johnson's absence has opened up workhorse role for teammate Rex Burkhead, who rumbled over the Los Angeles Chargers' leaky run defense for 149 yards and 2 scores on 22 carries in Week 16. Expect Burkhead to have a similar role in any games Johnson misses from here on out.