The Houston Texans defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars yesterday 24-21 to move onto a 6-3 record, which is good for first place in the AFC South. The bigger story from this game was the play of Brock Osweiler, their free agent stud that they signed to a four-year, $72 million contract with $37 guaranteed in the first two years. Osweiler went 14 of 27 for 99 yards and two touchdowns. Yes, that’s not a typo. Brock Osweiler, the Texans’ quarterback of the future, threw for only 99 yards in a football game in 2016. It’s almost impossible to not throw for 100 yards in today’s game because offenses are so pass-happy now.
That being said, Houston Texans fans are not too happy with their off-season acquisition.
Are you serious Texans fans? In his first full season as a starting quarterback, your Texans are 6-3 and stand first atop the AFC South. Why the hell are you jumping ship already? I get it. The Texans might’ve overpaid for Osweiler, but that’s the nature of the beast. It’s a quarterback driven league and if your team doesn’t have one, you’re screwed. Go ask the Cleveland Browns what it’s like not to have a QB. Go talk to the New York Jets, the San Francisco 49ers, and the Chicago Bears as well. Those teams are at the bottom of the league because they do not have a steady quarterback.
Osweiler has an unbelievable arm and has a QB prototype body. He’s big and strong and he’s only 25 years old. So he threw for under 100 yards in an NFL football game. You’re going to jump ship already? The team is STILL in first place! I would kill for my team to be in first place. Did you just expect him to throw for 5,000 yards this season? My god, I’ve never seen fans so greedy for being in the playoff hunt. Give the kid a chance. I bet you will make the playoffs so let’s see what he does on the big stage. The Raiders come into town this week for a huge game so let’s see if Osweiler bounces back, shall we?
You know what Texans fans: if you’re upset with Osweiler, I’m sure you can call up Brian Hoyer, Ryan Mallett, Matt Schaub, and T.J. Yates to play QB next year. That worked out well for you in the past.