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Texans will Finish 13-3; #1 Seed

Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? Caught in a win-streak, no escape from reality. Open your eyes look up at the field and seeeeee the Texans’ first playoff team.

Today the Houston Texans beat the Atlanta Falcons 17-10 with their franchise record SIXTH straight consecutive win to improve to 9-3. Who’s left? Cincinnati, Carolina, Indianapolis, and Tennessee. With that schedule, the Texans have a legitimate chance of winning out this season.

Cincinnati is the biggest challenge but the Texans should be able to beat them. Our defense should be able to tear rookie QB Andy Dalton apart as well as keep all of the WR for Cincinnati in check.

Carolina will also pose somewhat of a challenge, but not much, Cam Newton may be able to move, but he won’t be doing much against our front 7. As long as the Texans can contain Newton in the pocket, the game is in the bag.

Do I really even have to talk about the Colts? No Manning? No Problem. Easy win for the Texans.

Finally we finish the season against Tennessee at home, I think the fans would be so excited at the fact that we are going to the playoffs that the crowd noise alone will probably knock the Titans on their ass (especially considering how they have been playing this year). Also granted the fact that we already demolished Tennessee earlier this season, Tennessee shouldn’t be a problem.

Today marked TJ Yates’ first start as a QB and I have to say it wasn’t bad. For someone who never expected to see the field until at least 2013, TJ Yates played really well finishing with 188 yards and a touchdown bomb to Joel Dreesen. He did go 12-25 which is not great but rookie QBs are known to be inaccurate at first so he can only get better. I’m feeling extremely optimistic that even with all the set backs the Texans have had, they seem to keep winning.

Playoffs and #1 seed at 13-3, here we come

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  • BrandonWright

    Let’s hope Baltimore doesn’t win out also, then. That would mean THEY had the #1 seed, regardless of what we do.

  • BrandonWright

    Let’s hope Baltimore doesn’t win out also, then. That would mean THEY had the #1 seed, regardless of what we do.

  • TxDookBlooBlood

    This is exactly the type of talk that should be kept private. There is no easy win in NFL. Giddiness like this attracts catastrophe. Thank goodness the Texans seem to have a lot more level headedness than this diatribe contains. Yes, we’re all tickled about this team’s success, but the foolishness of projecting today’s success for tomorrow not to mention through Week 17 is just… Sigh. If you’re not one of the players, can’t you just enjoy today with hopeful anticipation for the next game. What would this writer sound like last year as the Texans were closing in on 6-10 season. Whew, can’t imagine the rantings.

  • TxDookBlooBlood

    Reading stuff like this scares the hell outa me. NFL is a tough row to hoe in any week. They may make it to 0-16, but even Indy is capable of knocking someone off. Did anybody notice that StLouisRams pasted the Saints? 31-21. Thank goodness Texans seem to have gotten down to business this year. If they get beaten, it’s probably because some team earned it and had a great day. I suspect if Texans replayed Saints, Ravens and Raiders that they’re better positioned today to win than in Weeks 1-6. But talking about beating any given team being an easy in the bag matter is just foolishness. I share giddiness of Atlanta win and the record-setting won-loss record. One week at a time my friend, one week at a time…

  • TxDookBlooBlood

    This is exactly the type of talk that should be kept private. There is no easy win in NFL. Giddiness like this attracts catastrophe. Thank goodness the Texans seem to have a lot more level headedness than this diatribe contains. Yes, we’re all tickled about this team’s success, but the foolishness of projecting today’s success for tomorrow not to mention through Week 17 is just… Sigh. If you’re not one of the players, can’t you just enjoy today with hopeful anticipation for the next game. What would this writer sound like last year as the Texans were closing in on 6-10 season. Whew, can’t imagine the rantings.

  • TxDookBlooBlood

    Reading stuff like this scares the hell outa me. NFL is a tough row to hoe in any week. They may make it to 0-16, but even Indy is capable of knocking someone off. Did anybody notice that StLouisRams pasted the Saints? 31-21. Thank goodness Texans seem to have gotten down to business this year. If they get beaten, it’s probably because some team earned it and had a great day. I suspect if Texans replayed Saints, Ravens and Raiders that they’re better positioned today to win than in Weeks 1-6. But talking about beating any given team being an easy in the bag matter is just foolishness. I share giddiness of Atlanta win and the record-setting won-loss record. One week at a time my friend, one week at a time…

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