Training camp is on the horizon, which means exhibition games aren't too far away, which in turn means meaningful football is considerably closer than it was in, say, February. Regardless, it's the weekend, and that's reason enough for optimism.
Discuss the Houston Texans or anything else that's on your mind in this open thread. Perhaps you want to talk about Brian Cushing's imminent return. Maybe you want to debate the best method for grilling shrimp, or you want to brag about your kids' accomplishments. Perchance you want to elaborate upon the pros (because there are no cons) to Jason Isbell, whose new album is one of the very best things I've listed to in a long time.