Great stat from Jerome Soloman

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  1. Doppelganger

    Doppelganger None

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    I know some of yall don't like his work, but he put a great stat in his piece.

    "The Texans have gone from the bad old days under Dom Capers, when they were 5-7 after 12 games (in 2003 and 2004), to today, when after 12 games they are, um, 5-7. As they were last year. And the year before that. And the year before that."

    That tells us a lot. Take the 2 win season out. But the 2 years previously, Capers had the team to 5-7 after 12 games in 2003 and 2004. Those teams ended with records of 5-11 and 7-9 respectively. In 2008/2009 they finished 8-8 and 9-7 respectively, and this year looks like another 7-9 season.

    JS makes the point that we have basically not improved and that whatever wins we have are at the end of the season. The fact that we are winning late, tells me the players still play for the coach. BUT, it also means we are winning essentially meaningless games. This was a prime year to take the division. The Colts are down, the Titans are in shambles, and the Jags are beatable. In addition, our D let us down in 4 games that we should have won. We should be a 9 win team right now thinking about not the playoffs, not the division title, but a potential first round bye.

    That right there tells me its time for Gary to go. We need a real head coach and not a glorified offensive coordinator.
     
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    JB Old Curmudgeon

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    Don't you really think there are already enough threads about this?
     
  3. Yankee_In_TX

    Yankee_In_TX Dance Lindsay!

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    No?
     
  4. Hardcore Texan

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    That is brand new information.

    :sarcasm:
     
  5. Thorn

    Thorn Dirty Old Man

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    Jerome Soloman must have seen Dexman's sig. LOL
     
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    wow...nine seasons and SIX of them have been 5-7 at the 12 game mark...that's just....sad.
     
  7. Blake

    Blake MMQB

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    Did Solomon and Dexman have lunch lately?
     
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    JB Old Curmudgeon

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    Gasp! Maybe they are one and the same! Have you ever seen them together?


    :thinking:
     
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  9. Blake

    Blake MMQB

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    haha! I think youre onto something!
     
  10. Pollardized

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    Does anyone remember when Solomon has a show on ESPN 97.5? What a Jackwagon....
     
  11. texanhead08

    texanhead08 Hall of Fame

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    He is known as the roach for a reason just remember that.
     
  12. Showtime100

    Showtime100 Got AJ?

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    Lol. The "great stat" tells me he must read this board AND the sumbitch still owes me a pair of sweatbands from Jr High.
     
  13. Carr Bombed

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    wait what? :)
     
  14. infantrycak

    infantrycak Mod. Staff Member

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    The current Texans team would beat the 7-9 Capers' Texans 99 times out of 100.

    That doesn't mean Kubiak should stay but it's true.
     
  15. Rey

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    You are probably right. Those Capers teams weren't as good as this team is.

    That said, the defenses were a bit better.

    Could David Carr have a good day against this secondary?
     
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    The question is.....could our secondary hold down a younger Andre Johnson? I think Capers' Texans would do a little better than some might think.
     
  17. DexmanC

    DexmanC Hall of Fame

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    Thanks pal. I've only worn those stats as my signature since last offseason.
    You da man.
     
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    Jerome, is that you? :kitten:

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    infantrycak Mod. Staff Member

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    A bit would be accurate. The only year the D was even decent under Capers was 2002.

    No. HWWNBN would have 8 sacks and 3 picks. Half the sacks would be running out of bounds behind the line of scrimmage. Schaub, AJ and Foster would make it look like pitch and catch on the way to a 52 point game. The current Texans haven't arrived but they are miles ahead of that team.
     
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    How quickly people forget.
     

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