After cutting 2017 third-round back D'Onta Foreman, the Texans executed a trade for Johnson from the Cleveland Browns. The 25-year-old Johnson has since been dealing with a hamstring injury. Also in Houston's RB room are Higdon, Buddy Howell, Damarea Crockett, Josh Ferguson, Cullen Gillaspia and Taiwan Jones.
Niners QB Jimmy Garoppolo (shoulder/thumb) expected to play vs. Packers, but won't be 100 percent
Niners QB Jimmy Garoppolo is expected to play, but will not be 100 percent in the San Francisco's Divisional Round contest Saturday night against the top-seeded Green Bay Packers, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday.
Browns QB Baker Mayfield undergoes successful shoulder surgery: 'This is not the end of my story'
Baker Mayfield underwent repair for his torn labrum Wednesday and posted a short video afterward deeming it a "complete success." He is expected to begin light throwing in April, but a full recovery will require 4-6 months.
Cowboys HC Mike McCarthy defends last-second draw play: 'We had great confidence in that situation'
Dallas Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy defended how his team handled the final seconds of their playoff loss to the 49ers when speaking with reporters Wednesday.
Titans RB Derrick Henry on status vs. Bengals: 'We'll see where I am on Saturday'
Derrick Henry is a welcome sight at Titans practice, having returned following a lengthy layoff with a foot injury. But the star RB isn't yet ready to proclaim himself a go for the team's Divisional Round home playoff game against the Bengals on Saturday.
NFL injury updates, latest league news from Wednesday, Jan. 19
Buccaneers C Ryan Jensen (ankle) and RT Tristan Wirfs (ankle) will be listed as DNPs for the team's walkthrough Wednesday, per coach Bruce Arians. Also, the latest NFL roster and injury news from Tuesday.
NFL fines Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians $50,000 for striking player on helmet
The NFL fined Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians $50,000 for striking Bucs safety Andrew Adams on the helmet during the team's 31-15 playoff win over the Philadelphia Eagles, per NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport.
Eagles GM Howie Roseman says Jalen Hurts enters offseason as starting QB for 2022
The Eagles plan to ride into 2022 with Jalen Hurts as their starting quarterback. GM Howie Roseman praised Hurts' development Wednesday while affirming the QB has done enough to head into the offseason as the starter.
Joe Burrow downplays Bengals' first playoff win in 31 years: 'This is how it's gonna be from here on out'
Joe Burrow wasn't around for any of the Cincinnati Bengals' playoff miseries of the past, and therefore he's not saddled by them. The second-year QB has made it clear that he simply expects playoff success.
Sean McVay: Rams have 'tremendous respect (for), but not fear' of Tom Brady
Fresh off beating the Cardinals in Kyler Murray's first career postseason start, the Rams must swiftly turn their attention to facing a quarterback who laps the field in playoff wins, Buccaneers signal-caller Tom Brady.
Ryan Tannehill on Titans' path to No. 1 seed in AFC: 'It hasn't always been perfect and pretty'
Tennessee's up-and-down season saw just three Titans offensive players start all 17 games in the regular season. And still, Ryan Tannehill's team finished with a 12-5 record.
Niners ask Trey Lance to imitate Aaron Rodgers in practice as prep for Packers
Trey Lance will play a vital role for the San Francisco 49ers this week as they prepare to face the Green Bay Packers. The rookie quarterback is tasked with being Aaron Rodgers for the scout team in practices this week.