Earlier in the week I wrote about this being a chance for vengeance, and at least one Titan agrees with that sentiment: Sen'Derrick Marks. Marks could be in the middle of a break-out end to the season with the loss of Tony Brown, but instead he's probably going to be hobbled thanks to a few cut blocks thrown by the Texans. Marks is ready to get some revenge on the field Sunday, and hopefully we can expect a big effort from the 2009 second round pick.
Fernando Velasco is happy to be starting, but has a sad that it came at the expense of Eugene Amano. If Velasco balls out the rest of the way, you could see Amano move back to guard next year, bumping Harris back to the bench.
Newly-signed DT Malcolm Sheppard was a beast at Arkansas last year, but hasn't gotten a chance to prove what he can do in the NFL. There's a very good chance he is active on Sunday, so hopefully he can be our payback for letting Antonio Johnson be signed off of our practice squad by the Colts. But hey, at least we kept Donnie Nickey.
Chris Johnson was named one of the best game breakers of the 2000's by a Yahoo! contributor.
Earlier in the week it was Bo Scaife, and now Chris Johnson is hinting at a possible schism in the locker room:
"I know guys on this team are still behind him and support him."
—RB Chris Johnson on whether deposed QB Vince Young still has support in the locker room.
Darren McFarland previews Sunday's game.
While all of the focus from the outside may be on the fight between Cortland Finnegan and Andre Johnson, Finny should be focused on winning the battle before the whistle blows.
And finally, a little bulletin board material:
HOUSTON (AP)—Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub is having a little fun at the expense of teammate Andre Johnson, placing a life-size cardboard cutout of Sylvester Stallone as Rocky Balboa from the movie "Rocky" at the receiver’s locker.
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