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Houston Texans News: DeAndre Hopkins Ends Holdout, Will Return To Training Camp Monday

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Well, that was anti-climactic, DHop. Texans' WR DeAndre Hopkins ends holdout, will return to Training Camp on Monday.

The face when your hold out doesn't even last two days.
The face when your hold out doesn't even last two days.
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Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins has issued a statement ending his holdout with the team over a new contract just one day after starting his strike. Hopkins sent out a statement stating that he would be ending the holdout and that he would be holding a press conference at 3pm local time today. This came following General Manager Rick Smith's decision to place Hopkins on the "Did Not Report" list. This meant that the Texans could levy significant fines against Hopkins for not participating in team activities. Here's the full statement from Hopkins, courtesy of ESPN's Tania Ganguli, plus an update on the roster bonus Nuk was due from Adam Schefter.

Ganguli also offered this tidbit as to what the holdout was ultimately trying to achieve:

Thus the shortest holdout in NFL history has ended. With Hopkins reporting back to camp, the question has to be asked--will this effect future negotiations between the two sides? Sound off in the comments below on how futile an exercise this all was.

UPDATE: