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Old 12-09-2007   #241
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Ever since the Oakland game it seems as if something has finally 'clicked' for Mario. Perhaps with Dunta going down with that terrible injury Mario realized that this team needed him to emerge as a dominant force just to contend with other teams, but whatever it is Mario is finally playing & reacting instead of thinking.
as TJ said it is this

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Ever since the Oakland game it seems as if something has finally 'clicked' for Mario. Perhaps with Dunta going down with that terrible injury Mario realized that this team needed him to emerge as a dominant force just to contend with other teams, but whatever it is Mario is finally playing & reacting instead of thinking.
I think that Mario is learning how to be a NFL player. Keep in mind that he is only 22 right now(will be 23 at the end of January) and the transition from college to pro is a big one. In college he used his raw talent whereas now, he is learning he needs to utilize technique and combine it with his talent. I think that Mario is becoming what we all hoped he would be.
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He is 100% healthy this year too which is helping out a lot.
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as TJ said it is this

Aww man Wolf that was awsome. But you forgot the ever important select start at the end.
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I thought that code was for Contra.
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Old 12-09-2007   #246
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Here's the video on NBC. It was posted on the official board by another member.

http://media.putfile.com/Mario-Williams
The only thing missing is the phrase, "we were wrong."
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Old 12-09-2007   #247
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Mario is looking like everything we wanted him to be.

I love the way we use him on 3rd down and passing plays. It works.
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It's great to see such enthusiasm today about Mario.

I always expect fans at the games to be cynical about Mario the way that people here can be, and I'm always surprised.

Every time Mario gets a sack or a TFL, the Reliant crowd goes absolutely nuts.

I hope he gets a Pro Bowl invite. That will get him even more recognition/kudos from the national media.
I'm thinking he has a great shot because the coaches and players will have seen how well he is playing and vote him in. Freeney is leading but that's fan vote, which will also bump Mario up when it comes to replacing him because of his injury.
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http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/200.../week14/2.html

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does anyone know where vinny is these days btw?
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Old 12-10-2007   #251
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Not sure if this has been mentioned but Mario is two sacks away from the franchise record for sacks by a player. Kailee Wong currently holds the record at 15.
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Old 12-10-2007   #252
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Not sure if this has been mentioned but Mario is two sacks away from the franchise record for sacks by a player. Kailee Wong currently holds the record at 15.
Yes it has.
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Mario is only in his second year, too. He is going to be adding on to that record for a while. It sure is fun having this new team and watching these records being formed.
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Old 12-10-2007   #254
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as TJ said it is this

Except TJ was talking about Mario Bros. This angers me as a seasoned video game geek!
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Old 12-10-2007   #255
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Not sure if this has been mentioned but Mario is two sacks away from the franchise record for sacks by a player. Kailee Wong currently holds the record at 15.
Actually isnt he only 1 away?
Wong:15
Mario last year:4.5+ Mario this year: 9.5=14
15-14=1. IE Mario is one back.
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Old 12-10-2007   #256
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http://forums.hornfans.com/php/wwwth...b=5&o=0&fpart=

Funny stuff at the "longhorns board"
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Funny stuff at the "longhorns board"
Reminds me of the stuff on orangebloods.com
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I am now going to state, for the record, that all the guys who ridiculed us can stop talking now and just let Michael Smith, and Bill Parcells cover our games from now on. They were the only two who didnt blast us into the stone age for passing on the Prince of RB and InVinceable himself.
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They were the only two who didnt blast us into the stone age for passing on the Prince of RB .
i call him reggie 'the emperor' bush because of his similiarity to the emperor new clothes fairytale.. ie everybody saying how great he is eventhough if you look at him objectively, you see theres not much there at all
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Except TJ was talking about Mario Bros. This angers me as a seasoned video game geek!
very true, I couldn't find the whole quote from TJ LOL
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