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Landry Locker
June 07, 2019 - 8:37 pm
Brian Gaine, we barely knew you. The Texans dropped a total news bomb today when they announced they had fired GM Gaine just 18 months after hiring him to run their football operations. Gaine’s short tenure was interesting to say the very least, but most people would consider it uneventful. Gaine...
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Landry Locker
May 14, 2019 - 10:13 am
I expect the Houston Texans offense to be the strength of the team this coming season and among the best offenses in the NFL. Let’s take a look at what where the Texans offense ranked in the NFL last season in the major offensive categories. Texans 2018 offensive rankings: Total offense: 15th (362...
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In The Loop
February 28, 2019 - 2:51 pm
If you listen to what Brian Gaine, general manager of the Houston Texans, didn't say on Thursday at the 2019 NFL Combine, you may agree with In The Loop's John Lopez and Landry Locker about how the Houston Texans will "spend a premium price/draft pick on running back." “Lamar Miller was our...
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Landry Locker
February 22, 2019 - 9:40 am
A lot of people including my co-host, the OG John Lopez, want the Texans to sign running back Le’Veon Bell when NFL free agency begins in less than three weeks. I have my reservations for many reasons: 1. Finding running backs that make immediate impacts can happen through the draft and this year’s...
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In The Loop
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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In The Loop
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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In The Loop
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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In The Loop
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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In The Loop
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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In The Loop
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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