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Old 11-17-2013   #1
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Default Are we tanking?

Serious question. We were seen as a possible superbowl contender this season and now we can`t even get a win against the other bottom feeders with QB troubles. It wasn`t always pretty at the beginning of the season, but we executed a lot better than lately (except or Bullock of course). Is this team just so disfunctional that we can`t get anything going, or did someone in the organisation decided to pull the plug after we had that really bad run and get for a high draft pick?

Right now it seems like we actually might be in the hunt for the top pick - and a real franchise player (QB if Case isn`t seen as the answer) could turn a lot of things around. We have some clear holes on this team, but we also have a lot more talent than most other teams - so did someone just decide: if we can`t get far in the playoffs this season (or even reach them), why don`t we pull a Colts move and just lose out to improve our future?
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Old 11-17-2013   #2
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Default Re: Are we tanking?

We tanking for Johnny Football when in reality he might be the biggest bust or really a 2nd round pick or a Great QB its really the roll of the dice
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We tanking for Johnny Football when in reality he might be the biggest bust or really a 2nd round pick or a Great QB its really the roll of the dice
I highly doubt we`d take Manziel with a top5 pick - if at all we`d take him with the first pick of the second round.
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I highly doubt we`d take Manziel with a top5 pick - if at all we`d take him with the first pick of the second round.
He will be gone by then A desperate team starved for a QB will take him he will not make it past the 13th pick
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Default Re: Are we tanking?

Nope, we just suck.
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Default Re: Are we tanking?

tanking for a Top 5 pick where the Texans will take an O-lineman...

because it is the Texan way...
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Nope, we just suck.
Pretty much this. The only bright spots on the team are the WRs and DEs; maybe the starting CBs when they have a good day. The rest of the team is somewhere between mediocre and terrible.
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Default Re: Are we tanking?

"Tanking" is losing on purpose. Being bad is not "tanking."

Can we abolish this ****ing term from the sports lexicon? IF A TEAM IS BAD, THAT DOESN'T MEAN THEY'RE TANKING. Good GRIEF.
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Default Re: Are we tanking?

You dont have to try to tank when you're this bad...the suckiness comes naturally.
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Default Re: Are we tanking?

If case starts next week then yeah we are tanking

If MAtt starts then it shows we are trying to win
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Default Re: Are we tanking?

We need a RT more than anything. Get a franchise RT, and go from there. What's the QB class for 2015 look like?
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We need a RT more than anything. Get a franchise RT, and go from there. What's the QB class for 2015 look like?
Is there such a thing as a "franchise" RT?
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Have we tanked all the way to #1?
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Have we tanked all the way to #1?
Great, suck in the year with zero elite prospects.

None of the guys in this year's class would be taken in the top 5 in any of the past 5 drafts.
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Great, suck in the year with zero elite prospects.

None of the guys in this year's class would be taken in the top 5 in any of the past 5 drafts.
Right. This sucks.
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we better not draft a rt in the top 5.....just sign a free agent

BTW if anyone actually watched matthews this season theyd realize he is TERRIBLE
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