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Old 11-15-2011   #1
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I believe Schaub is a great fit here, even more so with our new found defense, dual threat backfield, and a FB that can catch. I think he is very good to great when healthy.

The reality though, he is injury prone and brittle. He has been battlefighting a hip and shoulder injury all year which is why his throws have been off. Dude is not built to last, and now he will be even slower and less athletic with a stump foot.

No matter what you believe about his ability, he is on the wrong side of 30 and has missed 5 or more games in 3 out of his 5 years as a starter. Individually they seem like freak injuries, but it is now the rule rather than the exception.
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Default Re: Matt Schaub - Injury Prone

can't believe there is a thread on this.
That injury prone bulls**t was used a few years ago and that was because he coped some cheap shots in the back field. yeah he battles injuries through the year but u find me a player in the NFL who doesn't.
Schaub is not injury prone. his taken a lot of big hits and he gets up and gets on with it!
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The one who's injury prone is Williams.
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can't believe there is a thread on this.
That injury prone bulls**t was used a few years ago and that was because he coped some cheap shots in the back field. yeah he battles injuries through the year but u find me a player in the NFL who doesn't.
Schaub is not injury prone. his taken a lot of big hits and he gets up and gets on with it!
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I got mad when at half time last night Allen and Rodgers were talking and laughing together. I hate Allen.

Then, low and behold in the second half he laid a questionably cheap shot on Rodgers. So maybe he won't be so buddy buddy next time.
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I believe Schaub is a great fit here, even more so with our new found defense, dual threat backfield, and a FB that can catch. I think he is very good to great when healthy.

The reality though, he is injury prone and brittle. He has been battlefighting a hip and shoulder injury all year which is why his throws have been off. Dude is not built to last, and now he will be even slower and less athletic with a stump foot.

No matter what you believe about his ability, he is on the wrong side of 30 and has missed 5 or more games in 3 out of his 5 years as a starter. Individually they seem like freak injuries, but it is now the rule rather than the exception.
How bout you let fat-ass haynesworthless roll on the back of your ankle and see how tough you are? This thread is stupid, he hasn't missed a game in three years. Moving on.
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...and now he will be even slower and less athletic with a stump foot.
I really don't think it's possible for Schaub to be slower or less athletic. I'm still not sure why they can't stick a couple of pins in his foot and send him back out there for the playoffs.
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This thread Shld be deleted! It is just ignorant to say that! They all get hurt! He has played thru it all! I can promise u that the one that is the most upset abt this is Matt! This is his team and his year! Layoff! Mods can u lock this thread! We do not need this!
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this thread shld be deleted! It is just ignorant to say that! They all get hurt! He has played thru it all! I can promise u that the one that is the most upset abt this is matt! This is his team and his year! Layoff! Mods can u lock this thread! We do not need this!

^^^^^^^^^^ this!!!!
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Mods can u lock this thread! We do not need this!
This topic will continue to be discussed. Locking threads won't stop that. Schaub has missed "significant" time in 3 of his 5 seasons in Houston. Injury prone? No, there are good reasons why Schaub has gone down. Brittle? Well, he ain't Brett Favre. But, you're right in that Matt has played through some injuries. Call me crazy, but I haven't given up hope that Schaub returns for the playoffs.
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What a craptastic thread.

Where is your Andre Johnson - Injury Prone thread?
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This topic will continue to be discussed. Locking threads won't stop that. Schaub has missed "significant" time in 3 of his 5 seasons in Houston. Injury prone? No, there are good reasons why Schaub has gone down. Brittle? Well, he ain't Brett Favre. But, you're right in that Matt has played through some injuries. Call me crazy, but I haven't given up hope that Schaub returns for the playoffs.
I have also not given up. The Texans' uncanny ability for being medically vague has left me hoping for the best. I might be a glutton for punishment but there are a couple things...

My brother is a local orthopedic surgeon's PPA. I broke my ankle two years ago. He took an x-ray of my foot and discovered that I had previously broken my foot not once but twice. So my going rate is 3 broken feet for me and only one put me down and that was the ankle. I never knew about the other two breaks. I remember being bothered by them when it happened but never took much notice to its severity. So... I am also wondering why they don't just put a boot on him and throw him back out there. Go to a tandem role with Leinart if need be. I'm not saying Schaub needs to nut up or anything. I still don't know the extent of his injury and his pain-level tolerances... I just hope he chooses to play football if the choice was left to him like Roethlisberger did.

As for the lisfranc rumors, I understand that LaCranfora is usually accurate with his reports but I will not hold ESPN as the holy grail. What DOES bother me is... why wait to see the specialists next week? Why not n-o-w? I don't get that one. I also don't think this is the first time the Texans have been slow to medically schedule something for...
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I really don't think it's possible for Schaub to be slower or less athletic. I'm still not sure why they can't stick a couple of pins in his foot and send him back out there for the playoffs.
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I do not think Schaub is injury prone at all. I fully believe the problem is he has balls of steel. Schaub will stand in the pocket when anyone in their right mind would have ran by then and throw a pass as he takes a huge shot.

For example, if you watched the game last night, pay attention to Rodgers in the pocket. He has a great sense of when it is coming, and when he needs to move. It is not that Schaub does not know this, it is that he is not very mobile and knows his only hope is to stand in there and deliver. There have been people (I think it was profootball focus' rankings, but might have been elsewhere - it has been awhile) who have started to notice this too. I really believe Schaub takes some of the hardest hits you will see a QB take.
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This thread needs to die in a fire.
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Default Re: Matt Schaub - Injury Prone

2 years ago, I would have been on board with this thread. I was as critical of his ability to stay healthy as anyone. The fact of the matter now is that he hasn't missed a game since the 2008 season.

Now, I think that the "Schaub is injury prone take" is a busted myth.


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What a craptastic thread.

Where is your Andre Johnson - Injury Prone thread?
You can make a better case for the 2 quotes here than you can for Schaub.
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Instead of attacking Schuab , use your energy to get behind Leinert! He needs all positive energy! Stars were made like this! This is still our year !
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Haynesworth was the One who cheap shotted him that took him out that Yr! Can't stand that jerk!
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We should add this to the dumbest threads of the year and take a poll.
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