Johnson injured his hamstring in the first half of a Week 4 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers. Johnson was able to practice on a limited basis on Wednesday and Thursday, but was held out of Friday's practice as head coach Gary Kubiak targets a Week 9 return for the five-time Pro Bowler.
"It's frustrating because I want to be on the field, it's still a day-to-day thing," Johnson told John McClain of the Houston Chronicle on Friday. "I still don't feel right, and I don't want to do anything to make it worse. I'm just going to keep working the way I have. I've made progress."
Despite missing the last three weeks, Johnson ranks second on the Texans with 25 receptions, and his 352 receiving yards are just three behind tight end Owen Daniels.
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