Pittsburgh have looked equal parts sublime and concerning over the first two weeks of the season. The pass rush element of the defense has been off the charts, but there … Continue Reading Steelers week three review: Pittsburgh win the Watt war
The Texans 2020 schedule appears to be front-loaded. During the first quarter of the season 3 games will come against playoff teams from a year ago…
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Media coverage surrounding the NFL’s free agency period has been dominated by the departure of DeAndre Hopkins from the Houston Texans and his fractured relationship with general manager/head coach Bill O’Brien. Fair warning: This article is not intended to sift through who is at fault for failed negotiations leading up to a trade that shocked the league. Rather it attempts to explore O’Brien’s thought process and examines recent roster acquisitions and what moves the team is now inclined to make regarding the weapons at Deshaun Watson’s disposal.
Quarterback Phillip “P.J.” Walker showed out in Week 1 for the Houston Roughnecks. The gunslinger was deadly accurate, firing off 23-for-39 for 298 total yards (272 passing) and four touchdowns in the home opener versus the LA Wildcats.
One thing is for certain, 2020 will be make or break for B.O.B. the GM. Anything less than a trip to the AFC championship game would be considered a huge disappointment for the franchise, and there would be no one left to place the blame on but Bill O’Brien
For much of the 2019 season, and the short time after the Texans divisional round playoff loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, not much could be heard from Houston’s ownership about the club’s vacant general manager position. In a move that ensued Romeo Crennel stepping aside and allowing Anthony Weaver to be promoted from defensive line coach to defensive coordinator for the Houston Texans, Cal McNair broke his silence and officially named Bill O’Brien the new GM of the team. McNair also updated the title for Jack Easterby, more clearly defining the role he would now serve as VP of team development. The move comes with little to no shock value, and ultimately the updated titles will seemingly end Houston’s pursuit of Patriots’ director of player personnel Nick Caserio for the GM position.
Momentum has been one of the major headliners for the Texans 2019-2020 season. The Texans carried theirs over from the 4th quarter and overtime of the wild card round and into a perfect 1st quarter of football in Arrowhead. Houston struck first, and fast. Deshaun Watson hit Kenny Stills on a 54 yard score, followed up by a few defensive stops, a blocked punt returned for a TD, and a muffed punt recovery that set the Texans up for another score. Then, just as quickly as it had come, the momentum had gone. The Chiefs had stolen it away early in the 2nd quarter.
Watson and company take the show on the road to Arrowhead where they will attempt to abracadabra the Kansas City Chiefs out of the second act of the postseason. It will also be the second time the Texans travel to Arrowhead this season, the first being a 31 to 24 victory for Houston back in Week 6.
It is week 16 of the 2019 NFL season and the 9-5 Texans travel to Tampa Bay to face a red-hot Buccaneers team that now finds themselves at 7-7. As they are eliminated from playoff contention, the Buc’s can only hope to slow the Texans’ chances of clinching their 6th AFC South division title this decade.
Sunday Morning Injury Report Keeping Deshaun Watson clean in the pocket will be a difficult task on Sunday night. In conjunction with facing one of (if not the best) defenses … Continue Reading Patriots at Texans: Sunday Night Breakdown
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