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Johnathan Joseph is in denial.
That’s the only logical explanation for his comments in the wake of his Texans falling to the Patriots in the AFC divisional round on Sunday. The cornerback not only can’t believe his team lost, but he also thinks the Texans are still better than the Patriots, who earned themselves a date with the Ravens in the AFC Championship Game with Sunday’s victory.
“Obviously we had the right guys in here to win 13 ballgames to get up to that point,” Joseph told reporters Monday. “For whatever reason, we didn’t advance. I still can’t put that over because I think we were a better team. I think we just didn’t make the plays at the right time.”
Joseph, who joined Houston after spending his first five seasons in Cincinnati, is going to his second straight Pro Bowl. Yet despite the talent level of he and the rest of the Texans’ secondary, Tom Brady and the potent New England offense torched Houston both during the regular season and during Sunday’s playoff clash.
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All that, and they were a mile away from beating the New England Patriots. So as the offseason begins, the...
Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak wants everyone to know that there will not a quarterback competition come next season. Matt Schaub is their unquestioned QB.
"I believe in Matt. He's the quarterback of our football team. I've got no doubt about him," Kubiak said Monday via Tania Ganulia of the Houston Chronicle.
J.J. Watt is also leading the charge in...
Many have questioned whether or not the Houston Texans
should continue to commit to Matt Schaub as their starting quarterback. Coach
Gary Kubiak did just that yesterday, telling reporters, including Tania Ganguli
of The Houston Chronicle, that Schaub is the quarterback of the Texans, and
that he has no doubts in his signal caller.
"I believe in Matt. He's the quarterback...
Because he's the quarterback, Matt Schaub is being targeted for most of the criticism by fans and media over the Houston Texans losing 41-28 to the New England Patriots on Saturday and exiting in the second round of the playoffs for the second consecutive year. No matter how much fans and media howl for a new quarterback, it's not going to happen. And it has nothing to...
Living in Houston, I have gained first hand knowledge about the post traumatic stress that the beaten and defeated fans in town are going through. All you have to do is listen to local radio for longer than three minutes to deduce it yourself.
So when I was asked to come on Yahoo Sports Radio 1560 The Game in Houston to talk Texans about what went wrong and where they should go from...
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The Houston Texans are in one of the rarest positions in sports. They are good, but not good enough. They need to get better, but they can't make any big changes.
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I really can't come up with any possible reason why any player on the Texans would think they were better than the Patriots. After the first game, which the Texans lost 42-14, I was of the mind that maybe the Texans weren't as bad as that seemed. Then, in the playoffs, the Texans held the Patriots to just one fewer point.
I think that speaks for itself and proved to the...
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