Texans 33 @ Saints 40: A Review of HansDat’s Hot Reads

Another week, another win, and then you win again because now it’s time for a review of HansDat’s Hot Reads from Sunday’s game against the Texans. Make the jump to see what I hit, what I missed, and exactly where I went horribly awry. The Primary Option was to Protect Drew Brees, and here’s what ..

Red zone woes begin on ground;

There’s nothing Texans coach Gary Kubiak enjoys more than a little free advice from a football expert like me, so here goes. In the red zone, teams absolutely, positively must run the ball. Go ahead and write that one down, Gary. That means sticking with the run even when the going gets tough. Write that ..


What went right Casey at the bat, hits home run The Texans wasted fullback James Casey’s coming-out party. He was a vital part of the game plan because Kevin Walter (shoulder) and Jacoby Jones (knee) weren’t 100 percent. Gary Kubiak needed another weapon, and Casey provided it with five catches for 126 yards (25.2 average) ..

GAME DAY;chron.com;texans;vs. Saints;

vs. Saints Noon today at Louisiana Superdome, New Orleans TV/radio: CBS; 610 AM, 100.3 FM, 1010 AM (Spanish) Texans schedule and results (2-0) (FOR COMPLETE TEXT OF SCHEDULE, SEE HOUSTON CHRONICLE MICROFILM) TEXANS STARTERS OFFENSE No. Pos. Name 65 RG Mike Brisiel 76 LT Duane Brown

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MNF Preview: Redskins at Cowboys 7:30 p.m. today, ESPN; 610 AM, 97.5 FM: With his status in doubt after last week’s gutty performance at San Francisco, QB Tony Romo said Sunday he will ignore his fractured rib and play in tonight’s pivotal early-season matchup against NFC East rival Washington in Dallas’ home opener. “I’m getting ..