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10062008  #1 
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Start Sage?
I know, maybe this is the stupidest idea I've ever had, but look at Sage's overall performance for a minute. What is Sage's biggest problem?He's a gambler. He just HAS to get that shot at starting. He will dive with the ball, stretch out, whatever it takes. He moves the ball, moves the chains, has everyone around him in sync and playing well all the time, but he takes too many freaking risks.
So here's my crazy answer (don't flame me too hard): OK, hot shot. Now, you start. Keep fumbling and it's over and you will never be a starter again. In fact, you will probably be off this team. Throw a few "hero" stupid passes and you are out as well. Protect the freaking football and you remain a starter. This is your ONE shot, hotshot, and Matt will be glad to take his job back.
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Re: Start Sage?
NOT going to happen. Matt is the starter, period.
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Re: Start Sage?
Thanks but no thanks. You stick with Schaub if the first two weeks didn't cost him his job being sick yesterday shouldnt either.

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Re: Start Sage?
True, it won't happen. I've just got that "wonder/what if" thing going on.
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Re: Start Sage?
No...please do not start Sage....
Might further hurt his trade value.... 
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Re: Start Sage?
True, but I'm not convinced Sage won't be starting a few more games before this season is over with.
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Re: Start Sage?
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Also Schaub had a better game against Jax then Sage did against he Colts, and Jax is by far and away the better D. Sage should only ever see the filed again if and only if Matt's right arm gets amputated. 

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Re: Start Sage?
It could happen. If Schaub has been as ill as it sounds like, he might miss too much practice to be able to start next game. Honestly I would give Rosenfels a A if it were not for the last 5 minutes of the game. Rosenfels gambled as should any person in his position (granted, he sure chose the wrong time to do it), but if he had succeded, most people around here would praise his playmaking. I like a player who tries to make big plays, much more than your Caperish 'keep it close'attitude, those players makes mistakes too (Favre comes to mind). I sure like players trying to make something happen as opposed to players afraid to make mistakes. To me it shows guts, and it gives me something to cheer for.
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Sage will always beat himself when given the chance. 

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I know it's crazy, but I can't help wondering.
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Re: Start Sage?
Again, NOT GOING TO HAPPEN.
Schaub is the starter. Cut. Dry. Sage just didn't make "mistakes" yesterday, he forgot basic football fundamentals: PROTECT THE DAMN BALL.
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Re: Start Sage?
Guess you're right. I have no idea what he did before the Texans.
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Re: Start Sage?
I will permit this under only one condition. The starting offense must be introduced, when the announcer says Sage, everyone in Reliant will yell as loud as possible. "YOU SUCK"
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The whole point of the Favre thingie was to point out that playmakers miss some and win some. Personally I like Favre, despite his fairly high interception rate.
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Re: Start Sage?
LOL! Ain't that the truth.
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Re: Start Sage?
So let me get this straight. A player costs us the game with stupid idiotic bone headed, moronic, mental mistakes, and his punishment is he gets to start the next game over the incumbment who was only not playing because he was sick.
Makes sense to me.
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Re: Start Sage?
listen. sage wanted to win more than any of us on these forums. that's why he took those risks. granted, in hindsight they were pretty egregious, but you can't fault the man for trying to be heroic in our postike home opener.
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Re: Start Sage?
Curious, how would you describe the first 50 minutes of the game, specifically Rosenfels performance?
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