In our eight-part Making the Grade, we look back at the Texans' 2-14 season in 2013. We've already looked at the secondary and running backs. Up now: linebackers.
The Texans (2-12) will take another crack at ending their long losing streak on Sunday but it won’t be easy. They’re hosting the Broncos (11-3), who are still playing for playoff positioning.
During the past week of practice, interim head coach Wade Phillips brought in officials from the Big 12 in an attempt to thwart his team’s penalty problems.
The Texans knew the Patriots were capable of staging a second-half comeback.
And they still couldn’t stop it.