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What It's Like To Be A Houston Texans Fan Right Now

"It wasn't supposed to be like this."

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The 2012 Houston Texans went 12-4 and were AFC South champs. So coming into this season, the fans had high expectations and were honestly projecting a Super Bowl-bound team.
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The 2012 Houston Texans went 12-4 and were AFC South champs. So coming into this season, the fans had high expectations and were honestly projecting a Super Bowl-bound team.

After a thrilling come-from-behind victory on Monday Night in Week 1, everyone was feeling energetic. Sure, it wasn't pretty, but a win's a win.
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After a thrilling come-from-behind victory on Monday Night in Week 1, everyone was feeling energetic. Sure, it wasn't pretty, but a win's a win.

But then something happened. The Texans continued to play sloppily, and nobody could really understand why.
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But then something happened. The Texans continued to play sloppily, and nobody could really understand why.

And then it started to become embarrassing.
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And then it started to become embarrassing.

And despite Matt Schaub setting an NFL record by throwing a pick-six in four consecutive games, the fans were still behind him.
Getty / Bob Levey

And despite Matt Schaub setting an NFL record by throwing a pick-six in four consecutive games, the fans were still behind him.

Even though it was killing them on the inside.
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Even though it was killing them on the inside.

And then it was just too much to handle.
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And then it was just too much to handle.

So that disappointment turned into anger.
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So that disappointment turned into anger.

Which then led to cheering for backup Case Keenum.
Getty / Bob Levey

Which then led to cheering for backup Case Keenum.

Who quickly became the new fan favorite, even though the team still wasn't winning.
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Who quickly became the new fan favorite, even though the team still wasn't winning.

And as the losses piled up, the sadness ensued.
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And as the losses piled up, the sadness ensued.

Now the team is on a nine-game losing streak and everyone's pretty much lost hope.
Getty / Scott Halleran

Now the team is on a nine-game losing streak and everyone's pretty much lost hope.

And the only thing left for fans to do is sit alone with their thoughts.
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And the only thing left for fans to do is sit alone with their thoughts.

Since nobody wants to go to a Texans game anymore.
Getty / Bob Levey

Since nobody wants to go to a Texans game anymore.

Unless it's to do this.
Getty / Bob Levey

Unless it's to do this.

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