Each of the past two weeks, I've given you my Daily Brew 5 Top 5s so let's keep it going.
Here are the top 5s that I've done the past two weeks.
- Running backs the Texans defense will face
2. AFC South Non-QB Offensive players the Texans defense will face
3. Cornerbacks the Texans offense will face
4. Safeties the Texans offense will face
5. Offensive lineman the Texans will face
6. Non-QB offensive players the Texans defense will face
7. QB the Texans defense will face in 2020
8. Non-AFC South defensive players the Texans will face in 2020
9. AFC South defensive players the Texans will face in 2020
10. Wide Receivers the Texans will face in 2020
11. Rookies the Texans will face in 2020
12. Secondaries the Texans offense will face
13. Edge rushers the Texans offense will face
14. Road game venues on the 2020 schedule.
15. "Face in a New Place" (non-rookies) on the 2020 schedule.
16. "Gone but not forgotten" (players the Texans would've faced but will not in 2020)
17. Brothers the Texans will face in 2020
18. Non-QB Units the Texans will face…
19. Moments in road venues against road opponents in 2020
20. Moments at NRG Stadium against home opponents in 2020
21. Overall Players, according to Madden 2021, that the Texans face in 2020
22. Most intriguing returning players in Training camp 2020
23. Names to Know (perhaps NEW to many) in Training camp 2020
24. Most intriguing NEW players in Training camp 2020
25. "Don't Forget about ME!" in Training camp 2020
26. Training camp memories since 2014
This week, let's keep it rolling with a focus on training camp
Top Five Training Camp venues we've been to since 2014
Honorable mention: Saints facility, Metairie, LA, Bon Secours, Washington Football Team, Richmond, VA
5. Denver Broncos Facility, Englewood, CO (2014)
4. San Francisco 49ers Facility, Santa Clara, CA (2016)
3. The Greenbrier, White Sulphur Springs. WV (2017, 2018)
2. Don Hutson Practice Fields, Green Bay, WI (2019)
1. Houston Methodist Training center, Houston, TX (Beginning - Present)
Top Five Hard Knocks moments 2014/2015
5. Bill O'Brien calling for J.J. Watt on goal line, then Watt destroying ball carrier (2015)
4. Happy Socks and Charles James' emergence (2015)
3. Vince Wilfork's kicking competition with Team USA star Carli Lloyd (2015)
2. JJ Watt emerging over the bridge for Falcons Hard Knocks (2014)
1. J Joe - "Let's get the ---- out of Richmond" (2015)
Top Five Things I'll be watching immediately upon the start of camp.
5. The start of the second year leap of defensive back Lonnie Johnson Jr.
4. Tight end Kahale Warring
3. The return of starting right tackle Tytus Howard
2. Running back David Johnson's burst in the run game.
1. Watson to Cooks, Cobb and Fuller - I would normally not say any skill players at all because that's what I typically focus on during the offseason. However, as they say...it's been a little different in 2020.
Top Five Questions heading into 2020 Training camp (nothing about health)
5. How will all three units (O, D, ST) look different/same with new play callers/coordinators?
4. Can this rookie class add value early in the season, given the disjointed offseason?
3. Who takes over at safety next to Justin Reid?
2. Will the Texans make another monster trade/deal prior to the end of TC/PS?
1. How valuable will the intrasquad scrimmages be in lieu of joint practices and preseason games?
Top Five guiltiest pleasures to watch in training camp
5. Deshaun Watson's deep ball
4. Situational football team periods - I LOVE those.
3. Zach Cunningham's speed all over the field.
2. Football on a stick - defensive line
1. Will Fuller V's speed anywhere on the field