Houston receiver Andre Johnson wasn't the only player who was upset at the group of Texans fans who cheered when quarterback Matt Schaub got hurt.
If you were at Reliant stadium and cheered Matt's injury, you are a poor representation of your fan base and a bad example to young fans.
— Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) October 13, 2013
If I had known Matt was hurt I wouldn't have even celebrated the play. Wishing him a speedy recovery. — Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) October 13, 2013
When the opposition is pointing out that the home team's fans were in the wrong, you know it was bad.
"It's bad when members of the other team are saying that's messed up that they would do something like that," Johnson said. "It just shows no class. It wasn't all the fans. But those are the same people that you're out somewhere with your family and you tell them they can't have an autograph right now, those are the same people that tell you you're rude. ... You don't cheer about nobody being injured -- I don't care who it is. Guys lay their bodies on the line out there on that field. Some guys get injuries and it affects them their whole lives. To cheer about something like that, it just shows they have no class."
Left tackle Duane Brown also wasn't happy with the fans who cheered, according to ESPN.com.
"We appreciate you loyal fans and the fans that stick by us; I want to put that out there first," Brown said. "But for the fans that cheered when he got hurt, that's disgusting."
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