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When the Houston Texans were sitting at 11-1 and looking ready to smash every expectation set for them before the season, I pictured that this season review would end up a lot differently than it will now. With the way the last six weeks of the 2012 campaign went, it was like a tale of two teams. But in being the same roster and the same team, Houston fizzled the last quarter of the season.
As the Ravens showed, every team has that lull sometime during the season. The key is to get over the slump before the postseason starts and Houston was unable to get out of their funk in a season that now stands as them spinning their wheels. Let’s take a look at their final grades now.
As a whole, it’s pretty difficult to not like what the Texans were able to do with the ball in 2012. An offense that finishes seventh in the league in yards and eighth in total points appears to be the thing a championship offense entails. And this is with key players having an otherwise down season.
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The Texans blew their chance at the top seed in the playoffs following a huge collapse, where do they go now?
Here is my first look at the NFL Draft. There are a lot of teams that need quarterbacks this year. The problem, there are not enough QB's in the draft.
I expect to see teams trying to trade down, will they have any takers?
1. Chiefs - Bjoern...
A lot of people will point to the Texans as a classic case of peaking too early. After an 11-1 start, they finished 1-3 and dropped all the way down the 3rd seed. After a less than impressive win over the Bengals in the post-season, they lost convincingly in New England to the Patriots. However, their problems started well before the final 4 weeks of the regular season and the post...
According to Pro Football Weekly the Texans are expected to make retaining FS Glover Quin a priority this offseason.
Houston is entering the free agency period with at least five starters set to become unrestricted free agents. He is considered by many as smart, with good leadership skills and the ability to defend both the run and pass.
Quin, 27, has become a full time starter...
Hindsight is 20-20 and for the Houston Texans the 2012 cap situation put the team in some bad spots, and forced their hand to make some moves. We understand in a perfect world you want to keep everyone, but this is the NFL and there has to be moves made for the greater good of the organization.
We list the top five moves that if the Texans could re-do they would at least take a look...
Houston Texans tight end Owen Daniels has been added to the AFC roster for this Sunday's Pro Bowl.
Daniels will make his second Pro Bowl appearance (2008) and becomes the ninth Texan chosen this season. Left tackle Duane Brown, running back Arian Foster, receiver Andre Johnson, cornerback Johnathan Joseph, center Chris Myers, quarterback Matt Schaub, left guard Wade Smith and...
It’s that time of year where the draft season starts taking over and sets the tone for the upcoming 2013 season for the Houston Texans. With speculation and projections for the upcoming draft prospects it will be a long ride until late April and the 2013 NFL Draft.
The Texans are picking 27th overall and have at least 10 picks in the draft, due to compensation picks from lost free...
Here is a list of players the Houston Texans have started gathering information from at the 2013 Senior Bowl.
The #Texans and every NFL teams mission during this draft time. Talk to as many prospects as they can. 150, the # given to @shanephallam.
— PDS (@PatDStat) January 20, 2013
According to @alexdunlapnfl the #Texans scouts are having a good deal of dialogue with ...