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Old 04-09-2013   #29
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Default Re: [Grantland] Hey, Don't F*$% This Up: The Houston Texans' Outdated Offense

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Originally Posted by tru80texan View Post
Ummmm...I don't recall ever reading that any team was taking offensive pointers from a 6-10 Texans team. Especially once you consider, they had just discovered the gem they had in Arian & were finally attempting to become a bit more balanced after being a pass heavy team w/ an ineffective run game in 2009. Seems a bit of a reach to say others were trying to imitate a team that didn't even have all its pieces & were trying to figure out its own identity. This offense is not being ran similar to what it was when Schaub was amongst the league leaders at QB & Chris Brown was the rb. I think that's safe to say.
There have been several coaches (including the Ravens and Bengals) who've said they study the Texans offense in the off-season. When Leach went to the Ravens, they had him give them pointers in how to block the ZBS the way we do.
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