Originally posted on Houston Diehards  |  Last updated 1/14/12
The Texans have a chance to match the biggest win in the history of Houston NFL football on Sunday if they are able to pull the upset in Baltimore. In the 1979 Divisional Round the Houston Oilers beat the Chargers in San Diego 17-14, only to fall to the Steelers in the AFC title game in the infamous “Mike Renfro” game. Obviously there’s a whole generation of fans who don’t remember that game (such as myself). For us, the Texans already created the new standard with their eye-opening blowout of Cincinnati last week. Let’s be honest here – we aren’t NFL players or coaches. For us to say that we do not accept one playoff game as a success is ludicrous, especially with this group missing their key players. Even if the Texans get blown out by thirty points on Sunday, the 2011 Houston Texans have been a huge success. Everything we’ve gotten from them since Matt Schaub’s final game against Tampa Bay has been gravy. All that said, I’m a Texans fan, just as I was an Oiler fan as a kid. ...
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