The Houston Hook: Texans gearing up for season opener vs Jaguars

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The Houston Texans are close to the season opener vs. the Jaguars this Sunday.

Sure, the Houston Texans are in trade mode as of late, and if you are a cornerback on their roster you might not want to unpack your suitcase.

Even with the Texans trading four cornerbacks within the past month to build for the future, there is still something to look forward to with the present … Week 1 is this Sunday, and the Jacksonville Jaguars will be the opponent at NRG Stadium.

There is a trio that many of us should be excited to watch, and that is Tyrod Taylor, Brandin Cooks, and rookie wide receiver Nico Collins. These three will be of great importance for the Texans in ’21. Even with many not believing in this team, and for good reason, they still have a chance against the Jaguars as they were the worst team in the NFL last season and are rebuilding their franchise too.

Taylor isn’t the long-term choice for the Texans, but in comparison to his counterpart on the Texans, the experience Taylor has might be enough to give him the upper hand this Sunday.  Jacksonville has rookie Trevor Lawrence under center for his NFL debut, and that could be a blessing or curse for him and even the same for the Texans.

The Week 1 game for the Texans is a real chance for them to win, but it isn’t a walk in the park by any means because a lot is to be expected for Taylor to have success, and Jacksonville believes this is a chance for them to win a game too.

With the Texans and Jaguars being in rebuild mode, expect a close game, and even an entertaining game as there are positives to both team on offense and defense.

Give us your thoughts on the Week 1 game.

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This is a time to be excited for the Texans because even if the expectations aren’t the greatest, it is still a new football season, and after the offseason had by this franchise, on-field action in the regular season is much-needed.