Nov 17, 2013; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson (80) makes a reception during the fourth quarter as Oakland Raiders cornerback Tracy Porter (23) defends at Reliant Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

Houston Texans Links: Saturday Roundup


Where do we start today in our search around the web about the Houston Texans?

Over at the official Texans site, Deepi Sidhu gives us her “Texans To-Do List” against the New England Patriots as the two teams are set to square of this Sunday at 1 p.m. EDT in Houston.

Her number one thing in the “to-do” against the visiting Patriots is to “Put pressure on Tom Brady.” She wrote in her article:

“The Patriots have given up 31 sacks for a loss of 201 yards in 2013, compared with 30 for 263 yards that the Texans have allowed. Brady, however, manages to release the ball quickly when he can.”

Yoni Pollak of House of Houston gives us the Week 12 update on the Texans’ power rankings. Pollak wrote:

“DEAD LAST. The average rank of the Texans for these publications this week is 32, whereas last week it was 29.43.”

In an ESPN article by Tania Ganguli, the Texans writer wrote about how Aqib Talib is a measuring stick for Andre Johnson. The article states:

“After playing each other last season, Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson and Patriots cornerback Aqib Talib offered mutual expressions of respect.”

John McClain of the Houston Chronicle wrote about how the Texans’ are missing Arian Foster. The veteran writer of 30-plus years wrote:

“Of all the Texans injuries this season, none has been more significant than losing running back Arian Foster for the season.

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