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Thursday, December 12, 2013
Can Texans mimic Chiefs' turnaround?

By Tania Ganguli

Our Jeffri Chadiha thinks so.

In fact, Chadiha thinks the Texans will improve on the turnaround that the Chiefs made. Last season, Kansas City went 2-14 and earned the top pick in the draft. They've gone 10-3 so far this season. Kansas City's defense is far superior to its offense, but two of the major reasons for that turnaround were the additions of quarterback Alex Smith, general manager John Dorsey and head coach Andy Reid.

On the Texans, Chadiha writes: "The Texans don't have to worry about hiring a general manager, because Rick Smith is one of the best young executives in the business. They also have far more talent than Kansas City had at the end of last season, which is why they might be able to put their disastrous season -- now 2-11, with 11 consecutive defeats -- behind them quickly."

Chadiha likes the thought of former Bears coach Lovie Smith or Chargers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt as the Texans' next coach. He also echoed my thoughts from a week ago, that no decision Texans owner Bob McNair has made in his time as the Texans owner has been bigger than this one.

Give it a read, and offer your thoughts.