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The Captain's Log

Your home for Capt. Ron's excellent weekly feature on the Houston Texans.

The Captain's Log 2017, Game 3: "Galvanized”

Capt Ron chronicles the Texans' recent loss to New England before reviewing the latest from around the AFC South. Join the conversation at Battle Red Blog.

The Captain's Log 2017, Games 1&2: "Rescued!”

Capt Ron chronicles the Texans' tilts against Jacksonville and Cincinnati before reviewing the latest from around the AFC South. Join the conversation at Battle Red Blog.

The Captain's Log 2015, Game 17: "Edge of Zero"

Capt Ron chronicles the Texans' devastating playoff loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. Join the conversation at Battle Red Blog.

The Captain's Log 2015, Game 16: "Interminable"

Capt Ron chronicles the Texans' complete domination of the Jacksonville Jaguars and reviews the latest from around the AFC South. Join the conversation at Battle Red Blog.

The Captain's Log 2015, Game 15: "No Fly Zone"

Capt Ron chronicles the Texans' complete domination of the Titans in Tennessee and reviews the latest from around the AFC South. Join the conversation at Battle Red Blog.

The Captain's Log 2015, Game 14: "Endeavor"

Capt Ron chronicles the Texans' historic win over the Colts in Indianapolis and reviews the latest from around the AFC South. Join the conversation at Battle Red Blog.

The Captain's Log 2015, Game 13: "A Force Awakens"

Capt Ron chronicles the Texans' loss to the New England Patriots and reviews the latest from around the AFC South. Join the conversation at Battle Red Blog.

The Captain's Log 2015, Game 12: "Negligence"

Capt Ron chronicles the Texans' loss to the Buffalo Bills and reviews the latest from around the AFC South. Join the conversation at Battle Red Blog.

The Captain's Log 2015, Game 11: "JuggerWatt"

Capt Ron chronicles the Texans' dominant win over the New Orleans Saints and reviews the latest from around the AFC South. Join the conversation at Battle Red Blog.

The Captain's Log 2015, Game 10: "Wildcat"

Capt Ron chronicles the Texans' creative win over the New York Jets and reviews the latest from around the AFC South. Join the conversation at Battle Red Blog.

The Captain's Log 2015, Game 9: "Big Game Hunters"

Capt Ron chronicles the Texans' stunning upset against Cincinnati and reviews the latest from around the AFC South. Join the conversation at Battle Red Blog.

The Captain's Log 2015, Game 8: "Liberty"

Capt Ron chronicles the Texans' win against Tennessee and reviews the latest from around the AFC South. Join the conversation at Battle Red Blog.

The Captain's Log 2015, Game 7: "Necrosis"

Capt Ron chronicles the Texans' devastating loss to Miami and reviews the latest from around the AFC South. Join the conversation at Battle Red Blog.

The Captain's Log 2015, Game 6: "Dauntless"

Capt Ron chronicles the Texans' victory over the Jaguars and reviews the latest from around the AFC South. Join the conversation at Battle Red Blog.

The Captain's Log 2015, Game 5: "Introspection"

Capt Ron chronicles the Texans' loss to the Colts and reviews the latest from around the AFC South. Join the conversation at Battle Red Blog.

The Captain's Log 2015, Game 4: "Evisceration"

Capt Ron chronicles the Texans' historic loss to the Atlanta Falcons and reviews the latest from around the AFC South. Join the conversation at Battle Red Blog.

The Captain's Log 2015, Game 3: "Resolute"

Capt Ron chronicles the Texans' win against Tampa Bay and reviews the latest from around the AFC South. Join the conversation at Battle Red Blog.

The Captain's Log 2015, Game 2: "Mulligans"

Capt Ron chronicles the Texans' loss to the Panthers and reviews the latest from around the AFC South. Join the conversation at Battle Red Blog.

The Captain's Log 2015, Game 1: "Clown Shoes"

Capt Ron chronicles the Texans' opening day loss to the Chiefs, and reviews the latest from around the AFC South. Join the conversation at Battle Red Blog.

The Captain's Log 2014, Game 16: "Unstoppable"

Capt Ron chronicles the Texans' win over the Jaguars in the last game of the 2014 season and J.J. Watt's final performance in an incredible MVP campaign.

The Captain's Log 2014, Game 15: "Oblivion"

Capt Ron chronicles the Texans' total domination of the Ravens, the return of Case Keenum, and the continuation of J.J. Watt's MVP campaign.

The Captain's Log 2014, Game 14: "A Savage Winter"

Capt Ron chronicles the Texans' latest loss to the Colts, the situation at quarterback, and the continuation of J.J. Watt's MVP campaign.

The Captain's Log 2014, Game 13: "Aquarian Foster"

Capt Ron chronicles the Texans' latest win over the Jaguars, the 6,000 yard career of Arian Foster, and the continuation of J.J. Watt's MVP campaign.

The Captain's Log 2014, Game 12: "Ascension"

Capt Ron chronicles the Texans' latest win over the Titans, the rise of a young star in DeAndre Hopkins, and the continuation of J.J. Watt's MVP campaign.

The Captain's Log 2014, Game 11: "Catch-22"

Capt Ron chronicles the Texans' latest loss to the Bengals, the rise and fall of a QB, and how things are shaping up around the AFC South.

The Captain's Log 2014, Game 10: "Velocity"

Capt Ron chronicles the Texans' latest victory over the Browns, the emergence of a new QB, the greatness that is J.J. Watt, and "Luv Ya Blue!"

The Captain's Log 2014, Bye Week: "Reloaded"

Capt Ron highlights various bye week activities, the latest news on Jadeveon Clowney, and summarizes the first nine editions of The Captain's Log series for this season.

The Captain's Log 2014, Game 9: "Captain 'Meco"

Capt Ron chronicles the Texans' latest loss to the Eagles and the uncertainty as the team enters the bye week.

The Captain's Log 2014, Game 8: "Mojo Foster"

Capt Ron chronicles the Texans' latest win against the Titans and the return of Jadeveon Clowney.

Captain's Log 2014, Game 7: "3:13 to Santo Poco"

Capt Ron chronicles the Texans' latest loss to the Steelers and highlights one of the best recipes ever. If we can't enjoy a win, at least we can enjoy a good meal!

The Captain's Log 2014, Game 6: "WATT-A-PALOOZA"

Capt Ron chronicles the Texans' latest loss at NRG Stadium against the Colts and considers the latest news on Jadeveon Clowney's possible return for the upcoming MNF game against the Steelers.

The Captain's Log 2014, Game 5: Failure To Launch

Capt Ron chronicles the Texans' latest overtime game against the Cowboys and the need to move on to the Colts at NRG in just four days.

The Captain's Log 2014, Game 4: "The Intrepid"

Capt Ron chronicles the Texans' latest game against the Bills and the amazing determination of J.J. Watt.

The Captain's Log 2014, Game 3

Capt Ron chronicles the Texans latest game against the New York Giants and the first loss of the 2014 season.

The Captain's Log 2014, Game 2: "Event Horizon"

Capt Ron chronicles the Texans latest game against the Oakland Raiders, and the best start for any new head coach in franchise history.

The Captain's Log 2014, Game 1: "A New Hope"

The Houston Texans began a new era with Coach Bill O'Brien, and Capt Ron chronicles the season opener against the Redskins. The Captain's Log is back!