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Just last week, a mere 18% of Texans fans were confident in the direction of their beloved franchise. Now, fresh off a defeat of the Jaguars in Jacksonville, that number has increased to a robust...30%?
Far more amusing is how those Texans fans surveyed responded to this query:
Will your team make the NFL Playoffs?
While I’d wager most Texans fans were bullish on the team making the playoffs before the season started, those hopes were certainly dealt a harsh, if not mortal, blow when the team stumbled to an 0-3 start.
Now, though? With the team 4-3?
76% of Texans fans who participated in this week’s survey believe your 2018 Houston Texans are playoff-bound. Is that because of a new respect for how the team has battled back, or is it a case of being the prettiest girl in Oklahoma (read: AFC South)?