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What The Texans Could Be In 2014: Part 5

By Paul Gallant, SportsRadio 610
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HOUSTON (CBS Houston) – Over the next week, SportsRadio 610’s Paul Gallant will compare and contrast the 2014 Texans with 2013 NFL teams.

The Quarterback In The Rough
2013 Tampa Bay Buccaneers: 4-12, 4th NFC South

Unlike the Browns, if the Texans go through 2014 similar to the way the Bucs did this past season there’d actually be some good things to take out of the campaign. Let me explain.

What You’d WANT To See

The Bucs went into 2013 with established vet Josh Freeman starting at quarterback. But he certainly didn’t have the position locked down going into the year – with a lot of background noise about how he and then head coach Greg Schiano didn’t see eye to eye before the season began.

Schiano kicked Freeman to the curb after just three games. And then saw surprisingly effective results from third round rookie (78th overall pick) Mike Glennon as a rookie. Glennon tossed for 2600+ yards with 19 touchdowns and 9 interceptions. Not bad for a player in his first year.

You don’t want to see the disconnect that Schiano and Freeman had between O’Brien and Fitzpatrick. But come on. Don’t tell me you’d prefer to see a full season of Fitzpatrick. You want to see Savage get some reps at some point during the season. And depending how he fares in training camp and the preseason, the sooner could be the better. At least when we’re looking at the Texans long term.

Like the Vikings, this comparison would be a bit of a stretch. But seeing promise out of a mid round quarterback (in addition to a strong defensive front, which the Bucs have with Gerald McCoy and Lavante David) would definitely be the ideal scenario for the Texans in 2014.

Paul Gallant hosts the “B-Straw and Pauly G” show – weeknights 7-11 PM – with Brien Straw. Get in contact with Paul on Twitter – @PaulyGSays – or on Facebook – Paul Gallant.

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