How many wins can we get in the second half?

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  1. TexansBull

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    The Texans had a good showing last game, maybe they can stay consistent the rest of the season.

    We are halfway through, and the easy part of our schedule is up. Our D has improved, we might have a running game, and Carr is, well, he has gotten better.Lets hope he stays that way and we dont have to see Sage again.

    How many games will we win?

    I say we should have 4 games locked up as a win being Bills, Raiders, Titans, and Browns.

    We can beat the Jets, but that is a road game, so its a toss up and the homer in me says win. Same for the Jags this week, and the homer in me is saying we can do it too.

    We could pull an upset against the Pats and Colts, but I think it is unlikely but we will play them hard.

    All in all thats 4 we should win, and 2 maybes, and 2 luckys.

    I say 5 wins, and that could be 7 and 9. Wow. I might be in for some dissapointment, but I am an optimistic fan.

    Go Texans.:fans: :logo:
     
  2. rafterticket

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    I am saying we can absolutely take 3 out of four of our remaining home games. Does everyone realize we STILL have a very, very good possibilty of posting our first winning home record?

    After we win this Sunday (subtle trash talk), we should take the Raiders and get that 7 - 9 record you're talking about. BUT....we have a better than maybe against the Jets, too. So we could take that one, too.

    HEY! Would that be weird if we go into our last game at 7-8 and facing Cleveland at home? If that happens, and we win, that could erase a lot of bad karma around here.
     
  3. Double Barrel

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    I think we'll get another 3 wins...four if we're lucky and don't blow the game.
     
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    The games we have left are:

    Nov 12 @Jacksonville 1:00pm
    Nov 19 Buffalo 1:00pm
    Nov 26 @N.Y. Jets 1:00pm
    Dec 3 @Oakland 4:05pm
    Dec 10 Tennessee 1:00pm
    Dec 17 @New England 1:00pm
    Dec 24 Indianapolis 1:00pm
    Dec 31 Cleveland 1:00pm

    We could win over Buffalo, Oakland, Tennessee, Cleveland
    We Might win over NY Jets and Jackson
    We could steal one from the Colts or New England (if the clinched and are "resting")

    None of these games are easy, but its better than the first Eight games.

    I'll say 6-2 the rest of the way- And hope for better- BUT ALWAYS FIGHT MORE!!
     
  5. run-david-run

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    I only see 3 games where we are legitimate underdogs (Jax, NE, and Indy). Everything else is going to be debatable, as even the Jets, the best team not included in the three above, have had some terrible games. We are still a very inconsistant team, so I think a long winning streak is not that achivable until we can get a good effort from all aspects of the team in a game and start forcing turnovers. However, I think the ingrediants are there for a very good showing in the second half of the season and I can see, or at least hope for, a 7-9 record.
     
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    We could win the rest of them by 60 easy good game we win
     
  7. Texans Horror

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    Realistically, four games somewhere in there is reasonable. Being the Texans, Houston has a habit of losing games they "should" win. So I expect one of these teams to beat Houston: Tennessee, Buffalo, Cleveland, or Oakland. I suspect Tennessee will take Houston when Vince returns home. However, I think the Texans will post their first win against Indy. It really depends on how well they do in Foxboro the week before.
     
  8. texflex513

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    I agree those 3 teams are gonna give us trouble especially new england on the road..heck the way our season seems to be going we will beat those 3 teams and lose to tenn ny and cleveland.
     


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    4 more. 6-10 end of season record.
     
  10. TheOgre

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    Agree.
     
  11. whiskeyrbl

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    I'll go as far to say we go 5-3 the rest of the way(Possibly 7-1). If we can go to Jax and play error free we can win,but I think this one gets away from us late. Then I see our first 4 game win streak in our short history. In NE think we play them close but not close enough. Then comes Christmas Eve.... Battle Red ..... The hated Colts... Packed house... We finally beat the colts, unless we turn the ball over 3-5 times. Then end the season with a win over Cleveland.
    Between 6-10 & 8-8
     
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    I agree. I would not be shocked to see us go 6-2 for the second half of the season. Every game, except for Indy and New England, should be winnable.

    Its up to how well we play on both sides of the ball with Carr and Johnson on the offensive side and Ryans and Williams on the defensive side of the ball.
     
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    If we go 5-3 (or better) for the second half of this season, I'd say we stand a good chance of having a winning record in 2007 and possibly even a wildcard spot. I'd even make a fresh batch of battle red koolaide if we finished that strong!
     
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    I initially said 7-9 at the beginning of the season, and that is what I am sticking with. This team has the ability to pull out five more wins.
     
  15. Ole Miss Texan

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    Not to be a downer but those four teams we're talking about beating easy are all saying the same about us. They are putting a W against us in their remaining schedule.

    With that said, we could easily beat them but to be conservative say we win 2. That puts us at 4 wins. and then we win 1 or 2 more the rest of the way leaving us at a 5 or 6 win season, maybe 6-10 is what i see us at realistically. anything better would be great! This would put us most likely between pick 5-10 next year but who knows.

    let's win 'em all.
     
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    I see a ton of improvement all along this team and it makes you feel good about the future. But this year could we gather momentum and take down a couple solid victories? I really dont know. We have lost to many close games to consider any of them W's to be honest.

    Something is missing and I hope David Carr finds it quickly, because we all know what it is. Love him or hate him, he needs to lead this team to some victories and show signs of improvement mentally. I think he has it...its just a question of when it happens.

    I hope Mario and DeMeco shut Fred Taylor up this Sunday...show that old man whats up.
     
  17. jerek

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    Call me a hopeless optimist but I don't think winning 4-6 of our last 8 is out of the question. I've seen our team really come alive lately and we are IMO a few steps away from putting it together. If I was going to attempt to be a cautious realist, I'd say 3-4 more Ws is a distinct possibility, given how weak our remaining schedule is.
     
  18. swtbound07

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    i said 4-12 to 5-11...and im thinking it will probably be 5-11

    we will stun the jets and pats, roll over the browns, and hemorrage games in tragic fashion to everyone else.

    however...8 game win streak....why the heck not?
     
  19. Aztequila

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    Said it before; 7-9, anything less is dissappointing, anything more is fuel on the fire.
     
  20. trutexan02

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    I slightly agree with you. Those teams are putting W's in the next to us, as they should. We only convincingly won once. Miami almost pulledo ne out against us. Let's not forget. Philly 4-4 amd Washington 3-5 pounded us convincingly. 8-0 indy caplitolized one mistakes, which is what great teams do. and NY did not play good football either. (they took us lightly) I am rooting for 8-0 but see us underachievingand we get two more. 4-12 realistically.

    I hate saying it, but i believe it's the truth. We have talent and a coaching staff that 's teaching them to win. It won't happen this year. Next year, 500 ball is within our grasp, along with meaningful games in Nov. I remember those days. I can't wait!
     

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