Life Without Schaub: What if?

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  1. CloakNNNdagger

    CloakNNNdagger Site Contributor

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    Interesting to look at "what might have been"............and who would have been our QB, if history had taken a different turn.
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  2. dream_team

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    So where's the "what if" part for the Texans if we didn't trade for Schaub? Would have we kept Carr around? Would we have drafted Brady Quinn? Would Sage have taken over the starting role? What you think?
     
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    I think Carr would have stayed around. We would have drafted someone like Trent Edwards in the second round, assuming we didn't draft Kevin Kolb in the first instead of Amobi Okoye. Let's say we went with the Kolb option.

    There would have been an open competition for the QB position and I think Sage would have won it. Sage would have gotten injured during the season and Kubiak would have given Carr one more shot... and he failed. So Kubiak would have brought Kolb in and Kolb would have done OK.

    The next year, Carr would have been released and again we go with the open competition at QB. This time, Kolb wins and he's anointed the future of the franchise. And he would have gotten injured and the next few seasons would have been juggling Kolb and Sage. And Kubiak would have been fired after 4 seasons.

    And then in 2010, we would have a new coach and we'd have drafted Tim Tebow. And now, in 2013, we'd have another new coach and we'd be looking at Geno Smith or EJ Manuel.
     
  4. powda

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    That's a disturbing chain of events you project pneck. Let's go all the way back to the carr selection over JULIUS FREAKING PEPPERS. If that selection doesn't happen Schaub probably isn't here either.
     
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    What if left tackle Tony Boseli had healed enough to start from game one? Maybe Carr would not have set record for most QB sacks ever.
     
  6. powda

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    And or if willie roaf had passed his physical.
     
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    If my aunt had a shlong she would be my uncle.
     
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  8. powda

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    So your uncles live in montrose?
     


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    Well that escalated quickly didn't it.....:kitten:
     
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    So, this could be us?

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  11. Texan_Bill

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    Sadly............ YES!! That could be us. :gun: Although I don't think it would ever happen.

    What if Joe Montana was the QB? What if "Dr. Doom" was a apart of this linebacking crew? What if...... Indeed.
     
  12. brakos82

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    I would just like to say, I recently visited Montrose.


    It may be the 4th or 5th strangest neighborhood by Seattle standards. :kitten:
     
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    Tried to rep that but MSR.
     
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    Interesting article. Anything that undermines the Jets is a good thing.

    People forget that 2002 was a terrible draft for QB's. There were no options. David Garrard was the best QB out of that class.
     
  15. powda

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    Tony Banks for a year?
     
  16. Lucky

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    I think the Texans would have still released Carr, Kubiak was through with him. The Texans would have traded for Jake Plummer who would have "un-retired" to play under his former OC. And the Texans would have drafted a QB at some point. Don't know who or when.
     
  17. GP

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    IIRC, Jake retired while still under contract with the Bucs (due to Gruden's "I'll Stash 12 QBs!" strategy.

    I don't think Jake would have been available even if he un-retired, he'd be property of the Bucs (maybe there was a one-year rule, where he sits out for a year and then become a FA????).

    This rule, IIRC, is to keep a disgruntled player from simply "retiring" and then un-retiring so that he could be a FA and play for some other team.
     
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    That's why we would have had to trade for him, like Lucky mentioned. Probably wouldn't have cost much to get Jake Plummer at that point in his career.
     
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    If I can make a suggestion it would be to embed links for particularly important assertions, for instance in this one the Jets wanting Schaub and Kyle wanting Beck in the 1st.
     
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