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It’s hard to find a silver lining to the Houston Texans’ humiliating loss to the New England Patriots in primetime on Thursday night. The Texans were supposed to show off their new-look offense, led by quarterback Brock Osweiler, and prove that they were a true contender. Instead, they were shut out and embarrassed by the Patriots’ tough defense and third-string, rookie quarterback.
The latest edition of Tom Brady’s TB Times said it all:
But there was one small consolation:
Lamar Miller helped push the Texans over 100 yards rushing for the night. That meaningless stat unlocked a throwaway coupon for some McNuggets. Apparently, this didn’t cut the mustard (or barbecue sauce) with most fans:
This is what happens when brands swing and miss on Twitter. It’s a beautiful thing to watch unfold.
H/T Fox Sports
Austin Powell is the former managing editor of the Daily Dot. His work focuses on the intersection of entertainment and technology. He previously served as a music columnist for the Austin Chronicle and is the co-author of The Austin Chronicle Music Anthology.