How compounding reality of Texans situation isn’t being talked about enough
The Houston Texans came up short against the Ravens in their opening game of the season. DeMeco and company had a tough challenge in front of them, with so many injuries to the offensive line and the defense.
Which makes us wonder, how much can we really judge the team with so many players injured or added to the team right before Week 1?
Houston went into the game missing 3 of their 5 starting offensive lineman, and starting safety Jimmy Ward was inactive as well. Not to mention their other starting safety Jalen Pitre left the game just before halftime.
Plus, the team's usage of Dameon Pierce in the running game was puzzling. They kept taking him off the field on third down, and only gave him 13 total touches in the game.
You would think the Texans want their best weapon on the field and able to run or catch passes on third down, but that wasn't the case on Sunday.
Be sure to watch the video above as we discuss the challenges listed above for the Texans, and how they can get Pierce more involved in the offense to take some pressure off CJ Stroud.
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