Brian Barefield



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Houston, We Have A Problem! Again

Texans take on Colts minus two key stars

After receiving praise and adoration of a brilliant game on both sides of the football in a blowout defeat of the Detroit Lions on Thanksgiving Day, Lions head coach Matt Patricia was eventually fired. And the Texans found themselves right back in the midst of turmoil and adversity as they prepare to take on divisional foe Indianapolis Colts.

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Ten Toes Down

One phrase that never gets old throughout the city of Houston is, “Ten Toes Down.” Now I know some of you all are not familiar with it and others are reading this saying, “I have used that ever since I was a kid.” The phrase literally means that no matter what a person goes through, they will always have both feet planted on the ground ready to take on any adversity that may come their way. I am almost certain that the Houston Texans have uttered that sentence more than once this year and probably will make it a rally cry heading into the final weeks of the 2020 NFL season.

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Watson Shines Bright Against The Patriots

Sometimes all you need in life is a little fresh air to help make things feel better. Well at least that is how the Houston Texans felt after they won their third game of the 2020 NFL season to improve to 3-7 against the New England Patriots by a score of 27-20. The Texans opened the retractable roof at NRG Stadium for the first time since November 30, 2014 and the Texans took full advantage of great football weather in Houston.

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Deshaun Watson Named AFC Offensive Player of the Week

Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson was named AFC Offensive Player of the Week by the NFL after Sunday’s victory of the New England Patriots. Watson has now earned his fifth Player of the Week award in his career which ranks him second in franchise history behind defensive end J.J. Watt who has seven.

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Deshaun Watson Named AFC Offensive Player of the Week

Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson was named AFC Offensive Player of the Week by the NFL after Sunday’s victory of the New England Patriots. Watson has now earned his fifth Player of the Week award in his career which ranks him second in franchise history behind defensive end J.J. Watt who has seven.

Texans must put together a complete game plan to get a victory over the Patriots

It is hard to get a true handle on what this Houston Texans team is supposed to be for the rest of the season. After winning their second game of the season against the Jacksonville Jaguars just a week earlier, Houston had a lackluster performance against the Cleveland Browns. They dropped their seventh game this season losing to the Browns by a score of 10-7.

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Watson’s game speaks volumes around the NFL

It’s almost becoming a cliché around the league and a statement that has been uttered numerous amounts of times on Houston sports radio and social media pages of Texans fans everywhere.

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Texans success against the Patriots depends on watching the “Ball Hawk”

The Houston Texans and New England Patriots square off this Sunday at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas in a game that could determine the fate of the 2020 NFL season for both franchises. With one more loss, the Texans would lose any glimmer of hope of making the playoffs, while the Patriots could propel themselves right back into at least a shot at a Wild-Card game.

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Unpacking the Issues

Green Bay leaves Houston still searching for answers

One thing you don’t want to do as a football team is to try and find your identity as a football team against Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers. The Texans lost their sixth game of the season by a score of 35 – 20 leaving them with an enormous amount of questions to answer during the bye week having won only one game this season.

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From Tough Loss To Tough Test

Texans face a very upset Green Bay team on Sunday

This past Sunday the Houston Texans had victory ripped right out of their hands as they lost to an AFC South divisional foe and undefeated team in the Tennessee Titans by a score of 42-36 in overtime in Nashville. Houston is now 1-1 under interim head coach Romeo Crennel after the Texans fired former head coach and general manager, Bill O’ Brien.

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