Originally Posted by HoustonLionsFan
I would also give Carr the slight advantage at QB
I wouldn't say the Lions LB's are razor thin either, Boss is the only one out. The 4-3 and 3-4 are difficult to compare. The DT's for the Lions are solid to very good. It is the DE's of the Lions that are questionable. In preseason they looked horrible, last week they played average. The LB's for the Lions are young, except Holmes who is old and slow. The inexperience of Lehman is the difference, but he hustles. If the DE's of the Lions play well I call it a push. If they don't, Texans all the way.
I also think, even with Bly out, the CB's are a push. The Texans have a rookie, and the Lions have their second string CB, who started his rookie year.
Both teams are weak at SS and have good FS's. Push.
In other words, D- push.
QB's- push to slight advantage Texans.
So it looks like the running game may be the difference in the game. And which D steps up bigger.
i dont see how you can give Carr an advantage, considering his TD:INT ratio is very similar to Joey's... O-Line, i also dont see how this can be a push, when the Lions O-Line has clearly been better... i will give you the WRs being a push (even with Rogers), because our 2 starters for the most part coming into this season were all potential, and had 5 games to their names combined. (Rogers - 5, Roy - 0)