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BRB Groupthink: You Don’t Know Jack

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On this week’s groupthink, the masthead bands together to discuss Jack Easterby.

There’s a growing rumbling that Jack Easterby isn’t an issue for the Houston Texans. The issues he caused were because Bill O’Brien was in over his head, and that this is Nick Caserio’s ship.

Have your thoughts on Easterby changed at all? Is he still a distraction, or detriment to the team? If he still is, do you think the Texans will ever...

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Mike Bullock

How Important Is Head Coaching Experience?

Potential or proven track record—which matters more?

On February 4, 1969, Al Davis, former owner of the Oakland Los Angeles Las Vegas Raiders elevated a seemingly unknown linebackers coach to head coach. Davis was already known as a maverick, a man who wasn’t interested in doing things the way they’d always been done. Instead, at the time, he was a shrewd businessman with a very keen football intellect.

While no other team would give this former collegiate player a second...

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The Packers’ Run May Be Coming To An End

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If Aaron Rodgers leaves, the Packers are done.

If the reports are true, it’s time to close the book on the Green Bay Packers. After last offseason’s dust-up with management, Aaron Rodgers allegedly wanted nothing to do with the franchise before he came back to play this year; whether that’s still the case remains to be seen. Regardless, what we do know is that an organization that had two generational talents at the position over almost the...

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The Green Bay Packers Run May Come to an End

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If Aaron Rodgers leaves the Packers are done.

If the reports are true it’s time to close the book on the Green Bay Packers. Aaron Rodgers wants nothing to do with this franchise and rightly so, a team that had two generational talents at the position with only two Super Bowls between them. This can be summed up in one word. Failure. Now I am fully aware winning a Super Bowl isn’t easy. I’m not blaming Rodgers. I place blame solely on the...

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Jeremy_Brener

Houston Texans News: January 27, 2022

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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Thursday, January 27, 2022.

Houston Texans News

Jaguars close to hiring Byron Leftwich as coach, killing the Bill O’Brien dream (Houston Chronicle)

Giants owner John Mara: ‘We’re not trading for Deshaun Watson’ (Houston Chronicle)

Giants say they won’t trade for Texans’ Deshaun Watson (FOX News)

Giants back Jones as QB, won’t trade for Watson...

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Matt Weston

2021 NFL Playoffs: Ten Things I Liked About The Divisional Round

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A legendary duel, Jeffrey Simmons becoming a household name, Matthew Stafford breaking through, Fred Warner anchoring San Francisco’s cover seven defense, and six other things Matt Weston liked about the Divisional Round of the 2021 NFL Playoffs.

1. LEGENDARY

We are a species of story tellers. The individual act itself is only the start. Immediately it becomes the knob on the tree, the stone in the creek, the switchback on the...

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Matt Weston

New York Giants Owner John Mara: “We’re Not Trading for Deshaun Watson”

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New York Giants ownership is out on Deshaun Watson.

Before the season, the New York Giants were the perfect trade partners for Deshaun Watson. They had their first round pick, and the Chicago Bears first round pick, two teams who were expected to miss the postseason in 2021. Daniel Jones was set to fail behind a run heavy offense led by an injury prone back, and offensive coordinator Jason Garrett, who consistently refused to incorporate a...

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Giants co-owner John Mara: 'We're not trading for Deshaun Watson'

In short, no reasonable person can blame Mara and company for wanting nothing to do with Watson as things stand today. 

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Mike Bullock

Houston Texans Head Coaching Search: Sifting Through The Josh McCown Rumors

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Conor Orr sure thinks there’s fire with this smoke.

Logic. Strategy. Chemistry. Qualifications. Intelligence. Experience.

These are all things a pro football franchise should take into account prior to hiring a new head coach. Unless said franchise is the Houston Texans. Then just throw all those things out the window and go with whomever makes you feel good. Not exactly a solid game plan, but it is what it is at this point.

After firing David...

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Matt Weston

Ten Things I Liked About the Divisional Round

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A legendary duel, Jeffrey Simmons becoming a household name, Matthew Stafford breaking through, Fred Warner anchoring San Francisco’s cover seven defense, and six other things Matt Weston liked about the Divisional Round.

1. LEGENDARY

We are a species of story tellers. The individual act itself is only the start. Immediately it becomes the knob on the tree, the stone in the creek, the switchback on the path, a landmark until...

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Giants Co-Owner John Mara Says Team Won't Trade for Deshaun Watson This Offseason

The Houston Texans will try to trade quarterback Deshaun Watson this offseason, but he won't end up with the New York Giants. "We're not trading for Deshaun...

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Mike Bullock

Sifting Through the Josh McCown Rumors

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Conor Orr sure thinks there’s fire in this smoke...

Logic. Strategy. Chemistry. Qualifications. Intelligence. Experience.

These are all things a pro football franchise should take into account prior to hiring a new head coach.

Unless said franchise is the Houston Texans.

Then just throw all those things out the window and go whomever makes you feel good.

Not exactly a solid gameplan, but it is what it is at this point.

After firing David...

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Jeremy_Brener

Houston Texans News: January 26, 2022

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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Wednesday, January 26, 2022.

Houston Texans News

Former NFL QB Predicts Houston Texans’ Deshaun Watson Trade Destination (Sports Illustrated)

NFL Mock Draft: Texans Go Defense with Four Early Picks? (Sports Illustrated)

There’s Reportedly 1 ‘Biggest Sleeper’ For Deshaun Watson (The Spun)

Solomon: Time to admit Bengals better than Oilers/Texans (Houston Chronicle)

NFL...

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Matt Weston

Report: Houston Texans Coaching Staff Could Look Similar in 2022

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Lovie Smith and others may remain in Houston in 2022.

After firing David Culley, who was able to ride off into the sunset with a big bowl of nachos, and the newest Scream movie to keep him occupied, the Houston Texans have since begun their search for a new head coach. Hines Ward, Jonathan Gannon, Joe Lombardi, Josh McCown, and Brian Flores, the stars are all here. With a new head coach soon to arrive, the Texans will have to decide what to do...

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Kenneth L.

2022 Houston Texans Free Agents: Unrestricted Free Agent Tiers

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Who needs to stick with Houston for seasons to come, and who needs to go.

The Houston Texans enter the offseason with 29 unrestricted free agents on their team. That’s tied for second most in the league with the San Francisco 49ers, Kansas City Chiefs, and Indianapolis Colts. It also accounts for just over half of the current roster. The Texans are currently projected to have $23 million cap space heading into the 2022 season, according to Spotrac,...

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Mike Bullock

Battle Plan for the Next Houston Texans Head Coach

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Whether they hire Bill Belichick or (insert Rando Here) as the next coach, there’s a lot of work to do

It’s easy to say a LOT rides on the current three-headed hydra of Houston Texans leadership getting the current coaching hire right. The pressure to not screw this up goes without saying. Texans fan engagement is at an all time low, the team is coming off back-to-back terrible seasons, and the second most hated man in Houston Sports history is...

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Kenneth L.

Houston Texans 2022 Unrestricted Free Agent Tiers

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Who needs to stick with Houston for seasons to come, and who needs to go.

The Houston Texans enter the offseason with 29 unrestricted free agents. That’s tied for second most in the league with the San Francisco 49ers, Kansas City Chiefs, and Indianapolis Colts. It also accounts for just over half of the current roster. The Texans are projected to have $23 million cap space heading into the 2022 season according to Spotrac. They are bound to bring in...

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Jeremy_Brener

Houston Texans News: January 25, 2022

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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, January 25, 2022.

Houston Texans News

Houston Texans can steer clear of Aaron Rodgers in trade market (Toro Times)

Coach David Culley Admits Houston Texans Tenure ‘Wasn’t Good Enough’ (Sports Illustrated)

How Notre Dame S Kyle Hamilton could help Texans secondary (Texans Wire)

NFL Mock Draft: Texans Go Defense with Four Early Picks? (Sports Illustrated)

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Texans Now Own An Unfortunate NFL Record

The Houston Texans joined the NFL in 2002, so it makes sense that they are behind in terms of all-time records among fellow franchises. They are still building a history in a city that was home to the Oilers franchise for over three decades.

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Matt Weston

2022 Houston Texans Head Coaching Search: Who’s Your Favorite Candidate?

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Who do you want to be the next head coach of the Houston Texans?

The Houston Texans spent the weekend like the rest of us. Sitting back and watching the Divisional Round of the 2021 NFL Playoffs, amazed and enamored by the quarterback duel between Josh Allen and Patrick Mahomes and the gutsy win by Joe Burrow in Nashville, wondering, “How are we going to compete with that?”.

The AFC also has transcendent deep...

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