Episode 130: Potential Roles, The Undrafted & A Schedule To Slate

Joined by Matt Robinson from Battle Red Blog, as we review what the roles of the top picks, this coming season. Taking a further look at the yet to be announced UDFA class of free agents. And with the schedule announcement imminent we review the potential hurdles and & winnable games prior to the godsContinue reading “Episode 130: Potential Roles, The Undrafted & A Schedule To Slate”

What Can Nick Caserio Get For Deshaun Watson?

As we stand on the precipice of the Deshaun Watson trade, a point of inflection faces the Texans & Nick Caserio. Acquiring a plethora of assets would give him the necessary capital to invest in a talent-barren roster that looks, at present, multiple years removed from competitiveness. But is that all about to change?

Caserio’s Watershed Moment Looms As The Head Coaching Cycle Starts To Turn

After just over a week of quiet. It emerged that the Texans had found time to interview Kevin O’Connell. The viable list of candidates looked narrow even with the L.A. Ram’s coordinator included, so it was a much needed positive. The process has been clouded by the raging debate of Josh McCowan and the inevitable inference of Jack Easterby, that detracts from a the teams sense of progress.

Despite Nothing On-Field, It Was Another Notable Week for The Texans

To be a Texans fans translates into a multitude of meanings for thousands of people. Within the NRG Stadium hallways, their actions consistently instil distain & divide the fanbase on a range of issues, whilst the on-filed remains secondary to the self-created side-show. With eyes on the future, that all seemed to be waning until this week.

A Year of Very little on Kirby Drive

As Nick Caserio spoke with the media Friday, to discuss the release of Coach Culley after only one year. You could have easily been mistaken in thinking he’d only just stepped into the General Manager’s role. But it was his hiring of David Culley on January 27th, 2021, that was now deemed untenable. There was a slight change in tone from the former long-time New England executive. But Caserio didn’t pose as someone who was feeling the strain. Conversely, he’s “immune to pressure” to be precise.

Are The Texans Finally Pivoting Towards The Future?

The news dropped rather suddenly Monday, following a performance of indignation in Indiana. There have been few inter-divisional games in recent memory, where the game was so heavily imbalanced as Sunday. The Texans were completely out-classed by the Colts, who only required 48-offensive plays to compile 31-points to Houston’s 3. That somber mood was reflective in Brandin Cooks’ post-game media conference, which then took a further turn the following day.

A Week Of Realisations For The Texans

Uncertainty has gripped this team since the all-too-powerful Bill O’Brien was fired last October. Their troubles have loomed despite their efforts to mask the upheaval with mass change. But this week, as the Texans are set to kick-off against Jacksonville this Sunday, a glaring light will shine on these long standing changes. The differing factorContinue reading “A Week Of Realisations For The Texans”

Saturday Texans Scroller – Pre-Season 3

NRG will host it’s first pre-season game since the visit of the Rams, August 30th 2019. A strange notion, with the impact of covid still a pertinent theme for teams as they make their first attempt to prepare for a 17-game season.

The Watson Conundrum – How Will The Case Be Remembered?

How The Texans choose to manage this unprecedented situation will define the Franchise’s future as viable football entity.  Looking at underlying causes, Watson’s personal situation & how the team should handle the situation.  The Origin: Two diverging worlds are emerging: people who are entrenched in social media and those that aren’t. The latter, it couldContinue reading “The Watson Conundrum – How Will The Case Be Remembered?”

Caserio In Full Swing – His Plan Is Unclear As The Future Of His Franchise Quarterback

The sheer volume of Texans new signings in free agency has been staggering. As of March 22nd, there have been over 30 players acquired, 4 by trade, whilst onboarding over $60million in guarantees. Details are still to emerge but Caserio’s first free agency, has been full-throttle but hard to accurately depict in it’s direction. TheContinue reading “Caserio In Full Swing – His Plan Is Unclear As The Future Of His Franchise Quarterback”