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infantrycak
05-08-2014, 10:17 AM
Please post discussion of the Texans' 1st round selection once made in this thread. The thread title will be updated to reflect the pick and we will have a similar thread for each selection. Thx.

Marcus
05-08-2014, 11:21 AM
Cak, for the next 3 days, if you choose to remove all restraints and rule this place with an iron fist, you'll get no complaints from me. Because it's going to need it. ;)

tedr
05-08-2014, 12:31 PM
Cak, for the next 3 days, if you choose to remove all restraints and rule this place with an iron fist, you'll get no complaints from me. Because it's going to need it. ;)

Agreed- well put.

Errant Hothy
05-08-2014, 12:37 PM
Cak, for the next 3 days, if you choose to remove all restraints and rule this place with an iron fist, you'll get no complaints from me. Because it's going to need it. ;)

All hail, Overlord Cak!

Thorn
05-08-2014, 12:41 PM
Cak, for the next 3 days, if you choose to remove all restraints and rule this place with an iron fist, you'll get no complaints from me. Because it's going to need it. ;)

I demand the freedom to be a Troll! I demand the freedom to be a total nuisance in the draft threads! If I can't have my demands, I'll take my ridiculous comments to another board!!

hookinreds
05-08-2014, 12:41 PM
Please post discussion of the Texans' 1st round selection once made in this thread. The thread title will be updated to reflect the pick and we will have a similar thread for each selection. Thx.

Keep your head on a swivel, or it will end up on a platter. Good luck and Godspeed.

chicagotexan2
05-08-2014, 01:01 PM
I'm gonna video the reaction to the pick at my house. Well either be cheering or swearing like a mo####fu####.

phantom17
05-08-2014, 01:07 PM
The suspense is killing me.........................:toropalm:

mattieuk
05-08-2014, 01:10 PM
I demand the freedom to be a Troll! I demand the freedom to be a total nuisance in the draft threads! If I can't have my demands, I'll take my ridiculous comments to another board!!

It's okay Thorn, you are grandfathered in, as you were Trolling everyone before they had to clamp down on all the new ones who'll appear 3 seconds after the draft pick is made! :kitten:

:)

LikeMike
05-08-2014, 01:12 PM
One suggestion: could you add a poll to that thread (in the form: do you like the pick? 1) yes 2) no)? I used to start threads like that in the past years and always found the results really interesting. But I probably have to sleep this year when we make our picks... and it`s better to have just one thread about the pick anyways.

infantrycak
05-08-2014, 01:15 PM
One suggestion: could you add a poll to that thread (in the form: do you like the pick? 1) yes 2) no)? I used to start threads like that in the past years and always found the results really interesting. But I probably have to sleep this year when we make our picks... and it`s better to have just one thread about the pick anyways.

Will do.

HJam72
05-08-2014, 01:22 PM
I vote no. :cutthroat:

Thorn
05-08-2014, 01:29 PM
It's okay Thorn, you are grandfathered in, as you were Trolling everyone before they had to clamp down on all the new ones who'll appear 3 seconds after the draft pick is made! :kitten:

:)

(the bolded) Ain't that the truth!! There's no telling who'll show up tonight. I don't mind us (all "us" who have posted here) going crazy after the pick, that's to be expected. I just hope we don't have a thousand new trollers which make it more difficult to just fight amongst ourselves.

kingtexan
05-08-2014, 01:30 PM
Wait, I don't choose to be an obnoxious a-hole ... I was born one, so you must give me freedom ... no, many many freedoms. Freedom to marry other obnoxious a-holes, and give us both health benefits. Freedom to act as I like where I like and not have my personality preference ... ummm errrr, born that way ... questioned. Because, as you know, if you don't the PC world will come down upon you with the wrath of 1000 centipedes you despicable bigots! Oh yeah, the draft ...

HJam72
05-08-2014, 01:31 PM
Just imagine if we get him. We'll have a thousand new members bashing AJ and Hopkins for any dropped pass.

Porky
05-08-2014, 01:33 PM
How could the Texans choose such a loser. What a terrible pick ______ is. And ____ ____ ____ College sucks too. Fire Rick Smith and fire Bob Mcnair and Cal Mcnair, and their sister too. And Bill O'Brien. And the janitor.

Just thought I would start a template so the knee jerkers don't have too type as much.

mattieuk
05-08-2014, 01:40 PM
(the bolded) Ain't that the truth!! There's no telling who'll show up tonight. I don't mind us (all "us" who have posted here) going crazy after the pick, that's to be expected. I just hope we don't have a thousand new trollers which make it more difficult to just fight amongst ourselves.

Come on Thorn, you're experienced enough to know that a first round draft pick and a pick 6 by a Texans QB leads to an extreme spike in 'new recruits' to the board.

And that is why Cak and the mod-squad get to use the TexansTalk corporate jet - it's hard work holding back the 10,000 unemployed GMs we'll have visiting tonight! :pirate:

We should all just hang out in the Tailgate section and name our draft discussion thread "Compromising Photos of Bill" - no-one will ever think of looking for us all in there!

santo
05-08-2014, 01:42 PM
We should all just hang out in the Tailgate section and name our draft discussion thread "Compromising Photos of Bill" - no-one will ever think of looking for us all in there!

I second this. :TexanBillAtNight:

Thorn
05-08-2014, 01:52 PM
We should all just hang out in the Tailgate section and name our draft discussion thread "Compromising Photos of Bill" - no-one will ever think of looking for us all in there!

:thinking:

Actually, not a bad idea.

cland
05-08-2014, 02:19 PM
The suspense is killing me.........................:toropalm:


I definitely have a few knots in my stomach... Though I'm hoping it's the draft, and not my lunch selection.

Marcus
05-08-2014, 02:29 PM
Isn't there a 24 hour wait period on new membership that permits posting?

If not, can one be set up temporarily for say, the next 3 days?

Just a thought.

Malloy
05-08-2014, 03:03 PM
When does the show start? nfl.com is rather useless atm... :)

mattieuk
05-08-2014, 03:07 PM
When does the show start? nfl.com is rather useless atm... :)

Starts on TV in Canada at 4:30 pacifc time (so half an hour before draft time) - which might translate if we're just picking up the same actual broadcast from the US.

I believe NFL Network began their pre-game show about 3 and a half days ago...

Thorn
05-08-2014, 03:23 PM
The actual draft starts at 7PM Central.

Malloy
05-08-2014, 03:25 PM
Thanks. Auch, that is a bit late... I'll have to stay up until 2am to see that we've traded our pick ;)

TexansFight
05-08-2014, 03:37 PM
Anyone else planning on going to the official Draft Party? I plan on being there.

eriadoc
05-08-2014, 05:48 PM
OK, I'm watching the NFLN coverage and I have to ask ... WTF is up with the GD fashion show angle? Who actually gives a GD what suit a football player is wearing or what scarf their mother is wearing?!?! Did I tune into the E! Network without knowing it? Again, WTF?

Scooter
05-08-2014, 06:25 PM
OK, I'm watching the NFLN coverage and I have to ask ... WTF is up with the GD fashion show angle? Who actually gives a GD what suit a football player is wearing or what scarf their mother is wearing?!?! Did I tune into the E! Network without knowing it? Again, WTF?

couldn't agree more. i've just left it on espn because i don't want to see a fashion show with awkward mom interviews. did they completely forget who their target audience is?

EVOLVIST
05-08-2014, 06:30 PM
couldn't agree more. i've just left it on espn because i don't want to see a fashion show with awkward mom interviews. did they completely forget who their target audience is?

Well, they very well couldn't show up with beer guts, homemade tattoos, and funyuns could they? Target audience achieved!

badboy
05-08-2014, 06:33 PM
OK, I'm watching the NFLN coverage and I have to ask ... WTF is up with the GD fashion show angle? Who actually gives a GD what suit a football player is wearing or what scarf their mother is wearing?!?! Did I tune into the E! Network without knowing it? Again, WTF?
What's wrong with a guy in a sharp suit? signed Calvin Murphy

Marcus
05-08-2014, 06:56 PM
OK, I'm watching the NFLN coverage and I have to ask ... WTF is up with the GD fashion show angle? Who actually gives a GD what suit a football player is wearing or what scarf their mother is wearing?!?! Did I tune into the E! Network without knowing it? Again, WTF?

What is the NFL all about, Doc?

$$$$$$$ It's just a dog and pony show.

mussop
05-08-2014, 06:57 PM
:shades: Now get your ars to camp and start working. It's time to shut up all the non believers. :clown::d:

MEGA SWATT
05-08-2014, 06:59 PM
Ok, let's do this....................

Marcus
05-08-2014, 07:01 PM
Plus, you have all the dipsh!ts that think you need to "dress for success". :gun:

Thorn
05-08-2014, 07:02 PM
Let's get this fricking show on the road.

TheMatrix31
05-08-2014, 07:03 PM
Stupid ****ing thread. Let the guy get picked first.

PapaL
05-08-2014, 07:04 PM
Gotta get those burn spurs out first but I'm all for it. #TeamClowney

Ranger Tom
05-08-2014, 07:04 PM
Drum roll please...no, they still have 10 minutes to make us wait. Damn.

Thorn
05-08-2014, 07:06 PM
Beer, joint, NFLN on one screen, TexansTalk on the other, I'm ready.

OzzO
05-08-2014, 07:06 PM
LOL... Texans on the clock with the first pick... let's go to commercial

Wolf
05-08-2014, 07:06 PM
https://scontent-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/t1.0-9/1016869_10201285886769403_1411803953_n.jpg

The Pencil Neck
05-08-2014, 07:07 PM
LOL... Texans on the clock with the first pick... let's go to commercial

I thought EXACTLY the same thing.

:bat:

gwallaia
05-08-2014, 07:07 PM
The suspense is killing me

mussop
05-08-2014, 07:07 PM
Stupid ****ing thread. Let the guy get picked first.

Maybe I know something. huh huh???

P.S. there is medication for your illness.

Thorn
05-08-2014, 07:08 PM
I turned the sound off.

OzzO
05-08-2014, 07:09 PM
I thought EXACTLY the same thing.

:bat:

Switched from NFLN to ESPN, they're staying there.

Dishman
05-08-2014, 07:11 PM
LOL... Texans on the clock with the first pick... let's go to commercial

I laughed. :goodpost:

False Start
05-08-2014, 07:11 PM
The suspense is killing me

Me too.

Manziel please!

mussop
05-08-2014, 07:11 PM
Those phones ain't a ringin. Get your clown makeup out boys. Clowney is a Texan.

gwallaia
05-08-2014, 07:13 PM
When did Bob shave his head?

MEGA SWATT
05-08-2014, 07:13 PM
omg, lets get this over with.....

Ranger Tom
05-08-2014, 07:13 PM
90 seconds, give us something already... I got excited for a moment when I looked at the stage, but no, it was just a cameraman.

PapaL
05-08-2014, 07:14 PM
Welcome to the Hustle, Jadeveon!

JCTexan
05-08-2014, 07:14 PM
Pick is in..

MEGA SWATT
05-08-2014, 07:14 PM
When did Bob shave his head?

wondering that too.....

Ranger Tom
05-08-2014, 07:15 PM
OK, welcome Mr. Clowney.

gwallaia
05-08-2014, 07:15 PM
Yes!

rmartin65
05-08-2014, 07:15 PM
Clowney. Would not have been my pick (Robinson), but I am not surprised.

JCTexan
05-08-2014, 07:16 PM
And the Texans take Clowney. Yes! Best player in this draft.

Thorn
05-08-2014, 07:16 PM
What a surprise. LOL

mussop
05-08-2014, 07:16 PM
Stupid ****ing thread. Let the guy get picked first.

You were ****ing saying????

badboy
05-08-2014, 07:16 PM
Was not my guy but he is now.

LikeMike
05-08-2014, 07:16 PM
I am happy. I would have been more than ok with Robinson, but I believe, if there is a player like Clowney available, you take him.

The Pencil Neck
05-08-2014, 07:16 PM
Well there you go.

HJam72
05-08-2014, 07:16 PM
OK, I still want a QB. Don't just sit on your asses and wait till the 3rd round.

xtruroyaltyx
05-08-2014, 07:17 PM
Let's go!!!!!!!

JB
05-08-2014, 07:17 PM
Well crap! Hope he gets the desire to out to Watt

DocBar
05-08-2014, 07:17 PM
Not real happy with this pick, but it is what it is.
I'm not going to root against him.

qqert
05-08-2014, 07:17 PM
watt mercilus cushing reed clowney

bulls on parade lives on



gonna miss the ninja!

MEGA SWATT
05-08-2014, 07:18 PM
Wow-------I like the pick, but I can't help but think Mario Williams...............



I wonder how this plays out comparing him to Johnny Football similar to how MW was compared to bush....

srrono
05-08-2014, 07:19 PM
Mr. Luck your luck just ran out.

kiwitexansfan
05-08-2014, 07:19 PM
Get him to the hospital ASAP and get those freaking bone spurs FIXED.

Like now, straight from Radio City Music Hall.

What are they waiting for?

TexCanada
05-08-2014, 07:19 PM
I'm happy with the pick. Give him the locker next to Watt and let him learn.

infantrycak
05-08-2014, 07:19 PM
Thumbs up or down on JaDaveon Clowney at 1.1?

SAMURAITEXAN
05-08-2014, 07:19 PM
I am excited. Welcome to Houston Jadeveon Clowney!

htownfan32
05-08-2014, 07:20 PM
Sorry, but I hate this pick. Should have been a quarterback, but oh well. In BOB I trust.

Marcus
05-08-2014, 07:21 PM
Down

Uncle Rico
05-08-2014, 07:21 PM
so does he have surgery for the bone spurs now or halfway into the season?

He better bring it. There will be no mercy.

Bulls on Parade
05-08-2014, 07:21 PM
Jadeveon Clowney is healthy now isn't he? He's been working out like a beast for the past few months. He ran a 4.53 forty-yard dash with bone spurs?

badboy
05-08-2014, 07:21 PM
thumb to the side as he has to prove he will bring it. I'll root for him. Still hoping now Atlanta knows we are serious, they bring a trade offer.

mussop
05-08-2014, 07:21 PM
Mr. Luck your luck just ran out.

I like that!!!!

MEGA SWATT
05-08-2014, 07:22 PM
Wow-------I like the pick, but I can't help but think Mario Williams...............



I wonder how this plays out comparing him to Johnny Football similar to how MW was compared to bush....

htowntexans1985
05-08-2014, 07:22 PM
Sorry, but I hate this pick. Should have been a quarterback, but oh well. In BOB I trust.

No quarterback worth 1.1. Welcome clowney. May you be even half of what Watt has turned out to be.

phantom17
05-08-2014, 07:22 PM
YES!!!!!! We got Clowned!:swatter:

DocBar
05-08-2014, 07:23 PM
I'm so glad there's a rookie wage scale. I also hope Watt and Cush take care of any motivational issues. I wish Antonio Smith was still on the team, too. He's a good mentor.

Bulls on Parade
05-08-2014, 07:23 PM
thumb to the side as he has to prove he will bring it. I'll root for him. Still hoping now Atlanta knows we are serious, they bring a trade offer.
No thanks. They could offer three first-round pick in 2014, 2015 and 2016 I'd still say no. Jadeveon Clowney is a special talent and I'm very happy with the selection. Now I'm ready to see what's to come.

srrono
05-08-2014, 07:23 PM
Evan Silva ‏@evansilva 4m

#Texans Front 7: LE JJ Watt RE Jared Crick NT Jerrell Powe OLB Jadeveon Clowney OLB Whitney Mercilus ILB Brian Cushing ILB Brooks Reed

HoustonFrog
05-08-2014, 07:23 PM
Wow-------I like the pick, but I can't help but think Mario Williams...............



I wonder how this plays out comparing him to Johnny Football similar to how MW was compared to bush....

Sorry I think Clowney is a once in a lifetime freak whereas Mario was a workout guy who happened to be the best of what was an overrated group. JMO. Good for Texans. Maybe my Texan fandom grows with OBrien and this though always second to my pathetic Boys

PapaL
05-08-2014, 07:23 PM
This made my day. JJ and Jadeveon is gonna be fierce! Triple J.

chicagotexan2
05-08-2014, 07:24 PM
I have my doubt about his desire. Please prove me wrong JC.


At least it wasn't bortles. Whewwwwww!!!!

Thorn
05-08-2014, 07:24 PM
Potential? Off the chart.

In reality? We don't know yet. But I'm good with this.

LikeMike
05-08-2014, 07:24 PM
Awefully quite here. Usually after a pick this place goes crazy. What`s the matter? We just got a player that scouts considered the best defender in the country for the last 3 years...

badboy
05-08-2014, 07:24 PM
any chance that Falcons will bring a better offer as they know we picked him?

pirbroke
05-08-2014, 07:24 PM
It will be interesting watching him and watt on same line

mattieuk
05-08-2014, 07:25 PM
I like the pick if he has the drive to play the game like JJ does - he obviously has the physical metrics. Obviously pass rusher isn't a great area of success for us in the draft - and that understandably does make fans apprehensive - however, we've also picked up JJ Watt as well, so we can find some D-studs in the draft.

Can kick back and see how the rest of the first round goes now.

Welcome to Houston, Jadeveon! :texflag:

ljhog
05-08-2014, 07:25 PM
I would have picked Mack, but this could work out well. Now go trade for Mallett.

HJam72
05-08-2014, 07:25 PM
It's no surprise.

The Pencil Neck
05-08-2014, 07:25 PM
Jadeveon Clowney is healthy now isn't he? He's been working out like a beast for the past few months. He ran a 4.53 forty-yard dash with bone spurs?

Yes.

He ran a 4.53 forty with bone spurs and played all last season with them.

We're wanting him to get the bone spurs fixed asap.

kiwitexansfan
05-08-2014, 07:25 PM
Before the draft I was all about swinging for the fences.

Clowney has huge potential that I doubt will be fulfilled, but at least they swung I guess.

Thumbs Up.

JCTexan
05-08-2014, 07:25 PM
Thumbs up for me. He is the best player in this draft.

Big Lou
05-08-2014, 07:25 PM
I can live with it, but I think I would have rather had Mack.

Sure hope we get this QB thing sorted out.......

DocBar
05-08-2014, 07:27 PM
Evan Silva ‏@evansilva 4m

#Texans Front 7: LE JJ Watt RE Jared Crick NT Jerrell Powe OLB Jadeveon Clowney OLB Whitney Mercilus ILB Brian Cushing ILB Brooks ReedWho's playing SAM?

The Pencil Neck
05-08-2014, 07:27 PM
Not my favorite. Early on in the process, I wanted nothing to do with him.

So. I'm worried about it but I'm hoping for the best.

JB
05-08-2014, 07:27 PM
Evan Silva ‏@evansilva 4m

#Texans Front 7: LE JJ Watt RE Jared Crick NT Jerrell Powe OLB Jadeveon Clowney OLB Whitney Mercilus ILB Brian Cushing ILB Brooks Reed




Sorry Evan, but no way either Clowney or Mercilus plays SOLB

OzzO
05-08-2014, 07:28 PM
Welcome to the #Texans @clownejd

The Pencil Neck
05-08-2014, 07:28 PM
Who's playing SAM?

It's going to be interesting to see what Crennel does and what he expects.

HJam72
05-08-2014, 07:28 PM
God, I hope the QBs fall, fall, fall.

houstonspartan
05-08-2014, 07:28 PM
Awefully quite here. Usually after a pick this place goes crazy. What`s the matter? We just got a player that scouts considered the best defender in the country for the last 3 years...


I think everyone's quiet because this pick was not surprising.


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TheMatrix31
05-08-2014, 07:28 PM
Maybe I know something. huh huh???

P.S. there is medication for your illness.

Unfortunately there's no medication for yours.

TheMatrix31
05-08-2014, 07:29 PM
Welp, let's kick some ass.

xtruroyaltyx
05-08-2014, 07:29 PM
Mercilus to the bench. Reed at solb. Still need an ilb.

AndyWin
05-08-2014, 07:29 PM
Jadeveon vs JJ Watt combine results: why wasn't everyone all over Watt's nuts the same way they are Clowney's?

Clowney: 4.53 forty, 21 reps bench, 37.5" vertical, 124" broad, 7.27 three cone drill, 4.43 twenty yard shuttle

Watt: 4.84 forty, 34 reps bench, 37" vertical, 120" broad, 6.88 three cone drill, 4.21 twenty yard shuttle

chicagotexan2
05-08-2014, 07:29 PM
any chance that Falcons will bring a better offer as they know we picked him?

I was thinking that - shades of eli manning.

mussop
05-08-2014, 07:30 PM
Unfortunately there's no medication for yours.

I don't need any, I'm happy happy happy.

HJam72
05-08-2014, 07:30 PM
We didn't even know we were getting Watt. Nobody expected it. Most also didn't like it at first.

HJam72
05-08-2014, 07:31 PM
*I*(^&(*&*)^(*&^)*&^^)!!!!

There went a QB... :hairpull:

Austrian
05-08-2014, 07:32 PM
I hope JJ can mentor this kid to become dominant. Has all the potential in the world.

CloakNNNdagger
05-08-2014, 07:34 PM
Jadeveon Clowney is healthy now isn't he? He's been working out like a beast for the past few months. He ran a 4.53 forty-yard dash with bone spurs?

You can do virtually anything with bone spurs for a short period of time......but they don't go away. He was basically resting since the end of the season up to the Combine. If those spurs are not addressed, the trauma of a full schedule WILL affect his performance.

IDEXAN
05-08-2014, 07:35 PM
It's going to be interesting to see what Crennel does and what he expects.
It's going to be fascinating to see how he works both Clowney & JJ into his "base" 2-gap, 3-4 configuration. But this is the pick thay had to make assuming there was not a QB they felt was worth the 1.1.

The Pencil Neck
05-08-2014, 07:36 PM
It's going to be fascinating to see how he works both Clowney & JJ into his "base" 2-gap, 3-4 configuration. But this is the pick thay had to make assuming there was not a QB they felt was worth the 1.1.

They've had plenty of time to figure out how to incorporate him into the defense.

I'm just wondering if they're going to have Mercilus in a rotation with him or if they're going to try to move Mercilus.

badboy
05-08-2014, 07:37 PM
browns get #9, a 4th and 1st 2015...hmm

CloakNNNdagger
05-08-2014, 07:37 PM
Mercilus to the bench. Reed at solb. Still need an ilb.

More likely Mercilus opposite Clowney, and Reed to the inside.........unless anything better comes up.

cameronkrazie86
05-08-2014, 07:37 PM
Great opportunity to get an elite level player, very happy with the selection. Watt and Clowney look to be potentially the best defensive line in football, love it.

rmartin65
05-08-2014, 07:39 PM
You can do virtually anything with bone spurs for a short period of time......but they don't go away. He was basically resting since the end of the season up to the Combine. If those spurs are not addressed, the trauma of a full schedule WILL affect his performance.

I am sure you have answered this before, but I forget; if Clowney gets the surgery tomorrow, when can we expect him to be on the field?

The Pencil Neck
05-08-2014, 07:39 PM
More likely Mercilus opposite Clowney, and Reed to the inside.........unless anything better comes up.

I'm not liking that lineup. I don't want to see either of those guys in coverage.

TheMatrix31
05-08-2014, 07:39 PM
Mack might fall to Atlanta. What if we flipped Clowney to Atlanta now that we know Mack is gonna be there for us?

Lucky
05-08-2014, 07:39 PM
Jadeveon Clowney is healthy now isn't he? He's been working out like a beast for the past few months. He ran a 4.53 forty-yard dash with bone spurs?
That's the type of athlete we're talking about.

Sorry Evan, but no way either Clowney or Mercilus plays SOLB
Obviously, Romeo thinks otherwise.

Lucky
05-08-2014, 07:41 PM
browns get #9, a 4th and 1st 2015...hmm
Bills going all in for 2014. Good luck with that, Buffalo.

eriadoc
05-08-2014, 07:43 PM
I came to grips with the fact that the Texans would not take the guy I wanted a long time ago (Watkins), so I don't have any strong feelings about it either way. I can definitely see the upside, though. Watt and Clowney may end up being one helluva duo, and Mercilus can be a specialist.

I voted thumbs up. Was never sold on any of these QBs being worth a #1 pick.

Nitrofish
05-08-2014, 07:51 PM
Thumbs up! Welcome to H-Town JC!

CloakNNNdagger
05-08-2014, 07:51 PM
I am sure you have answered this before, but I forget; if Clowney gets the surgery tomorrow, when can we expect him to be on the field?

This from a previous post may help at least give you something to hang your hat on:

For those interested, if Clowney has his surgery right after the Draft, depending on how extensive the surgery required is on the bone spurs, his return to running could be anywhere from 6-8 weeks. But expectations for him to be back to full speed with great explosiveness and ability to make sudden changes of speed and direction could easily be from 2-3 months (again depending on the extent of his surgery). If he agrees to have surgery (and I would not pick him if he didn't), he will still have the benefit of a full TC to participate in the system, and be ready at full go for the regular season, barring any complications.

CloakNNNdagger
05-08-2014, 07:56 PM
I am sure you have answered this before, but I forget; if Clowney gets the surgery tomorrow, when can we expect him to be on the field?

And this was in response to potential complications:

Without knowing the numbers or extent, probably anywhere as an average from 3% to 7%. However, depending on the source of the bone spur forming, such as an/the underlying arthritic condition, or the development of chronic nerve irritation/trauma........continuing chronic, possibly progressive pain is fairly common......in as many as 50%. However, it is the extent of continuing pain and tenderness that would dictate if it has significant effect on performance. Keep in mind that bone spurs do not go away or get better, nor does the underlying pathology, such as arthritis or plantar fasciitis........it will only get worse with time.........making surgery less predictable. Also there are no assurances that more bone spurs don't show up in the future. Clowney would probably have been much wiser to have addressed the bone spur(s) as they emerged, much earlier in his football career.

rmartin65
05-08-2014, 07:56 PM
This from a previous post may help at least give you something to hang your hat on:

Thanks! Hopefully he has already agreed to undergo the surgery.

Tailgate
05-08-2014, 07:56 PM
We lost alot of aggie fans tonight lol

Clowney and Watt gonna destroy QBs for years

srrono
05-08-2014, 07:58 PM
Shea Serrano ‏@SheaSerrano 19m

JAMES HARDEN: Hey. Welcome to Houston.
JADEVEON: Thanks.
HARDEN: What do you play?
JADEVEON: I'm on defense.
HARDEN: Excuse me?
--scene--

Bulls on Parade
05-08-2014, 07:59 PM
More likely Mercilus opposite Clowney, and Reed to the inside.........unless anything better comes up.
Yep. That's going to be the four starting linebackers. Along with Cushing inside.

Hervoyel
05-08-2014, 08:07 PM
We lost alot of aggie fans tonight lol

Clowney and Watt gonna destroy QBs for years


We're no poorer for it. Just like UT fans if they stopped caring about the Texans because their boy didn't get picked we didn't need them anyway.

alphajoker
05-08-2014, 08:09 PM
I gave two thumbs up! We'll get our QB tomorrow. Watt and Clowney is too good to pass up.

JB
05-08-2014, 08:09 PM
Obviously, Romeo thinks otherwise.



Or he's thinking depth and rotation is a good thing

The Pencil Neck
05-08-2014, 08:10 PM
Well, maybe we know now why Vrabel was all in Mercilus' business during practice.

CloakNNNdagger
05-08-2014, 08:16 PM
When they panned to JFF, I don't believe I've seen a dejected look like that since Brady Quinn.

htownfan32
05-08-2014, 08:18 PM
It doesn't look like we're going to break the most users online record... :truck:

DocBar
05-08-2014, 08:18 PM
I hope this isn't the draft and trade to NE for Mallett rumor I've been hearing about!!! :chef:

alphajoker
05-08-2014, 08:19 PM
When they panned to JFF, I don't believe I've seen a dejected look like that since Brady Quinn.

Especially considering when the pick was announced, the first names have the same annunciation at the beginning.

Texan_Bill
05-08-2014, 08:19 PM
Come on Thorn, you're experienced enough to know that a first round draft pick and a pick 6 by a Texans QB leads to an extreme spike in 'new recruits' to the board.

And that is why Cak and the mod-squad get to use the TexansTalk corporate jet - it's hard work holding back the 10,000 unemployed GMs we'll have visiting tonight! :pirate:

We should all just hang out in the Tailgate section and name our draft discussion thread "Compromising Photos of Bill" - no-one will ever think of looking for us all in there!

:thinking:

Actually, not a bad idea.

Wait............. What, which "Bill"????

phantom17
05-08-2014, 08:19 PM
Please NO to Mallet!:mariopalm:

badboy
05-08-2014, 08:22 PM
Please NO to Mallet!:mariopalm:NE reportedly recently said no trade in works.

Seegara
05-08-2014, 08:22 PM
I hope they drafted him to trade. If not, it's the same thing as giving up without a fight. Grade D for this pick.

kiwitexansfan
05-08-2014, 08:34 PM
Clowney will where #90

from Texans twitter

The Pencil Neck
05-08-2014, 08:34 PM
Going to be wearing #90 according to Twitter.

kiwitexansfan
05-08-2014, 08:34 PM
Mario flashbacks anyone?

kiwitexansfan
05-08-2014, 08:35 PM
Going to be wearing #90 according to Twitter.

I'm a message board NINJA

htownfan32
05-08-2014, 08:35 PM
Well, Buffalo's gonna have a good pass rusher in 5 years :kitten:

JCTexan
05-08-2014, 08:36 PM
Mario flashbacks anyone?

Yeah and I'm not sure I care: Mario is one of the best DE's in the league and he never really had Watt on the other side..

xtruroyaltyx
05-08-2014, 08:47 PM
Yeah and I'm not sure I care: Mario is one of the best DE's in the league and he never really had Watt on the other side..

Technically, for 5 games he did.

But he was a beast in those 5 games so...

kiwitexansfan
05-08-2014, 08:56 PM
Yeah and I'm not sure I care: Mario is one of the best DE's in the league and he never really had Watt on the other side..

Yeah I was trolling mainly.

I was pro drafting Mario and supported him till he left chasing big green.

DocBar
05-08-2014, 08:57 PM
Please NO to Mallet!:mariopalm:

NE reportedly recently said no trade in works.

I hope they drafted him to trade. If not, it's the same thing as giving up without a fight. Grade D for this pick.

You guys seem to be needing the :sarcasm: smiley. I guess I need to start using it more often, regardless of how obvious I think the :sarcasm: is.

Unless y'all aren't referring to my post...in that case, carry on. :barman:

AndyWin
05-08-2014, 09:04 PM
I'd be pretty ecstatic if Houston got Clowney AND Johnny/Teddy :aggressive:

xtruroyaltyx
05-08-2014, 09:06 PM
I'd be pretty ecstatic if Houston got Clowney AND Johnny/Teddy :aggressive:

I might touch myself.

htownfan32
05-08-2014, 09:08 PM
I'd be pretty ecstatic if Houston got Clowney AND Johnny/Teddy :aggressive:

This. Best case scenario right now IMO.

santo
05-08-2014, 09:09 PM
I'd be pretty ecstatic if Houston got Clowney AND Johnny/Teddy :aggressive:

I hope so. :handshake:

badboy
05-08-2014, 09:11 PM
You guys seem to be needing the :sarcasm: smiley. I guess I need to start using it more often, regardless of how obvious I think the :sarcasm: is.

Unless y'all aren't referring to my post...in that case, carry on. :barman:I'm just passing info not sure about others.

kiwitexansfan
05-08-2014, 09:13 PM
Rick Smith confirms Clowney is an OLB in Crennels 3-4.

xtruroyaltyx
05-08-2014, 09:14 PM
Rick smith just confirmed clowney will play olb in the 34.

The1ApplePie
05-08-2014, 09:15 PM
Great pick based on potential

Hopefully he doesn't Haynesworth himself, but hopefully Watt and Cushing push him along

IDEXAN
05-08-2014, 09:18 PM
I'd be pretty ecstatic if Houston got Clowney AND Johnny/Teddy :aggressive:
What about Derrick ?

DocBar
05-08-2014, 09:18 PM
I might touch myself.:mancard::runaway::thinking::firehair:

Hervoyel
05-08-2014, 09:20 PM
All I want now is to see Manziel picked by someone between now and our 2-1.

The other AFC South teams are done (Except for Indianapolis and they won't take him) so hopefully he takes his legend to Arizona or Cleveland or something and we can focus on getting a big, strong-armed, NFL QB.

stingray
05-08-2014, 09:23 PM
All I want now is to see Manziel picked by someone between now and our 2-1.

The other AFC South teams are done (Except for Indianapolis and they won't take him) so hopefully he takes his legend to Arizona or Cleveland or something and we can focus on getting a big, strong-armed, NFL QB.

Derrick Carr? :kitten:

DocBar
05-08-2014, 09:25 PM
All I want now is to see Manziel picked by someone between now and our 2-1.

The other AFC South teams are done (Except for Indianapolis and they won't take him) so hopefully he takes his legend to Arizona or Cleveland or something and we can focus on getting a big, strong-armed, NFL QB.

Don't forget the Iggles...I wouldn't be butt hurt if the Texans took JFF at 2.1. I wouldn't make that choice myself, but I wouldn't dislike it. I still can't decide on this guy. I love the potential and with the rookie wage scale, I'm cool with rolling the dice. Besides, there's always next year. ( :sarcasm:)

GuerillaBlack
05-08-2014, 09:26 PM
You ready Blake Bortles? Haha. Not mad at the pick. Clowney is the only one I wanted over Manziel at the 1. Hopefully he keeps dropping to the first pick in the second. Cant wait to see the Watt-Clowney defense.

The1ApplePie
05-08-2014, 09:27 PM
All I want now is to see Manziel picked by someone between now and our 2-1.

The other AFC South teams are done (Except for Indianapolis and they won't take him) so hopefully he takes his legend to Arizona or Cleveland or something and we can focus on getting a big, strong-armed, NFL QB.

Outside of Carr (which the Texans won't take), there are no big arms except Manzel

Unless you like AJ "Hand the Ball to First Round RBs" McCarron

Norg
05-08-2014, 09:29 PM
wouldn't that be crazy if we moved up to the 1st and get him

I just don't think BOB likes Johnny not his type of QB IMO I don't even think we should draft a QB in the 2nd I say lets ride with Fitz or Case or Yates and lets justgo inot full blown rebuild 2015 is our year IMO not 2014

Hervoyel
05-08-2014, 09:30 PM
Outside of Carr (which the Texans won't take), there are no big arms except Manzel

Unless you like AJ "Hand the Ball to First Round RBs" McCarron

I'd prefer either Carr or Garoppolo but I'd run with Fitz and Case before I'd take Manziel. Just no interest in him at all.

GuerillaBlack
05-08-2014, 09:31 PM
wouldn't that be crazy if we moved up to the 1st and get him

I just don't think BOB likes Johnny not his type of QB IMO I don't even think we should draft a QB in the 2nd I say lets ride with Fitz or Case or Yates and lets justgo inot full blown rebuild 2015 is our year IMO not 2014
I'd prefer either Carr or Garoppolo but I'd run with Fitz and Case before I'd take Manziel. Just no interest in him at all.
I have thought about that. Maybe Bill OBrien sees something in Case.

Norg
05-08-2014, 09:31 PM
You ready Blake Bortles? Haha. Not mad at the pick. Clowney is the only one I wanted over Manziel at the 1. Hopefully he keeps dropping to the first pick in the second. Cant wait to see the Watt-Clowney defense.


we need a BIG NT to complete the DLINE I don't know much about POe but I guess hes penciled in has the starter right now a Good NT would do wonders for Watt and Clowney I guess a Fat albert type one since that's what our DC likes

The1ApplePie
05-08-2014, 09:33 PM
I'd prefer either Carr or Garoppolo but I'd run with Fitz and Case before I'd take Manziel. Just no interest in him at all.

McNair would never take the PR hit of drafting another Carr, even if he is the better choice

Norg
05-08-2014, 09:35 PM
KC may take a QB right here

bash
05-08-2014, 09:35 PM
I wouldnt be suprised if the texans trade cleveland for there pick

IDEXAN
05-08-2014, 09:35 PM
wouldn't that be crazy if we moved up to the 1st and get him

I just don't think BOB likes Johnny not his type of QB IMO I don't even think we should draft a QB in the 2nd I say lets ride with Fitz or Case or Yates and lets justgo inot full blown rebuild 2015 is our year IMO not 2014
I'm with you Norg, but I'm a little worried like Hervy is about Manziel sitting there on our Board Friday night when the second round starts. But I neither do I think O'Brien is much of a JF fan, not his style.
But whoever was predicting that there wasn't gonna be that many QBs taken high in this Draft got it right.

Seegara
05-08-2014, 09:36 PM
Mario flashbacks anyone?
Ja gewiß. It's the 2nd time the Texans have used a 1.1 pick on a DE who lacked motivation.
It's a scant consolation to have the NFL's best pass rush if the team is a failure overall due to neglecting areas of weakness.

DocBar
05-08-2014, 09:38 PM
I'd prefer either Carr or Garoppolo but I'd run with Fitz and Case before I'd take Manziel. Just no interest in him at all.I'd roll the dice with Manziel, myself. I know his floor is JaMarcus Russell level, but where's his ceiling? Not to mention, it energizes a significant portion of the fan base. At 2.1, you're giving up a potential starter, but not that much $$$. I wouldn't be butt hurt with your two guys, either.

LikeMike
05-08-2014, 09:39 PM
Ja gewiß.

:hmmm: Noch ein deutscher Texans-Fan?

The1ApplePie
05-08-2014, 09:41 PM
Teddy B or Manziel and I will be happy.

DocBar
05-08-2014, 09:42 PM
Ja gewiß. It's the 2nd time the Texans have used a 1.1 pick on a DE who lacked motivation.
It's a scant consolation to have the NFL's best pass rush if the team is a failure overall due to neglecting areas of weakness.Pass rush was a glaring weakness last year. Whether you like the pick or not doesn't change that. Clowney wasn't my 1st choice, but I gave his selection a thumbs up and will now be pulling for him. I hope he becomes the next LT/White/Smith/Thomas.
Imagine that along side Watt. WOW comes to mind.

Norg
05-08-2014, 09:42 PM
we need to grab the Best RB IMO in the 2nd we have no one behind Foster and hes coming off Sugery besides the Texans have always had two good backs

that or we also need help at tackle and guard since wade smith is gone

Ranger Tom
05-08-2014, 09:43 PM
Ha Ha Clinton-Dix may have the most interesting name I've ever seen.

Norg
05-08-2014, 09:43 PM
HAHAHAH were QB go to die enjoy CLE Johnny LOL

DocBar
05-08-2014, 09:43 PM
Originally Posted by Hervoyel View Post
I'd prefer either Carr or Garoppolo but I'd run with Fitz and Case before I'd take Manziel. Just no interest in him at all.You got your wish. I now hope his career ends up like Quinn and Weeden.

Norg
05-08-2014, 09:46 PM
real talk tho on paper CLE gots a Squad on paper .......... but cant do it on Sunday ...Sound fimilar Cough Texans


but I think there Cursed


so is uhhhh Teddy gonna fall to us and will we make past Names prevent us from taking prob a better QB then Teddy allaa Carr ..????

Hervoyel
05-08-2014, 09:47 PM
McNair would never take the PR hit of drafting another Carr, even if he is the better choice


I know.


Thank You Cleveland Browns!

The1ApplePie
05-08-2014, 09:50 PM
I know.


Thank You Cleveland Browns!

Hope Teddy B is the beast I thought he was going to be, and not the noodle-armed guy we saw at his pro day. I'd go with film, so I feel hopeful.

If I were JFF, I would say there is no way I'm playing in Cleveland

Norg
05-08-2014, 09:50 PM
I know.


Thank You Cleveland Browns!


How would he spin it if we pick Zetenburger who wears a #8 ......


fool me once shame on u fool me twice shame on me fool me Thrice WTF !!!!

DocBar
05-08-2014, 09:50 PM
we need to grab the Best RB IMO in the 2nd we have no one behind Foster and hes coming off Surgery besides the Texans have always had two good backs

that or we also need help at tackle and guard since wade smith is goneHush. No the Texans don't. Much bigger holes to fill than RB with BOB as HC.

Norg
05-08-2014, 09:50 PM
Hope Teddy B is the beast I thought he was going to be, and not the noodle-armed guy we saw at his pro day. I'd go with film, so I feel hopeful.

If I were JFF, I would say there is no way I'm playing in Cleveland

Teddy will be good we will just say hey Teddy SLAP on them gloves a go Super sayian LOL

Norg
05-08-2014, 09:52 PM
Hush. No the Texans don't. Much bigger holes to fill than RB with BOB as HC.

im just saying maybe BOB got the green light to say HEY ur pretty much safe this first year Find your franchise QB next year in the 2015 QB class or F/A


that's what the jags did the went into week 1 with Henne and Gabbert ...what does that tell u.????

DocBar
05-08-2014, 09:54 PM
:hmmm: Noch ein deutscher Texans-Fan?Er bin ein douche bag. I think that's right. Benn 25 years since I lived in Germany.

DocBar
05-08-2014, 09:55 PM
Teddy will be good we will just say hey Teddy SLAP on them gloves a go Super sayian LOLNorg, do you drink a lot of alcohol?

Norg
05-08-2014, 09:56 PM
Norg, do you drink a lot of alcohol?


I don't drink a lot of beer gotta stay FIt and Active

Austrian
05-08-2014, 09:59 PM
:hmmm: Noch ein deutscher Texans-Fan?

Old school. Gewiss is written with ss under new spelling reform.

Glad Manziel went to Cleveland, he can really energize that franchise.

Texanmike02
05-08-2014, 10:28 PM
Old school. Gewiss is written with ss under new spelling reform.

Glad Manziel went to Cleveland, he can really energize that franchise.

I knew they talked about it but I never heard that it was "official". It was optional when I was in der schweiz.

Mike

BetaV1
05-08-2014, 10:31 PM
Ja gewiß. It's the 2nd time the Texans have used a 1.1 pick on a DE who lacked motivation.
It's a scant consolation to have the NFL's best pass rush if the team is a failure overall due to neglecting areas of weakness.

Yep. I'm downey on Clowney.

Pick is typical Texans: playing it safe. Took a guy who won't be a bust due to his raw physical tools, but I doubt will be great because he doesn't have the desire to be great.

Austrian
05-08-2014, 10:34 PM
I knew they talked about it but I never heard that it was "official". It was optional when I was in der schweiz.

Mike

Well, the Swiss are special because they never really implemented it. The Swiss don't use ß anymore, they only use ss.

Sorry for the off-topic guys.

Texanmike02
05-08-2014, 10:35 PM
Yep. I'm downey on Clowney.

Pick is typical Texans: playing it safe. Took a guy who won't be a bust due to his raw physical tools, but I doubt will be great because he doesn't have the desire to be great.

Um... what?

Mike

Texanmike02
05-08-2014, 10:37 PM
I really like this pick. I have the same concerns that everyone else has about the pick but we didn't have a JJ on the team when we got MW. I would like to see Clowney lined up over top of JJ. Would you like that sack to come from the inside or the outside?

Mike

xtruroyaltyx
05-08-2014, 10:38 PM
Clowney is going to be a beast.

Im pumped about this pick.

BetaV1
05-08-2014, 10:38 PM
Clowney is a top 10 pick, but he's not what we need if we honestly want to talk about being a playoff team. We needed to swing for the fences and take Manziel. We didn't.

I'm not looking forward to that week 11 @ Cleveland matchup...

jaayteetx
05-08-2014, 10:58 PM
Clowney is a top 10 pick, but he's not what we need if we honestly want to talk about being a playoff team. We needed to swing for the fences and take Manziel. We didn't.

I'm not looking forward to that week 11 @ Cleveland matchup...

Top 10? He goes #1 in every draft the last 10-15 years that doesn't have Andrew Luck.

DocBar
05-08-2014, 11:03 PM
Wow!!! Lotsa nut swingers on here. I hope Clowney is the next LT, I just don't believe it. I'll pull for Clowney but I don't like the draft choice.

Norg
05-08-2014, 11:24 PM
Wow!!! Lotsa nut swingers on here. I hope Clowney is the next LT, I just don't believe it. I'll pull for Clowney but I don't like the draft choice.


who did u want us to draft

I hope we Make our DEF beast lets get a OLB and on some plays have Clown play DE and have a stud OLB right next to him and a fat albert NT and watt to the right of him

DocBar
05-08-2014, 11:29 PM
who did u want us to draft

I hope we Make our DEF beast lets get a OLB and on some plays have Clown play DE and have a stud OLB right next to him and a fat albert NT and watt to the right of himI would've damn near given 1.1 away. There simply isn't a sure fire pick at 1.1 I'd have taken Manzeil just for the wow factor and to please the fan base. I think he'll be as successful as Clowney.

toronto
05-08-2014, 11:45 PM
As a divisional fan, I'm saying down, because I don't buy his hype. Bad year, 3 sacks, but because he has a great pro day he's a killer? Mike Mamula anyone? I don't think I can ever remember a player making more off one play than he's made off that play vs Michigan.

If you could have fleeced someone out of 2 1sts and a 3rd, I'd have done that in your team's shoes. More holes to fill that those picks could have brought. Buffalo certainly suggests there were buyers in the top end of the draft and they paid their 2015 1st and this year's 4th to go from 9 to 4. That's a hell of a price.

Trail.Blazr
05-08-2014, 11:47 PM
Wow-------I like the pick, but I can't help but think Mario Williams...............



I wonder how this plays out comparing him to Johnny Football similar to how MW was compared to bush....

No, I don't think MW. If it weren't for the combine, MW was a whoooo?

With Clowney, there is a proven dominance, albeit, it was a season past, and the knock is this past season "off". With MW, it was only about physicality and upside. With Clowney, his upside is realize, but unlike MW, entering the draft, Clowney's downside is subject to interpretation.

Let's all HOPE that the stigma of "taking it easy" is true AND he flips that switch back on starting NOW. If not..... BUST

I personally wanted to avoid that very risk and get a good trade out of the 1.1

But, that obviously didn't pan out and we are with the concerning, yet to be realized question of did we get Jekyll or Hyde? THAT is the only MW comparison I can see. But that would have come with ANY player drafted in 2014 with 1.1

If we got Hyde... that beast and Watt are going to be a mess!

Now... what do we do with the 33rd pick? I was on the edge of my seat hoping TB would drop in our lap :(

Anyone stoked that the Colts are still not on the clock until their scheduled first pick at 59? Then again at 90?

so far, I think the Ravens did the best with respect to where they picked.

Can't wait to see what 33 brings. I hope it's a trade down.

False Start
05-08-2014, 11:51 PM
I'm down with the Clown! Now, lets hope he's all hes cracked up to be.

Nawzer
05-08-2014, 11:52 PM
If Clowney gets anything less than 10 sacks this year will he be considered a disappointment? With the amount of hype surrounding his ability, it seems 10-15 sacks should be an automatic.

False Start
05-08-2014, 11:53 PM
I wonder what number he''ll wear? My guess is 97.

TexansSeminole
05-08-2014, 11:54 PM
Shea Serrano ‏@SheaSerrano 19m

JAMES HARDEN: Hey. Welcome to Houston.
JADEVEON: Thanks.
HARDEN: What do you play?
JADEVEON: I'm on defense.
HARDEN: Excuse me?
--scene--
I laughed out loud at this.

htownfan32
05-08-2014, 11:54 PM
I was originally mad when we drafted Clowney. In hindsight I believe it was a good move.

What was the height of stupidity was not trading up for Bridgewater. Some of y'all think that we didn't want him and I respect your optimism, but I think we just stayed pat and played it safe and paid the price.

htownfan32
05-08-2014, 11:55 PM
I wonder what number he''ll wear? My guess is 97.

I heard 90 but don't quote me on it.

JCTexan
05-08-2014, 11:56 PM
I wonder what number he''ll wear? My guess is 97.

He's going to wear #90.. It has already been announced.

Marshall
05-08-2014, 11:59 PM
Cak, for the next 3 days, if you choose to remove all restraints and rule this place with an iron fist, you'll get no complaints from me. Because it's going to need it. ;)

Brown nosing again?

The Pencil Neck
05-09-2014, 12:02 AM
I wonder what number he''ll wear? My guess is 97.

90. It's been reported that he's going with 90.

eriadoc
05-09-2014, 12:06 AM
If Clowney gets anything less than 10 sacks this year will he be considered a disappointment? With the amount of hype surrounding his ability, it seems 10-15 sacks should be an automatic.

Watt got 5 his rookie season. Mario got about the same, IIRC. Bruce Smith got 6.5 as a rookie. Rookies have a learning curve. Sucks to think, but it's true.

Norg
05-09-2014, 12:10 AM
I was originally mad when we drafted Clowney. In hindsight I believe it was a good move.

What was the height of stupidity was not trading up for Bridgewater. Some of y'all think that we didn't want him and I respect your optimism, but I think we just stayed pat and played it safe and paid the price.

not moving up 1 spot proves BOB does not want Teddy B


it might even prove he gets 1 free year to rebuild and re tool this team that would be proven fact if we take our QB in the 3rd round

htownfan32
05-09-2014, 12:11 AM
not moving up 1 spot proves BOB does not want Teddy B


it might even prove he gets 1 free year to rebuild and re tool this team that would be proven fact if we take our QB in the 3rd round

Or it means that Rick Smith got shafted.

Norg
05-09-2014, 12:12 AM
Or it means that Rick Smith got shafted.

yeah obvs Minny made the better offer

False Start
05-09-2014, 12:18 AM
He's going to wear #90.. It has already been announced.

90. It's been reported that he's going with 90.


Lets hope he is better than the last 90. Not saying Mario was bad, but if he could be even better than Mario that will kick some major ass! :jam:

powda
05-09-2014, 12:18 AM
Im happy with Clowney. We set off a hundred smoke screens and we didnt get the rare pay day. BUT we didnt settle for b.s. and got a freak cog for the defense. Rick didn't out think himself and did what needed to be done. 2-3 more average players and the D is set.

Now handcuff Clowney to watt and remind him how many people called him lazy for the last 4 months.

Nitrofish
05-09-2014, 12:32 AM
Wow!!! Lotsa nut swingers on here. I hope Clowney is the next LT, I just don't believe it. I'll pull for Clowney but I don't like the draft choice.

Why is it if someone likes and supports a player, it is nut swinging? I understand you did not get what you wanted, but no need to be a sore loser.

If Clowney gets anything less than 10 sacks this year will he be considered a disappointment? With the amount of hype surrounding his ability, it seems 10-15 sacks should be an automatic.

Well with this logic then Manziel better win the Super Bowl in 2014.

BullNation4Life
05-09-2014, 12:34 AM
I am hoping JC has the pass rushing ability as Aldon Smith at OLB, just without the crazy....

The1ApplePie
05-09-2014, 12:36 AM
No, I don't think MW. If it weren't for the combine, MW was a whoooo?



Not really fair to Mario. If he had damn near killed some scrub in a Bowl game like Clowney did, he would have gotten a lot more attention. Clowney should give that kid a check for getting the hype machine started.

I like Clowney better than Mario, and he is coming in to a better environment with some veteran players.

fiasco west
05-09-2014, 12:43 AM
I don't know why people think the hit made Clowney a #1 pick.

He was a projected top 3 pick in every draft even in high-school. His pre-nfl career is bigger than that hit.

Him and Mario aren't the same prospect.

midway
05-09-2014, 12:48 AM
A physical freak defensive lineman who doesn't work very hard.... now where have I see that before.

BullNation4Life
05-09-2014, 12:48 AM
I don't know why people think the hit made Clowney a #1 pick.

He was a projected top 3 pick in every draft even in high-school. His pre-nfl career is bigger than that hit.

Him and Mario aren't the same prospect.

This is true. Clowney has been talked about for a couple years now, even before that hit.

I don't remember once hearing about Mario Williams until the combine rolled around, but that was me.

I think Clowney is a different kind of cat and he was someone like Watt that is gonna push his ass to the limit. Mario never had that kind of guy to help push him as a rookie....

midway
05-09-2014, 12:49 AM
Yep. I'm downey on Clowney.

Pick is typical Texans: playing it safe. Took a guy who won't be a bust due to his raw physical tools, but I doubt will be great because he doesn't have the desire to be great.

Yes this pick was the epitome of the Texans. Safe.

fiasco west
05-09-2014, 12:55 AM
A physical freak defensive lineman who doesn't work very hard.... now where have I see that before.

A D-lineman that scouts have been raving about since high-school...

This is not similar to Mario Williams at all. Clowney was always going to be a top 3 pick. He's a prospect in the same vein as Luck, who scouts new since high-school that he's a special talent.

You get a chance to draft a guy that some say could be one of the best DE prospects ever you take him and say thank you.

All the people moping and whining about a QB have to come to grips that perhaps the Texans weren't too excited about any of them. Let it play out. Yall didn't learn after the Watt pick?

powda
05-09-2014, 12:58 AM
Why does everyone think he's a defensive lineman? He won't be on the line in the base defense. By title he'll be an olb.

Norg
05-09-2014, 12:59 AM
maybe some how we can re sign Mario and have


JJWatt POE CLOWney
MARIO










!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! LOL that would be insane

bhsman
05-09-2014, 01:21 AM
90 was one of the numbers Clowney wore in high school, FWIW

Nitrofish
05-09-2014, 07:58 AM
Yes this pick was the epitome of the Texans. Safe.

Name one team besides the Jags who did not make the safe pick.

A D-lineman that scouts have been raving about since high-school...

This is not similar to Mario Williams at all. Clowney was always going to be a top 3 pick. He's a prospect in the same vein as Luck, who scouts new since high-school that he's a special talent.

You get a chance to draft a guy that some say could be one of the best DE prospects ever you take him and say thank you.

All the people moping and whining about a QB have to come to grips that perhaps the Texans weren't too excited about any of them. Let it play out. Yall didn't learn after the Watt pick?

Excellent post. Last I checked, there is no whining in Football.

infantrycak
05-09-2014, 08:07 AM
Yes this pick was the epitome of the Texans. Safe.

There were plenty of safer picks.

BullNation4Life
05-09-2014, 08:13 AM
I don't care who the hell ya'll want to compare Clowney to, as long as he plays like DeMarcus Ware or Aldon Smith( minus the crazy) and knocks the piss out of Andrew Luck and the like, I am happy, happy, happy....

silentassassin
05-09-2014, 08:17 AM
Yes this pick was the epitome of the Texans. Safe.

Not necessarily. A player like Khalil Mack was a much "safer" pick at 1.1. I'm just glad they didn't settle for that.

beerlover
05-09-2014, 08:21 AM
If Texans take a big strong nose like Nix or premier 5 tech like Tuitt then this makes Clowney a much safer pick. Standing up, playing in space keeping him clean will only accelerate his impact as well as free up JJ Watt :swatter:

HJam72
05-09-2014, 08:21 AM
It was safe in the sense that it's what was expected by most of the Mocks, commentators, and other teams, ie, the NFL expected it.

Mack was a safer pick in the traditional sense.

HJam72
05-09-2014, 08:23 AM
As much as we need somebody to throw completions, I could get excited about this D if we take Nix here. At least we will make our opponents wish they had a new QB too.

PapaL
05-09-2014, 09:02 AM
If Texans take a big strong nose like Nix or premier 5 tech like Tuitt then this makes Clowney a much safer pick. Standing up, playing in space keeping him clean will only accelerate his impact as well as free up JJ Watt :swatter:

The reason I want Nix next is for Cushing. Nix will help keep blockers off Cush and allow him run wild...again. Tuitt would be REAL nice too. Our secondary should be grinning if we get either of those guys.

The1ApplePie
05-09-2014, 09:06 AM
If the team is going to keep spending high picks on defense, might as well get Nix.

MCL tear doesn't bother me, pretty easy to come back from. Its not like losing a little speed would hurt his game.

ArlingtonTexan
05-09-2014, 09:12 AM
There were plenty of safer picks.

It is safe in the sense that everyone had Clowney as the "BPA" so if does not work out then criticism is in relative terms minimal. If the Texans take any of the QBs, Mack or robinson then the selection itself is in question versus clowney's risk is in question.

IlliniJen
05-09-2014, 09:15 AM
I would feel less great about this pick if it weren't for Watt, Cushing, and the coaching staff. I think we've got the leadership and the coaches to push Clowney to be his best self and to teach him thing technique he needs to expand his abilities.

Just think: if he works out, this D line is going to strike fear into the hearts of QBs everywhere. That makes me very excited.