Joe Owens, Editor at Toro Times, asked me to do a write-up on the Houston Texans. I refrained from being comically negative and gave him what I felt to be a true estimate of where the team is at: They had a great draft and can be an offensive juggernaut. But can they play? Here is an excerpt:
I remember telling a buddy of mine that if he wanted to win his fantasy football league that he needed to draft that guy the Texans got from Atlanta. Unfortunately, that was the year of the Sage “Rosencopter”. Yeah, I think we all remember that. The Colts should not have won.
Isn’t that the story of the Texans? The Colts should not have won. It remains the oddest thing I’ve seen in pro football, aside from Favre mania, in the last few years. The Colts seem to have a way to ruin the Texans season both early and late in the oddest of ways. I accept that Peyton Manning is brilliant, but explain Sage Rosenfels. I believe that this is the year the odd losses change for the Texans. The offense has been built and the defense, while playing catch-up, seems–the key word here–to be capable of not losing. I’ll even give this a title…….
Here is a link to the full article, if you’re interested in reading. They have some other great articles there if you’ve got the time, but if you’re only Titan-obsessed, I promise you can stay here and it will be alright.