Drafted to slow Peyton Manning, Texans' Mario Williams hasn't yet

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  1. Wolf

    Wolf 100% Texan

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    http://www.theoaklandpress.com/stories/122107/spo_20071221231.shtml

     
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    i would certainly hope the Texans didn't take a player #1 overall for 2 games a season.
     
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    AP article.

    Actually, Mario Williams had a lot to do with the Texans win last year.

    The Texans had a hard time slowing down the Colts offense, but IIRC, Mario was responsible for a fumble recovery as the Colts were driving. In a game decided by a last second field goal, I figure that has something to do with that victory.

    Oh well, pesky details.
     
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    Texans_Chick Utopian Dreamer

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    Well duh.

    If you can disrupt Peyton Manning, you can pretty much disrupt anybody in the league. And if you can't beat Manning, well then you ain't likely getting out of the AFC South any time soon.
     
  5. ArlingtonTexan

    ArlingtonTexan Moderator Staff Member

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    Unless there is a drastic change in the division, if the Texans are able to thrive in the AFC South then they will be a darn good football team capable of doing somethings in the playoffs.
     
  6. Wolf

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    Indy star article

    http://www.indystar.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20071221/SPORTS03/712210370&theme=

     
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    that's some decent praise when tony dungy compares you to joe greene and dwight freeney.
     
  8. tulexan

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    Dungy has always been really high on Mario and it wouldn't surprise me if the Colts were one of the teams that had Mario at the top of the draft board.
     


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  10. joedinkle

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    From the sound of it, Mario is really pissed, and I think it will reflect in his play. Expect another 2+ sack performance. If not, I expect him to rattle Peyton all day. Yes, I know it's Peyton, but I have a feeling Mario is gonna play angry.
     
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    thats an astute observation :fortune:
     
  12. nunusguy

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    Well we all know Bill Parsells and his team at the time,the Dallas Cowboys, had
    Mario at the top of their Board because Parsells said so himself on ESPN earlier
    this year in September.
     
  13. powerfuldragon

    powerfuldragon g'mornin to you

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    your logic is sound, but it doesn't let mario off the hook. the fact is, he needs to figure out that colts o-line.
     
  14. ArlingtonTexan

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    In fact, I heard Parcells say this several times around these parts even before that. Of course, this could have turned into a Bill and Jerry battle as I am not sure that Jerry could have passed on the marketing aspects of Bush or Young.
     

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