The fourth preseason game. For many young players, this is where experience and pressure combine to produce their best results. For others, it’s where they flame out. Here are the challenges some of these young guys will face Thursday vs. San Francisco.
The show opens In Atlanta with some graphic scenes of Marquise Spruill having ACL surgery. If you had never seen an ACL surgery, you were likely surprised by how much of it looks like a combination of space age wizardry combined with Amish carpentry. There is a lot more banging of mallets and turning of screwdrivers than you’d think there should be. The theme of this show will be “setbacks”, with a fitting conclusion in Houston as the Falcons are drubbed in Preseason game #2.
Training Camp officially starts tomorrow. With training camp comes the good and the bad. 10 year NFL vet Seth Payne gives us the 5 worst things about Training Camp.
Right now, #1 overall draft pick Jedeveon Clowney is waiting to return from his sports hernia surgery. Texans fans are waiting to see him sack an NFL quarterback. In the interim of those two events, Clowney has some work to do. Like every other great college player, his natural ability will not carry him as far in the NFL as it did when he was playing against boys. He’ll have to refine his technique and improve the mental aspects of his game if he wants to excel at the next level. Some guys figure it out early, some guys never do.
NFL Ditches Roman Numerals for Super Bowl L. The NFL wisely decided to use the Arabic “50” instead of the Roman “L” when describing the 2016 Super Bowl. Although they plan on returning to the […]
In the first ever Deceptively Fast podcast, I catch up with my former teammate (as well as Andre Johnson’s former teammate) Drew Hodgdon. We discuss Andre’s discontent, Clowney’s transition to outside linebacker, the other draft picks, and the […]
It is a testament to the strength of this draft class that I awoke on Saturday morning completely fine with the fact that the Texans still didn’t have a franchise quarterback (I’m not counting out […]
[EDITOR’S NOTE: The Houston Texans get to face one of the easiest schedules in the NFL in 2014. When facing teams that had bad records in 2013 it means the Texans will square off against […]
At Wednesday’s mini-camp, Bill O’Brien and several players met with a Houston press pool desperate for topics to discuss other than Johnny Manziel, because for the love of all things holy we’ve had enough. Bill did not disappoint. He seemed downright playful at times, which Bill Belichick has likely taken note of.
This is how you know your restaurant is a winner. When a loyal listener of Mad Radio makes a heart pounding punk rock song about it and sends it off to be played for the […]