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Bleach Social: Where Are You Watching Texans-Rams?
« : Listopad 07, 2018, 04:15:56 am »
Tomorrow is College Football Saturday for the Houston Texans. In their most important preseason game of the season Houston Texans T-Shirt , the third one where the starters actually play a bunch of plays, the Texans will be taking on the Rams at 3 p.m. CDT. I’m excited to have an empty Saturday by myself down by the river, reading a book, listening to the water, and thinking about how much I hate the summer after loving it for so long. Then I’ll come home and watch the condensed version of the game with some paper to make some notes. Luke is my hero. What about you? What are you doing? Are you even watching the Texans’ preseason game or are you cool and have better things to do? Will you be watching from home, or will you you be over at Chili’s? Will you be hanging out here in the open threads and slangin’ it with your Battle Red brethren?Whatever your plans, let us know in the Comments. If you’re still trying to figure out what you’re going to do, or if you’ll be a stranger in a strange land looking for somewhere to catch the game, pose any queries here; someone might have a suggestion for you. Similarly, if you’ve got a worthy spot staked out somewhere and want to clue fellow Texans fans in to it, please divulge that information in the Comments as well.Red Zone Play: Flaws With The Houston Texans’ All Field Goal Offense If you’re going to stumble into an offensive scheme that works and then decide you don’t want to use it because it’s not “your” system, and then revert back to a system that hasn’t worked, ever, you might be Bill O’Brien.But let’s say you are sold on “your” brand of offense, one trademarked with up the gut runs and more field goals than first downs.You might as well sell out for that system Houston Texans Hats , right? In order to do that, assuming you’re going to continue running plays a Pop Warner linebacker can see coming a mile away, you’re going to need a few things:An offensive line that can run block well enough to get the ball from your own 20-yard line to the opponent’s 35-yard line consistently.A running back with the skill set of Earl Campbell, Jerome Bettis, Marshawn Lynch or any bulldozer built by Caterpillar (take note of Adrian Peterson’s three touchdowns so far this season and the fact that a 21 point swing over three games would mean Houston would currently be 3-0).A money kicker who nails field goals every single time.In order to truly sell out for this offensive style, you’ll also need to make sure you don’t do a few of these things:Don’t get creative in your play calling by customizing the offense to take advantage of your players’ talents and individual skill sets.Don’t finish more than 20% of your drives with touchdowns.Don’t sign any offensive lineman who can pass block for more than 0.3 seconds. Most importantly, you’re going to need a defense that ensures the opposing team doesn’t put up more than 14 points, since five field goals in one game is about the most you can hope for based on the history of the NFL. We all know by now Bill O’Brien can’t seem to pull any of this off, yet this seems to be the MO of the “Billy Ball” brand. It’s safe to assume the Houston Texans are destined for failure as long as this offensive system is in use. From the “Other Things a Pop Warner linebacker can see a mile away” file: Bill O’Brien:By “lately”, he means over the last 13 games where Houston has gone 1-12. Gary Kubiak was fired after a better win-loss record than that. Since it’s highly unlikely Houston can trade Bill O’Brien to the Patriots for Josh McDaniels (you know, the guy who can actually run the fabled Erhardt-Perkins offense without resorting to the All Field Goal variety), we may as well move on to focus on what few positives we have. J.J. Watt is a back, baby!From Texans’ PR: DeShaun Watson looks healthy!Even though he’s spent most of the season so far running for his life, the upside to that is the obvious: Watson’s legs are fine, and if Houston’s offensive line can gel and build some real pass protection Houston Texans Womens Hoodie , this guy will be a legit threat for years to come. Whitney Mercilus has managed to stay un-injured.Although he hasn’t managed to do much else, Merc is due for a big game soon. Hopefully that happens this weekend against Captain Neckbeard and the Baby Horses. Yes, other than Watt, we’re scraping the bottom of the happiness barrel here, but there isn’t much sunshine in NRG Park at the moment. While it makes sense to assume somehow management is tanking the season to load up on draft picks for next year (which a lot of people believe Jon Gruden is doing in Oakland with a far, far less talented roster), chances are this is a case of the obvious answer being the correct answer: Bill O’Brien just isn’t cut out to be a head coach in the NFL. Time to put on your Bob McNair hat. In the comments, let us know at what point you pull the plug on the failed Bill O’Brien experiment, who you would replace him with, and what you’d do to correct the team. (To clarify, by no means are we advocating Josh McDaniels should be Houston’s next head coach. But, at this point, there are dozens of coaches in the Cy-Fair Independent School District who could run this system better than what we’re seeing week in and week out.) And鈥O!

 

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