Otto Graham, Ed Rubbert, Mark Rypien, Peyton Manning, and Ryan Fitzpatrick. What do they all have in common? They are the only quarterbacks in NFL history to throw for 300 yards in their NFL debut. What would possess me to bring up such a random stat? Ryan Fitzpatrick did it against the Texans and the two face off again this Sunday. Not only that, but Fitzpatrick didn't even start the game. The date was Nov. 27, 2005 and the Texans were in the midst of their (in)famous 2-14 season.á Now, bringing up memories of that season isn't so much reopening old wounds for Texans fans; it's more like scraping salt in that would with a red hot cheese grater covered in lemon juice. The Texans entered that season with high expectations following a 7-9 campaign in 2004.á Though the team was already a di ...
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