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Win Super Bowl 45-1. Over/under wins 8 1-2.Expectations

Post by elaine95 » Mon Dec 09, 2019 3:19 am

HOUSTON TEXANS (11-6)New faces: OTs Tytus Howard and Max Scharping Lamar Miller Jersey , LT Matt Kalil, S Tashaun Gipson, CBs Briean Boddy-Calhoun, Bradley Roby and Lonnie Johnson, Jr., QB AJ McCarron, TE Kahale Warring.Key losses: GM Brian Gaine, CB/S Kareem Jackson, S Tyrann Mathieu, TE Ryan Griffin Jadeveon Clowney Jersey , CB Kevin Johnson, WR Demaryius Thomas, S Andre Hal.Strengths: OLB Jadeveon Clowney skipped training camp unhappy he didn’t receive long-term deal but is expected to return for regular season, and 2014 top overall pick will help Houston’s front seven be strength of team. Clowney and healthy J.J. Watt provide fearsome pass-rushing duo after combining for 25 sacks and 34 tackles for losses last season. They’re joined by veteran ILB Benardrick McKinney and third-year pro ILB Zach Cunningham, who had breakout 2018 and led team with 107 tackles. QB Deshaun Watson should also take step forward after starting each game in 2018 following injury-shortened rookie season.Weaknesses: Team needs to make huge improvement on offensive line after Watson was sacked 62 times.Serious questions about group because Kalil hasn’t played since 2017 because of knee injury and RT Seantrel Henderson missed all of last season after breaking ankle in Week 1. If Texans hope to better protect Watson they’ll also need Howard, first-round pick in this year’s draft, to contribute immediately. Also questions in secondary after team let Mathieu and veteran Jackson go in free agency.Fantasy Players To Watch: WR DeAndre Hopkins. Ranked third in NFL with career-high 1,572 yards receiving last season. Could put up even bigger numbers in 2019 in third season with Watson. WR Will Fuller had 523 yards receiving and seven TDs in just seven games before season-ending knee injury. Fourth-year player is healthy and poised for big season after struggling with injuries for last two years.Vegas Says: Win Super Bowl 45-1. Over/under wins 8 1-2.Expectations: Texans made playoffs for third time in four seasons last year, but coach Bill O’Brien, who will also serve as general manager this year after Gaine’s dismissal Johnathan Joseph Jersey , needs to do more than simply make postseason in sixth season in charge. If offensive line is better, Watson should improve unit starring Hopkins and Fuller. And defense led by Watt and Clowney, combined with Watson’s development, could make Texans much better than last season as they try to make deeper playoff run. DeAndre Hopkins and J.J. Watt both publicly have expressed a desire to wear the Houston Oilers’ uniforms as a throwback. That, though, isn’t going to happen.The Titans own the rights to everything Oilers.“That’s very interesting, except the Oilers don’t have anything to do with the Texans,” Titans controlling owner Amy Adams Strunk told Paul Kuharsky of paulkuharsky.com. “That’s a hard no.”Watt told Kuharsky on Thursday that he understood the Titans’ position but is disappointed. “People think I don’t understand that we have no rights whatsoever to the Oilers’ history or uniforms, haha,” Watt said. “I understand it completely. It doesn’t mean I can’t still enjoy those uniforms and wish we did have the rights.”Instead Charles Omenihu Houston Texans Jersey , Strunk said the Titans could wear Oilers throwbacks one day. (The ultimate indignity would come if the Titans wore the Oilers’ uniforms for a game in Houston.)“I think that would be something I would take to the fans,” Strunk said. “If they were on the board and excited. I mean, so many people love those uniforms, so maybe. Maybe we’ll put a survey out there and sometime if they love them and wanted it to happen, I’m sure we could make it happen.”Titans fans don’t seem nearly as excited to see the Houston Oilers jerseys as Houston Texans fans do, but the Titans are more likely to wear the throwbacks than the Texans are.

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