The Texans finish their 2014 preseason on Thursday night against the 49ers at NRG Stadium. Bill O'Brien wants to win, first and foremost. But the head coach also ticked off a list of other goals he'd like the team to accomplish. They're listed below, in his words.
1. "We want to come out of the game playing a smart football game,"
2. "meaning don’t turn it over,"
3. "be good situationally,"
4. "no line of scrimmage penalties,"
6. "Make sure that our special teams do a really good job of tackling, protecting and trying to knock the ball loose."
7. "Play smart on both sides of the ball,"
8. "do a good job on third down,
9. "(do a good job in) the red area,
10. "and (do a good job in the) two minute (situation).