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STILL HOLD A LOSING FRANCHISE RECORD AT 77-99

Texans fans love to boast about their two wild card playoff wins over the Bengals as evidence they’re better than the Dallas Cowboys. Here is the reality of the situation.

The Houston Texans, as a franchise, are 77-99. That means they still hold a losing record after 11 seasons of operation. For comparison, since Texans fans want to compare their team to a team that doesn’t even play in their conference, the Dallas Cowboys got over the .500 mark after the 1969 season. In those first ten seasons, the Cowboys also played the legendary Green Bay Packers in the ’66 and ’67 NFL Championship games, not the conference championship loser in the divisional playoffs.

For the Texans to creep over .500, they would need to go 28-4 over the next two seasons. Since 2000, only one franchise did it twice with the first time coming in 2003-04 and the other in 2006-07. I don’t even need to name the team, but my hint is they play in a cushy division with virtually 6 wins guaranteed each year.

Is Matt Schaub a two-time Super Bowl MVP or a single-season record setter? Is the AFC South as devoid competitively as the AFC East? The chances the Texans go 28-4 the next two seasons is comparable to the proof Texans fans have their team is better than the Cowboys.

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  • tj yellow jacket

    Now that’s a good article for people in the lone star state to read!

  • Peach

    Wow, Most of my Cowboy friend fans were/are the ones trying to make it a rivalry. Despite what you say in your article the fact that your entire article is badmouthing the Texans I’d say you want a rivalry as well. Here’s the truth about NFL football in Texas. The Cowboys were 8-8 the last two years while the Texans were in the playoffs…

  • Buck

    WOW!!!!! Sounds like a very bitter Cowgirl fan still living in the glory of successes from many years ago. Currently, the Girls can’t make the playoffs and never will as long as Captain JJ is at the helm of that sinking ship.

  • OMG

    Lame. Texans are 5-5 against the Cowboys in head to head matchups. Let’s compare apples to apples here. The franchise has been building and going in a positive direction since Gary Kubiak came to town.
    Ask the country which team will be in the Super Bowl before the other.. Texans or Cowboys.
    Stop living in the 70s and 90s Cowboy fans.

    • BJ Stewart

      Uhh…check their record against the Cowboys in games that MATTER.

  • brett

    .527 > .525(Garret’s record as Head coach), last I checked.

  • True Cowboys Fan

    As a cowboys fan I don’t get it why would anyone write a article like this its like slapping your little sister around & bragging about it c’mon can we just get along GO COWBOYS!! TRUE COWBOY Fan For Life !!