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Andre Johnson should join Patriots and Brady

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Andre Johnson vented his frustration this week at the prospect of yet another rebuilding season at the Houston Texans.

Even though the AFC South team had a decent draft last week, they are still without the services of a recognised quality starting quarterback.

This has led Johnson to speaking out publicly about whether or not the Texans are his best fit anymore. The premier wideout has spent 12 hugely successful seasons with Houston, but now it seems that he wants out.

If that does happen - which we admit is very unlikely due to the size and length of his current contract - where would be the best fit for him?

Although there are many great options, joining the New England Patriots would surely be his best fit, and here's why.

Johnson is disgruntled at the Texans for one reason only. They just don't win enough. He wants a Super Bowl ring like any other football star.

Even great teams don't win championships, but it's the fact that Andre's team are looking as far away from that goal as they did five years ago, and ten years ago before that.

Johnson wants progress and the opportunity to challenge for a championship. At the Patriots he would get the chance to challenge year in year out.

You might well say that Johnson would benefit from playing with the Pats but would the team benefit from his presence?

Tom Brady has done a great job over the years making us all think that he is great when he doesn't have recognised receivers, but the fact of the matter is that he needs as much help as any other QB in the league.

The three-time Super Bowl winner has only been at his best statistically during his career when he has an extremely good supporting cast.

When Randy Moss played for the Pats, Brady put up a personal best 50 touchdowns on the campaign, as New England went one game from the perfect season.

Moss was huge for the Pats that season with 23 touchdown receptions and 1,493 yards.

Brady's next record setting season was in 2011 when he threw for 5,235 yards. During that season Wes Welker came up with 1,569 yards, while Rob Gronkowski made 1,327 yards.

All of these stats prove that the Pats need someone like Johnson, and as we know, the Texans receiver would dearly love to have someone like Brady throwing him the ball.

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