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HOST                         Rec./This Wk.    NCAA                          NFL

AJ Hoffman                 16-10-1 (0-2)          Texas/OU O78 (L)      PIT -3 (L)

Jerry Bo                       15-9-3 (1-1)              Boise/FSU52.5 (W)    WAS +6.5 (L)

Josh Jordan                15–10-2 (1-1)          Texas +7.5 (L)               NE -6 (W)

Charlie Pallilo              13-13-1 (0-2)         Memphis +3 (L)            IND -4 (L)

Jermaine Every           13–12-2 (1-1)         Texas/OU O78 (L)       NY/TN O40.5(W)

Nick Sharara                13-14 (1-1)              MTSU -1.5 (L)               NE -5 (W)

John Granato              12–13-2 (1-1)          Cal/Stan U46 (W)       IND -5.5 (L)

Joel Blank                    12–14-1 (1-1)          Washington -5 (W)     PIT -3 (L)

Tyler Scott                   12-15 (0-2)              Texas/OU O77 (L)       IND -4 (L) 

Lance Zierlein             11-14-2 (1-1)           Alabama -13.5 (L)        HOU/C U47.5 (W)

Fred Faour                   11-15-1 (0-2)          Texas/OU O78 (L)       NO -7 (L)

Raheel Ramzanali        11-16 (1-1)             Wash/Utah U44.5(W) DET +10 (L)

Patrick Creighton        11-16 (1-1)               Ohio State -15.5 (W)    CHI -3.5 (L)

Barry Laminack           10-15-2 (0-2)         Texas/OU O78 (L)        IND -4 (L)

Jong Lee                      10-16-1 (0-2)            Texas/OU O78 (L)        CA/TB O54.5 (L)

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The Houston Texans approach to the offseason has caused quite a bit of controversy among Texans fans and media. Some really like what the team is doing in free agency, while others are underwhelmed.

But the argument that keeps getting thrown around is whether the Texans are ready to win this season, or if the team will have to suffer through another disappointing season. Most would agree the Texans roster has a number of holes, but how will that roster look after the NFL Draft and hopefully a new franchise QB is taking snaps for the team?

The great thing about the NFL is how fast teams can turn things around and start winning. When we looked at the teams coming off a bad season and drafting around the Texans in 2021, many of them showed a huge improvement the following season.

The Lions were 3-13-1 in 2021, last year? 9-8. The Jaguars went 3-14 in 2021. Last year they won the AFC South and notched a playoff win over the Chargers. Look at the New York Giants, they went 4-13 in 2021. They improved to 9-7-1 and also won a playoff game just one year later. And don't get us started on the Jets. They went 4-13 in 2021, improved to 7-10 with bad QB play, and now Aaron Rodgers wants to play there.

The point being, most of these teams hired new coaches in the last couple of years, added some talent through the draft and free agency and started winning. Why are Texans fans and media so convinced they're in for another season of losing? Why can't the Texans be the team that turns things around and competes for a division title? Especially if they land a franchise QB as expected.

The AFC South isn't a very tough division. In fact, the Texans beat the Jags, Colts, and Titans just this year. Shouldn't we expect them to take a step forward with better players and DeMeco Ryans leading the way?

Be sure to check out the video above as we break it all down!

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