Texans morning huddle: Game previews, Dolphins look for first win against Houston


The Houston Texans look to start a winning streak today as they head into Miami for today’s game against the Dolphins. The Texans have never lost to Miami and look to extend that streak, while Miami looks to ride the momentum of a coaching change which led to them looking like a new team last Sunday.

Here is all the news you need to know in advance of today’s game;

Miami Dolphins aim to snap seven-game skid vs. Houston Texans – by Adam H. Beasley, Miami Herald

"Every quarterback remembers the first time they took the field in a regular-season NFL game.Ryan Tannehill can’t help but wince when asked about his.It was back on Sept. 9, 2012, and he was awful.Tannehill threw three second-quarter interceptions and had three more passes tipped at the line by J.J. Watt as the Houston Texans blew out the Dolphins 30-10."

Houston Texans at Miami Dolphins Preview – by Brett Michael Dykes, The New York Times

"When they fired Joe Philbin and promoted Dan Campbell, the Dolphins went from being the N.F.L. team with a coach who most resembled a mathematician to being the team with a coach who most resembles an active player. Jacked and intense, Campbell appears to have given the team — which many thought was too wired like the mild-mannered Philbin — an immediate energy jolt, as the Dolphins routed the Titans, 38-10, on the road in their first game under the new coach. It’s now up to Campbell to keep the fire under his team lit."

Football 101: The Foster zone run – by John Harris, HoustonTexans.com

"After writing for the past ten years or more, I’ve come to the conclusion that there’s no more frustrating aspect than staring at a computer screen with writer’s block from Hades. I’ve been there more times than I care to admit. So, when someone throws an idea at me, I’m more than ready to jump on it and put it into motion.Last Sunday, on our way back from Jacksonville, our Director of Digital Media Eric SanInocencio sent me an email with an idea. In short, he had watched the Arian Foster player-specific highlights on our website and thought it would make for a good Football 101."