One major reason the New England Patriots received a bye into this weekend’s AFC divisional playoffs is their dominant performance in a rout of the Houston Texans last month.
The Miami Dolphins will look to avoid a fourth consecutive losing season on Sunday against the AFC East’s best team, the New England Patriots.
If NFL head coaches and front offices were nervous to take part in the HBO show “Hard Knocks,” then what Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt said Tuesday may scare them away from ever taking part.
Miami Dolphins left guard Richie Incognito had a reputation as a dirty player in the early part of his career when he came to Miami. He cleaned up his act by most accounts, but Houston Texans defensive end Antonio Smith doesn’t agree.
Miami Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland has proven to be Teflon-like for his ability to not have the Dolphins continuing woes stick to him. But, his time may be about to run out with the expected horrendous season the Dolphins are undertaking now.
Arian Foster had two touchdown runs, Matt Schaub threw a TD pass to Andre Johnson, and Houston’s defense dominated rookie Ryan Tannehill and Miami in the Texans’ 30-10 win over the Dolphins on Sunday.
Coming off the first playoff appearance in franchise history, the Houston Texans are setting their sights even higher when they take on the Miami Dolphins on Sunday.
While a couple starters have been limited in practice this past week, it looks like the majority of the players on the field against the Houston Texans will be familiar faces.
Can the Dolphins score a W against the Texans at Reliant Stadium Sunday? Only time will tell, but Texans starting quarterback Matt Schaub won’t be holding back.
Coming into the 2012 regular season, the Miami Dolphins secondary was supposed to be one of the strengths of the team. But after trading veteran Vontae Davis to the Indianapolis Colts, a position of strength has turned into a possible weakness.