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

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: 

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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

Austin Powell

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.