We interrupt this regularly scheduled article about how Matt Leinart is no Matt Schaub to bring you something positive.
Yes, regardless of recent events, there is still plenty to be excited about in Houston for the present and the future.
I said in preseason that it appeared that this team already had a lot of talent, mostly on the defensive side of the ball, that appeared to simply have been coached poorly in 2010. That's the only explanation for adding Wade Phillips, and all of a sudden, they're good. Really good.
There are a few others on the offensive side of the ball, but when I start thinking about 10 Texans players who have improved the most since the end of the nightmare that was the 2010 season, it's going to be mostly defense.
With that said, let's take a look at those players now.