Investors demand answers for 1-7 record

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  1. Vinny

    Vinny shiny happy fan Staff Member

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    http://www.chron.com/cs/CDA/ssistory.mpl/sports/3457302
     
  2. utahmark

    utahmark markbeth

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    casserly and capers are both gone.
     
  3. aj.

    aj. Hall of Fame

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    When I read that earlier this morning, the last quote by McNair jumped out at me:

    "I just thought at this particular time it was appropriate to just give them a briefing as to what's going on, what we're doing and why we're doing it."

    Why we're doing it

    If "it" is firing Capers, why would that even need an explanation? If "it" is more involved, such as cutting loose the GM and head coach before their contracts expire, then if I were a stakeholder, I'd really be interested in the plan. I sense that both C&C are gone - but that still may be just wishful thinking. We will have to wait and see.
     
  4. Wolf

    Wolf 100% Texan

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    problems with the Texans is they gambled and lost. We had bad luck thrown in..

    At the time Milford Brown looked like a solid pick in the expansion draft.
    Boselli was checked out by our doctors AND NFL doctors and cleared.
    Ryan Young was an up and comming linemen at the time.
    Jermaine Lewis was a probowl returner..
    we gambled on Hollings and failed on that.

    hindsight is 20/20 but we gave up mulitple draft picks on certain people that we hoped would be solid.. we are still waiting on that.

    The front office took gambles and it was boom or bust.. well we busted more times than not.. that is what happens when you take risks.. sometimes the risks work sometimes not..
     
  5. ledzeppelin229

    ledzeppelin229 Hall of Fame

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    These investors don't seem like the kind of people I want running my football team. To say they seem clueless would be kind.
     
  6. tulexan

    tulexan Hall of Fame

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    They aren't running the team they are just financing it. Every investor for any company has a right to be concerned about the direction their company is going.
     
  7. Double Barrel

    Double Barrel Modified Simian

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    Hey, can I be the first poster in this thread to say the stockholders are a bunch of crybabies? ;)

    Pretty interesting story. I'm not used to any other type of team ownership than a dictator kind.
     
  8. Bull Pen 1

    Bull Pen 1 Hall of Fame

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    What is that suppose to mean.

    Do you like Casserly and Capers?
     


  9. ArlingtonTexan

    ArlingtonTexan Moderator Staff Member

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    I am thinking that the real issue is that even the "owner" Bob McNair has people he answers to.
     
  10. tulexan

    tulexan Hall of Fame

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    I don't think he necessarily answers to them, he is the majority owner.
     
  11. ArlingtonTexan

    ArlingtonTexan Moderator Staff Member

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    So because your an owner say 60% of a business that you can just give the finger to the 40%. Even as very rich person, he probably can't own the texans without the financial support he gets no matter the actual percentage. From an ethical and business standpoint, McNair has to explain to these guys what he is doing with their money.
     
  12. tulexan

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    OK, I guess I should explain myself better. I guess technically he does have to answer to them in some fashion because they are investors. But he doesn't really have to answer to them on the day to day operations. He does have control of the team it's not like he can't make any decisions without the consent of the other investors.
     
  13. mean mark8

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    Technically, as a Limited Partnership, the limited partners don't get any say in how the operations are run. That's why I'd strongly recommend against becoming a limited partner in anything.
     
  14. harley7

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    GET RID OF CAPERS!!!!! This guy has been a numbskull from the beginning. Dumb Capers makes me sick running 3rd and long and kicking FG's when hopelessly behind in points.
     
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    I agree! Sounds like alot of the people on this message board that have no knowledge about football and just like saying things to get a reaction without thinging or reasoning behind. Like they don't even watch the game or something!
     
  16. Dubya

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    These investors have a lot of money tied up in this football team, so they're probably at every single game and see what happens, and they don't have to be football geniuses to know a 1-7 (now 1-8) record is awful. If I had a lot of money tied up in something and it was going this badly after four years I'd be asking a lot of questions too.

    It is a good thing for us that they're asking lots of questions (even if they are stupid) because now McNair is getting pressure from the fans (his revenue stream) and from his investors as well, which could lead McNair to start making some serious decisions on the future of Casserly and Capers.
     
  17. touttail

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    Why didn't McNair FIRE the Doctors????:rofl:


    bobby 119C:brickwall
     
  18. cuppacoffee

    cuppacoffee Resident Grouch

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    Sound like a bunch of "bandwagoners". :jk:

    Is bandwagoners a real word?


    cac: :coffee:
     
  19. Malloy

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    Or even better, fire the NFL doctors!!!


    Sry ppl, no drama to get out of that story :)
     
  20. HoustonFan

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    Would January 2nd please hurry up!!!!

    I think Capers and Casserly will be gone after the season, but at this point who will coach/manage the team the rest of the way if Capers and Casserly are fired now?
     

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