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Texans: Unheralded players need to shine vs. Patriots

FOXBOROUGH -- Texans coach Gary Kubiak didn’t sugarcoat things when he was asked about his team’s 42-14 loss to the Patriots at Gillette Stadium on Dec. 10.

“You’re making a huge mistake if you start saying, ‘If we’d had done this or if we’d had done that we would have been fine.’ We weren’t fine, we got our tails kicked,” Kubiak said in a Wednesday morning conference call. “They were very, very explosive.”

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