Johnson missed six weeks after suffering a right hamstring injury in the second quarter of a Week 4 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers. The perennial Pro Bowler had 25 receptions for 352 yards and two touchdowns in the first 14 quarters of the 2011 season, putting him on pace to head back to Hawai'i after the season.
Johnson had two receptions for 22 yards in last week's 20-13 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars. The lack of production likely had more to do with the club losing starting Matt Leinart to a season-ending collarbone fracture in the second quarter, leaving 2011 fifth-round pick T.J. Yates as the lone healthy quarterback on the gameday roster. Yates is expected to start on Sunday, with veterans Jake Delhomme and Kellen Clemens backing him up.
Johnson will be matched up against former teammate and Falcons No. 1 cornerback Dunta Robinson on Sunday.
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