NFL Network analyst Bucky Brooks joined Patrick Creighton and Travis Johnson to talk about the Texans. He said Ed Reed will only play if his prognosis shows he is fully ready. Brooks contended that the defense should be able to adjust to not having Antonio Smith in this opening game. He talked about some of the areas the Texans need to work on before the season opener. He gave insight to key players on the Chargers like Philip Rivers. Brooks expects the Texans to win this game.