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View Poll Results: Who do you want to start at QB this week?
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Old 10-16-2013   #21
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Well my choice is obvious. Bill! Someone sober him up and get his ass to practice.
I'm pretty sure Bill throws more accurately when he is drunk.
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schaub's done, yates isnt a starter, and keenum has the biggest skillset of the group - he's the obvious answer to me. i've heard a lot of people saying wait until the bye in order to give keenum two weeks to prepare. i disagree with that. put him in this week, see exactly what his strengths and weaknesses are in a real game, and use those two weeks to build around what we see. it's going to be a tough game, away, and against a strong defense - i'd rather see keenum forced into that type of real world situation than trying to coddle him at home against a weak opponent like the jaguars.
I really don't understand this argument. "See what he's got" It really doesn't matter what he's got if we're not winning. I think there's a very good chance that Kubiak is gone if we're not in the play-offs. He may be out, if we're one & done. If Kubiak is gone, we're drafting another QB & unless Keenum wins the Super Bowl, there will be plenty of stop gaps out there that would make more sense as our starting QB.

The only reason to start Keenum, imo, is if you truly believe he can save our season. With the talent on this team & if Keenum can be our Russell Wilson/Collin Kaepernick, we should still be in the AFC Championship game & imo, that's the only thing that should save Kubiak's job.

If I'm Kubiak & I believed that, there's no way anyone other than Keenum will start in KC. But I'm not going to throw Keenum out there in any situation just to see what he's got.
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I'm pretty sure Bill throws-up more accurately when he is drunk.
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I vote that we just run the wildcat all game, it'd probably score as many points as we've been scoring offensively anyway and would cut the opponent's chances of scoring on a defensive play in the game from 75% to 25%.
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schaub's done, yates isnt a starter, and keenum has the biggest skillset of the group - he's the obvious answer to me. i've heard a lot of people saying wait until the bye in order to give keenum two weeks to prepare. i disagree with that. put him in this week, see exactly what his strengths and weaknesses are in a real game, and use those two weeks to build around what we see. it's going to be a tough game, away, and against a strong defense - i'd rather see keenum forced into that type of real world situation than trying to coddle him at home against a weak opponent like the jaguars.
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Yates. Starting Keenum this week would be really bad for his potential. If Keenum is worth his salt, let him go against the Colts. The Chiefs would eat him up. They are the best defense in the AFC, cause the most turnovers, have the best pass rush, and allow the least points. Don't throw him out to the wolves only to be slaughtered.
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I'm pretty sure Bill throws more accurately when he is drunk.
So he's like Peter Griffin with the piano? Damn it Bill. For God's sake someone give Bill a drink and get him to practice! Iesvs...I'm getting too old for this.
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Throwing short of the sticks is not just a function of your QB. The WR, the coverage, the play calls and a million other things go into it. FWIW watching the rest of the NFL it is common for targets to be short of the sticks
I pointed this is out weeks ago...it seems noone watches any other NFL games but the Texans.
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Kubiak.

Show us how to execute.

It's all "on him" anyway.

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DAMN IT! I hit the wrong button. I want to see what Keenum can do. If he does well, leave him in. If he sucks, well then we will at least know the Houston Texans do not have their QB for next year on this roster...
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I really don't understand this argument. "See what he's got" It really doesn't matter what he's got if we're not winning. I think there's a very good chance that Kubiak is gone if we're not in the play-offs. He may be out, if we're one & done. If Kubiak is gone, we're drafting another QB & unless Keenum wins the Super Bowl, there will be plenty of stop gaps out there that would make more sense as our starting QB.

The only reason to start Keenum, imo, is if you truly believe he can save our season. With the talent on this team & if Keenum can be our Russell Wilson/Collin Kaepernick, we should still be in the AFC Championship game & imo, that's the only thing that should save Kubiak's job.
i think we're saying the same thing, i'm suggesting putting keenum in because he's our best chance to save the season. what i disagree with is those saying to wait until the bye week. a gimp schaub, a lame yates, or a green keenum - i think they're about equal going into kansas city. coming out of KC changes quite a bit if keenum is able to get that experience and the coaches get a better grasp of how to gameplan with keenum.
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keenum.. Just for the simple fact that we already know what we have in yates and schaub and the question of whether or not keenum can be the guy needs to be answered before the offseason.
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Keenum: I don't have a lot of confidence in Schaub right now and Yates looked like garbage against the Rams. For those saying give Keenum more time to prepare, he's had a year and a half to prepare to be the starter in this system. He's not going to pick up anymore of the playbook in the next week than he already knows.
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i think we're saying the same thing, i'm suggesting putting keenum in because he's our best chance to save the season. what i disagree with is those saying to wait until the bye week. a gimp schaub, a lame yates, or a green keenum - i think they're about equal going into kansas city. coming out of KC changes quite a bit if keenum is able to get that experience and the coaches get a better grasp of how to gameplan with keenum.
If you think he's the best choice, that's fine I can get behind that. Like you said though, I don't understand waiting another week. We don't have another week. If we go down 2-5, it's over.

We're not going to the play offs. Kubiak won't be here next year, & that's another obstacle Case has got to overcome.
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Keenum: I don't have a lot of confidence in Schaub right now and Yates looked like garbage against the Rams. For those saying give Keenum more time to prepare, he's had a year and a half to prepare to be the starter in this system. He's not going to pick up anymore of the playbook in the next week than he already knows.


There is a difference between working all week or two weeks with the first team and not working with them at all. How much value you put on that meh its up to you
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If you think he's the best choice, that's fine I can get behind that. Like you said though, I don't understand waiting another week. We don't have another week. If we go down 2-5, it's over.

We're not going to the play offs. Kubiak won't be here next year, & that's another obstacle Case has got to overcome.
Agreed. Our season hangs in the balance this week. A win and we could only be 1 game behind the Colts, who have to play Denver this week, heading into our game with them.


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There is a difference between working all week or two weeks with the first team and not working with them at all. How much value you put on that meh its up to you
Not enough value to go with Yates over Keenum this week when Yates hasn't played much with the first team this season either.
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Keenum. Let's see what he can do, even if it is against the Chiefs in KC. It's not like Schaub (injured or not really) or Yates can do any better.
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It depends on the situation:

If Ed Reed plays start Keenum.

If Ed Reed doen't play and Schaub is healthy what the heck, start Schaub. We may barely win in OT, but at least it would go as a W.

Of all of those meaningless stats out there, perhaps the most interesting of them all is the fact that the Texans haven't won a game since Ed Reed took the field.
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Keenum and Yates split time in practice.

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