Discussion

Time to break the defensive cycle

Updated: October 14, 2003, 1:46 PM ET
ESPN

HOUSTON -- Sometimes consistency isn't such a good thing.

The points-allowed column after five Houston Texans games is frighteningly consistent: 20, 31, 42, 20, 38. When 20 points is the low-water mark for opponent scoring, there's a problem.

After five games in the Texans' inaugural season, they had one fewer win and a defense winning praise for keeping Houston competitive while the rookie-laden offense stumbled and bumbled and quarterback David Carr ran for his life.

Now the ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

MORE NFL HEADLINES