As we enter the final week of the 2011 regular season, and thus the final regular season edition (I like how, for the first time ever, I have to qualify "final edition" with "regular season") of "Three and Out," I figured it would be a fine time to take stock of how
I the spirits did in predicting the winner of each Texans game this year. Sure, I could also examine how accurate each specific prediction for each game was, but I lack both the wherewithal and whiskey for that at the moment. Therefore, I'm going to stay on the big picture stuff for now. Away we go!
Week One: Correct. That was too easy. How could anyone pick the Colts to beat the Texans without Peyton Manning?
Week Two: Correct. This is getting eerie.
Week Three: Correct. I've got chills.
Week Four: Incorrect. Whew. I was starting to believe the hype. I needed that.
Week Five: Incorrect. Uh-oh. Is that doubt I feel creeping in?
Week Six: Correct. Nope. Not doubt. I'm the smartest man alive.
Week Seven: Correct. I especially enjoyed looking back at this one, because it provides a timely opportunity to link to the post where MDC swore allegiance to Tennessee.
Week Eight: Correct. Even Blaine Gabbert would have gotten that one right.
Week Nine: Correct. Admit it. You're about to send money and ask me to predict if you'll ever find true love. I'm a good guy, so I'll give you this one for free: No, you won't.
Week Ten: Correct. I totally understand if you can't read any further. It's getting awfully "Sixth Sense II: Electric Bugaloo" up in here.
Week Eleven (Bye): There wasn't a Texans game, but I didn't let that stop me from spreading the psychic goodness.
Week Twelve: Correct. Not even the loss of Matt Schaub can stop me. I'm a runaway train of psychosis. I mean, psychic ability.
Week Thirteen: Incorrect. How dare I pick against T.J. Yates in his first start?
Week Fourteen: Correct. Bang! I'm back, baby!
Week Fifteen: Incorrect. Ouch. That was deflating. If picking against rookie QBs playing on the road is wrong, I don't want to be right.
Week Sixteen: Incorrect. I still can't believe I Munson'd this one. Dan Orlovsky??!!!???
There you have it. Out of the 15 games your Houston Texans have played, I have correctly picked the winner 10 times. That's a success rate of 66.7%, which I am pretty sure makes me THE ROCKINGEST SEER IN THE HISTORY OF MANKIND. For the purpose of this week's pick, it's worth noting that I have never been wrong three (3) games in a row. Consequently, you can take this to the bank (Note: Do not take this to the bank)...
PUT YOUR NAME ON IT: It won't be 41-7, but your Houston Texans are going to eliminate Bud Adams' Army of Darkness from playoff contention. Andre Johnson and Wade Phillips will make it so. Texans 23, Titans 21.Titans vs Texans coverage