Could this be it-the first competitive Thursday night game of the 2014 NFL season? The Colts visit Houston as just a three-point favorite, and both teams are 3-2, so at the risk of being the Mary Swanson to your Lloyd Christmas, I’m saying there’s a chance.
The active player captains for the 2014 Pro Bowl will be QB Drew Brees, RB Jamaal Charles, DE Robert Quinn and DE J.J. Watt.
Just about every member of St. Louis’ defensive line unit had a productive day in the Rams’ 38-13 win over Houston on Sunday.
Rams right tackle has battled injuries all season and hasn’t played since Week 2, but he was able to do some limited work on Thursday, with an eye on possibly returning to game action next Sunday, when St. Louis plays the Carolina Panthers.
Both clubs are 2-3 after five games, but now it’s the Texans who have lost three in a row.
The Houston Texans have long seen their offense strike when the iron is hot and consistently run up the score, but they’ve needed the defense to keep the lead. With some players leaving and others are not living up to the hype, J.J. Watt brings the whole package to a team that is getting better every season.