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Old 12-04-2012, 05:53 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default awesome story with Houston's Andre johnson, must see

Texans WR Andre Johnson drops $19K on toy shopping spree for charity | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo! Sports

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Old 12-04-2012, 05:55 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Wow, those are very long receipts.
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Old 12-04-2012, 05:57 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Andre Johnson and Tim Duncan are two of the best athletes in the game today. They are both beasts of their respective professions, but do very little to call attention to themselves off the field and off the court, unless it's for good. And even then, they're not doing it for the attention, they're doing it because they are genuinely good people.
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They only got 1:20 each and were able to get that much?

Impressive

I feel like they had to have known where everything they wanted was in the store before that or it would have been tough to know where you needed to go in that short of time

Great thing to do by Andre, wish more athletes would do something like this, that's probably less than most spend on their post season vacation they go on
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Andre Johnson and Tim Duncan are two of the best athletes in the game today. They are both beasts of their respective professions, but do very little to call attention to themselves off the field and off the court, unless it's for good. And even then, they're not doing it for the attention, they're doing it because they are genuinely good people.

yeah I happened upon the story on Yahoo. It was the first I heard of it but the article has said it has become an annual thing with him, wonder how many years he's been doing this
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Andre does this every year

EDIT: 6th straight year to be exact
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Great read thanks for posting. I believe Johnson does this type of thing every year, if not then the Texans as a whole does it. Just another reason why Johnson is one of the great guys of the sport for all he does on the field & off it.
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Great article, thanks for sharing.

I don't much like a fight ... but Andre's beatdown of Cortland Finnegan still goes down as the most justified retaliation I've ever seen.
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Got the wave of Diva WRs outta the game. Now the big names all seem very humble. Andre, Calvin, Fitz
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That is awesome! That he is taking the time to spread the Christmas spirit!

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Great article, thanks for sharing.

I don't much like a fight ... but Andre's beatdown of Cortland Finnegan still goes down as the most justified retaliation I've ever seen.
hmm...I dunno...I mean don't get me wrong, as a huge Texans fan I loved every second of it...but does it top Nolan Ryan beating the crap out of Robin Ventura after he charged the mound?

I remember coming across this last year when AJ did it and thought it was really cool. glad to see him continuing the tradition!
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hmm...I dunno...I mean don't get me wrong, as a huge Texans fan I loved every second of it...but does it top Nolan Ryan beating the crap out of Robin Ventura after he charged the mound?

I remember coming across this last year when AJ did it and thought it was really cool. glad to see him continuing the tradition!
I didn't say most entertaining, lol

Finnegan is known to be a pest, he'd had it coming for a long time. Ryan vs Ventura ... that was just Nolan defending the mound
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In other news- Justin James Watt was credited with another sack Sunday bringing his season total to 16.5 (which evens out since earlier in the year he had one sack removed).
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In other news- Justin James Watt was credited with another sack Sunday bringing his season total to 16.5 (which evens out since earlier in the year he had one sack removed).

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