Found October 31, 2011 on Toro Times:
For the last nine years Houston Texans fans have waited for a team like this year’s team. They have waited for a team that plays with passion, pride, and power. They have sat by patiently hoping that the next season would bring about a playoff berth only to be constantly disappointed. This year, however, things are looking up, and for good reason. This year’s team is easily the best in the team’s nine year history. Don’t believe me? Let us take a look shall we…?Statistics Do Not LieI know that winning football games and making it to the playoffs is not always about statistics but statistically the teams with the best statistics make it to the playoffs. Did I lose you there?Football is more than just a game of numbers. It is about strategy, stamina, and determination among other things. However, the teams that consistently make it to the playoffs also have some of the best statistics in the league.This year the Texans are one of the teams whose statistics have improved so dramaticall...

Ominous feeling hovers over Texans

The Houston Texans are 5-3, sit in first place in the AFC South and have beaten all three of their division rivals by an average margin of nearly 24 points. So why does it feel like something terrible is about to happen? Texans fans have an acute ability to expect the worst. This is mostly because their pessimism keeps getting rewarded with correctness. The beloved Oilers left...

Texans make roster moves at linebacker

The Texans promoted linebacker Mister Alexander from the practice squad to the 53 man roster today and added free agent linebacker Derrell Smith to the practice squad, according to Mark Berman of Fox 26 Sports in Houston.The move was...

Texans win ugly, but it's better than the alternative

A few post game notes from the Texans 24-14 win over the Jaguars today at Reliant Stadium.The good:A win is a win. Aside from its ugliness, this one counts the same in the standings as the...

Drowning at Smith's home ruled accidental

HOUSTON (AP) -- The Galveston County medical examiner's office has ruled the death of a man at the home of Texans defensive end Antonio Smith an accidental drowning. The body of Engram Lamar Crenshaw, 37, was discovered in the pool behind Smith's home following a party on Sept. 3. Crenshaw was a friend of Smith's, and not affiliated with the team. KRIV-TV first reported...

Drowning at Texans DE Smith's home deemed accidental

The Galveston County medical examiner's office has ruled the death of a man at the home of Texans defensive end Antonio Smith an accidental drowning.

Texans WR Johnson inactive again (AP)

Star receiver Andre Johnson and safety Danieal Manning are among the inactive players for Houston in Sunday's game against Jacksonville. Johnson will sit out his fourth straight game as he continues to nurse a right hamstring injury. Manning is out a minimum of four weeks after breaking his left leg in last week's 41-7 win at Tennessee.

Drowning at DE Smith's home ruled accidental

The Galveston County medical examiner's office has ruled the death of a man at the home of Texans defensive end Antonio Smith an accidental drowning.

Houston Texans Get “Dirty” While Rolling Over Jacksonville Jaguars

Just yesterday I posted about Jacksonville Jaguars DT Terrance Knighton and his “loving” remarks about the Houston Texans (note the sarcasm). It seems that Knighton was not quite done with his tirade, however, as today he had some follow-up statements about today’s game. This time, though, he is joined by teammate DE Jeremy Mincey as they both whine about the Texans’ ...

Texans handle Jaguars in 24-14 victory

HOUSTON (AP) -- The Texans are learning how to win, even when their high-powered offense has an off day. Arian Foster rushed for 112 yards and a touchdown, and Houston shut down rookie quarterback Blaine Gabbert and the NFL's worst offense in a 24-14 win over the Jaguars on Sunday. Matt Schaub threw a touchdown pass and ran for another score for Houston (5-3), off to its best...

Jaguars' Gabbert injured, replaced by McCown

HOUSTON (AP) -- Jacksonville rookie quarterback Blaine Gabbert has been injured in the first quarter against the Houston Texans.
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