Chris Myers and Antonio Smith heading to Pro Bowl

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  1. Texans34Life

    Texans34Life I BLEED TEXANS!

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    Per 610 text -

    SR610: Chris Myers and Antonio Smith are headed to the Pro Bowl. They'll replace Maurkice Pouncey and Andre Carter who are both injured.
     
  2. JCTexan

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    According to quite a few people (on twitter) both just got named to the Pro-Bowl. Myers is Houston's first ever O-linemen to make the Pro-Bowl.
     
  3. Rey

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    That's awesome...I am very happy for both of them and it really sucks that his dad doesn't post here anymore because of how folks dogged him in his early years...
     
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    http://www.houstontexans.com/news/article-3/Myers-Smith-added-to-2012-AFC-Pro-Bowl-roster/ec511bd5-e473-46aa-b00f-f57cbbefa792?module=HP11_headline_stack
     
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    That's great news, and I'm real happy for both of these guys who are very deserving of a trip out there for the PB game.
     
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    Great News!

    This is a solid affirmation that Meyers is likely to be our center for the next few years at least. Tackles are good. Probably a change at guard will be the first alteration on the line.

    And while I am very happy for Antonio Smith, I find it odd that he was promoted to the actual pro roster ahead of JJ Watt, who was also originally tapped as a pro-bowl alternate. I would have though JJ would have been promoted first, since he and Antonio play the same position and all.

    Hopefully there will be at least a couple more promoted from alternate to the actual roster over the next week before the game.
     
  7. 76Texan

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    Myers' dad knows he doesn't have to worry because I've got his back.

    He responded to one of my posts on the houstontexans.com board (where I declared that Myers has been the most consistent O-linemen the Texans ever had under Kubiak) saying that he was glad somebody paid attention.

    And he knows that I'm a regular poster on the Texanstalk board.

    I can't help but putting that bolded part in bold.
    (In the other Chris Myers' thread, if you follow one of the links, you will find a post where I said I graded out Myers as the best O-lineman on the team in the same year people ragged on him due to the Kris Jenkins snafu.)
     
  8. 76Texan

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    While I absolutely love Watt, I also want to recognize that Antonio was playing with a bad shoulder for a while; otherwise, I think he would have even a better season.

    Watt is still young; he will have plenty more opportunities.
    Damn, this defense is going to be gooood for a long time, knock on wood!
     


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    Surprised Joseph is going for the first time.

    I thought he'd gone before.
     
  10. JimBaker488

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    Getting JJ was not just a smart move for the Texans, but going to his first PB, 2 playoff games, and a huge new contract have to make JJ feel pretty good about his decision to come to Houston.
     
  11. thunderkyss

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    And that's a shame. Tells you about how "classy" some of our fans can be.

    I'm not saying we should be all politically correct or pull punches. Only that we should at least be humane. I'm sure if my kid was a player, & he had issues, I could take some constructive criticism.... but the things being said about Chris Myers went beyond constructive criticism.

    & it was wrong.
     
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    We've got to do better than that. The second guy on this list needs to be closer to double digits. I like that there are at least 6 Texans with 4 or more sacks, that's really spreading the pressure around. But only one guy in double digits & no one else even close......

    Not good...

    Kudos to Chris Myers. Same to Antonio.....
     
  13. RagingBull

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    I could care less how many are in double digits, what matters is how the team total ranks. The less guys in double digits, the less you will have to worry about paying top 5 money to when it is time to renew their contract.
     
  14. 76Texan

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    You can't scheme a defense like that.

    Barwin, you had 9-1/2 sacks, you go on the IR or seat on the bench.
    That sounds weird.

    It's like we're wishing our players to under-perform so we don't have to pay them more money.

    OK, Cush, you made enough good plays, now you're in the dog house because I can't afford you making any more TFL out there.
     
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    I don't get this thinking....
    Do you want a great defense or a low payroll?
     
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    They earned it no doubt about it.
     
  17. thunderkyss

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    So, are they pro-bowlers?
     
  18. clutch

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    going to the pro bowl makes them pro bolwlers right?? or am i missing something.. :kitten:
     

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