Face it: Houston has inferiority complex

Updated: September 23, 2010, 11:04 AM ET
By Matt Mosley | ESPN.com

IRVING, Texas -- Like it or not, the Houston Texans are still looking for validation that only comes with playoff success. They opened Reliant Stadium with great fanfare and a win over the Dallas Cowboys in 2002. But No. 1 overall pick David Carr was ultimately a bust and the organization traded for a Falcons quarterback who had languished behind Michael Vick.

Houston has always had an inferiority complex to Dallas based on its lack of non-chain restaurants and the 610 loop to nowhere. ...

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