A little love for Andre

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  1. Fox

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    ESPN has a new piece up about game changers who force opposing teams to change their game plans. Andre didn't make the top 5, but he was the first one to miss the top 5.

    1. Andre Johnson, WR, Texans
    Scout: "He is a special, special guy and you'll see that more now that he is playing with a good quarterback who can get him the ball downfield."

    http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/columns/story?columnist=sando_mike&id=3056630

    Not having Andre makes a big difference in our game regardless of the statistical production from the receivers without him.

    Sorry if this has already been posted, please merge if so.
     
  2. IlliniJen

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    Andre will DEFINITELY make the top 5 once he's healthy again and he has a good body of games to look at with The Schaub tossing the rock his way.

    The Schaub ==> The 'Dre connection makes my heart sing.
     
  3. Twitch-Houston

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    Notice how he says "with a good quarterback" and not "with a good O-line".

    Funny how the talking heads have forgotten how much they harped on our O-line before. Of course had they actually watched a Texans game in the past when Sage filled in, they'd have seen how a different QB made the O-line and everyone else look better. I watched the first game Carr took over in Carolina and the offense looked eerily like the Texans offense of old. :crutch:
     
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    I noticed that.

    I also noticed that VY was no where on either list.

    Is the VY/ESPN honeymoon finally over?
     
  5. Leahmic223

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    Man that is what I am saying. Throw out all those Stats, when Andre is in there the defense has to account for him, him and Owen Daniels are our only passing threats. Andre(Davis) is good, Walter is good, Jacoby is unproven, and none of those 3 are going to give CBs and Safeties nightmares Like Andre(Johnson) does.
     
  6. threetoedpete

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    If he was playing for a Media club like in New York or Washington, he'd be hands down considered the best WR in the game today. I use to post "young" in front of that. But after watching T.O's and Oucho cinco's latest offerings, I think we can now drop the "young". Just think MS and A.J. have only worked for six months together. The line gets a little better, it's going to be sweet indeed.
     
  7. Runner

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    Of course the Texans have a good quarterback now compared to before, but maybe they didn't say "with a good o-line" because it is mediocre at its best.
     
  8. Twitch-Houston

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    Good point, but I guess my point was that Schaub tends to make any deficiencies in the O-line a hell of a lot less noticeable than a certain other QB did.
     


  9. gtexan02

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    A group of 11 NFL general mangers, coaches, scouts, etc made a list of the top 5 most scheme changing players. Guys you have to completely retool your defense around. AJ didn't make the list, but he was very close. Thats pretty cool.

    http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/columns/story?columnist=sando_mike&id=3056627

     
  10. Texanmike02

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    Nahh he'd have to get caught **** fighting or something... look how long the Vick honeymoon lasted

    Mike
     
  11. DiehardChris

    DiehardChris You betcha!

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    If Rashean Mathis is on that list, Dunta should be too.
     
  12. Vinny

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    Mathis is better in coverage than Dunta...Dunta is a bigger hitter and a better blitzer...but we never send him anymore it seems.
     
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    Its nice having a Real QB for a change the only thing we gave Schaub a free pass on was getting AJ killed on the pass play he got injured.
     

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