Can one play turn this team around ?

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  1. Honoring Earl 34

    Honoring Earl 34 Hey Koolaid

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    I was thinking , can one spectacular play turn this team into a winner and what would it be ?

    What if the Texans beat the Chiefs and then in Carolina ... at the 50yd line with 2:50 to go , the Panthers have a 3rd and 8yds to go for a first down leading by 6 points .

    The Texans are out of timeouts and if the Panthers convert and get a fieldgoal it's over .

    Delhomme is back to pass , Mario beats his man and knocks Ol' Jake senseless ... Jake fumbles and Demeco recovers and runs 45 yards for a TD .

    Texans win by 8 because they put in YKW after the kickoff and he throws a slant to Dunta who jumped the route .

    Just a thought .
     
  2. Maddict5

    Maddict5 Hall of Fame

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    making it more realistic:shades:
     
  3. HJam72

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    At some point, we will probably have some play or small group of plays that will make it seem that way, but it won't really be the play(s). It'll really be the progression of finally having a good GM and good coaching staff for a long enough length of time, however much that is.
     
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    Goldensilence hipster elite

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    I think one play or a few good ones early in the season can go a long way into propelling this team to a winning season. Assuredly winning the first two games this y ear will help a lot and i think it's pretty realistic.The NFC South this year is really a mixed bag and i three out of the four teams you don't really know what you're going to get. My bigger concern is handling our own division

    People talk about games being circled. I have a feeling there is a handfull circled on many Texans lockers.
     
  5. gtexan02

    gtexan02 Working?

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    Big plays help and bad plays hinder.

    Remember last year? We were 3-1 after preseason. We were riding high. Then Philly came and we were down. Then Miami came and we were up. Then Tennessee came and we were down.

    Big plays work for every team
     
  6. V3rm0nt3r

    V3rm0nt3r All Pro

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    At least someone agrees with me. Delholme won't make it past preseason. Carr's playing with a chip on his shoulder and will have a big year.

    thankfully we only have to face them once.
     
  7. Texans_Chick

    Texans_Chick Utopian Dreamer

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    I don't know about one play.

    These are things I would like to see:

    1. A two minute drill that works.

    2. Passes downfield and in the middle of the field.

    3. Against good running teams, a run defense that doesn't have the consistency of melted velveeta.

    4. A defense that the league fears. You know, where fantasy players aren't just following the Texans to start players from the opposing offense.

    5. No drive killing fumbled snaps.

















    Sorry, I was experiencing flashbacks. Let me continue....

    6. A punting game that doesn't frighten me. ("Stanley from his own 15....gah")

    7. Getting the opposing offense in obvious passing downs more often, and then taking advantage of that.

    8. Not having an unnatural aversion to the number 8.
     
  8. infantrycak

    infantrycak Mod. Staff Member

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    Carr has zero chance of beating Delhomme out during preseason.
     


  9. hollywood_texan

    hollywood_texan Hall of Fame

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    Absolutely, one play can be the beginning of something very amazing!
     
  10. HOU-TEX

    HOU-TEX Ah, Football!

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    If there were to be a single play that'd turn the team around, I'd guess it would be the winning fieldgoal against the Colts last season. If that couldn't get their attention, what can?:cool:
     
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    Well, if the Velveeta was thick and tall enough. :shades:
     
  12. V3rm0nt3r

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    Why do you think he was brought in. They're in the same situation Kubiak was in. Delhomme has lost his touch with deep throws and Carr will be a next to perfect fit with Smith who is the best deep ball guy in the country and although Jarret dosen't have the speed he still has the hands to help out an off target short to mid range pass.
     
  13. HOU-TEX

    HOU-TEX Ah, Football!

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    He was brought in to be their backup QB. Their previous backup was probably the only QB in the league that was worse than $#%@. So, what other choice did they have? Keep Weinke?:cool:
     
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    Funny girl.
     
  15. badboy

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    MENTALLY TURN THE 8 ON IT'S SIDE & IT IS THE INFINITY SYMBOL! tHEN REALIZE IT WAS NOT AN INFINITY JUST 5 YEARS.
     
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    infantrycak Mod. Staff Member

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    Carr and deep ball don't belong in the same sentence.

    Delhomme's lost touch still had 30 completions of 20+ and 7 of 40+ (on 40 less attempts) compared to Carr's 25 and 3 (most of which came off of YAC).
     
  17. HOU-TEX

    HOU-TEX Ah, Football!

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    Neither does Carr and perfect. lol:shades:
     
  18. V3rm0nt3r

    V3rm0nt3r All Pro

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    They passed up Harrington for him.
     
  19. HOU-TEX

    HOU-TEX Ah, Football!

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    No comment needed. You proved my point.:)
     
  20. Carr Bombed

    Carr Bombed Hall of Fame

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    WOW, That proves it right there folks, Carr all the way to the Superbowl
     

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