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Old 03-08-2009   #1
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Default Anybody remember Bradlee Van Pelt?

he FINALLY gave up quarterbacking.

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Default Re: Anybody remember Bradlee Van Pelt?

Wish him luck as a Safety. Seems like a tough transition to me.
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Default Re: Anybody remember Bradlee Van Pelt?

seems like a necessary evil if he wants to think about playing an NFL down... because he had to be one of the worst QB's i've ever seen at the professional level...
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Default Re: Anybody remember Bradlee Van Pelt?

I never actually remember seeing him play. I never pay much attention to preseason though.
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I never actually remember seeing him play. I never pay much attention to preseason though.
It was pretty bad.

I mean, really bad.
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It was pretty bad.

I mean, really bad.
I would have called it ugly bad.
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I would have called it ugly bad.
Atrocious at best.
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Atrocious at best.
He was so bad he made David Carr look good!
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He was so bad he made David Carr look good!
Van Pelt wouldn't hit water if he fell out of a boat!
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Van Pelt wouldn't hit water if he fell out of a boat!
He better hope he can or he is going to suck at safety.
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Default Re: Anybody remember Bradlee Van Pelt?

Didn't Tim Couch quit being a QB and come back to play a different position as well?
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Default Re: Anybody remember Bradlee Van Pelt?

I remember a pre-season game a coupla years ago.

He rolled out to one side, and had a TE wide open only about ten yards ahead of him. BVP was under pressure from behind, but had plenty of time to make the throw.

He cocked, fired... and hit the turf about two yards in front of the receiver. LOL That is my lasting memory of the guy as a QB.

Best of luck to him as a safety. It would be a great story if he could make it work!
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Didn't Tim Couch quit being a QB and come back to play a different position as well?
No, he just came back pumped full of steroids
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Default Re: Anybody remember Bradlee Van Pelt?

The one thing I remember about Bradlee is a game in college. He ran in the winning touchdown, turned around, and bounced it off the defenders helmet while falling back (no penalty either somehow). His attitude isn't normal for a QB, so I guess trying to return as a safety makes sense. I wish him the best of luck, although I doubt anything comes of his return. Kind of funny this is the second QB/FS we've had on the Texans (Jamal Lord being the other).
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Didn't Tim Couch quit being a QB and come back to play a different position as well?
That was Eric Crouch. Partial credit given!
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Default Re: Anybody remember Bradlee Van Pelt?

I remember when Carr through for negative net passing yards against the Raiders shortly after Sage broke his hand and was out for the season. The only other QB on the roster was Van Pelt.

Kubes made a good call keeping the negative net passer in... who knows how bad things could've gotten had we put Van Pelt in?!?!?!
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Default Re: Anybody remember Bradlee Van Pelt?

Best of luck to the guy in whatever he does. I'm sure he's been running through all sorts of emotions since his father, a former NFL player, just passed away a couple of months ago.
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Default Re: Anybody remember Bradlee Van Pelt?

I remember him throwing a great pass..............to himself.
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I remember when Carr through for negative net passing yards against the Raiders shortly after Sage broke his hand and was out for the season. The only other QB on the roster was Van Pelt.

Kubes made a good call keeping the negative net passer in... who knows how bad things could've gotten had we put Van Pelt in?!?!?!
I wish he had put Van Pelt in. It would have been funny to see how much worse things could have gotten
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I remember him throwing a great pass..............to himself.
Didn't Garrard do that against us on Monday Night?
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