Linebacker’s words may stir up rivalry with Texans
The fans in Houston always have hated the
Bulluck said Thursday the
“We’re a 3-6 team with nothing to lose. I know they have playoff aspirations and everything, so we’re really looking forward to come down to Houston and destroying all playoff thoughts and aspirations they have. Thank you. Because my season is not going the way that I intended it to,” Bulluck said.
Tennessee leads this series 11-4. But the
That last win on Sept. 20 featured a scuffle on the
Officials ejected Tennessee defensive tackle
“Obviously, it’s unfortunate how things went down with everything, but it’s a hard fought game and things like that sometimes happen,” Schaub said.
Now two straight wins? Schaub said that does help build a rivalry.
“It makes everything more interesting especially within the division because you know the team extremely well and the faces stay the same for a few years,” he said. “You get to know how each other plays, and then it’s just about going out and executing your plan.”
Plays are one thing. Bulluck had to stop Thursday to remember Schaub’s name and called it a very distant relationship.
“We did have a relationship like in the sense that this organization used to be in Houston. We’re more like cousins. They’re like our fourth- or fifth-cousin. We don’t really acknowledge them,” Bulluck said.
The linebacker was on a roll, but did admit he respects the
“I’ve been here since they’ve been in existence, so that’s like less than 10 years that they’ve been in existence,” he said. “The last couple years they’ve been playing good football. For them to be a young expansion team, they’re making strides in the right direction. I don’t know when it comes to a rivalry.”