“That was one game that was always circled on my calendar because I knew I had to bring my A-game,” Duane Brown said. “We battled a lot, the last five years or so it’s been a good two-sided battle where I got him a lot, he got me sometimes, no trash talking just complete battles every time.”
The Houston Texans were without defensive end Jadeveon Clowney, running back Lamar Miller and outside linebacker John Simon, all sitting out of practice due to various injuries.
“There was no extra emotion,” Randy Bullock said. “My preparation didn’t change, my warm-up, my routine, nothing changed, it was another game.”
The Bengals will be playing the Texans without three starters including two former pro-bowlers in Burfict and Eifert.
“Just look at the game plan and the way they try to attack him and you can see the respect there,” Johnathan Joseph
People may have lost faith in Clowney during those injured filled seasons but he knew all he had to do was be healthy.
Going into the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, Miller all week was listed as a limited participant with ankle and rib injuries.
“We turned the ball over, I didn’t close the right way, we didn’t close the right way as a team,” James Harden said.
“Field judge 104, by far the worst official in the NFL, he needs to be fired 100 percent, terrible, terrible, terrible,” Jalen Ramsey said.
To complete the night for Tomjanovich he watched the Rockets current star James Harden break his former star Hakeem Olajuwon’s triple-double record.