Good stuff. http://espn.go.com/blog/afcsouth/post/_/id/5296/pollard-a-big-piece-of-texans-improving-d "In October, the Texans were the fifth-best defense in the league based on yardage surrendered, and 10th in scoring defense. The defensive improvements from the first three games to the last five are remarkable, as you can see in this handy chart the team provided. .... Pollard has not solved the Texans' troubles by himself. He has been a positive influence in exemplifying the theme thats so popular around the league: Do your job while trusting that the guy to your right, to your left, in front of you, and behind you will do his. He said hes seen that trust grow, and with success comes additional confidence. .... Tackling was a major issue early this season, when, for example, Tennessee Titans halfback Chris Johnson accounted for 284 yards against Houston. Sixty-nine of them came when he lined up wide to the left uncovered. Kerry Collins got the ball to him immediately, and the Texans didnt even have a chance to miss tackles. It was Barbers mistake, and he was benched for it with Busing replacing him. Now concerns over such matters are much smaller. ..."