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Texans fans will not be consoled with free McNuggets after humiliating loss

Who doesn't want free McNuggets?

 

Austin Powell

Internet Culture

Published Sep 23, 2016   Updated May 25, 2021, 10:46 pm CDT

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. 

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The latest edition of Tom Brady’s TB Times said it all: 

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But there was one small consolation: 

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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:

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This is what happens when brands swing and miss on Twitter. It’s a beautiful thing to watch unfold. 

H/T Fox Sports

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*First Published: Sep 23, 2016, 3:40 pm CDT