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February 11, 2019 - 2:42 pm
The NFL must embrace the AAF/XFL. Here is John Lopez’ 10 reasons developmental leagues will make the NFL better: Offensive linemen The NFL has a big-time blocking problem. Offensive line play gradually has deteriorated to pitiful levels. This, of course, Texans fans know all too well. That is...
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January 21, 2019 - 1:39 pm
By John Lopez Lopez' five takeaways from Sunday's games and "Nobody's Talking About Guy" will make an appearance. Twice. 1 -- We never would have gotten to that final blown call or even a close game had Sean McVay not decided to go for a fake punt and convert it. It was the true momentum-changer. 2...
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October 13, 2018 - 10:00 am
By Fred Davis, Landry Locker, and John Lopez Fred Davis It’s Saturday, and you know what that means…. ‘We’re one day from the Texans-Bills Slugfest which may or may not captivate the rest of the NFL only to be followed by a BoB Curmudgeon-like performance at the Presser afterwards?’ Actually, that’...
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September 24, 2018 - 8:50 am
At some point, we’re all going to try and figure out – when did Bill O’Brien lose his edge? When did he lose the ability to competently coach an NFL football team? Some will argue he’s never had that ability, despite winning two AFC South Division titles with inferior quarterback talent. Sure the...
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September 17, 2018 - 10:34 am
by Fred Davis | @TheFreddyD Stop me if you’ve heard any of the following uttered from Bill O’Brien during his 66-game tenure as Texans Head Coach: “Got to do a better job of coaching that play up…” “We had a plan and didn’t execute it…” “We got to keep fighting, it’s a long season…” “I think...
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September 10, 2018 - 10:12 am
By Fred Davis | @TheFreddyD Week One. Foxborough. All of Houston had been waiting for this moment. A healthy Deshaun Watson. Finally. The Franchise Quarterback that the football Gods bestowed to one of the most football-crazed cities in the NFL, was ready to go. And what better way to solidify his...
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August 27, 2018 - 10:30 am
FRED’S FIVE FRIVOLOUS FACTS – TEXANS V. RAMS The 2018 NFL regular season is nearly upon us Texans fans, and I’ll be watching every Texans game right along with you. And while some of you may imbibe too much during the game, get too caught up in the emotion of it or are too wrapped up in the...
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LeBron NBA Finals Podium
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June 01, 2018 - 9:49 pm
JR Smith's mental error at the end of Game 1 of the 2018 NBA Finals is a once in a lifetime boneheaded blunder that will live in infamy forever. It's hard to imagine a play that dumb being duplicated anytime soon, but which people in Houston sports would be the most likely to have a similar blunder...
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