Originally written on thepigskinreport.com  |  Last updated 10/15/14
After their slobberknocker of a win in Chicago last week, all of the talk around the league was finally about how dominant the Texans defense was. Also brought up a lot was how Houston was able to change their style of play to meet the situation. With the poor weather conditions and playing against a stout defense, Houston was able to make the plays on offense they needed, run the football and lean on their defense to bring them home. That’s what makes today’s game against Jacksonville so special. After getting a different kind of challenge against their division rival than was expected, they were able to transition to a style of play that some, even the analysts during pregame brought up, thought they weren’t capable of anymore. In 2010, the Texans had one of the most elite offenses imaginable, but their defense couldn’t stop a nosebleed. With said historically bad defense, this was the biggest focal point for the team going forward, as evidenced by the hire of Wade Phillips as de...
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