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Johnson's Mood Much Improved

Andre Johnson (Pat Sullivan/AP)

Four games and four defeats into the current season, Andre Johnson's pent-up frustration was boiling over. A Texan since 2003, he was beginning to wonder if there ever would be an end to the losing, and he expressed those fears publicly one day before practice. But that was then. To be sure, Johnson's mood has brightened considerably.

"It's a big relief," Johnson said, having experienced a third victory in a row as a Texan for the first time after Houston's record 35-6 blowout of the Bengals. "Everyone's happy. I think all the guys out there are having fun playing. I don't think that was going on at the beginning of the season. We're rallying around each other, supporting each other. That's a big thing." Johnson, the NFL's new... Recommended Stories

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