Backup Quarterback

Discussion in 'Texans Talk' started by Toro Bravo, Mar 13, 2019.

  1. xtruroyaltyx

    xtruroyaltyx Hall of Fame

    Joined:
    May 7, 2014
    Messages:
    7,671
    Likes Received:
    5,215
    Bottles would look even worse here than he did with the jags
     
    santo likes this.
  2. Mr teX

    Mr teX Hall of Fame

    Joined:
    Sep 20, 2006
    Messages:
    11,141
    Likes Received:
    3,046
    Location:
    Houston, TX
    Speaking of Bortles, anyone heard from Texian these days?
     
  3. austins23

    austins23 Hall of Fame

    Joined:
    Jan 3, 2012
    Messages:
    3,841
    Likes Received:
    2,715
    Location:
    Harlingen, TX
    Fitz is a fumble waiting to happen.
     
    OptimisticTexan likes this.
  4. Porky

    Porky Hall of Fame

    Joined:
    Apr 28, 2004
    Messages:
    13,856
    Likes Received:
    2,368
    Based on the caliber of player they are bringing in, I'm thinking Ryan Leaf is our new backup.
     
    Carr Bombed and OptimisticTexan like this.
  5. KA4Texan

    KA4Texan Clueless Wonder

    Joined:
    Nov 3, 2010
    Messages:
    821
    Likes Received:
    569
    Location:
    Houston
    What is Schaub up to these days? :kitten:
     
  6. Lucky

    Lucky Moderator

    Joined:
    May 1, 2004
    Messages:
    21,345
    Likes Received:
    9,108
    Did Bortles have someone like Hopkins in JAX? Hopkins made Hoyer look competent. At times.
     
    JB likes this.
  7. Lucky

    Lucky Moderator

    Joined:
    May 1, 2004
    Messages:
    21,345
    Likes Received:
    9,108
    Still in the league, believe it or not. Matt Ryan's backup.

    It's good to be a QB.
     
    KA4Texan likes this.
  8. WolverineFan

    WolverineFan Hall of Fame

    Joined:
    Oct 5, 2008
    Messages:
    7,503
    Likes Received:
    4,174
    Location:
    Houston, TX
    He had Allen Robinson for a while.
     
  9. Lucky

    Lucky Moderator

    Joined:
    May 1, 2004
    Messages:
    21,345
    Likes Received:
    9,108
    Right. I think he threw for 30 TDs that year when Robinson was healthy.
     
  10. WolverineFan

    WolverineFan Hall of Fame

    Joined:
    Oct 5, 2008
    Messages:
    7,503
    Likes Received:
    4,174
    Location:
    Houston, TX
    He also led the league in turnovers (18 INT, 14 fumbles).
     
    Carr Bombed likes this.


  11. Thorn

    Thorn Dirty Old Man

    Joined:
    Apr 14, 2007
    Messages:
    31,428
    Likes Received:
    8,497
    Location:
    Houston
    Every season is someone's "I told you so" season. LOL

    Here's my prediction:
     
    steelbtexan likes this.
  12. Texecutioner

    Texecutioner Hall of Fame

    Joined:
    Jun 12, 2008
    Messages:
    21,425
    Likes Received:
    4,901
    Why do people freak out much on who our back up is? IF your starter goes down, you're pretty much fucked. Yeah every now and then a back up comes in and plays real well, but Nick Foles and Tom Brady situations just don't ever happen really but like every 20 years maybe. It just isn't something to have that big of a worry to me. I think Bortles would be an excellent backup especially when your starter is Watson.
     
  13. Lucky

    Lucky Moderator

    Joined:
    May 1, 2004
    Messages:
    21,345
    Likes Received:
    9,108
    Yes. That's why he's a backup NFL QB. That's what's available.
     
  14. Lucky

    Lucky Moderator

    Joined:
    May 1, 2004
    Messages:
    21,345
    Likes Received:
    9,108
    Are we no longer filtering anything?

    If your QB goes out for the season, yes. If your' QB goes out for a game or 2, you want someone that's not a complete basketcase. That's why people give a shyt.
     
    Texas Jake, JB and xtruroyaltyx like this.
  15. Texecutioner

    Texecutioner Hall of Fame

    Joined:
    Jun 12, 2008
    Messages:
    21,425
    Likes Received:
    4,901
    Yeah, well tell them to wake the **** up. Backup QB's usually aren't guys with great careers unless they're almost 40. Bortles is a guy that just recently lost his job, and would actually be a solid guy to come in for the short term and buy some time on his feet to make some plays, he can scramble for 1st downs, and could likely play small ball pretty well. I like the difference and the change up of dealing with Bortles as a backup. I like it.
     
  16. Thorn

    Thorn Dirty Old Man

    Joined:
    Apr 14, 2007
    Messages:
    31,428
    Likes Received:
    8,497
    Location:
    Houston
    I want Weedon back, for no other reason than I like having someone I can call Da Weed Man.

    It's the small things in life that count. :)
     
  17. steelbtexan

    steelbtexan Hall of Fame

    Joined:
    Feb 11, 2007
    Messages:
    30,177
    Likes Received:
    10,247
    They could get lucky and hit on Roby, sign Verrett and have them stay healthy.

    They draft 3 rookie Ol who all hit and a rookie WR and a RB that are really good. That's not too much luck to ask for is it?

    A cheap FA WR I hope they look at is Justin Hunter
     
    leebigeztx likes this.
  18. Thorn

    Thorn Dirty Old Man

    Joined:
    Apr 14, 2007
    Messages:
    31,428
    Likes Received:
    8,497
    Location:
    Houston
    Half the board members here would have a football orgasm if they drafted 3 o-linemen next month. LOL
     
  19. xtruroyaltyx

    xtruroyaltyx Hall of Fame

    Joined:
    May 7, 2014
    Messages:
    7,671
    Likes Received:
    5,215
  20. xtruroyaltyx

    xtruroyaltyx Hall of Fame

    Joined:
    May 7, 2014
    Messages:
    7,671
    Likes Received:
    5,215
    Bores sucks.

    But you’re right back up an is the least of my worries with this team.

    Th for autocorrect to make this partially coherent
     
    steelbtexan likes this.

Share This Page