Article: "Houston Texans: The New Cardinals?"

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  1. marv800

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    I found this somewhat interesting if not amusing:

    http://nfl.fanhouse.com/2009/02/23/houston-texans-are-they-the-new-arizona-cardinals/

     
  2. gtexan02

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    Pretty spot on.
     
  3. marv800

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    They seriously underestimate the potency of our offense.
     
  4. TEXANS84

    TEXANS84 Moderator Staff Member

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    The article above was written by Stephanie Stradley (TexansChick) of this message board.
     
  5. marv800

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    Well why would she sell us short like that? We are clearly in a position to dominate our division with Indy aging, Jax faltering, and the Oilers imploding internally.

    The Texans need to just DECIDE TO WIN.
     
  6. gtexan02

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    Why do you think she underestimates our offense? She equates us to Arizona, which is more than fair
     
  7. TEXANS84

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    I'm sure she will be on here shortly to answer that herself.
     
  8. 4Texans

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    Beat me to it.......
     


  9. Errant Hothy

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    If it comes to a fight, I've got 20 on Steph.

    :wild:
     
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    Maybe because she has good football instincts?

    And please never call the Possums the Oilers again.
     
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    Errant Hothy Hypermediocrity

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    Please tell me he didn't do that?
     
  12. GlassHalfFull

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    Interesting slightly related side note from yesterday. I can't remember how we got on this topic, but Eric Winston was telling me yesterday how much deeper the Texans are now than when he first got there. He said he didn't realize just how thin they were, until they got some depth the past two years.
     
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    Pretty accurate it all depends on what we do in free agency.
     
  14. Sal Rosenberg

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    Who is availe in the draft that is a run stopping DT?Is Peria Jerry a run stopping DT?Who cares!Draft him .
     
  15. Ole Miss Texan

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    LOL, yea we both like this guy! I've even read a scouting report that thinks he would actually be best if he were to slim down, get in better shape and play 4-3 DE. This really got me thinking.

    I was like, "yay, finally someone has a great touch on the Texans on the internet!!" Low and behold it was TC. Well, I guess she's still the only one.
     
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    DT is such a hard position to fill. I read online that there are more busts in first round DTs than any other position.
     
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    Both NT from Boston College BJ Raji a bulldozer DT that not only takes on more than one blocker but collapses pocket and drives pocket back into QB. His roster mate Ron Brace same basic build with 2 QB sacks last season is projected in 2nd round. Raji will probably go top 12 but he is my guy if there @ 15
     
  18. Thorn

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    The article pretty much sums it up. Our offense and special teams are good enough to chase a wild card spot, but our defense just isn't there yet and needs serious help. In one form or another, most of us have been saying that for a while now.
     
  19. IlliniJen

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    We are only in a position to win in our division if our defense GREATLY improves, red zone visits are converted into points, they cut down on TOs, the players are properly prepared for gameday and coaching decisions improve during the game.

    Those are a lot of "ifs" to hang a hope to "dominate" our division on. We need to be a more complete team if we want to dominate anything. And in this AFC, I don't know if a Cardinals-esque record gets us into the playoffs.
     
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    Very well put. The good news is we can address stopping the run and scoring more in the red zone in the draft. Turn overs? Now that might take a while to resolve. As Meatloaf sang "2 outta 3 ain't bad"
     

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