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They’re hanging around and waiting until next Sunday when they play the Redskins. Since there isn’t a game to talk and think about this week , let’s instead decompress and review what’s happened so far, starting with the offense. The Texans have scored 214 points, which is 14th in the league.They are averaging 24 points a game. They are 24th in offensive DVOA at -6.7%, 12th in pass offense DVOA at 20.4%, and 28th in run offense DVOA at -18.6%. Deshaun Watson has completed 64.9% of his passes, has a touchdown rate of 6%, has thrown 17 touchdowns to 7 interceptions, and is averaging 8.5 yards an attempt. He’s also been sacked 30 times and slithered out of thousands more Houston Texans Womens T-Shirt , bringing his net yards per attempt down to 7.09. DeAndre Hopkins has 63 catches on 90 targets for 894 yards and 7 touchdowns, numbers that most receivers aspire to for in an entire season. Lamar Miller is averaging 4.2 yards a carry, a yard more than Alfred Blue. Keke Coutee, despite playing in only four games, is third on the team in receiving yards and receptions. I’m not here to give my opinion. I want to hear yours. What grade would you give the Texans’ offense through the first nine games of the season? The Houston Texans didn't pick until the third round in this year's draft.That hasn't stopped them from getting plenty of contributions from their unsung rookies, led by Justin Reid, a third-round pick whose 101-yard interception return for a TD helped Houston extend its winning streak to seven games last week.Houston did not have a pick in the first two rounds after trading a first-round pick to Cleveland in 2017 to move up to get quarterback Deshaun Watson at No. 12. They previously sent their second-round pick in the 2018 draft to the Browns as part of the deal to get rid of Brock Osweiler.Because of those moves their first pick this year was at No. 68 and they used it to select Reid, a safety from Stanford. They got center Martinas Rankin and tight end Jordan Akins later in the third round; picked up receiver Keke Coutee in the fourth; and added tight end Jordan Thomas in the sixth."Those guys have really been an impressive class just from a personal standpoint 鈥?maturity Houston Texans Hats , work ethic and they really work hard to improve, and they understand their role on the team, their spot on the team," coach Bill O'Brien said."Guys in that class are very respectful of the veterans in the locker room. I think they've added a lot to the chemistry of the locker room."Reid has appeared in every game for the Texans, has 53 tackles and leads the team with three interceptions. He might have had a leg up on most rookies because his older brother, Eric, is a six-year NFL veteran who recently returned to the NFL with Carolina. Justin said the two used to sit outside the house and break down film when he was still in college.He knows it's sometimes difficult for lower draft picks to contribute so quickly, but believes the success of this rookie class has been important to Houston's turnaround."You need that Houston Texans Womens Hoodie ," he said. "All good teams you need your role players to play well. You need guys to step up in big-time situations and make some plays. That's one of the best things about this team is we don't know week to week who's going to come up and make a big play ... and when you have guys all around the field making plays and able to contribute to a team win, that's when you know you have a good thing going."Veteran defensive back Tyrann Mathieu agreed and raved about Houston's rookie class."I hear a lot of people talk about our leadership, obviously, coming from an 0-3 start, but I would probably say that our young guys have really helped us out a lot, too," he said. "Just their character ... just those guys showing up to work every day. That's all you can ask for from rookies."Rankin has appeared in each game with three starts, and Akins Womens Customized Houston Texans Jerseys , Thomas and Coutee have also contributed on offense. Coutee has played a bigger role since Will Fuller suffered a season-ending knee injury, and he has 26 receptions for 273 yards and a touchdown.Akins has 11 receptions for 131 yards. Thomas has 10 receptions for 138 yards and has become a favorite red-zone target of Watson and has three short touchdowns.Coutee said a key to finding success as a rookie is making sure the veterans know they can count on you."Just earning everybody's trust and showing everyone that you can play and that you belong, as well," he said. "Once you get these guys' trust in this locker room, then you can make plays, and that's what a lot of our rookies are doing this year."Reid credits his success this season to the work he puts in off the field and estimates that he spends 10-12 hours a week at home doing extra work to make sure he's prepared for the games."You should see my IPad and the notes that I take," he said. "I take notes on everything and I study it, and I'm a film rat and I love to be able to see things on tape. And when you see it over and over on film , then you see it in the game, you can almost anticipate it. And then you combine that with the leadership you have on this team and just with experience with having reps, things just slow down more and more."

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