All Encompassing Matt Schaub Thread

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  1. Lucky

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    Not a surprise. What I didn't know was the connection between Raider HC Dennis Allen and Schaub.

    Allen knew Schaub from his days in Atlanta. He also had to be impressed with Schaub rallying the Texans to two 4th quarter FGs against the Raiders last year, only to lose by 5. That was one of the two games where Matt didn't throw an INT (the other vs the Rams). Of course, he only played a half in those contests.
     
  2. thunderkyss

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    I've got to admit that I was wrong about the Raiders looking for a starter. I thought they would be content with Pryor & McGluv'n....

    Perhaps I was also wrong about the Browns as they were also said to be interested in trading for him.
     
  3. IDEXAN

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    I have no idea what kind of a season Schaub is gonna have in Oakland, but he might fool a lot of Texans "fans" who think he's washed up in this league. Obviously there's quite a few NFL people (and not just the Raider's HC) who think Matts still got a future in this league. BTW, Schaub was a whole lot cheaper for the Raiders than Carson was.
     
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    I don't see him starting for long, but who knows? If Oakland doesn't have a good O-line they got themselves a very immobile QB who is gonna get killed.
     
  5. Playoffs

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    Yes this was the plan all along. After two 4-12 seasons -- hampered by salary cap -- Reggie needs to show some improvement now to keep his job, IMO.

    I think it'll be Browns vs. Raiders for Sammy Watkins.
     
  6. thunderkyss

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    Matt usually does a pretty good job about getting the ball out & avoiding sacks. Not as good as Peyton, but better than most.
     
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    Championship ...
     
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    Oh dear, I never considered Oakland going to the Super Bowl any time soon until now. :)
     


  9. CloakNNNdagger

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    If something doesn't dramatically change this year, Schaub will only think he had a bad OL. Last year, ProFootballFocus ranked Raiders OL line at #29 as compared to Texans #16.:kitten:
     
  10. Playoffs

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    Revamped. They signed Penn, Saffold, Howard, and Boothe. One of those OTs will slide to G, with Watson watching/learning unless he surprises.
     
  11. htownfan32

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    What if (crackhead theory) Schaub leads Oakland to a championship?
    I think I might cry if that happens.
     
  12. thunderkyss

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    I thought they failed Saffold on a physical & St. Louis re-signed him.
     
  13. CloakNNNdagger

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    That's what I understand.
     
  14. CloakNNNdagger

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    Losing Veldheer is a negative. Penn has durability but is far from anything special.......and he is not OT material, maybe guard. The Raiders continue to pee money down the drain with contracts such as what humdrum Howard got. And Boothe looked less than stellar with the Giants playing guard or center. Last but not least, wasn't Watson the one someone on the Raiders said he just doesn't look like he has it? Between calf and knee injuries and surgery, he virtually never saw the field........and if I remember, he's never played LT, but that was what they wanted of him. I've never really understood the Raiders of old. And now, the Raiders are getting rid of Al's players while replacing them just as quickly with more expensive but no more productive players.

    I don't believe that there is a reason to be to excited about what OL the Raiders will be putting together to protect their QB(s) in 2014.:)
     
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    Good thing that according to our TT mock draft they will be able to add Sammy Watkins, Morgan Moses, and Cyril Richardson.
     
  16. CloakNNNdagger

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    If they get Moses, at best, he'll be a guard. As far as Richardson, he's someone I'd hate to see without a T shirt.......overweight and underconditioned. He's not NFL LT material. Even if they try him at RT, I see possible bust written all over. As it appears now, their OL will be made up of a rotational mix of questionable OL talent with even more questionable talent.:thinking:
     
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    Yep, my bad, did read the fine print.
     
  18. Blake

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    Not sure that I agree with your assessment. I believe they are day 1 starter material. Moses at RT and Richardson at RG.
     
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    under fire GM Reggie McKenzie and HC Dennis Allen have hitched their wagon on Matt Schaub.

    good luck with that.
     
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    I believe we'll have to put NitroFish in a padded room.
    ...with no internet access
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