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The 10 Best Texans Bye Week Rapper Tweets

The 2014 Houston Texans have a new coach, new players, new hope and the same dedicated fan base of Houston-based rappers. As in years past, they took to Twitter on the bye week to comment on the home team's activities.

And, it was a newsworthy week at NRG Park, with head coach Bill O'Brien benching his much-maligned starting quarterback, Ryan Fitzpatrick, for journeyman Ryan Mallett. Naturally, H-town's finest rappers had plenty to say on the move and some offered Fitzpatrick some friendly, if brutally honest, parting advice:

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Jesse’s been writing for the Houston Press since 2013. His work has appeared elsewhere, notably on the desk of the English teacher of his high school girlfriend, Tish. The teacher recognized Jesse’s writing and gave Tish a failing grade for the essay. Tish and Jesse celebrated their 33rd anniversary as a couple in October.