[Grantland] What if Trade Scenarios

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  1. ASidd_1990

    ASidd_1990 Veteran

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    Saw this article on Grantland.com highlighting some what if draft day trades and Texans came up.

    http://www.grantland.com/blog/the-t...est-draft-trade-what-ifs-of-the-past-15-years

    Thoughts?
     
  2. Norg

    Norg Hall of Fame

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    what if Texans drafted Juluis peppers instead of carr


    what if Texans drafted Big ben rothisburger


    what if Texans drafted ed reed ..??????


    so manyyyy
     
  3. rolyat93

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    It nice to see Brown acknowledged as the best Tackle in the game.
     
  4. chicagotexan2

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    What if we'd taken rebus instead of okoye? You're right it never ends but in this instance houston got it right with drafting brown.
     
  5. b0ng

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    It's great to look back at the Duane Brown draft thread and read the hand wringing over the pick.

    http://www.texanstalk.com/forums/showthread.php?t=49757

    money quote on the second page:

     
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  6. Insideop

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    I don't think they're saying he's the best in the game, just the best of the LT's who came out that year. Still, he is one of the best LT's in the game, and that pick, even though many thought it was bad at the time, turned out to be great for the Texans. I still remember people in the press and on this board saying how bad Smith and Kubes screwed up picking Brown, and after the 1st year it did look pretty bad. I don't think anyone is questioning the pick now. :texflag:
     
  7. Tailgate

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    What if the Texans took Nick Fairley instead of JJ Watt?
     
  8. ChampionTexan

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    Yeah, that particular list is saying he's the best LT in the game and #13 rated player overall. The top rated O-Lineman on that list is Evan Mathis - guard with the Eagles at #6.

    Just for the record, that list also has JJ Watt as #1 overall, AJ as #9, and Antonio Smith as #72. Those are the only four Texans on the list (and yes, that means they left Arian - and anyone else you might want to mention - off the list).

    Here's a link to the complete list.

    https://www.profootballfocus.com/blog/2013/05/06/pffs-top-101-of-2012-the-full-list/
     


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