''What gives us our best chance to beat Indy'[/B] To be an annual contender, We must not only win regularly but we must regularly beat the teams in our division. Now, as you all know, Indy is not only an NFL powerehouse, but a division rival. Respectability is on the other side of regularly defeating Indy. Kubiak's focus seems to be about getting after the QB with a speedy, mean defense and about protecting our QB with an athletic line and with scheeming with a proven system. Kubiak also likes a balanced attack that is tilted more toward the run. His offenses are dynamic and fun to watch These are all good, sound football principles that have worked well for many in the past. Tactically, it is the style that can beat indy. The closer i look at what kubiakc is doing the more i like it. I really believe this team is going to be something special this year and amazing next year. By his moves, he looks to be seriously focused on building a team to beat Indy. Now, we all like good offense and kubiak is no exception. It's fun to watch (and very effective) if you can really lay it on. But the team that beats Indy also must have a fast, brutal defense that can get to the passer. The offense may prove to be powerful enough to win SOME shootouts with indy but the game will come down to who's defense held. With the switch to the 4-3, moving players back to thier natural positions, and adding some depth and talent, I really think our defense will be dominant THIS year and absolutly terrifying next year. I believe this is a defense that will keep Indy under/at 17 ppg. and land peyton on his arse. That is why Demeco and Mario were drafted and some free agents were signed...to cause manning problems. I predict we will be a top 10 defense THIS year and top 6 next year. Now to the fun part.-offense This is going to be a good offense. Hate if you want to and doubt away, if that's your way, but this team is going to win you back. In the first half of the season, the bookies will be pulling thier hair our and by the second half of the season i think people will be talking about this offense in a good way. The most important thing we added to our offense in this off season was a plan and an man to implement it. LIke in war, you can have fierce, brave men, but if they are using inferior tactics-they will most often lose. Kubiac is a proven leader who is carrying not only proven blueprints to build a winning team but also the fighting manual and plan of attack. so We got the man. After that, We added probowl and playoff starter talent at key positions. then we added two solid looking rookies in the draft. Putting that together with the two probowlers we already have , a durable strong-armed QB, 1000yd rusher and then finishing it off with Fierce competition in many positions. This offense is going to explode. Boom! I predict a top 15 offense this year and top 10 next. i think they can do even better. I look for the Texans to do much better than many think this year. I fully expect to win the division NEXT year but I would not be shocked to crack Indy this year. GO Texans!