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2018 Houston Texans Game Day Live: Texans vs. Jaguars (First Quarter)

First quarter of the Texans versus Jags starts right here!

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The AFC South is a cruel and bizarre mistress. Teams that should be winning by a clear margin are stagnating. Those who should be stagnating are seemingly managing to subsist to a degree in which they can achieve a lofty standing atop the division. To think we are only a season removed from the days in which the AFC South was the NFL’s trashcan to a day in which three teams are looking to ascend to what was hoped to be a strong division. Fun times.

The Texans have recovered from a 0-3 start to claw their way back to 3-3. The Jaguars started strongly with two wins that included a pasting of the New England Patriots in Foxborough. Blake Bortles, however, imploded and Leonard Fournette has not played for a few weeks, so Jacksonville’s offense is about as effective as the ocean is for quenching a thirst.

No one knows how today’s game will go. This your first of four open threads that will be spread out over the contest. Feel free to react and comment as you see fit to the action in the space below.

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