By Mark Lane
The Houston Texans offensive line was a part of a unit that allowed quarterback Deshaun Watson to take 62 sacks in 2018, the most in the NFL.
Even if the unit wasn’t entirely to blame for the astronomical figure, the reality is they had a share of the blame.
With offseason workouts underway across the NFL, Texans center Nick Martin says his fellow offensive linemen have a strong desire to improve upon the ugliness of last season.
“If you’re not hungry, you’re doing it wrong,” Martin told reporters Tuesday at NRG Park during the team’s offseason workouts. “You’re not going to last very long in this league. There’s no doubt about that. Again, it starts day by day. Just get a little bit better each day.”
What gives Martin encouragement about the direction of the offensive line and the team overall is the high attendance the club had at offseason workouts.
“Having everyone in the building just kind of puts a smile on everyone’s face. It’s already started — film,” said Martin. “We try to take the approach day by day of just one thing. Maybe one thing in the run and one thing in the pass. It’s started...