I'm EXCITED that we beat the Colts, but our defense....damn.

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  1. Texans34Life

    Texans34Life I BLEED TEXANS!

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    We gave up 463 net yards (433 passing), 3 TDs, and 7 penalties!

    Dang, Frank Bush, better get your mistakes fixed quick!
     
  2. Thorn

    Thorn Dirty Old Man

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    We were playing Manning, so I'll cut them some slack. Now, if this trend continues through Washington and Dallas, then I'm gonna have a problem with that.
     
  3. BullNation4Life

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    When you are aggressive like that, you will have penalties...

    It was Peyton Manning that got that yardage. Had it been Mark Sanchez, I would be worried....

    Frank Bush doesn't coach the secondary, David Gibbs does...
     
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    Enjoy the win and give the young DBs some slack. The defense held their own today and gave the offense a chance to win the game.

    If they can do that every week, we are in good shape no matter how many yards we give up.
     
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    Jesus, how many people just didn't notice Manning passed 60 times? THESE STATS ARE INFLATED.
     
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  7. GP

    GP Go Texans!

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    This is a bad thread.

    Stats do not tell the whole story.

    We beat the Steelers, at their place, with no offense at all. All TDs off of defensive plays. Fluke defensive plays.

    We made the Colts one-dimensional today. When you eat the clock, like we did, and make the Colts pass on every play to try and catch up, it takes its toll on them. Then our offense comes out and goes on long long drives that rests our defensive players enough that they can come out and withstand Manning's passing attack.

    We did this without Barwin and without Cushing.

    Had Foster and the OL not shown up today, we don't win the game.

    This was the FIRST time I have seen this team's offense AND defense play at the same elevated level for a whole game. It was a first. Now we know, and THEY know, as well, that they can do it.

    What a wild, wild scene. Now the question is this: Can they keep up the same level of play and same pace all season long? Can we avoid injuries? Will there come a let-down game and possibly residue off that let-down game that leads to a losing streak?

    I don't worry about Manning's yards today. I worry about the upcoming games. Can we get to 4-0 and then get Cushing back? Because when Cushing comes back, the league is going to have to play Texans games at midnight because of the degree of violence on the TV.
     
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    The same defense we played today against just about any other QB and we probably have 5+ sacks and give up around 10 points. Oh and we get some pretty good LB back in just 3 short weeks. Geeze.
     


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    Peyton was making throws NO other QB would have made. That
    slant to Collie on that last touchdown was magic. I ain't worried
    about the defense, YET. ONLY Peyton can make those kinds of
    throws with 4 or 5 guys in his face on every snap.
     
  10. Ryan

    Ryan THIS YEAR

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    Garbage time stats, bro.


    Well most of the end wasn't really garbage time, but we completely went in "bend but don't break" mode, and let manning nickel and dime his way to two scores, which is i think what we wanted, to take time off the clock and make them work for it.

    Our defense had an outstanding first half and held them off enough in the second to win the game, so i'm fine with it. We had a good pass rush and our secondary will keep improving.
     
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    How about the TD to Wayne,? that was a Hall of Fame throw and catch. Pollard had Wayne covered and Manning threw it behind Pollard and Wayne and Wayne adjusted...

    Only Manning....
     
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  12. GP

    GP Go Texans!

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    Yeah, it was like the zombie movies where there's a horde of zombies and you don't know how the good guys keep getting out of jam after jam.

    He had a horde of pissed off Texans in his face all day long. And he still managed to keep his cool and get passes off.

    60 attempts and 400 yards is like 6.66 yards per pass. Ooooh! 666! An appropriate number for Manning.

    6.5 yards per pass. That's a dink pass and fairly immediate tackle by a LB or DB. And then there's the freakish, we-don't-care-go-ahead-and-score TD at the end of the game. Remove the yards from that one play, and it's even worse.

    Manning was hounded and attacked all day long. He doesn't like us.
     
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    No other QB in the league could put up the kind of numbers Peyton did with that kind of pass rush and with Mario harassing him and hitting him all day.

    Peyton was Peyton and he's going to get his yards, but aside from that the Texans thoroughly whipped the Colts in just about all phases of the game.

    And the Texans have 14 of their final 15 games against teams with QBs not named Peyton Manning, so if they can keep generating that kind of heat on the QB I'm not feeling bad about the pass defense overall. Not at all; to the contrary, in fact.
     
  14. Dan B.

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    Bad thread. Might as well call for Leinart since Schaub only had 107 yards and a 60 something passer rating.
     
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    I enjoy the win........but there's no way around this,


    Kareem Jackson played like crap today. (that is my only downer in this game)


    He needs to get better and since he's a rookie, I'm sure he will......but damn, he played like hot garbage today. (He looked lost on several plays)
     
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    Yeah, people see 400 yards and assume our guys didn't take the field. The D played ALOT better than the stats show. The DB's need a little time to get their legs, but not all together bad.
     
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    I'm with you. Y'all best believe that the weaknesses Manning exposed today are on film and that film on our DBs will be required learning for all upcoming teams.
     
  18. BigBull17

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    Matt doesn't throw the pick, the score could have been 13-3 or worse at the half. D played its ass off.
     
  19. Goatcheese

    Goatcheese Nightmare Over

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    The Texans are an offense oriented football team. Anything good you get from the defense is just gravy on your touchdown steak.
     
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    ...well... now that you mention it....
     

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