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Playoffs 10-01-2012 12:18 PM

Catch the fever
 


Catch the fever...
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HOUSTON -- Why, I don't have a Texan bone among the 206 in my body, but I sure did catch some Texans fever on Sunday.

It started on the metro to Reliant Stadium, in the chirpy chatter of fans with the hope in their faces threatening to blot out the long, long, interminable suffering that dates all the way back to 2002. (Many of them weathered the 2-14 in 2005!) It continued through the parking lot, where the grills hissed and the music blared everything from David Guetta to Alan Jackson crooning "It Must Be Love." (Yes, it must be.)

It spiked inside the stadium among 71,581 cheering a team that isn't good. (It's damn good.) And after a third rout in four games (38-14 over the Titans) in a league crazy with balance, the fever failed to ebb all the way through the locker room, where hearing the players might make you envy their collaborative life experience and wish you could join this team. (That's if you didn't have to take the hits to your 206 bones.)
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That's slightly odd, because there might be a prerequisite for catching Texans fever. You might have to be from this part of Texas (as apparently Texas has another NFL team), or you might have to really, really, really love football. Actual football. Cold, admirable, thoughtful football. Casual fans seeking glitter and flash might prove immune...
read more: http://www.sportsonearth.com/article/39294732

infantrycak 10-01-2012 01:11 PM

Re: Catch the fever
 
Nice find.

I sure hope people don't get whiplash going bat **** crazy in reverse if they lose a game.

Double Barrel 10-01-2012 01:14 PM

Re: Catch the fever
 
It's been a long time coming. The bandwagon is going to fill up quick with this team, and that's alright with me. It takes all kinds, and the more the merrier as far as I'm concerned. More fans = more gear and more publicity, and there is no reason why we can't export Houston hospitality to the rest of the nation.

:texflag:

Norg 10-01-2012 01:15 PM

Re: Catch the fever
 
he i see that guy all the time hes a true texans fan i want one of thoes masks

Perki-Perk 10-01-2012 03:21 PM

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Originally Posted by Norg (Post 2025957)
he i see that guy all the time hes a true texans fan i want one of thoes masks

Yes! Where can we get one of those masks!?

Yankee_In_TX 10-01-2012 03:44 PM

Re: Catch the fever
 
Fine, I'll be nice.

But my tongue is bleeding profusley.

SheTexan 10-01-2012 03:44 PM

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Originally Posted by Norg (Post 2025957)
he i see that guy all the time hes a true texans fan i want one of thoes masks

I've seen them at Academy, and the Texans store.

Perki-Perk 10-01-2012 03:57 PM

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Originally Posted by SheTexan (Post 2026085)
I've seen them at Academy, and the Texans store.

MSR..ugh. Thanks, I will check it out!


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