What you really break it down, Houston has two of the top players in the league, one on each side of the ball. They made big differences in yesterday's game. When I award the anti-game ball, the way DeAndre Hopkins and JJ Watt wrecked the game have to factor into the equation.
I could go with Breno Giacomini, who was the player most victimized by Watt. While I do not think you can let Giacomini off the hook, he is a mediocre player at the end of the day. You could have expected bad things to come from this matchup from a mile away.
Darrelle Revis, on the other hand, is paid the big bucks to shut down the top receiver on the other team. Even on the wrong side of 30, he remains one of the top cover guys in the league. His matchup against Hopkins yesterday was no contest, capped by a 61 yard touchdown where he was burned. Hopkins had also beaten him deep earlier and had some other nice catches on very well-executed plays, the type where Revis did not do a whole lot wrong but still the type he stopped in his younger days.
I think a lot of Revis' alleged problems in coverage this year have been way overblown. He has rarely been beaten soundly. Yesterday he was repeatedly, however. He still might be a very good corner, but he might not be able to shut down the best of the best like Hopkins the way he used to be.
For this, he gets my anti-game ball. Who gets yours?