The Facts: Hopkins wasn't coming off the field Saturday despite a painful shoulder injury. Hopkins remained in the game despite suffering a Grade 3 AC sprain during the first half of a 21-7 AFC wild-card playoff loss to the Indianapolis Colts at NRG Stadium. "It was tough, but you've got to play through injuries," Hopkins said. "I messed up my shoulder. It is what it is, it's football. It was very difficult, but I tried to get up for my team."
Diehards Line:Deshaun Watson praised Hopkins for playing hurt and outlined the Colts' defensive strategy to contain the Texans' top offensive weapon. "Man, the determination," Watson said. "He wants to be out there for his teammates. He never complained." Hopkins caught 115 passes for 1,572 yards and 11 touchdowns during the regular season. Hopkins said he won't need to undergo offseason surgery to repair the damage.