Houston Texans defensive finish Jacob Martin was once joyful with the manner the defensive line performed in opposition to the Inexperienced Bay Packers in the first week of the preseason.
At Lambeau Area for the duration of the Texans’ 26-7 salvage over the Packers, Houston’s defensive line offered 13 blended tackles, 2.0 sacks, a forced fumble, and two fumble recoveries.
Martin says the defensive line is together with vitality to the team.
“All the pieces starts up entrance and I said earlier in the offseason that the D-Line brings the juice, D-Line brings the vitality and when the D-Line such, the the rest of the protection is up and when the the rest of the protection is up, and when the the rest of the protection is up, the team goes,” Martin said. “I truly agree with that the vitality and the effort comes from the D-Line by manner of how our team responds and plays.”
Martin began for Houston but didn’t chronicle any statistics in the preseason victory. Nonetheless, the the rest of the protection had a promising exhibiting.
The Texans’ manufacturing looks to be a byproduct of switching from the 3-4 to a Tampa 2, fresh defensive coordinator Lovie Smith’s signature protection. Smith’s philosophy is also predicated on getting gobs of takeaways. So long as the defensive line is bringing the juice to generate those turnovers, the Texans need to be in a advise to compete in 2021.