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Steve Slaton

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2010

    Houston Texans -- The Green Mile, 5 Winners and 5 Losers

    Texans fans: Enjoy it today, resume griping tomorrow​The Texans beat the Chiefs on Sunday afternoon 35-31 to move to 4-2 for the first time in the history of the franchise, and I for one am going to enjoy it. Seriously, try to stop me. You can try and bring me down with your texts and tweets and ... More >>

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    September 8, 2010

    Texans 2010 Preview: Not So Fast With The High Hopes

    Photo by Aaron M. SprecherRemember, optimists, Gary Kubiak is still coaching​It's not bad enough that the Texans are starting this season with what is projected to be the toughest schedule in the NFL. Or that the Texans are starting out with Brian Cushing on the suspended list for the first four g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2010

    Game Time: Houston Texans -- 5 Winners, 5 Losers

    Dan Orlovsky faces the press​The Reliant Stadium sprawl of empty seats, the equally sparsely populated press box, the rare ease with which one could navigate pregame traffic -- all those things would seemingly indicate that the Texans final preseason game in 2010 against the Tampa Buccaneers was m ... More >>

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    July 27, 2010

    Houston Texans: Crank Up The Chronicle's Propaganda Machine

    Will that "H" be replaced with an "N"?​Training camp opens for the Houston Texans on Friday. And as hard as it is to believe, the Houston Chronicle is high on the team's chances to make the playoffs.NFL "expert" John McClain says the Texans will be a contender for a wild card spot. As McClain ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2010

    Like Everyone Else, Texans Kicker Kris Brown Knew He Had A Problem This Year

    ​So let me see if I understand this: Kris Brown knew that he had a mechanical problem of some kind with his kicking, but he elected not to do anything about it because, like a golfer who doesn't want to make mechanical adjustments between rounds, a kicker doesn't want to make mechanical adjust ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2010

    Game Time: Come! Watch The Amazing Vince Young Water Down Matt Schaub's Pro Bowl Bid!

    ​For better or worse, the Texans are still at a stage in their history where they are experiencing some "exciting but for most teams not really extraordinary" things for the first time. This will happen when the first four years of your eight-year existence were spent being constructed by Char ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2009

    25 Texans Highlights Of The Decade

    ​As we come up on the end of the decade, I thought I would look back at some of the city's professional sports franchises and throw out some of their highlight moments. I figured I would start with the Houston Texans.1. February 18, 2002: The team's very first draft choice was in the expansion dra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2009

    Colts 35, Texans 27: At Least You Saw This One Coming

    ​The most alarming aspect in the latest installment of Texans collapses wasn't the game itself. Rather, what's most frightening is just how customary this has become under the leadership of head coach Gary Kubiak.In this week's edition, the lion's share of blame goes to quarterback Matt Schaub and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2009

    Game Time: Defining Texans Coach Gary Kubiak

    ​"When a defining moment comes along, you define the moment... or the moment defines you." -- Roy McAvoyCertainly, I'm not asking Gary Kubiak to make like the source of the above quote and take multiple 3-wood shots over a water hazard to post a 12 on the last hole of the U.S. Open, or even do o ... More >>

  • News

    November 26, 2009

    Turkeys of the Year

    In a highly competitive 2009 field, Governor Rick Perry is the biggest gobbler of them all.

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2009

    Texans Find Yet Another Way To Turn Breakthrough Into Heartbreak

    ​Before 2004, I remember laughing at Red Sox fans and the Curse of the Bambino. I rolled my eyes while Cubs fans whined about a goat. I remember being baffled that grown men and women could seriously believe or discuss outside forces having an impact on what occurs in the field of play.Then I met ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2009

    The Texans: Mission Not Quite Accomplished

    ​Perhaps it was appropriate that the former president Bushes were in attendance for yesterday's Houston Texans game. Especially Bush the Younger. Because just as the Younger stood on an aircraft carrier with a "Mission Accomplished" banner displayed proudly behind him long before the mission was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2009

    The Gary Kubiak Experiment Should Be About Over, Shouldn't It?

    Photo by William Holtkamp​Stop me if you've heard this one before."We obviously weren't ready to play and that starts with me," Gary Kubiak said Sunday. "You play that poorly, that starts with the coach. I didn't have them ready to go."Yeah, that sounds pretty damn familiar to me. Take any Houston ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2009

    Remembering Steve McNair, Once An Oiler

    Steve McNair was going to be the next savior of the Houston Oilers. Bud Adams decided he didn't want to stick around in Houston, however, and McNair ended up becoming the first savior of the Tennessee Titans. Nicknamed "Air Mcnair," he was the Oilers' number-one pick in the 1995 draft who came f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2008

    Texans-Titans: Paging Sage Rosenfels

    Hey, the Texans have won three straight games. And they even had to go out in miserable weather and defeat the Packers to win last week -- you know, it's kind of shame that it snowed on Wednesday night and couldn't wait until Sunday so that Texans fans, who have been known to whine when the roof is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2008

    Texans-Titans: Paging Sage Rosenfels

    Hey, the Texans have won three straight games. And they even had to go out in miserable weather and defeat the Packers to win last week -- you know, it's kind of shame that it snowed on Wednesday night and couldn't wait until Sunday so that Texans fans, who have been known to whine when the roof is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2008

    Who Knew Jacques Reeves Was So Awesome? A Jaguars-Texans Pregame Report

    I've got to apologize to everyone. I didn't know that I was an idiot. I honestly thought that I actually knew something about football. But thanks to the Chron's John McClain, I now know that what I thought I knew I didn't know. Seriously. You see, I thought that Jacques Reeves, the defensive ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2008

    Who Knew Jacques Reeves Was So Awesome? A Jaguars-Texans Pregame Report

    I've got to apologize to everyone. I didn't know that I was an idiot. I honestly thought that I actually knew something about football. But thanks to the Chron's John McClain, I now know that what I thought I knew I didn't know. Seriously. You see, I thought that Jacques Reeves, the defensive b ... More >>

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    October 31, 2008
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    August 25, 2008
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