Denver's defenders ruined Osweiler's homecoming by hurrying, hitting and harassing their ex-quarterback Monday night, even if his ears weren't ringing from the crowd noise.
Here are some of the headlines and top social posts from last night's prime time match-up:
The Texans are 10-22 in national televised games with 9 of those losses coming by 18 or more. Over last 7, 2-5 with 10.1 PF and 23.8 PA— Lance Zierlein (@LanceZierlein) October 25, 2016
USA TODAY SPORTS: Broncos' Talib says Trevor Siemian 'better than Brock' Osweiler
“If you look at it overall, (Elway) saved a bunch of money. And Trev is a great quarterback, man. He's better than Brock in my eyes. So it’s a win-win situation,” Broncos Pro Bowl cornerback Aqib Talib told USA TODAY Sports.
REPORT: Houston man accused of robbing local football team of $72 million dollars. pic.twitter.com/rsx5oEgGog— NFL Memes (@NFL_Memes) October 25, 2016
"How can we leave Brock in Denver on the way back to Houston? 🤔" pic.twitter.com/CpfjRJHcF1— NFL on Texans (@NFLOnTexans) October 25, 2016
"The whole time I thought I had a pick-six," Chris Harris said. "I wish he would have held the ball and threw that pick to me. I was right there for it."
Good to see Wade Phillips again, he made sure to search for all his former Texans players pic.twitter.com/1s1qmgwPsk— Daniel Gotera (@DTGoteraKHOU) October 25, 2016
SPORTS ILLUSTRATED: Osweiler shows Broncos he did them a favor by leaving
Is Osweiler a better quarterback than Siemian? Maybe, there is limited evidence to date of that conclusion, and he certainly wasn’t on Monday night.
The Tale of the Tape pic.twitter.com/qT4XMZpjxr— NFLonCBS (@NFLonCBS) October 25, 2016
Top-graded Texans on defense in loss to Denver:— Pro Football Focus (@PFF) October 25, 2016
1.A.J. Bouye 96.6
2.S Andre Hal 78.7
3.OLB Whitney Mercilus 77.4
4.ILB Brian Cushing 75.9
"It was no contest. Somebody should have kept Osweiler home and tucked him safely in bed early."
Texans are 4-3, proving again that Bill Parcells lied. You are not necessarily what your record says you are.— Gregg Rosenthal (@greggrosenthal) October 25, 2016
Now, #Texans fans, you have Vince Wilfork's permission to check your brisket. But you should have done it long ago.— Jerome Solomon (@JeromeSolomon) October 25, 2016