This was the year everything was supposed to be different. This year the Texans weren't going to lose games like this. This is the season that the team wins the games it's supposed to win.
Apparently, that memo never arrived to Reliant Stadium this weekend.
In a game that the Raiders continually let the Texans stay in, Houston blew their chance for a miraculous comeback in the game's final seconds and dropped to 3-2 on the season while headed to probably their toughest game on the schedule this season at Baltimore.
There are a lot of things we learned today about this team, but let me narrow it down to five things that I find alarming going forward.