Andre Johnson's agent says he requested WR's release from Texans
On Monday, the Houston Chronicle reported that the Texans gave Johnson permission to seek a trade after the receiver asked to be traded or cut upon learning his role would be reduced next season.
[daily_cut.NFL]Johnson's agent, Kennard McGuire, told PFT that he has not tried to seek a trade for Johnson and will not in the future.
The 33-year-old is scheduled to make $11.5 million in 2015. The Chronicle reported Monday that Johnson will be cut if a trade can't be worked out.
Johnson had 85 catches for 936 yards and three touchdowns last season. He was the No. 3 pick in the 2003 draft by the Texans and is currently ninth in NFL history with 1,012 catches.
According to the Chronicle, Houston will save $8.825 million against the salary cap if Johnson is traded or released.
- Molly Geary