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One down, 15 to go. The Houston Texans did just enough to get a win in their season debut. Their new additions were everything they needed to be and the future looks bright. Here is a recap of all the news from the morning after. Enjoy;
John McClain’s report card for Texans vs. Bears – by John McClain, Houston Chronicle
"The Texans did what they needed to do to get open the season with a win.The new additions really shined with rookie receiver Will Fuller playing well to go along with solid performances from new quarterback Brock Osweiler and running back Lamar Miller."
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Texans hope balanced offense is their calling card this season – by Sarah Barshop, ESPN
"Pro Bowl receiver DeAndre Hopkins, who has praised the help Houston gave him on offense during the offseason, said if the Texans can continue to get everyone involved, they can create a lot of options and cause problems for opposing defenses.“It’s very difficult [for defenses],” said Hopkins, who had five catches for 54 yards and a touchdown. “You have to pick your poison — who you want to double-team, who you want to focus on. Lamar Miller running like he is, that creates a lot of options for us.”"
Commentary: Don’t forget the other guy the Texans signed – Lamar Miller – by Greg Rajan, Houston Chronicle
"Lamar Miller wasn’t the Texans’ offseason addition who got the most attention.There was Brock Osweiler, who got an enormous free-agent contract to fill a glaring hole at quarterback. And there was Will Fuller, the speedy wide receiver plucked in the first round who showed off his tantalizing talents in Sunday’s season opener."
"Osweiler threw for 231 yards and two touchdowns in his debut with Houston to lead the Texans and their revamped offense to a 23-14 win over the Chicago Bears on Sunday."
"“I think he’s everything that we thought he would be,” Texans owner Bob McNair said."