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Old 04-09-2009   #1
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Default What is your main concern this season?

Injuries? Player response to new coaches or schemes? Players taking next step up such as Okoye or TJ or LT Brown? Players coming off injuries such as Molden? What about team not getting the player (s) in the draft you wanted? Even though draft is still days away, voice your concern if you just know Schaub is going to miss games and Captain O. will not be the guy we need at QB and we could have drafted a a quarterback.

Should we have spent the big bucks and gone after a high profile free agent? Will Kubes be better at time management and whipping out the red flag? Are you concerned about Shannahan being THE play caller for 16 games?
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Old 04-09-2009   #2
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Injuries? Player response to new coaches or schemes? Players taking next step up such as Okoye or TJ or LT Brown? Players coming off injuries such as Molden? What about team not getting the player (s) in the draft you wanted? Even though draft is still days away, voice your concern if you just know Schaub is going to miss games and Captain O. will not be the guy we need at QB and we could have drafted a a quarterback.

Should we have spent the big bucks and gone after a high profile free agent? Will Kubes be better at time management and whipping out the red flag? Are you concerned about Shannahan being THE play caller for 16 games?

I'm worried about Okoye and Brown stepping up. Those are my biggest concerns.

I'd like for Schaub to play a full season, that's probably my second biggest concern. But I think Orlovsky will actually flourish in this offense.

I don't want and didn't want a big money FA. I think Shanahan calling the plays full time will be good and I think that will allow Kubes to do his job better.
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Default Re: What is your main concern this season?

I'm worried about facing the 3-4 teams in the AFC East and them absolutely man-handling Myers and then the possible injuries to Schaubby.

Oh, and our new defense being all talk instead of actually being agressive.
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Default Re: What is your main concern this season?

I'm worried about the OL's progression and their ability to stay healthy for 16 more games. If one guy gets injured, I'm not liking the results in the W/L column.

I'm interested in Schaub's maturation from last season to this season. Will he protect the ball more than he has in the past?

I'm interested in the defense's ability to create pressure. I assume it's going to be better but I hope it's not just better but VERY good.
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Turnovers .....
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On both sides of the ball.

Biggest worry drafting a viable option at RB in case Slaton goes down. I'd like to see us address the interior of the OL and get upgrades if possible and definitely add depth.
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What he said! I'd like to add how the defense shapes up and red zone offense, not necessarily in that order.
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Default Re: What is your main concern this season?

What, me worry?

My concerns regard our defense and if this unit will improve.
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Default Re: What is your main concern this season?

I'm most concerned about our team's ability to get to the quarterback next season, in my mind it's the biggest obstacle between us and the playoffs. I'm not sold on an improved Okoye and Antonio Smith making enough of a difference next season.
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Default Re: What is your main concern this season?

The secondary. We need a saftey.
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Default Re: What is your main concern this season?

I'm concerned about the overvaluing of our offensive production last year and the consequent inattention to it.

Our defense was bad, and our offense put up some yards. But, I don't think that justifies minimizing or ignoring obvious needs on the offensive side of the ball. Spinning that into my main concern of this season; my main concern is that our offense will regress because its depth was not addressed.
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Default Re: What is your main concern this season?

Defense.

I think the offense is on the right track and will play better with another year working with Gibbs and getting more depth. I've seen improvement each year and more to come.

I'm wait and see on defense.
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The secondary. We need a saftey.

I second that!!
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Defense.

I think the offense is on the right track and will play better with another year working with Gibbs and getting more depth. I've seen improvement each year and more to come.

I'm wait and see on defense.
Very much wait and see. As am I. I haven't watched the Chicago game yet but I know our red zone offense performed better. It is still a concern for me though. I think it's the nature of the ZBS. Smaller guys getting pinched in the red zone. We have to scheme around it. Did Shanahan do a better job of this or was it one game with other forces at play?

Defense is obviously the biggest most glaring concern for everyone. But our red zone offense has got to improve. We would have won 2-4 more games with better red zone production. DESPITE our lousy defense.
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The secondary. We need a saftey.
I second this.
I will say this also until someone listens:

WE NEED SOMEONE IN THE SECONDARY TO INSTILL FEAR IN OUR OPPONENTS!!

We need a identity with that player as the centerpiece ala Bob Sanders or Ronnie Lott that will clean clocks every chance they get and like it! Come over the middle and you will get de-capped or have a hole punched thru your chest.

Who will that be and when will we get him?
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Default Re: What is your main concern this season?

My main concern is whether I can stand the euphoria of watching the boys in the play-offs for the first time in the Texans' history!
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Defense.

I think the offense is on the right track and will play better with another year working with Gibbs and getting more depth. I've seen improvement each year and more to come.

I'm wait and see on defense.
I'm excited about the defense. I know it's going to be better. I'm worried about the depth at RB and at C/G. I'm worst fear is seeing CPitts or Briesel laying on the ground and then, as he's carted off, seeing Kasey Studdard role his way into the huddle. UGGH!
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Default Re: What is your main concern this season?

the defense. i've read articles that have me terrified that Bush's D will revert back to a lot of Smiths ideas. not to mention that im scared that Okoye won't step up but that takes a back seat as i believe we have good depth behind him with Robinson Okam and now Cody.
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Default Re: What is your main concern this season?

Put me in the Defense is my main concern team.

We have one decent to good player at each level of the defense, after those three, we've got nothing.
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Default Re: What is your main concern this season?

The many bandwagon fans that will be trying to get on board saying this has been their team all along when we put together our best season in Franchise History.
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