400 yards to the Raiders??

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  1. thunderkyss

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    MyfantasyLeague uses fantasy shark to give their players tips. I've got Houston's defense on my team, and this is how they think we'll do against the Raiders:
    Does anyone use a different service? How do they think our defense is going to do?

    If you've got any Texans' players on your team, what is the fantasy outlook for week4?
     
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    This is what they think about Gradkowski against our defense.
     
  3. DexmanC

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    Last year, the Texans really couldnt' run on the Raiders. Sure, we beat
    them 29-6, but I believe the Raiders didn't put 100% even in a half
    of the game. They had Jamarcus Russell blowing field position, and
    there was really no reason to go all out.

    The Texans are going TO the Raiders, who have an excellent defense and
    tons of skill position talent. No Jamarcus Russell to goof up opportunities
    mean the Texans better show up ready to play, or things will get ugly
    fast at Oakland.

    Will the defense perform better? That's the million-dollar question.
    The fact they laid an egg at home last week, has me in the mindset
    they're still the "same 'ol Texans." I'll be watching intently to see
    when the evolution will take place, as it has not yet already.
     
  4. Texan_Bill

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    I counter by saying that Oakland barely reaches 350 total yards.


    That's just a gut!
     
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    I'm starting Darren McFadden on my fantasy team, that's for sure.
     
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    Isn't Houston the 2nd best team against the run in the NFL? Does McFadden catch a lot of passes out of the backfield?
     
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    As the Cowboys showed, the Texans are not that tough against the run, and they're especially vulnerable to screens and draws, to boot. The reason the team is statistically where they are against the run is because the secondary is like a sieve.

    In week one, DMC had 6 catches and a receiving TD, but the next two weeks, they just let him do his thing on the ground. So I think he's a good play whichever way the Texans play him, because they aren't good enough to stop him altogether.
     
  8. THE NFL

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    Why run when you can throw it all over the field?

    Indy was behind and needed to throw.

    The Skins dont have a run game anyway.

    The Cowboys run game isnt used as it should be because Garrett is an *****.

    But I again ask the question... If the Texans are better against the run than the pass why run?
     


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    Why is it okay to make excuses for every team but the Texans??
     
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    Also, the Cowgurls averaged 3.4ish yards a carry, that's not bad rushing defense.
     

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