Link Title: "Should the Texans Bench Barwin for Mercilus?"

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  1. Wolf

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    This is NOT my thoughts it was a link Barwin(if it is Barwin) provided on his facebook with a response "Are you Kidding Me?"

    http://www.ibtimes.com/sportsnet/ho...hould-texans-also-bench-connor-barwin-whitney

     
  2. Wolf6151

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    Hell NO, that's just retarded. I would like to see Mercilus get some snaps at OLB but not by benching Barwin.
     
  3. Stemp

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    Its all about seeing what the potential this guy has because the Texans have to determine what to do with Barwin. Better to fin out now than to findou out after you overpay Barwin or lose him and find out that Mercilus isn't who they thought he was.
     
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    Noooooo
     
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    Barwin should handle the recommendation the same way THIS guy did.
     
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    Mericilus is in the rotation, plus he's practicing so they know what they have.

    If he was better than Barwin, he'd be starting ahead of his. This team plays the best players. Period.
     
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    I would like to see Mercilus get some snaps at OLB, but not by benching Barwin.
     
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    I think that guy plays for Dallas doesn't he?

    ...I used to love those Leon spots.
    :D
     
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    I'm not a big fan of what barwin brings to the wolb since hes gained weight....I'm not a big fan of merciless period.

    That said, i wouldn't mind seeing merci more often just to see how he's coming along. The few times I've seen him in the game he looked timid. That should go away with time. I just can't help but think if wade thought he was ready to help out he'd be helping out...
     
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    Not bringing a bunch of explosion off the edge this year so far, but he's at least not a liability.

    Maybe as the year goes on and he slims down some from not lifting as much and playing a bunch of football he'll get some of that explosion back.

    But the last thing I want to see is merciless taking a bunch of meaningful snaps.
     
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    If Barwin continues to play as ****tily as he has been, I don't care whether it's him or Mercilus that plays the majority of the game.

    But it won't be Mercilus. It'll be Barwin.
     
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    With Cushing out , Reed is probably the most explosive player at the LB spots .... Ive toyed with the idea of moving him to Cushings spot in nickle situations and having Braman and Mercilus split time outside ....


    In the base defense , Im Ok with the Dobbins / James combo .... but want more from the only LBer on the field in nickle & dime packages.
     
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    No way do I want Brooks reed playing Cushing's role in the dime/nickel package. I want absolutely no part of that.

    Brooks reed is playing well at slb.

    And just from what I've seen I think Braman is the most explosive guy we have off the edge.

    Not saying I'd like him getting significant minutes, but I damn sure wouldn't mind him getting merci's reps.
     
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    Bingo, too many chefs spoil the soup.

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    who is this barwin guy? is he a texan? i certainly havent heard his name mentioned..
     
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    I like how in your mind the only options are to overpay or lose him.:wadepalm:
     
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