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Old 04-26-2008   #21
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We've been bitching for 6 years about a LT and we get one and everybody starts crying.
he's not a sexy name that everyone targeted for 3 months and built up into this giant fantasy, so folks are now pissed off.
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this pick will haunt us. mark my words....we messed up bad. We traded back ignorantly, and for what??? really? im curious...espn hasn't covered the trade. What did we get for passing on mendenhall
the ravens 3rd round pick(89th overall) and 6th round pick(173rd overall).
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F-ing stupid. Not a good selection at all....what a f-ing reach. Not liking this pick at all...just about all the peeps we wanted have gone to other teams.


Worst. draft. ever. I can't believe I waiting this long for this guy.
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this pick will haunt us. mark my words....we messed up bad. We traded back ignorantly, and for what??? really? im curious...espn hasn't covered the trade. What did we get for passing on mendenhall
A 3rd and 6th. I was at least hoping for Mike Jenkins. Damnit Texans!
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We used to say the same about Regie.
yeah but mario williams brings us sacks, tackles, fumbles, possibly an interception

What does a lineman bring? a pancake?
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he's not a sexy name that everyone targeted for 3 months and built up into this giant fantasy, so folks are now pissed off.
yes...im pissed that we took the EIGHTH BEST TACKLE over Cason and phillips. Im pissed mendenhall fell to us by some miracle and we threw him away for a 3rd and a 6th...and then BLEW a first round pick. Screw this. Screw Gibbs. This is a pathetic reach.
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Default Re: Duane Brown: First Round pick of the Texans

I'm seeing the logic here now.

He had a 2nd round grade, but we didn't have a 2nd round pick.

So we reached.
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we reached massively, and passed on cason and phillips. this WILL haunt us. Screw Gibbs.We reached for the 8th freaking tackle. I hate this.
Feel free to root for other teams as well.
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Default Re: Duane Brown: First Round pick of the Texans

Brown was a reach though....ALL THE LEGIT FIRST ROUND TACKLES WERE GONE....WE F-ING REACHED ON BROWN!
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We've been bitching for 6 years about a LT and we get one and everybody starts crying.
One of the lowest rated among all LT's...
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yeah but mario williams brings us sacks, tackles, fumbles, possibly an interception

What does a lineman bring? a pancake?
Less sacks? A better offense? Championships?
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yeah but mario williams brings us sacks, tackles, fumbles, possibly an interception

What does a lineman bring? a pancake?
lol so you just want numbers, eh? what about winning, does that mean anything?
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Duane Brown=Travis Johnson We trade down for this?
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Football Futures write-up

Duane Brown OT 6’5 308 Virginia Tech
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Brown signed on with the Hokies as a tight end. He redshirted his first year in the program, then caught three passes for 64 yards and a touchdown in his first season on the field. He was moved to offensive tackle before the 2005 season, and moved into the starting lineup at right tackle. He’s been a starter at tackle since.

Brown is a very good athlete, and has a lot of upside because of his natural ability. He was a tight end just two years ago, so he has the natural athleticism, quickness, and lateral agility to be a quality pass protector in the NFL. Brown has been a solid performer on the field, but it is the upside that entices teams.

This is just his third season on the offensive line, so he is definitely a work in progress. He is relying on his talent and intensity right now because of his inexperience. He lacks consistency on the field, and may need time to develop before he steps on to the field. Brown will also need to continue to get stronger in the NFL to develop a more well rounded game.

Duane Brown has a lot of upside, and that may cause him to be taken earlier than his on field performance has shown to date. The natural gifts he has project very well to the left side in the NFL, and everyone is looking for a left tackle that can keep the quarterback standing.
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^^^

Reminds me of the Spencer pick w/o the "big nasty" quality to it.

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We've been bitching for 6 years about a LT and we get one and everybody starts crying.
seriously, no one even knows anything about him but they complain. I mean, Spencer wasn't expected to do much but he was fine until he got injured. We just won't know until he plays. Look forward to Matt Forte in the 3rd unless we trade to get a pick in the second.
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It's all about if this guy can come in and produce. If he can be an efficient LT of the future I am ok with the pick, if not I am mad that we passed on Mendenhall.

We may be able to get a good RB like Matt Forte in the 3rd round. Either way, we need a corner in our next 2 or 3 picks.
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Duane Brown=Travis Johnson We trade down for this?
At least we traded down this time.
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Aw for Christs sakes. What happened to the old We Trust Rick Smith shit? Maybe this guy has something we aren’t looking at.
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This is probably one of those "Athletic quick fast" linemen. So basically I'm happy with it, because I wanted a lineman. It's not the name that I want, but all of you guys who are crying remember that the '06 and '07 drafts were awesome.

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