Backup Quarterback

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  1. steelbtexan

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    Sad thing is I don't like it at all.
     
  2. Porky

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    Bottles has been released. Bring him in Gaine.
     
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  3. stingray

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    I would have preferred Tyrod Taylor over Weeden or Bortles.
     
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    Taylor was an UFA and counted against the comp formula. Bortles would not, as he was cut and technically a street FA.
     
  5. Toro Bravo

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    I don't have any confidence in Bortles - he turns the ball over and fumbles. I would prefer Fitzpatrick over Bortles. But I wouldn't be surprised if we sign Bortles.
     
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    You have confidence in Fitzpatrick?
     
  7. CWTexansFan

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    He's not last, so improvement.

    I think he wants to hold y'all's hands.
     
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  8. Carr Bombed

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    A big fat NO on Ryan Fitzpatrick.. For one reason or another he always ends up starting for the team that signs him.
     
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  9. Toro Bravo

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    No. But I have even less in Bortles.
     
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    But we've seen Fitzpatrick after being 'coached up' by the current Texans staff and he sucked. Bortles deserves that opportunity?
     


  11. Speedy

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    Won't really matter who the backup QB is. If he doesn't have the escapability Watson has, this o-line will get him killed. Therefore we'll be pulling QBs out of deer stands if anything long term happens to DW4.
     
  12. stingray

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    I think Texian would pee his pants if Bortles came to the Texans.
     
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    Maybe we could sign them both.
     
  14. Trail.Blazr

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    https://www.footballdb.com/stats/stats.html?mode=M
    On that note, I wouldn't want Jared Goff, Russel Wilson, Patrick Mahomes, Carson Wentz or Marcus Marriota backing up Watson. :kitten:
     
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  15. JB

    JB Old Curmudgeon

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    Hasn't he changed his name now?
     
  16. stingray

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    Has he? I wasn’t aware of it.
     
  17. Texecutioner

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    Would love to have Blake Bortles as a backup.
     
  18. edwardc5637

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    Don't want either of them just draft one in the late rounds or resign Webb.
     
  19. maverick512000

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    Why, are we planning to send him to another team to sabotage them?
     
  20. KA4Texan

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    Bortles is an excellent idea for backup.

    It's a way to make sure the entire city of Houston prays for a healthy Watson.
     

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