History tells us the Texans will select another Defensive Lineman

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  1. gtexan02

    gtexan02 Working?

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    Haha, I, as much as anyone else, actually hope we don't select a defensive lineman.

    But, if we do, I really like Chris Long, and wanted to get his name out there. He plays at the school I work at (Virginia), and may be one of the most dedicated, hard working, motivated players I've ever seen. We don't have a tremendous amount of talent on our DL, and he is double teamed every single play. He still produces.

    Here's an interview from him:

    http://www.nfldraftcountdown.com/interviews/chrislong/chrislong.html
     
  2. rollinstone18

    rollinstone18 let it bleed

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    I wouldn't mind drafting Chris Long either.
     
  3. 76Texan

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    They rank him as the 5th best player, that's interesting!

    But that also means we won't see him (I hope, LOL!)
     
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    If a defensive lineman is our first round pick, I will quit watching. No wait. I did not say that. Just kidding. haha. Please do not draft a DL. LT or RB please!
     
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    Errant Hothy Hypermediocrity

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    I don't like this

    http://www.nfldraftcountdown.com/sub/mockdraft.html

    Seems like another guy to shuffle in and to disappear.
     
  7. 76Texan

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    So he'll come here and protect Zabranksy? (j/k)

    Interesting prospect.
    If he can help protect a different QB (Taylor Tharp) to have some good games, that says something.

    But I don't want to jinx Spencer though!
     
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  9. kastofsna

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    I'm glad you posted this cause I've been waiting to unveil a truely great DL prospect, actually he is a pure pass rushing DE that won't be eligble this year but in 09 I expect him to be a top 10 pick (not that the Texans will even have a chance) but his play is something else. I could even see him as being the answear @ the WILL. George Selvie, DE, South Florida
     
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  11. 76Texan

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    we can watch him tonight.
     
  12. 76Texan

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    I didn't hear they call his name tonight.
     
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    He hurt his back pretty early.
     
  15. 76Texan

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    Thanks!

    Checking his stats, seems like he did pretty well against some quality opponents.

    But we're not gonna take him anyway, I don't think.
     
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    he's a sophomore, he's 235 pounds, he's still very raw, he's not going to come out this year.
     
  17. 76Texan

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    I hope we don't have to draft a DE the following year either!:d:
     
  18. YoungTexanFan

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    Kastofsna, since this is your team, do you think he will stay around the same weight and become a pass rush OLB for a 3-4 or even a SAM, or put on enough weight to stay at DE in the NFL, or do you even think a few teams will take a chance on him if he doesn't gain much more, like a Freeny speed rusher?
     
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    don't know about Kast but it seems to me like OLB in a 3-4 would be his natural position once he does play in the NFL.
     
  20. beerlover

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    if the Texans where in position this upcoming to draft Glenn Dorsey, yeah, I would do it, but thats the only way. then I would expect a defensive change back to the 3-4, Mario & Amobi are both two gap tackles & with a stud NT like Dorsey would potentially be the best line in the NFL.
     

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