NFL.com poll results: "Most improbable win?" Texans by a landslide...

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  1. GP

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    Front page of NFL.com polls fans "Which team had the most improbable win?"

    I voted Tampa Bay. Was very shocked to see just how awful the nation really thinks we are. LOL.

    Texans/Jags with 40%

    Tampa Bay/Philly with 29%

    Oakland/Zona with 14%


    found at: http://www.nfl.com
     
  2. mexican_texan

    mexican_texan Furry Tractors

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    Honestly, I would've said Oakland. Who would ever think they would win?
     
  3. NEROtheZERO

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    The Texans won a total of 2 games last year and were playing a team that won 12 last season, coming off a bye week, and won their last game 41-0. Pretty improbable. I would have voted Oakland as well though.
     
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    I heard on 610AM that the Jags won 9 of their games last year against teams with losing records.
     
  5. edo783

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    The rest of the nation doesn't know about how well we play the Jags, so they assume as a 2-14 team and starting slow and playing against what is called a play off contender that we would get punked.
     
  6. TexanBacker93

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    I'm glad they got their win out of the way. I didn't want to see Houston go to an 0-11 Oakland team.
     
  7. Texans_Chick

    Texans_Chick Utopian Dreamer

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    Here's an interesting view point from one of the national NFL fanbloggers:

    "Texans Prove They Don't Need Reggie Bush; at Least Against Jaguars"

    Don't want to turn this into a Williams-Bush thread, but it is just interesting to me that someone would take that angle after this game.
     
  8. RTP2110

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    Not shocking that the Texans won, but that we won by 20!! Also the Raiders win wasnt a shock. ARI is a horrible road team.
     


  9. TexanSam

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    I agree, if you look at the history of the series, we've always played them close. That we won by 20 points is the remarkable part. I didn't think the Raiders win is that shocking. I didn't think they'd be Arizona, but I'm not surprised by it. Both teams are pretty bad and Arizona is coming off that demoralizing loss against the Bears.
     
  10. gtexan02

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    Plus Arizona has a history of giving up the win against a weak opponent. Who did we beat last year? Yup AZ. Who did AZ lose twice to in 1 dismal season? Yup, the 49ers. They are a terrible team
     
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    Tampa Bay/Philly seems like a slightly bigger upset than Texans/Jags...but not by much. Jacksonville has the talent to be a great team, but they made some mistakes today and played poorly in many areas, and fortunately our team capitalized on their misfortunes.
     

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