NFL Lockout: Why It Would Hurt the Houston Texans More Than Most

February 10, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The owners locking the players out for the 2011 season would be bad for everyone involved. The owners come off as the bad guys, the players go a year without playing or getting paid, and the teams lose a year of revenue from ticket and merchandise sales.
Some teams, though, stand to lose more than others if a lockout occurs. The Texans are one of those teams.
After nine years of accomplishing nothing, the relationship the Texans have with their fanbase can be described as tenuous at best. The unpopular decision to retain head coach Gary Kubiak isn't doing anything to help the tension there either. 
In short, a lockout is the last thing Texans management needs or wants. Not only will it put a bad taste in the fans' mouths, but it puts the Texans out of the minds of football fans in Houston. As the cliché goes, out of sight, out of mind. If the Texans spend a year away from the front pages of the newspaper and the lead story on nightly sportscasts, will fans be...

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