With week five of the NFL regular season in the books, BeaversEdge.com Managing Editor Brenden Slaughter recaps how the
Will Fuller V and Brandin Cooks spun the Titans cornerbacks around like tops, in particular Titans cornerback Malcolm Butler. The former Patriots cornerback seemed befuddled by the Fuller V/Cooks aerial circus. Because Deshaun had plenty of time to throw, those two could run nearly every route on the route tree and the Titans really had no answers.
The Houston Texans have been through the wringer this year. It began in the offseason, when former head coach and general manager Bill O'Brien traded All-Pro wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins to the Arizona Cardinals on the first day of free agency. O'Brien subsequently traded a 2021 second-round draft pick to the Los Angeles Rams in exchange for Brandin Cooks and inked left tackle Laremy Tunsil to a record-breaking contract extension.