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Could there be a more emblematic series than the first half goal line stand where the Texans' defense (with major props to weak side linebacker Zac Diles) fought tooth and nail to keep Jaguar's running back Maurice Jones-Drew out of the end zone? How does this sound as a microcosm for the entire season?  The Texans allow their opponent to the door step, fight hard for a short while, temporarily prevent the damage, yet still come up short in the end? Let's look at it from the viewpoint of the game against Jacksonville first. The Jaguars moved down the field and had a goal to go situation.  First-and-goal from the seven yard line.  Jones-Drew runs for four yards.  On second down, again, a rushing play for two yards.  Then, with two plays from the ...

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