Houston Texans 2010 Season Preview (New York TImes)

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  1. CloakNNNdagger

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    Great find-I really enjoyed it. Especially the play.
    The writer also did a good job of summing up the Texans without all the hoopla.
     
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    This quote is to encourage all of you to read it, it's some good stuff!

     
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    Great find Doc! I thought the play a bit overdone, but the write up was fair and very realistic. Should be a must read for all Texan fans...and players too.
     
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    Sixth-round rookie Trindon Holliday, a 4.2-speedster from L.S.U., is the return specialist. However, he must learn the wide receiver position if he’s to stay on the roster. If Holliday doesn’t get out from behind that eight ball, Houston will go back to Andre’ Davis for kick returns and Jacoby Jones for punt returns. Both are big threats to score..

    This caught my eye. GK made a point to mention it in OTAs. I sure hope he humps the playbook. There's no way he clears waivers and make the PS. Not gonna happen. I just have a feeling he'll be really fun to watch!
     
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    Not so sure why you think that. The dude did last until late in the 6th round. You really think that after TC he would be so readily snatched up?
     
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    sounds like all around good stuff to me The texans got talent from front to back but whats different this time is the texans also have Depth in alot of Positions
     
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    Good find CNNND!!! If I was the "Mother" I'd be kicking some butt!!! :pissed: We've been passive long enough. Time to get out there and show the COLTS on day ONE that we're tired of being a bunch of wussies! Put some fear in our opponents, and let them watch the mighty TEXANS roll on into Dallas in Feb!!!
     
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    Hahaha.
    Cracking little play. Very good.
     
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    Wow! another example of how sports blog writers have surpassed mainstream journalists in quality of coverage. That article is better than anything we will get from mainstream national media or certainly from Justice, McClain, and company.
     
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    What I want to know is how many more seasons Schaub needs to stay healthy before people stop labeling him as fragile. To be honest, it seems like even if he stays healthy for 4 more seasons journalists and bloggers will still be listing "fragile" as one of his downsides.
     
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    No. He's only had one healthy season. If he plays all season again, everyone will forget that label.
     
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    ...until the next time he takes a knock. The minute he looks a little groggy or stiff after a sack, they'll all start spouting it again.
     
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    I guess I think this way because he's so explosive. Just because we don't have roster room for a return specialist doesn't mean another team doesn't. I think some team would snag him based purely on his speed. I've been wrong and could be now but my personal feeling is he don't clear waivers. Would rather see him make the 53 so it becomes a non-issue. That's why I said in another post that I hope he stays buried in the playbook and has a sharp camp.
     
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    CND I really enjoyed that read! Must spread rep.
     
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    Very good read, but the writer falls into the "they all look alike to me" trap by saying that David Anderson has a "similar style" to Kevin Walter. Two very different players.
     
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    True, and I've read the same thing in another write up somewhere. Not sure where they are getting this, like you said two totally different receivers.
     
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    Thanks to Paul Kuharsky for pointing this article from the New York Times out and I agree with him when he says:

    Don't meathead past the skit at the beginning. It's pretty impressive. Andy Benoit has got his finger on the pulse of this team. Here's a snipit from the detailed article:



    By the way, I've been in a wilderness wonderland for a while so if somehow I missed this already posted and discussed forgive me.
     
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    I was into it until he called Frank Okam an "energy guy." Also I don't think Adibi is in the lead to sub in for Cushing for the 4 games, I'd say its dead even and I'd bet my money on Clark.
     
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