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Texans: Bill O’Brien’s massive gamble will impact strategy tremendously

In a shocking turn of events which has left league circles reeling even in the midst of a global pandemic, the Houston Texans’ off-season priority now has shifted from being almost entirely focused on rebuilding the defense to how Deshaun Watson and the Houston Texans’ offense will move forward after trading away one of its most significant assets.

The impact of trading DeAndre Hopkins doesn’t end with his top tier individual talent, his locker room value, or his beloved status among Houston Texans’ faithful. Hopkins was the one player a defense had to account for on every snap outside of the quarterback.