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The 10 Best Texans-Jaguars 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 game day to comment on the home team's gridiron action.

And, as in years past, Rocks Off spent Sunday afternoon reading their tweets. The contest against the unfortunate Jacksonville Jaguars was a tale of two halves. The Texans sleepwalked like Mike Birbiglia through the first half of play and trailed by three heading back to the locker room. Everyone -- except maybe Andre Johnson, who left the game after a brutal goal-line hit early on -- seemed to eventually snap out of the daze. The defense pitched a second-half shutout, Arian Foster dominated and the Texans earned their seventh win of the season to stay in the AFC playoff hunt:

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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.