It has been well known and reported that Andre Johnson, one of the best receivers in the NFL, is unhappy in Houston. Johnson would probably come at a steep price as he is under contract with the Texans for 3 more seasons. This could be that #1 receiver that Harbaugh and Newsome covet.
Here's a story from November about Johnson being unhappy:
Johnson appears unhappy in Houston
There's no denying the fact that Andre Johnson is one of the best receivers in the NFL.
After years of losing in Houston, the last couple of seasons have been kind to him. But now that the Texans are back to losing, like the old days, it appears the veteran receiver is near a breaking point.
He was caught, uncharacteristically, on the sideline yelling at quarterback Matt Schaub near the end of Sunday's 28-23 loss to Oakland.
Afterward, he was asked if he was unhappy with the current situation.
“I’m under contract so I have to play my contract out,” Johnson said, via CBS Houston. “I can’t do anything about that.”
Johnson is under contract with the Texans for three more seasons. Given Johnson's status as a premier receiver in the game, it's unlikely Houston makes a move with him anytime soon after this season ends.
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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.