Could this be it-the first competitive Thursday night game of the 2014 NFL season? The Colts visit Houston as just a three-point favorite, and both teams are 3-2, so at the risk of being the Mary Swanson to your Lloyd Christmas, I’m saying there’s a chance.
The New England Patriots have a reputation for playing their best football in December. Beginning with their December 1 meeting against a struggling Houston Texans team, the Patriots will get an opportunity to re-enforce that reputation.
The Houston Texans have long seen their offense strike when the iron is hot and consistently run up the score, but they’ve needed the defense to keep the lead. With some players leaving and others are not living up to the hype, J.J. Watt brings the whole package to a team that is getting better every season.
Felger and Massarotti were joined on Radio Row in New Orleans by Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt to discuss their games against the Patriots and his pregame rituals.
For the Patriots to avoid another playoff upset, it’s up to Tom Brady to make sure it doesn’t happen.
The Houston Texans aren’t denying they were beaten soundly by the Patriots one month ago, but they don’t seem afraid of heading back to the scene of the crime this weekend, with a trip to the AFC Championship Game on the line.
The hypothetical debate of “Would you trade Tom Brady for Andrew Luck?” generated such great discussion last week, Toucher & Rich decided to have another Hypothetical Tuesday this week.