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Old 06-20-2013   #33
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Default Re: What are realistic projections for DeAndre Hopkins?

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Originally Posted by infantrycak View Post
You're slicing the onion too thin. 2012 the Texans had 554 passing attempts while often holding the lead and running the game clock out. They still pass. No running game and great running game Schaub/Texans have averaged 250 yds passing per game. Not good enough to keep Walter had the ball thrown to him 68 times last season. Seriously do not understand how anyone thinks Hopkins is going to be targeted less.
Take away the 24 attempts in the 2 OT's and what do you get?

How many attempts did the Texans have in 2011 when the D play well?
The Texans did not pass less without Schaub. Basically, they averaged just slightly over 29 attempts per game with or without Schaub.

The Texans were ahead by 2 scores more often in the second half in 2011 than in 2012; and they were in the deep hole only a couple of times in 2011.

You know Kubiak always prefer to run the ball when the Texans have a lead, especially with a good defense on the field.
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