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Old 08-14-2004   #1
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Question Offensive and Defensive Players of the Game

Who was the best Defensive and Offensive Player for the Texans against the Cowboys?

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Offense: TE Mark Bruener (Saved the Tony Hollings Fumble to keep the TD drive alive and also had that great catch where he dragged about half the Dallas players along with him for another ten yards)

Defense: Our Rookies (Babin and Robinson, Babin recovered a fumble to give us the ball and Robinson made an interception)

Notables: Tony Hollings and David Carr also had nice games.
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Offense: Tie between Carr and Bruener

Defense: Gotta give it to Robinson. He really impressed me. Babin wasn't too shabby either with a sack and a forced fumble, but he looked lost early on in coverage and he was slow to read run/pass. Still a good showing.
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Yeah, the two rooks definitely stole the show on defense.

On offense don't forget that hookup for a TD that DC threw to JG.

In sum total it was a well played game by everyone. But, with a shutout, the game-ball has to go to the defense. A very satisfying first game.
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It was a nice game & fun 2 watch. Carr looks very sharp! The O-line did a great job at protecting Carr, & help 2 open some holes 4 Hollings. I was a little disappointed at Hollins cuz of the fumbles, he really NEEDS 2 work on this ( 3 fumbles). Bruener (TE) looked great! On the D side, Babin & D.R. looked good. Not bad 4 rookies playin' against Dallas' starter! D.J. Ren & Lord played well as rooks. PEEK!!!
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Yeah this was a very fun game to be at, I hadn't had this much fun since the Jaxsonville game Carr won on the last play. I can't wait to rub this into my annoying neighborhood friends who insist the Texans are horrible in every way.
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wasn't able to watch the game, still mad about that, but say the highlights on sportscenter. they showed babin's sack and fumble, but when did robinson have his int?
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wasn't able to watch the game, still mad about that, but say the highlights on sportscenter. they showed babin's sack and fumble, but when did robinson have his int?
He finished with five tackles and a pass defensed. no pick
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defense: dunta
offense: carr
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Default Re: Offensive and Defensive Players of the Game

Offense: Our entire O-line. They gave Carr the chance to do his thing and look what happened.

Defense: Dunta Robinson, went up against a much larger, experienced, more trash talking receiver in Keyshawn Johnson and held his own.
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