Houston Texans morning huddle: Still feeling the sting
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Things look bleak for the Texans right now, but the fact is they are still over .500 and in first place. So maybe we can move on from the loss? Well, the news links around the web haven’t…
12 observations from Texans at Vikings – by John Harris, HoustonTexans.com
"This is the space that I typically reserve to tell some story about the game on Sunday before telling you it’s time for observations. But, well…uh, I’ve got nothing. Here are a few observations.1. First and foremost, there really aren’t a ton of positives from Sunday and I really didn’t have much to write about here. I threw my notebook away in the second quarter, so someone in U.S Bank Stadium could have all of my notes from the 2016 season to this point. They may not like the words I used to describe the first half of the game yesterday, though."
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"2. Jadeveon Clowney was outstanding, amongst the bad of the day. He had four tackles for a loss and showed the explosiveness that we all knew he had when he was drafted in 2014."
John McClain’s report card for Texans vs. Vikings – by John McClain, Houston Chronicle
"The Texans were bad on offense, only managing to score a touchdown in garbage time. The defense gave up touchdowns on the Vikings’ first two possessions. And the special teams gave up a punt return.That doesn’t make a recipe for a happy report card."
Snap Judgments, Week 5: Houston Texans looking like impostors – by Don Banks, NFL.com
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"So much for the heady offseason notion that Houston was primed and ready to step up in weight class this season and start punching with the heavyweights of the NFL. If ever first place in your division felt like a distinct disappointment, meet the 2016 Texans, who are 3-2 and proving themselves eminently capable of finishing a mediocre 9-7 for the third consecutive year."