It was not the start the Houston Texans were looking for with their revamped offensive line on Monday Night against the New Orleans Saints. Giving up six sacks and 11 quarterback hits to the Saints defense, left tackle Laremy Tunsil was not pleased with how things went protecting Deshaun Watson.
"We are gonna watch the film tomorrow and fix our mistakes whatever we did," Tunsil explained. "How many sacks did we give up? Six? We got to improve that number and drop that number down a little bit."
Only working together for about a week, the new-look Texans offensive line had communication issue but were still able to rush for 180 yards on the group and help put up 28 points on the scoreboard.
Tunsil knows getting back to work is the only way to get over a loss in the NFL.
"I mean that's that's part of the NFL that is part of playing 16 games," Tunsil said after the loss. "You win some you lose some, and you got to go into the film room and keep working and fix the mistakes."
It was the first game for Tunsil in a Texans uniform since the trade from the Miami Dolphins. He had some mistakes late in the game, but it was an overall reliable performance with limited work in the offense.
He was brought here for one primary purpose, protect Deshaun Watson. When asked of seeing Watson and his performance during week one, Tunsil said quickly. "Special. Very Special."
Tunsil was impressed with the offense and their ability to come together quickly to produce the way they did during week one.
"I think the whole world seen what we can do," Tunsil said of the offense. "You seen what 10 can do. 15, 4, 12. Seen what all the guys can do. We are a very special team. We got to continue working and not let the game define us."
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