Originally Posted by trijcomm
I think you are confusing being playoff contenders this year with being contenders next year. Yes, some folks were talking playoffs for this year for awhile. That idea was snuffed out after the Denver, Indy and NYJ games. Then after the Bears and Jax games, we honestly began to think, "Well, maybe NEXT year!" The Browns game did that idea in.
nope, strickly talking this year. the P word was thrown around in Oct. by the media and even heard some mentioned by the Texans. (it was thrown around as in a possiblity and not necessarily that we were going to make it)
At that time Carr was in the top 10 on QB ratings and AJ was kicking some tail.