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jaayteetx
08-20-2008, 08:58 PM
So I work with a bunch of annoying cowboy fans right, who are always telling me how much my team sucks and the cowboys are the best thing since sliced bread and all. Well I decided to compare the history of both teams for the first six years and well, its interesting.
Cowboys record:
1960 0-11-1
1961 4-9-1
1962 5-8-1
1963 4-10
1964 5-8-1
1965 7-7
Texans record:
2002 4-12
2003 5-11
2004 7-9
2005 2-14
2006 6-10
2007 8-8
Cowboys record after six years: 25-53-4 Texans after six years: 32-64
Now, the Cowboys posted a 10-3-1 record in their seventh year and won their first superbowl against the dolphins in 1971 after 12 years in existence.
I know these are two totally different eras but next time some annoying cowboy fan starts in on you, just give them a little historical perspective.

WWJD
08-20-2008, 09:15 PM
Lots of difference between starting a team then and now but history is history.

For instance today it would be virtually impossible for Tom Landry to have held his job with that poor record but he did then....and it eventually worked.:)

Hookem Horns
08-20-2008, 09:45 PM
but next time some annoying cowboy fan starts in on you, just give them a little historical perspective.

How is this for history?

http://media.collegepublisher.com/media/paper792/stills/tbqgthxa.jpg

21-17

http://www.atlnightspots.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/01/519.jpg

http://giants.lohudblogs.com/files/2008/05/1207173316.jpg

Specnatz
08-21-2008, 12:46 AM
Thats my quarterback man! :cry2:

GuerillaBlack
08-21-2008, 01:50 AM
That game was so excited. I was yelling so loud when Tony threw that interception. I brought a tissue box to my school in Arlington. Great times.

Double Barrel
08-21-2008, 09:42 AM
Lots of difference between starting a team then and now but history is history.

That's true. The Texans got a much tougher expansion deal. The worst in the history of the NFL, to be exact. ;)

hobie
08-21-2008, 09:49 AM
How is this for history?

http://media.collegepublisher.com/media/paper792/stills/tbqgthxa.jpg

21-17

http://www.atlnightspots.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/01/519.jpg

http://giants.lohudblogs.com/files/2008/05/1207173316.jpg

Love the Giants love even though it's more about dogging the 'Boys !!!

WWJD
08-21-2008, 09:54 AM
That's true. The Texans got a much tougher expansion deal. The worst in the history of the NFL, to be exact. ;)

Even though I'm old even I don't remember how teams were assembled in the 60's. I do remember those funky uniforms teams use to wear though!

Hookem Horns
08-21-2008, 09:55 AM
Love the Giants love even though it's more about dogging the 'Boys !!!

For me it's both, besides the Texans I am also a Giants fan. I lived in Albany and the northeast for around 13 years. I am more than happy to display my Giants SB Champions bumpersticker while driving around Austin amongst a throng of Cowboys fans.

Texan_Bill
08-21-2008, 10:13 AM
Hows this for a little historical perspective:

http://www.dallasnews.com/img/photo/09-02/r17.jpg

Specnatz
08-21-2008, 10:46 AM
Had dinner at firdays lastnight and was sporting my Texan Hat and some cowpuke was sitting next to me and he made some wise ass comment. I turned to him and said 0-11-1.

He asked what that ment; I said that was Dallas record their first year, so if you are going to brag about rings of the past you also have to take ownership of having the distinction to have the only season of not winning a game. Something the Texans will never accomplish.

DBCooper
08-21-2008, 11:04 AM
How about we win some Super Bowls, then we can talk smack to Cowboy fans.

Just trying to start trouble.

thunderkyss
08-21-2008, 11:05 AM
I know these are two totally different eras but next time some annoying cowboy fan starts in on you, just give them a little historical perspective.

I normally give them an "F you"...... seems to work for me, but I'll try it your way.

I've also got side bets with most of them, about who will win a play-off game first..

I like my chances.

Specnatz
08-21-2008, 11:21 AM
How about we win some Super Bowls, then we can talk smack to Cowboy fans.

Just trying to start trouble.

So I am to sit there and take it or move?


No Thank You!! They can have a glass of shut the hell up warm or cold I do not care which.

Double Barrel
08-21-2008, 11:29 AM
How about we win some Super Bowls, then we can talk smack to Cowboy fans.

Just trying to start trouble.

What have they done since 2002? As a Texans fan, anything before that point is irrelevant! :victory:

Thorn
08-21-2008, 11:42 AM
How about we win some Super Bowls, then we can talk smack to Cowboy fans.

Just trying to start trouble.

You have an excellent point. But let me just state that being the unrepentant hypocrite that I am, I will talk smack about the Cowpatties and their fans all day long. LOL

jaayteetx
08-21-2008, 11:44 AM
How about we win some Super Bowls, then we can talk smack to Cowboy fans.

Just trying to start trouble.

The point of me starting this thread wasn't to talk smack to any cowboy fans, just to get them to realize, up to this point, our teams have had a similar record. Does that mean we'll win five superbowls in fifty years? Absolutly not. We may win more, we may win none at all. Only time will tell, but I like the road this team is heading down, for sure.

WWJD
08-21-2008, 11:44 AM
What have they done since 2002? As a Texans fan, anything before that point is irrelevant! :victory:

Well uh...ah....let's see...ok....well there was...oh nevermind.

Oh yea. HARD KNOCKS! Ha.....:chickendance:

WWJD
08-21-2008, 11:47 AM
The point of me starting this thread wasn't to talk smack to any cowboy fans, just to get them to realize, up to this point, our teams have had a similar record. Does that mean we'll win five superbowls in fifty years? Absolutly not. We may win more, we may win none at all. Only time will tell, but I like the road this team is heading down, for sure.

Yea good point...who knows? Somehow though I know if the world still exists (and I probably won't..oldtimer here) that in 50 years from now this thread will still be much the same as today's.

Actually as a fan of both teams I don't worry about past achievements. This year is what counts.

Texan_Bill
08-21-2008, 11:49 AM
http://romosucks.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/09/romobutter.jpg

Wolf
08-21-2008, 12:15 PM
http://i.cdn.turner.com/sivault/si_online/covers/images/2002/0819_large.jpg

http://blogs.chron.com/fanblogtexans/stateshock.jpg

:specnatz:

DBCooper
08-21-2008, 01:01 PM
To me, the Cowboys are not the enemy.

I want an all Texas Super Bowl with the Texans victorious.


The Texans need to take care of their own business. The Cowboys are in a different division in a different conference.

Let em meet in the Big game and then let the smack start flying!

Wolf
08-21-2008, 01:08 PM
To me, the Cowboys are not the enemy.

I want an all Texas Super Bowl with the Texans victorious.


The Texans need to take care of their own business. The Cowboys are in a different division in a different conference.

Let em meet in the Big game and then let the smack start flying!

I actually do agree, but brothers do like to fight once in a while and tease :smiliedance:

Texan_Bill
08-21-2008, 01:13 PM
I actually do agree, but brothers do like to fight once in a while and tease :smiliedance:

OR other family members.... :aggressive:

Wolf
08-21-2008, 01:22 PM
OR other family members.... :aggressive:

that is true.. sometimes it bugs me that some of my family members or friends are cowboy fans but treat the Texans likea red headed step child

(just an old expression, I have nothing against red heads)

that part irritates me.. but Jealousy is powerful when you have to share

ChrisG
08-21-2008, 01:47 PM
wolf u got a larger version of that paper

i would love to see and read the full thing

Wolf
08-21-2008, 02:02 PM
http://www.boxxet.com/Houston_Texans/Section:photos/

this is where i got it from.


I'll have to check if there is another link

I tried to use windows magnifier
by going into windows and hitting (I have xp)

start/ all programs/accessories/accessibility/magnifier


but magnifying at 3 x's it was blurry

RTP2110
08-21-2008, 02:57 PM
What have they done since 2002? As a Texans fan, anything before that point is irrelevant! :victory:

That's the way I've always thought of it.