It’s hard to imagine the Houston Texans players and staff imagining a better first quarter of the 2012 season than what they’ve got. I guess they could have won all four games by 20 points or more? Because other than a late comeback attempt by the Denver Broncos, the Texans have annihilated all competition on their way to a perfect 4-0 start. A start that is only shared by two other teams in the league, both residing in the NFC.
At this point, regardless of who they have played, Houston is the clear favorite in the AFC to represent the conference in the Super Bowl this season. What can’t they do? They can run, they can pass and their defense is the type of defense that dynasties are built upon.
But we don’t want to pull a Michael Vick and call them a dynasty in the making before they’ve ever won more than one playoff game. Instead, let’s take a look at each unit and how they would be graded for the first quarter of the 2012 season alone.
The Texans offense is currently rank...