Things got really ugly in Miami for the Houston Texans and it makes facing a Monday morning that much more difficult for fans today. The Dolphins have looked like a new team since changing coaches and the Texans felt the wrath of the newly motivated bunch from South Beach.
The loss was not the worst news as star running back Arian Foster was also injured in the game and the early reports are that he is gone for the year.
That and all the other news you need to know can be found below;
Source: Arian Foster has torn Achilles; will have MRI on Monday – by Tania Ganguli, ESPN
"Running back Arian Foster suffered a torn Achilles tendon during the fourth quarter of the Houston Texans’ 44-26 loss to the Miami Dolphins, a source confirmed to ESPN.com.Foster said he will undergo an MRI exam Monday."
Reasons to be optimistic after the Texans’ loss at Miami – by Jerome Solomon, Houston Chronicle
"Five reasons to be optimistic about the Texans. (Unfurrow your brow, I can come up with only four.)1. This team will not settle for mediocrity.It tries so hard. Until three weeks ago in Atlanta, the Texans had never been behind 42-0 in a game. Well, apparently they enjoyed the positive press after that so much that they went out Sunday and fell behind 41-0 in the first half, the franchise’s worst halftime deficit. It takes maximum effort for a team that has been this bad to come up with a way to be historically bad. Impressive."
Houston Texans Are Failing At All Levels of the Organization – by Patrick Starr, Scout.com
"Fire Rick Smith?Fire Romeo Crennel?Fire Bill O’Brien?At this point the Houston Texans are bad for the city of Houston and, for the second time in seven weeks, they were outclassed on the field. Looking at those two games, they were completely manhandled by the Atlanta Falcons and Miami Dolphins. The Texans put up a big zero while being outscored 69-0 combined in the first halves of those games."
Houston Texans LB Jadeveon Clowney records first career sack – Beth Maiman, SI.com
"Clowney played only four games his rookie year after undergoing season-ending microfracture surgery on his right knee. The No. 1 overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft has played in five games for Houston so far this season, recording 12 tackles."
Mallett shows up late, Texans get routed by Dolphins 44-26 – by Steven Wine, Washington Post
"Mallett missed the team plane and had to fly to Florida on his own, which was just the start of a lousy weekend for the Texans. They gave up six touchdowns before scoring Sunday and lost to the Miami Dolphins, 44-26."