Houston Texans: Top 5 Non-Divisional Matchups for 2020 season
By Cody Taylor
4: Houston Texans vs. Cleveland Browns, Week 10, 12 PM, FOX, FirstEnergy Stadium
In theory the rich keep getting richer, right? Adding two-time Pro Bowl tight end Austin Hooper to an offensive unit that includes Odell Beckham Jr., David Njoku, Nick Chubb, Kareem Hunt, Jarvis Landry, and right tackle Jake Conklin to fix part of the offensive line is insane. Drafting offensive tackle Jedrick Wills Jr and defensive back Grant Delpit basically filled the remaining needs the Browns had entering the offseason.
The biggest question is remaining is can they make it all work. That is Cleveland’s constant question. They have a new head coach, a new general manager, and a new system. Those are factors that should play into Houston’s hand.
The Texans own a 7-3 all-time record against Cleveland and have the more veteran team than the youth Cleveland boasts. Texans boast five straight wins against the Browns and the last time they squared off the Texans embarrassed Baker Mayfield.
Mayfield will have his second shot to face Deshaun Watson, and see where he stands against one of the better quarterbacks in the league after finishing with only one touchdown pass to three interceptions in his rookie season.