Bill O’Brien isn’t shy about who he wants adjacent DeAndre Hopkins. The mold of his Z (secondary) receiver goes as follows: tall, fast, and physical. Will Fuller V fit this role, and Demaryius Thomas did so to a certain extent. Unfortunately, the Texans will not have the luxury of playing either receiver due to season-ending tendon tears. They will now depend upon UDFA rookie Vyncint Smith out of Limestone College, who happens to fit the mold of an O’Brien secondary receiver.Continue reading “Film Review: Vyncint Smith fits well in the Texans offense”
I’ll admit it; I didn’t think that Benardrick McKinney was a pro-bowl level player before the season. Though I believed that he was a high-level inside linebacker that was among the leagues best regarding run stuffing and tackling, yet he couldn’t show a consistent high-level play in coverage.
Except McKinney has proven me wrong all season. Then showed just how wrong I was on Sunday versus the Eagles. He strengthened his pro-bowl status with an exceptional performance that saw him register his first NFL interception.Continue reading “Film Review: Benardrick McKinney proved his Pro-Bowl status versus the Eagles”
Despite only catching 10 passes for 101 yards slot receiver DeAndre Carter has been a solid addition to the Texans. And that’s not just because he has been a revelation in the punt returning category.
Carter’s speed and quickness are what helps the offense. While his 4.44 40-time won’t turn heads his 1.45 10-second-split will.Continue reading “Film Review: How DeAndre Carter Helps The Offense Without Touching The Ball”
To many the Texans depth chart is confusing as Kareem Jackson and Jonathan Joseph are starting on the outside on the depth chart. But while watching the Texans play, only Joseph is consistently playing outside.Continue reading “The Cornerback Conundrum; Making Sense of The Texans Cornerback Depth Chart”