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Hopkins is now a member of the Arizona Cardinals (Kevin Jairaj - USA Today Sports)
Hopkins is now a member of the Arizona Cardinals (Kevin Jairaj - USA Today Sports)

Bill O'Brien says trading DeAndre Hopkins was 'best interest of our team'


by - Assoc. Editor -

The Houston Texans made quite the controversial move recently trading away franchise receiver DeAndre Hopkins for running David Johnson and a 2020 second-round draft pick.

Hopkins already has 8,602 receiving yards before the age of 28 years old, which is second-best all-time in the NFL behind only Randy Moss.

Texans head coach Bill O’Brien said during a conference call on Friday that he was looking out for his ballclub in regards to trading away Hopkins.

“It was in the best interest of our team,” O’Brien told reporters. “DeAndre Hopkins was a great football player. We loved DeAndre Hopkins. He had three years left on his deal and he wanted a raise. David Johnson is going to be a great addition to our football team.”

He continued to say the move was made for the team.

“Any decision that’s made is with the team in mind,” he said. “Capital T Capital E Capital A. Capital M in mind.”

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spacer I'm pretty darn sure absolutely nobody thinks that is true
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CUAllTheWay
spacer A.k.a in the best interest of Bill O'Brien
Reckless96®
spacer Even IF he really believed that bilge he is spewing, he did
76er®
spacer Have there been any issues with Nuk in terms of personality or locker room stuff?
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spacer I'll take that bet***
CM Shack®
spacer I've heard at least two really smart NFL guys say that
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ZeeGantt®
spacer Don’t think many people are buying what O’Brien is ....
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spacer Probably true
BengalBilly
spacer Re: Probably true
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spacer Bill is a Fat Mfer***
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spacer Unpopular opinion, but he's right...They are choosing to
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Thecatch2
spacer That is ridiculous reasoning, as he will lose DW also after
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spacer I'll take that bet too...Watson will stay in Houston for at
CM Shack®
spacer “ Capital T Capital E Capital A. Capital M in mind.”
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