PFF statistics show just how dominant Texans WR DeAndre Hopkins has been
Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins is one of the league’s best receivers and proves to be in that conversation every season. How good is Hopkins though?
Pro Football Focus shared new statistics showing just how dominant Hopkins has been this season for the Texans.
DeAndre Hopkins has been dominant once again in 2018. pic.twitter.com/F7n4tr6nQa
— Pro Football Focus (@PFF) December 14, 2018
To go along with Hopkins’ fantastic Pro Football Focus numbers, the Texans star has 1,151 yards and nine receiving touchdowns on the season. Over the last few seasons, Hopkins’ name has been mentioned consistently with receivers like Antonio Brown, Julio Jones, and Odell Beckham Jr. The thing that sets Hopkins apart from the rest is the fact that he has had to find success with numerous quarterbacks throwing him the ball.
Up until quarterback Deshaun Watson was drafted by the Texans, Houston was never able to find a reliable play caller to take advantage of Hopkins’ talents.
Hopkins has some of the best hands in the league to go along with speed, plus his catch radius is absurd. It’s rare that a pass is thrown in Hopkins’ direction that he doesn’t have a chance of catching.
Hopkins has been in the league for six seasons and has grown exponentially as a receiver. Hopkins had his best season in 2015 with 1,521 yards and 11 touchdowns on an astonishing 111 catches, but with three games left in the 2018 there’s a chance he finds similar success.
The Texans have a fantastic team this season and while there are three games left, Houston looks poised for a run in the postseason with an all-around solid roster.
The Watson-Hopkins connection has been a force to be reckoned with for nearly two seasons now.