I'll admit it, I was nervous for a little.
Then, Texans fans were able to breath a collective sigh of relief. The vaunted Bulls on Parade defense forced four turnovers on consecutive drives, which allowed the Texans' offense to put up 24 unanswered points.
After that, Gary Kubiak slammed down on the break pedal in an effort to wipe time off the clock.
The Texans ran and ran, throwing when necessary, in their own special way of lowering the dagger into the opponent.
The Texans dominated the game on defense, not allowing the Miami Dolphins to score a single offensive touchdown, and the Texans ultimately won the game by a score of 30-10.
Let's take a look at the biggest winners and losers of the Texans' first game of the 2012 NFL season.