Go Back   Houston Texans Message Board & Forum - TexansTalk.com > The Great Fans of the Houston Texans > Texans Talk
Home Forums Register FAQDonate Automatic Monthly Contribution Members List Mark Forums Read


Texans Talk Football talk only please. Keep it to the game, the players, the coaches and management.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-11-2006   #1
The Dude Abides
Hall of Fame
 
The Dude Abides's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Texas
Age: 30
Posts: 1,078
Rep Power: 39 The Dude Abides is a quality contributor and well respectedThe Dude Abides is a quality contributor and well respectedThe Dude Abides is a quality contributor and well respectedThe Dude Abides is a quality contributor and well respectedThe Dude Abides is a quality contributor and well respectedThe Dude Abides is a quality contributor and well respectedThe Dude Abides is a quality contributor and well respectedThe Dude Abides is a quality contributor and well respectedThe Dude Abides is a quality contributor and well respectedThe Dude Abides is a quality contributor and well respectedThe Dude Abides is a quality contributor and well respected
Default Texans Add Another (FB Jameel Cook )

Quote:
Running with it: The Texans added a fullback in Jameel Cook of the Bucs Saturday in what could be adding to an enhanced backfield.
Domanick Davis is the starting running back but the Texans are looking at drafting Reggie Bush with the first pick. The signing of Cook gives them a blocking back in what should be an enhanced running game.
The Texans will decide in a month whether or not to draft Bush or take quarterback Vince Young.
Link - http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/news/story?id=2364242

Discuss
__________________
Boom. Roasted.
The Dude Abides is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-11-2006   #2
bigTEXan8
All Pro
 
bigTEXan8's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: The 'No, CA
Age: 31
Posts: 919
Rep Power: 10 bigTEXan8 is a team player
Default ...

I personally think that's not that bad of a pick-up. I like it. This can only help DD, Morency, and hopefully Wells comes back.
__________________
The Lord is my refuge and strength, an ever present help in trouble.
bigTEXan8 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-11-2006   #3
the wonger need food
Hall of Fame
 
the wonger need food's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Houston
Age: 45
Posts: 2,562
Rep Power: 1341 the wonger need food is a quality contributor and well respectedthe wonger need food is a quality contributor and well respectedthe wonger need food is a quality contributor and well respectedthe wonger need food is a quality contributor and well respectedthe wonger need food is a quality contributor and well respectedthe wonger need food is a quality contributor and well respectedthe wonger need food is a quality contributor and well respectedthe wonger need food is a quality contributor and well respectedthe wonger need food is a quality contributor and well respectedthe wonger need food is a quality contributor and well respectedthe wonger need food is a quality contributor and well respected
Default

Cool... a pass-catching FB!

Well... kinda.
the wonger need food is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-11-2006   #4
travfrancis
Veteran
 
travfrancis's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Houston
Age: 27
Posts: 410
Rep Power: 12 travfrancis is on the Pro-Bowl ballottravfrancis is on the Pro-Bowl ballot
Send a message via AIM to travfrancis
Default

guess kubiak thinks hes better than norris

Last edited by travfrancis; 03-11-2006 at 05:55 PM.
travfrancis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-11-2006   #5
hot pickle
Canada Eh
 
hot pickle's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Winnipeg, Canada
Age: 25
Posts: 2,468
Rep Power: 2075 hot pickle is a quality contributor and well respectedhot pickle is a quality contributor and well respectedhot pickle is a quality contributor and well respectedhot pickle is a quality contributor and well respectedhot pickle is a quality contributor and well respectedhot pickle is a quality contributor and well respectedhot pickle is a quality contributor and well respectedhot pickle is a quality contributor and well respectedhot pickle is a quality contributor and well respectedhot pickle is a quality contributor and well respectedhot pickle is a quality contributor and well respected
Default

i think he's a pretty good special teams player to, or am i think of someone else?
hot pickle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-11-2006   #6
Fiddy
Hall of Fame
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Houston/Austin
Age: 27
Posts: 4,314
Rep Power: 18 Fiddy was voted MVPFiddy was voted MVPFiddy was voted MVPFiddy was voted MVP
Send a message via AIM to Fiddy Send a message via MSN to Fiddy Send a message via Yahoo to Fiddy
Default

What does this do for Norris???
__________________

'Anyone ready to go outside so I can make you look bad?' - Matt Schaub talking to the DBs
Fiddy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-11-2006   #7
TheRealJoker
Hall of Fame
 
TheRealJoker's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Conroe
Age: 27
Posts: 3,695
Rep Power: 15340 TheRealJoker is a quality contributor and well respectedTheRealJoker is a quality contributor and well respectedTheRealJoker is a quality contributor and well respectedTheRealJoker is a quality contributor and well respectedTheRealJoker is a quality contributor and well respectedTheRealJoker is a quality contributor and well respectedTheRealJoker is a quality contributor and well respectedTheRealJoker is a quality contributor and well respectedTheRealJoker is a quality contributor and well respectedTheRealJoker is a quality contributor and well respectedTheRealJoker is a quality contributor and well respected
Send a message via AIM to TheRealJoker
Default

I remember when the Bucs moved Alstott to tailback for a little while to get this guy on the field...
__________________
What did the city of Houston do to anger the football gods?
TheRealJoker is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored links
Old 03-11-2006   #8
tulexan
Hall of Fame
 
tulexan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Age: 30
Posts: 5,080
Rep Power: 28 tulexan is a Hall of Famertulexan is a Hall of Famertulexan is a Hall of Famertulexan is a Hall of Famertulexan is a Hall of Famertulexan is a Hall of Famertulexan is a Hall of Famertulexan is a Hall of Famertulexan is a Hall of Famer
Default

Reggie is going to need someone to blast some holes through the line so he can get in the secondary and score some touchdowns.
tulexan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-11-2006   #9
Kaiser Toro
Native Mod
 
Kaiser Toro's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Straight Outta Austin
Age: 44
Posts: 16,084
Rep Power: 54156 Kaiser Toro is a quality contributor and well respectedKaiser Toro is a quality contributor and well respectedKaiser Toro is a quality contributor and well respectedKaiser Toro is a quality contributor and well respectedKaiser Toro is a quality contributor and well respectedKaiser Toro is a quality contributor and well respectedKaiser Toro is a quality contributor and well respectedKaiser Toro is a quality contributor and well respectedKaiser Toro is a quality contributor and well respectedKaiser Toro is a quality contributor and well respectedKaiser Toro is a quality contributor and well respected
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by tulexan
Reggie is going to need someone to blast some holes through the line so he can get in the secondary and score some touchdowns.
Not sure if you were sarcastic or not, but I do not understand this line of thinking. We draft Carr and possibly Bush knowing that they need other parts to be successful? There is a salary cap. If the #1 pick in the draft can't get it done then trade out or draft someone like Mario Williams that can make a difference on his own.
__________________
Smell the glove is here
Kaiser Toro is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 03-11-2006   #10
Runner
Hubcap Diamond
 
Runner's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 8,000
Rep Power: 72472 Runner is a quality contributor and well respectedRunner is a quality contributor and well respectedRunner is a quality contributor and well respectedRunner is a quality contributor and well respectedRunner is a quality contributor and well respectedRunner is a quality contributor and well respectedRunner is a quality contributor and well respectedRunner is a quality contributor and well respectedRunner is a quality contributor and well respectedRunner is a quality contributor and well respectedRunner is a quality contributor and well respected
Default

Regardless of what they do about Bush, this could be a sign of Davis/Morency at RB and Wells not being re-signed.
__________________
Amy glances out the window; her hair, skin, and clothes take on a pronounced reddish tinge from Doppler effect as she drops out of the conversation at relativistic velocity. - Cryptonomicon
Runner is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 03-11-2006   #11
aj.
Hall of Fame
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 4,769
Rep Power: 658 aj. is a quality contributor and well respectedaj. is a quality contributor and well respectedaj. is a quality contributor and well respectedaj. is a quality contributor and well respectedaj. is a quality contributor and well respectedaj. is a quality contributor and well respectedaj. is a quality contributor and well respectedaj. is a quality contributor and well respectedaj. is a quality contributor and well respectedaj. is a quality contributor and well respectedaj. is a quality contributor and well respected
Default

Maybe Kubiak sees Kyle Johnson II in this guy.
aj. is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-11-2006   #12
tulexan
Hall of Fame
 
tulexan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Age: 30
Posts: 5,080
Rep Power: 28 tulexan is a Hall of Famertulexan is a Hall of Famertulexan is a Hall of Famertulexan is a Hall of Famertulexan is a Hall of Famertulexan is a Hall of Famertulexan is a Hall of Famertulexan is a Hall of Famertulexan is a Hall of Famer
Default

Last time I checked there aren't too many 1 player teams. Every player drafted needs supporting pieces to make them better. Adding a good blocking back is important to this team because he would not only block for Reggie Bush, but for Domanick Davis and David Carr.

By your logic, a team shouldn't draft anyone at the #1 position.
tulexan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-11-2006   #13
Grid
Hall of Fame
 
Grid's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 4,299
Rep Power: 2272 Grid is a quality contributor and well respectedGrid is a quality contributor and well respectedGrid is a quality contributor and well respectedGrid is a quality contributor and well respectedGrid is a quality contributor and well respectedGrid is a quality contributor and well respectedGrid is a quality contributor and well respectedGrid is a quality contributor and well respectedGrid is a quality contributor and well respectedGrid is a quality contributor and well respectedGrid is a quality contributor and well respected
Default

Im more worried about what this says for Wells.

The biggest selling point for Wells was that he could provide depth at RB and FB while performing well on special teams.

With Cook and Norris..we dont need Wells for depth at FB.. and if we draft Bush, Wells is less valuable there as well.

I wonder if we intend to try and keep Wells or not.

I really want to know how talks with Gaffney are going.
Grid is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-11-2006   #14
Texans>Colts
Veteran
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Age: 42
Posts: 172
Rep Power: 0 Texans>Colts is ridin' the pine
Default

Hell Yes we signed someone.

The former Buc. I remember when he scored a touchdown in the Buc vs. Skins game Bucs won 36-35 on Alstott TD. Nice game to watch at the time cause all the other games were like 9ners vs. Cardinals
__________________
GO TEXANS!
Texans>Colts is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-11-2006   #15
edo783
Site Contributor
 
edo783's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Houston, again.
Posts: 7,708
Rep Power: 4641 edo783 is a quality contributor and well respectededo783 is a quality contributor and well respectededo783 is a quality contributor and well respectededo783 is a quality contributor and well respectededo783 is a quality contributor and well respectededo783 is a quality contributor and well respectededo783 is a quality contributor and well respectededo783 is a quality contributor and well respectededo783 is a quality contributor and well respectededo783 is a quality contributor and well respectededo783 is a quality contributor and well respected
Default

A bit of a head scratcher this one. I thought Norris was supposed to be one of the better blocking FBs, so why this guy? Some injury to Norris we don't know about? Any thoughts?
__________________


De Oppresso Liber
edo783 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-11-2006   #16
Kaiser Toro
Native Mod
 
Kaiser Toro's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Straight Outta Austin
Age: 44
Posts: 16,084
Rep Power: 54156 Kaiser Toro is a quality contributor and well respectedKaiser Toro is a quality contributor and well respectedKaiser Toro is a quality contributor and well respectedKaiser Toro is a quality contributor and well respectedKaiser Toro is a quality contributor and well respectedKaiser Toro is a quality contributor and well respectedKaiser Toro is a quality contributor and well respectedKaiser Toro is a quality contributor and well respectedKaiser Toro is a quality contributor and well respectedKaiser Toro is a quality contributor and well respectedKaiser Toro is a quality contributor and well respected
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by tulexan
By your logic, a team shouldn't draft anyone at the #1 position.
Bingo! Look at #1 picks since the institution of the salary cap era in 1993. Only one player started for a winning Super Bowl team that drafted him, Orlando Pace. We are better off taking Williams or Ferguson than a skill position.
__________________
Smell the glove is here
Kaiser Toro is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 03-11-2006   #17
Kaiser Toro
Native Mod
 
Kaiser Toro's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Straight Outta Austin
Age: 44
Posts: 16,084
Rep Power: 54156 Kaiser Toro is a quality contributor and well respectedKaiser Toro is a quality contributor and well respectedKaiser Toro is a quality contributor and well respectedKaiser Toro is a quality contributor and well respectedKaiser Toro is a quality contributor and well respectedKaiser Toro is a quality contributor and well respectedKaiser Toro is a quality contributor and well respectedKaiser Toro is a quality contributor and well respectedKaiser Toro is a quality contributor and well respectedKaiser Toro is a quality contributor and well respectedKaiser Toro is a quality contributor and well respected
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by edo783
A bit of a head scratcher this one. I thought Norris was supposed to be one of the better blocking FBs, so why this guy? Some injury to Norris we don't know about? Any thoughts?
I am confused as well.
__________________
Smell the glove is here
Kaiser Toro is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 03-11-2006   #18
the wonger need food
Hall of Fame
 
the wonger need food's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Houston
Age: 45
Posts: 2,562
Rep Power: 1341 the wonger need food is a quality contributor and well respectedthe wonger need food is a quality contributor and well respectedthe wonger need food is a quality contributor and well respectedthe wonger need food is a quality contributor and well respectedthe wonger need food is a quality contributor and well respectedthe wonger need food is a quality contributor and well respectedthe wonger need food is a quality contributor and well respectedthe wonger need food is a quality contributor and well respectedthe wonger need food is a quality contributor and well respectedthe wonger need food is a quality contributor and well respectedthe wonger need food is a quality contributor and well respected
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by edo783
A bit of a head scratcher this one. I thought Norris was supposed to be one of the better blocking FBs, so why this guy? Some injury to Norris we don't know about? Any thoughts?
Norris can't catch.

Kubiak plans to use this guy like he used his FB at Denver last season. Kyle Johnson (Denver's FB) had 5 TD receptions.
the wonger need food is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-11-2006   #19
tulexan
Hall of Fame
 
tulexan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Age: 30
Posts: 5,080
Rep Power: 28 tulexan is a Hall of Famertulexan is a Hall of Famertulexan is a Hall of Famertulexan is a Hall of Famertulexan is a Hall of Famertulexan is a Hall of Famertulexan is a Hall of Famertulexan is a Hall of Famertulexan is a Hall of Famer
Default

Even Williams and Ferguson rely on other players for their success.

If you have the #1 pick you take the best player in the draft. That player is Reggie Bush. You may not think he is, but you are not a GM, scout, or coach.
tulexan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-11-2006   #20
the wonger need food
Hall of Fame
 
the wonger need food's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Houston
Age: 45
Posts: 2,562
Rep Power: 1341 the wonger need food is a quality contributor and well respectedthe wonger need food is a quality contributor and well respectedthe wonger need food is a quality contributor and well respectedthe wonger need food is a quality contributor and well respectedthe wonger need food is a quality contributor and well respectedthe wonger need food is a quality contributor and well respectedthe wonger need food is a quality contributor and well respectedthe wonger need food is a quality contributor and well respectedthe wonger need food is a quality contributor and well respectedthe wonger need food is a quality contributor and well respectedthe wonger need food is a quality contributor and well respected
Default

Does every thread have to turn into a debate over the draft... Geeeezzzz...
the wonger need food is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Go Back   Houston Texans Message Board & Forum - TexansTalk.com > The Great Fans of the Houston Texans > Texans Talk
Home Forums Register FAQ Members List Calendar Mark Forums Read


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:10 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.2
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Ad Management by RedTyger