Texans’ Hopkins Benched For Mental Mistakes

Source: Mike Florio, NBC Sports Pro Football Talk

Texans_DeAndre_Hopkins_2013Rookie DeAndre Hopkins, a first-round pick regarded as Johnson’s heir apparent, ended up being benched during the team’s 28-23 loss to the Raiders.

“Bottom line, DeAndre made a lot of mistakes early in the game, so we gave another guy a chance to play,” coach Gary Kubiak said, via the Houston Chronicle.