Brian Gaine Thread

Discussion in 'Texans Talk' started by Mangler, Jan 17, 2018.

  1. Uncle Rico

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    O'Brien has positioned himself as the tyrant of the Houston Texans ... he's ran off Texan greats, he's gotten the last GM fired and apparently Cal McNair is too big of a pushover to regain control and put his own imprint on the team. The hits and misses in personnel ALL go back to OBrien. Gaine is just a puppet that does whatever OBrien tells him to.
     
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  2. TheKDog

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    And then he sucks at his actual job, which is coaching an offense
     
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  3. Mangler

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    Whats wrong with these signings? Gipson has pretty much the same numbers or even slightly better than Mathieu. Roby may not be a household name but he’s not the trash they trot out there on sundays opposite JJo. These two are pretty solid players we got for cheap. Free Agency isn’t over, and we still have the draft coming up. No need to run around screaming with your arms waving in the air.
     
  4. Texecutioner

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    Gipson was a good signing. We lost HB, and got him for cheaper. I don't even know that HB is better either. They're still screwed at CB for now though. And of course they weren't going to make any splash level moves or anything like that. They're the Texans.
     
  5. frethack

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    Im all for burning down the secondary and rebuilding it around Justin Reid and JJo. Reid for the youth and talent and JJo for the vet presence.

    Our secondary has been torched the past two seasons by good-to-great QB's...and a few rookies too. KJack, KJo and HB were all part of that at one time or another. We have had trouble with TE's and TY Hilton, and the solution wasn't in-house. Hopefully the remake isnt a bust and we go to the outhouse...again.
     
  6. steelbtexan

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    A downgrade.

    Go over to the Broncos boards and see what they think of Roby. If they really believed in Roby they would've spent the money to sign him to a long term contract. Roby is nothing more than a stopgap just like HB was last yr.

    Houston Texans org = team stopgap. How do you feel about this?
     
  7. frethack

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    Signing Roby is risk/reward IMHO. Two good years...one average year...one not-so-good year (last year). If I remember he was also dealing with an injury last year. He's fast, so we are less likely to see him trying to chase down receivers and mugging them for a PI. Theres that at least...
     
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    At least gives us half a chance against TEs now, something desperately needed for a long time.
     
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    Love watching these teams acquire all these players being extra aggressive while your FRANCHISE QB is on their rookie deal.
     
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    OB sucks.
     
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  11. Texecutioner

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    The Texans current GM :kubepalm:

     
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  12. powda

    powda Team BLEACH!

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    Yup. As I said elsewhere, there is a short window.
     
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    Except the team wasn't set up to win now contractwise. They have too many guys becoming free agents now and the next 2 years.
     
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  14. powda

    powda Team BLEACH!

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    Except we have a 70 million surplus. Redo contracts or sign free agents. Dont sit on it.
     
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    $25M of that this year will go to Clowney if they keep him. Then the next couple years you have Watson, Fuller, Cunningham, Mercilus, Miller, Joseph, Martin at least. They have to pay their draft picks too.
     
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    Not really- the next couple years they will get Joseph, Miller, Mercilus off their books- none of those guys will be re-signed and none of those guys are difference-makers at this point in their careers.
     
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    powda Team BLEACH!

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    Miller, Joseph, and Martin will be gone. Probably clowney bolts to. Mercy better start getting sacks if he wants $. Fuller is injury prone and needs to prove more before planning a year in advance.

    Watson. Maybe Clowney. Not concerned about much else. Cap bumps every year.
     
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    Apparently there is uncertainty what the cap will be after 2021 or around then. So teams are hesitant to have a lot of salary past that.
     
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    But then that means they have to sign someone in free agency as a replacement or have a draft pick pan out
     
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    I'm not big on FA. At the same time, I don't believe we can wait around until our draft picks pan out. I can understand not going after Trent Brown. I can understand not going after Leveon Bell (though I disagree with it).

    But if the best we're going to do is Tashon Gipson... may be the for the pink soap.

    I know it's not over yet. But the sun is going down.
     

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