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John Clayton's Ponytail says Texans must win Sunday


http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/columns/story?columnist=clayton_john&page=1stand10/10week01

 

Yep, our first must win game comes in the first game of the season.  In the same article he basically says to turn the corner and be a playoff team we have to win Sunday, we must win "or else," but then he finishes up the video segment by saying that if we don't win Sunday we'll be chasing the Colts all year and will have to hope for a Wild Card.

I seriously think these experts were probably at one time experts but get so over saturated with their many platforms and their own BS that they lose sight of reality.  A must win in week 1?!#@!?  Calling a game must win before it's mathematically accurate is one of my pet peeves.  I've seen too many Rockets comeback series (Hakeem Rockets that is), too many Astros en fuego second halfs, too many seasons where a team does like the Oilers and rolls off 11 in a row.  IT'S NOT MUST WIN UNTIL ITS WIN OR GO HOME.

Also getting a little peeved about hearing national media (ahem, Paul Kuharsky) talk about us treating this game as the Super Bowl and worrying about how we would recover if we lost "our Super Bowl".  Has anyone seen any trace of this mentality?  All I've seen is a team that's treating it as a very important game against a division rival.

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