Found January 15, 2013 on State of the Texans:
With the Texans making their exit from the 2012 season, the crew is back together to talk about what went wrong, what is fixable and what has to change with this club headed forward. The Texans QB troubles, defensive woes and questionable coaching are all hot button issues that garner some mild disagreement between the four. All of this plus the action around the NFL on this week’s Luv Ya Steel Blue.
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