Re: Super Bowl winners who have had their butts handed to them in the regular season
In 2003, the year the Super Bowl was played at Reliant, the Texans played both teams during the regular season (at Reliant).
They beat the Panthers that season 14-10, and took the Patriots to overtime where they lost 23-20.
That was the second year of the Texans existence and they went 5-11 for the season. Good teams lose to bad teams all the time.
"Football is only a diversion." ~ Houston Texans, Inc.