Go Back   Houston Texans Message Board & Forum - TexansTalk.com > Football Talk > The National Football League
Home Forums Register FAQDonate Automatic Monthly Contribution Members List Mark Forums Read


The National Football League League News & Current Events

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-12-2007   #1
Twitch-Houston
Hall of Fame
 
Twitch-Houston's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 1,713
Rep Power: 290 Twitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respectedTwitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respectedTwitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respectedTwitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respectedTwitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respectedTwitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respectedTwitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respectedTwitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respectedTwitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respectedTwitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respectedTwitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respected
Default Where was our excuse story?

Does anyone remember John Clayton writing an excuse column for the Texans when they were riddled with injuries? I sure don't.

http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/column...ohn&id=3106045
Twitch-Houston is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-12-2007   #2
TexansSeminole
Hall of Fame
 
TexansSeminole's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Orlando, FL
Age: 27
Posts: 8,469
Rep Power: 65775 TexansSeminole is a quality contributor and well respectedTexansSeminole is a quality contributor and well respectedTexansSeminole is a quality contributor and well respectedTexansSeminole is a quality contributor and well respectedTexansSeminole is a quality contributor and well respectedTexansSeminole is a quality contributor and well respectedTexansSeminole is a quality contributor and well respectedTexansSeminole is a quality contributor and well respectedTexansSeminole is a quality contributor and well respectedTexansSeminole is a quality contributor and well respectedTexansSeminole is a quality contributor and well respected
Default Re: Where was our excuse story?

Why would he? Your talking about the defending champs, a team that was undefeated, and the Colts at that. To think we should get equal treatment with these guys is a little bit wishful thinking IMO.
TexansSeminole is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-12-2007   #3
Twitch-Houston
Hall of Fame
 
Twitch-Houston's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 1,713
Rep Power: 290 Twitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respectedTwitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respectedTwitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respectedTwitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respectedTwitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respectedTwitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respectedTwitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respectedTwitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respectedTwitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respectedTwitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respectedTwitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respected
Default Re: Where was our excuse story?

Quote:
Originally Posted by TexansSeminole View Post
Why would he? Your talking about the defending champs, a team that was undefeated, and the Colts at that. To think we should get equal treatment with these guys is a little bit wishful thinking IMO.
It wasn't so much that I actually thought we should get a story, it's just that all you hear people talk about is that injuries aren't an excuse and that's what it seemed like he was doing for the Colts.

Granted they have been hit hard with injuries and so have we, but no one is feeling sorry for us.

I just thought it was funny and wanted to share the story. Like I said, I didn't really expect to be treated in kind. The Texans never are.
Twitch-Houston is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-12-2007   #4
TexansSeminole
Hall of Fame
 
TexansSeminole's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Orlando, FL
Age: 27
Posts: 8,469
Rep Power: 65775 TexansSeminole is a quality contributor and well respectedTexansSeminole is a quality contributor and well respectedTexansSeminole is a quality contributor and well respectedTexansSeminole is a quality contributor and well respectedTexansSeminole is a quality contributor and well respectedTexansSeminole is a quality contributor and well respectedTexansSeminole is a quality contributor and well respectedTexansSeminole is a quality contributor and well respectedTexansSeminole is a quality contributor and well respectedTexansSeminole is a quality contributor and well respectedTexansSeminole is a quality contributor and well respected
Default Re: Where was our excuse story?

Quote:
Originally Posted by Twitch-Houston View Post
Like I said, I didn't really expect to be treated in kind. The Texans never are.
Haha, that's for sure.
TexansSeminole is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-12-2007   #5
kastofsna
Hall of Fame
 
kastofsna's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Tampa, FL
Posts: 7,438
Rep Power: 406 kastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respected
Default Re: Where was our excuse story?

because the players that are hurt for the Colts are far better as a unit than those who are hurt for the Texans.
kastofsna is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-12-2007   #6
Twitch-Houston
Hall of Fame
 
Twitch-Houston's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 1,713
Rep Power: 290 Twitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respectedTwitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respectedTwitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respectedTwitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respectedTwitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respectedTwitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respectedTwitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respectedTwitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respectedTwitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respectedTwitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respectedTwitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respected
Default Re: Where was our excuse story?

Quote:
Originally Posted by kastofsna View Post
because the players that are hurt for the Colts are far better as a unit than those who are hurt for the Texans.
True, but the Texans players that are hurt are equally as important in their role on the team as starters as are the Colts' players. One of the lines in the story sounds like he's saying poor Payton had to play with a few 3rd stringers.

Course I'd put AJ and Dunta as cream of the crop players we're missing not to mention we have been playing without our starting QB, a backup center, several backup running backs and other various backups.
Twitch-Houston is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-12-2007   #7
kastofsna
Hall of Fame
 
kastofsna's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Tampa, FL
Posts: 7,438
Rep Power: 406 kastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respected
Default Re: Where was our excuse story?

if Peyton Manning and Matt Schaub break their leg on the same day, which one is the bigger story?

c'mon, this is simple.
kastofsna is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored links
Old 11-12-2007   #8
Texan_Bill 
Subscribed Contributor
 
Texan_Bill's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Houston. Mediocrity Lives Here!!
Section: Bull Pen!!
Age: 47
Posts: 48,094
Rep Power: 99691 Texan_Bill is a quality contributor and well respectedTexan_Bill is a quality contributor and well respectedTexan_Bill is a quality contributor and well respectedTexan_Bill is a quality contributor and well respectedTexan_Bill is a quality contributor and well respectedTexan_Bill is a quality contributor and well respectedTexan_Bill is a quality contributor and well respectedTexan_Bill is a quality contributor and well respectedTexan_Bill is a quality contributor and well respectedTexan_Bill is a quality contributor and well respectedTexan_Bill is a quality contributor and well respected
Default Re: Where was our excuse story?

Quote:
Originally Posted by kastofsna View Post
if Peyton Manning and Matt Schaub break their leg on the same day, which one is the bigger story?

c'mon, this is simple.
If you're asking me - SCHAUB... Because the Texans are my team and that's who I follow. I could care less about the Peyton Manning...
__________________
We SUCK AGAIN!
Texan_Bill is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-12-2007   #9
kastofsna
Hall of Fame
 
kastofsna's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Tampa, FL
Posts: 7,438
Rep Power: 406 kastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respected
Default Re: Where was our excuse story?

no, i'm talking from an ESPN and national standpoint. the answer is fairly obvious.
kastofsna is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-12-2007   #10
Texan_Bill 
Subscribed Contributor
 
Texan_Bill's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Houston. Mediocrity Lives Here!!
Section: Bull Pen!!
Age: 47
Posts: 48,094
Rep Power: 99691 Texan_Bill is a quality contributor and well respectedTexan_Bill is a quality contributor and well respectedTexan_Bill is a quality contributor and well respectedTexan_Bill is a quality contributor and well respectedTexan_Bill is a quality contributor and well respectedTexan_Bill is a quality contributor and well respectedTexan_Bill is a quality contributor and well respectedTexan_Bill is a quality contributor and well respectedTexan_Bill is a quality contributor and well respectedTexan_Bill is a quality contributor and well respectedTexan_Bill is a quality contributor and well respected
Default Re: Where was our excuse story?

Quote:
Originally Posted by kastofsna View Post
no, i'm talking from an ESPN and national standpoint. the answer is fairly obvious.
Not going to argue that....

BSPN is all about front-running, and since the Colts are defending world champs with only 2 losses this season, of course BSPN is all over it.
__________________
We SUCK AGAIN!
Texan_Bill is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-12-2007   #11
kastofsna
Hall of Fame
 
kastofsna's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Tampa, FL
Posts: 7,438
Rep Power: 406 kastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respected
Default Re: Where was our excuse story?

it would also drastically change the NFL and playoff picture and break a very long streak and etc.
kastofsna is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-12-2007   #12
Twitch-Houston
Hall of Fame
 
Twitch-Houston's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 1,713
Rep Power: 290 Twitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respectedTwitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respectedTwitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respectedTwitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respectedTwitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respectedTwitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respectedTwitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respectedTwitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respectedTwitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respectedTwitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respectedTwitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respected
Default Re: Where was our excuse story?

Quote:
Originally Posted by kastofsna View Post
it would also drastically change the NFL and playoff picture and break a very long streak and etc.
No denying that the Colts are a bigger story, but when the media does talk about the Texans, the injuries are downplayed except for AJ. My whole point for the thread was the excuse aspect of the article, not to say that we should get the same coverage as the Colts. As someone said, we haven't earned it yet and I agree with that. The aspect of who is more important became a side topic.
Twitch-Houston is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-12-2007   #13
TexansSeminole
Hall of Fame
 
TexansSeminole's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Orlando, FL
Age: 27
Posts: 8,469
Rep Power: 65775 TexansSeminole is a quality contributor and well respectedTexansSeminole is a quality contributor and well respectedTexansSeminole is a quality contributor and well respectedTexansSeminole is a quality contributor and well respectedTexansSeminole is a quality contributor and well respectedTexansSeminole is a quality contributor and well respectedTexansSeminole is a quality contributor and well respectedTexansSeminole is a quality contributor and well respectedTexansSeminole is a quality contributor and well respectedTexansSeminole is a quality contributor and well respectedTexansSeminole is a quality contributor and well respected
Default Re: Where was our excuse story?

To be honest with you, I am getting really tired of the "we get no media attention" stuff. We have not earned it at all. If we make it to the playoffs and it's still the same I am all over this, but as of now, it really isn't suprising, and really is something the Texans deserve. Must earn it.
TexansSeminole is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-12-2007   #14
kastofsna
Hall of Fame
 
kastofsna's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Tampa, FL
Posts: 7,438
Rep Power: 406 kastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respected
Default Re: Where was our excuse story?

the media cares about stories, not about spreading everything even amongst the teams.
kastofsna is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-12-2007   #15
Showtime100
Got AJ?
 
Showtime100's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Austin,Tx
Age: 51
Posts: 20,331
Rep Power: 110127 Showtime100 is a quality contributor and well respectedShowtime100 is a quality contributor and well respectedShowtime100 is a quality contributor and well respectedShowtime100 is a quality contributor and well respectedShowtime100 is a quality contributor and well respectedShowtime100 is a quality contributor and well respectedShowtime100 is a quality contributor and well respectedShowtime100 is a quality contributor and well respectedShowtime100 is a quality contributor and well respectedShowtime100 is a quality contributor and well respectedShowtime100 is a quality contributor and well respected
Default Re: Where was our excuse story?

Quote:
Originally Posted by kastofsna View Post
the media cares about stories, not about spreading everything even amongst the teams.
For years now they've been taking it to the extreme, IMO. That's why you have kids in Seattle who's favorite players play in stadiums 3,000 miles away.
Showtime100 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-12-2007   #16
Twitch-Houston
Hall of Fame
 
Twitch-Houston's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 1,713
Rep Power: 290 Twitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respectedTwitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respectedTwitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respectedTwitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respectedTwitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respectedTwitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respectedTwitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respectedTwitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respectedTwitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respectedTwitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respectedTwitch-Houston is a quality contributor and well respected
Default Re: Where was our excuse story?

Quote:
Originally Posted by TexansSeminole View Post
To be honest with you, I am getting really tired of the "we get no media attention" stuff. We have not earned it at all. If we make it to the playoffs and it's still the same I am all over this, but as of now, it really isn't suprising, and really is something the Texans deserve. Must earn it.
Yea I know and I agreed with that in one of the other posts, just looking for some material to talk about, this bye week is KILLING me......ha ha
Twitch-Houston is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-12-2007   #17
rickyb
Scarlet is hot.
 
rickyb's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: In the A-T-X
Age: 46
Posts: 763
Rep Power: 211 rickyb is a quality contributor and well respectedrickyb is a quality contributor and well respectedrickyb is a quality contributor and well respectedrickyb is a quality contributor and well respectedrickyb is a quality contributor and well respectedrickyb is a quality contributor and well respectedrickyb is a quality contributor and well respectedrickyb is a quality contributor and well respectedrickyb is a quality contributor and well respectedrickyb is a quality contributor and well respectedrickyb is a quality contributor and well respected
Default Re: Where was our excuse story?

Quote:
Originally Posted by Showtime100 View Post
For years now they've been taking it to the extreme, IMO. That's why you have kids in Seattle who's favorite players play in stadiums 3,000 miles away.
Well, that, and fantasy football.
rickyb is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-12-2007   #18
kastofsna
Hall of Fame
 
kastofsna's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Tampa, FL
Posts: 7,438
Rep Power: 406 kastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respected
Default Re: Where was our excuse story?

people have rooted for teams across the nation since the Steelers and Cowboys of the '70s.
kastofsna is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-13-2007   #19
Showtime100
Got AJ?
 
Showtime100's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Austin,Tx
Age: 51
Posts: 20,331
Rep Power: 110127 Showtime100 is a quality contributor and well respectedShowtime100 is a quality contributor and well respectedShowtime100 is a quality contributor and well respectedShowtime100 is a quality contributor and well respectedShowtime100 is a quality contributor and well respectedShowtime100 is a quality contributor and well respectedShowtime100 is a quality contributor and well respectedShowtime100 is a quality contributor and well respectedShowtime100 is a quality contributor and well respectedShowtime100 is a quality contributor and well respectedShowtime100 is a quality contributor and well respected
Default Re: Where was our excuse story?

Quote:
Originally Posted by kastofsna View Post
people have rooted for teams across the nation since the Steelers and Cowboys of the '70s.
If you want to take that route, of course. My point was YESPN & Co. are adding fuel to that fire.
Showtime100 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-13-2007   #20
austintexanite
All Pro
 
austintexanite's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Age: 32
Posts: 819
Rep Power: 8 austintexanite is a team player
Default Re: Where was our excuse story?

I hear ya brother, I can't stand all these "experts," giving excuses for the Colts. I'm pretty sure fans of other teams who have been hit hard by the injury bug feel the same way.
__________________
Defense in the name of the game.
austintexanite is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Go Back   Houston Texans Message Board & Forum - TexansTalk.com > Football Talk > The National Football League
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 09:44 AM.


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