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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:

10. Breaking News... 9 & 8. From The "Careful What You Wish For" Camp 7. Johnny Splinterbutt 6. The Truth Hurts, Fitz

5. You'll Be Okay, Fitz

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4. Be Honest With Yourself, Fitz 3. Okay, This One Wasn't Directed at Fitz, But It's Still Good Advice, Fitz

2. Stop...Mallett Time!

1. From The Gospel of Luke 7:13: Don't Kick a Man When He's Down


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