Scouting the Texans: Defense

Will the Texans be able to slow down the Colts? How will the absence of Brian Cushing affect their game plan? Brad Keller takes a look inside the Houston defense.

Defensive Line:

Mario Williams rose to prominence in 2007 and 2008 with a combined 26 sacks.  Last season, as a result of drawing more double teams, his sack production fell to nine in 2009.  He had a sack in each game last season working against Charlie Johnson. Johnson was limited in practice this week, and is questionable for Sunday's game.

If he plays and is limited, or if Jeff Linkenbach gets the start, Williams will try to make an impression early by getting to Peyton Manning.  The Colts should take advantage of this over pursuit by running draws and delays to Williams' side.  Joseph Addai should find some space on the left side and Indianapolis should be able to slow the assault of Williams and the Houston pass rush by deploying this strategy early. 


Whoever handles Williams Sunday will have his hands full
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The Texans deploy a version of the Cover 2 defense that is very similar to what the Colts use, which means that they try to generate as much pressure as possible from their front four.  In most situations, a massive right tackle such as Ryan Diem would be able to wear the left defensive end down over the course of the game.

Left end Antonio Smith, though, is accustomed to playing end in the 3-4 scheme from his days in Arizona and has the size and stamina to stay with Diem throughout the game.  He is not a talented pass rusher, though, so Diem should be able to handle him when Manning drops back to pass.

Defensive tackles Shaun Cody and Amobi Okoye will try to disrupt the inexperienced and injured interior of the Indianapolis offensive line by attacking the line of scrimmage and using their size and speed to penetrate into the backfield both in the running game and the passing game.  It is here where the draws and delays will work to the advantage of the Colts if they are properly angled. If Addai attempts to cut back inside, he will be swallowed up.  With slants, draws, and delays, Indianapolis should be able to counter the aggressiveness and athleticism of the Houston front four.

If they are unable to get anything going in the running game, Okoye and Cody have been refining their pass rushing techniques and should improve on their 2009 sack totals this season, starting Sunday against Indianapolis.

Allowing Smith and Williams to pin their ears back is also not a recipe for success for the Colts offense.  Though the Texans only had 30 sacks last season, they are still able to generate pressure and Manning is most comfortable when defenders are not in his face.  If the offensive game plan is balanced and is able to keep the Houston front four off balance, they can force the Texans to blitz, which will take Houston out of their comfort zone and play directly into Manning's capable hands.

Linebackers:

Brian Cushing led all Texans linebackers in sacks last season with four.  He is the unit's most accomplished blitzer and will be missed should Houston be forced to blitz to apply pressure to Manning.

But the true test of Cushing's absence will be how successful the Colts are in attacking reserve linebacker Kevin Bentley in the passing game with Dallas Clark.  If Indianapolis has early success with Clark, that would force strong safety Bernard Pollard into the box, which would leave opportunities open in the deep passing game.

Ultimately, the success of this unit will come down to how much ground DeMeco Ryans needs to cover.  Before Cushing arrived in 2009, Ryans needed to cover a lot of ground and was stretched too thin.  If he needs to cover too much ground in the passing game, it will have an adverse affect on his ability to cover the same amount of ground in the running game.

In addition, the Texans will not be able to sacrifice Ryans in pass defense and will not be able to send him on the blitz.  Ryans is a fantastically talented player, though, and an amazing athlete, so he may be up to the challenge.  If nothing else, he will be able to pad his stats in the first four games of the season, as the front seven will be counting on him to make a play.

Weakside linebacker Zac Diles has been forced into service due to injuries in the linebacking corps, but he should be able to hold his own.  He will need to chuck Austin Collie on passing plays, but he will be able to handle that responsibility.  As in the Colts defense, the Will linebacker is not asked to do much but run to the ball and tackle it, so he should neither be considered a strength nor a weakness.

Defensive Backs:

Pollard is more of an in-the-box safety, but has adequate coverage skills.  Free safety Eugene Wilson has lot some speed over the years, but is still an accomplished cover player that should be able to handle the deep half of the field to Reggie Wayne's side.


Bernard Pollard likes to play close to the line of scrimmage, but will be tested vs. Indy
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But, Indianapolis will still need to work the ball to Wayne in the short-to-intermediate routes as he was covered by the departed Dunta Robinson last season and current top man Kareem Jackson was the third cornerback behind Robinson and Jacques Reeves. Wayne should have success working his craft against last season's third-string corner.

Pierre Garcon has a significant advantage over Glover Quin, who started 12 games as a rookie last season and led the team with 11 passes defended.  Quin is a fine player, but will be overwhelmed at the prospect of starting against the second-best receiver that a receiver-rich team like Indianapolis has to offer.  With Clark and Austin Collie working the underneath routes and Pollard cheating towards the line to put a stop to it, Garcon should have a number of one-on-one opportunities deep against Quin. 

Manning and the Colts should either be able to strike quick against this overmatched secondary or be able to wear them down and get them to flinch in the second half should they play over their heads or mask their weaknesses through schemes in the first half.  This should be a big game for Manning and the passing offense if they are able to slow down the pass rush with early success in the running game and strike big late in the first half and throughout the second half.


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Mario Williams rose to prominence in 2007 and 2008 with a combined 26 sacks.  Last season, as a result of drawing more double teams, his sack production fell to nine in 2009.  He had a sack in each game last season working against Charlie Johnson. Johnson was limited in practice this week, and is questionable for Sunday's game.

If he plays and is limited, or if Jeff Linkenbach gets the start, Williams will try to make an impression early by getting to Peyton Manning.  The Colts should take advantage of this over pursuit by running draws and delays to Williams' side.  Joseph Addai should find some space on the left side and Indianapolis should be able to slow the assault of Williams and the Houston pass rush by deploying this strategy early. 

The Texans deploy a version of the Cover 2 defense that is very similar to what the Colts use, which means that they try to generate as much pressure as possible from their front four.  In most situations, a massive right tackle such as Ryan Diem would be able to wear the left defensive end down over the course of the game.

Left end Antonio Smith, though, is accustomed to playing end in the 3-4 scheme from his days in Arizona and has the size and stamina to stay with Diem throughout the game.  He is not a talented pass rusher, though, so Diem should be able to handle him when Manning drops back to pass.

Defensive tackles Shaun Cody and Amobi Okoye will try to disrupt the inexperienced and injured interior of the Indianapolis offensive line by attacking the line of scrimmage and using their size and speed to penetrate into the backfield both in the running game and the passing game.  It is here where the draws and delays will work to the advantage of the Colts if they are properly angled. If Addai attempts to cut back inside, he will be swallowed up.  With slants, draws, and delays, Indianapolis should be able to counter the aggressiveness and athleticism of the Houston front four.

If they are unable to get anything going in the running game, Okoye and Cody have been refining their pass rushing techniques and should improve on their 2009 sack totals this season, starting Sunday against Indianapolis.

Allowing Smith and Williams to pin their ears back is also not a recipe for success for the Colts offense.  Though the Texans only had 30 sacks last season, they are still able to generate pressure and Manning is most comfortable when defenders are not in his face.  If the offensive game plan is balanced and is able to keep the Houston front four off balance, they can force the Texans to blitz, which will take Houston out of their comfort zone and play directly into Manning's capable hands.

Brian Cushing led all Texans linebackers in sacks last season with four.  He is the unit's most accomplished blitzer and will be missed should Houston be forced to blitz to apply pressure to Manning.

But the true test of Cushing's absence will be how successful the Colts are in attacking reserve linebacker Kevin Bentley in the passing game with Dallas Clark.  If Indianapolis has early success with Clark, that would force strong safety Bernard Pollard into the box, which would leave opportunities open in the deep passing game.

Ultimately, the success of this unit will come down to how much ground DeMeco Ryans needs to cover.  Before Cushing arrived in 2009, Ryans needed to cover a lot of ground and was stretched too thin.  If he needs to cover too much ground in the passing game, it will have an adverse affect on his ability to cover the same amount of ground in the running game.

In addition, the Texans will not be able to sacrifice Ryans in pass defense and will not be able to send him on the blitz.  Ryans is a fantastically talented player, though, and an amazing athlete, so he may be up to the challenge.  If nothing else, he will be able to pad his stats in the first four games of the season, as the front seven will be counting on him to make a play.

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Pollard is more of an in-the-box safety, but has adequate coverage skills.  Free safety Eugene Wilson has lot some speed over the years, but is still an accomplished cover player that should be able to handle the deep half of the field to Reggie Wayne's side.

But, Indianapolis will still need to work the ball to Wayne in the short-to-intermediate routes as he was covered by the departed Dunta Robinson last season and current top man Kareem Jackson was the third cornerback behind Robinson and Jacques Reeves. Wayne should have success working his craft against last season's third-string corner.

Pierre Garcon has a significant advantage over Glover Quin, who started 12 games as a rookie last season and led the team with 11 passes defended.  Quin is a fine player, but will be overwhelmed at the prospect of starting against the second-best receiver that a receiver-rich team like Indianapolis has to offer.  With Clark and Austin Collie working the underneath routes and Pollard cheating towards the line to put a stop to it, Garcon should have a number of one-on-one opportunities deep against Quin. 

Manning and the Colts should either be able to strike quick against this overmatched secondary or be able to wear them down and get them to flinch in the second half should they play over their heads or mask their weaknesses through schemes in the first half.  This should be a big game for Manning and the passing offense if they are able to slow down the pass rush with early success in the running game and strike big late in the first half and throughout the second half.

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