DEANDRE HOPKINS

3/6/22, 10:21 PM

Updated:

INJURY RISK

2022:

Long-Term:

2/5

1/5

Don’t make the mistake of sleeping on DeAndre Hopkins just because you haven’t seen a lot of players coming off of MCL surgery. It’s not that common, but a full recovery is expected.

Sometimes these injuries come with tears to the meniscus, which can mean durability and longevity issues down the road. But, in the short-term - and especially for the coming season in isolation - there is basically no concern for this causing problems.

Hopkins has been one of the most durable WRs in the league for years, and his time in Houston showed us that he can put up numbers with or without a functional QB. Don’t worry about his knee, don’t worry about Kyler, and draft Hopkins with WR1 confidence.

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