Originally Posted by Double Barrel
NOBODY predicts a win for the Texans. They are the classic underdogs. With that in mind, they need to play lights out and with complete abandon. Leave it all on the field.
The Patriots are the dynasty of the past decade. The Texans are the new up-and-comers, ready to try to wrestle some of that glory from the Patriots. This is Rocky vs. Apollo Creed, the U.S. olympic team vs. the professional Russian hockey team, David vs. Goliath!
I think it's a monumental task, but honestly, I do not think it to be impossible.
I was thinking about this the other day...
Prior to meeting in the Olympics the USA team faced the USSR in an exhibition in Madison Square Garden. The Soviets dominated to the tune of a 10-3 drubbing of the Americans. It is widely thought that the easy victory caused them to be over confident in their match up versus the USA on what came to be known as the miracle on ice...