McClain:Best No 1 picks in Houston history

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  1. Wolf

    Wolf 100% Texan

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    http://blogs.chron.com/nfl/2009/02/heres_my_list_of_the_best_no_1.html
    you can vote on it

    Earl is a no brainer
    Bruce Mathews
    Robert Brazile
    Andre Johnson
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    it is jumbled for me now

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    I have a hard time where to put Mario, he just hasn't had the longevity yet

    and wow on how some could not put Earl at number 1(could be they never saw him play)
     
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    amen to that!
     
  3. SheTexan

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    DAMN!! Old age just hit me right up side the head!!:headhurts:I remember every one of those players!!
     
  4. El Tejano

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    I remember them too. Any poll about Houston football that doesn't have Earl #1 is plain dumb.

    Did anyone else know that Mike Ditka and Jim Everett (former L.A. Ram QB) were also #1 picks of the Oilers?
     
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    Thorn Dirty Old Man

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    LOL, that's what I was thinking.
     
  6. Mailman

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    Ditto.

    WTF MAROONS!?!?!?! HOW CAN YOU NOT HAVE EARL #1?
     
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    The only players on the list I don't remember are Webster and Cannon.
     
  8. hookinreds

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    Come on guys...look at the list, it's in order by draft year, so Earl isn't going to be #1. :mcnugget:

    The thing here is I find it particularly funny that the "Oiler History" stayed with Satan, but and I use the term very loosely, professionals include former Oiler #1 picks to include in lists for "Houston". I will forever include the Oilers in "Houston" history, but I'm a fan, not a "reporter". :thinking:
     


  9. Wolf

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    check out the comments of some of the fans from the link

    I don't even want to imagine if earl was about 10 years later, with steinkuhler,munchack,mathews blocking for him
     
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    If Mario and AJ keep up what thet're doing, they could pass Earl up eventually. They are good.
     
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    If we're just talking about the time spent in Houston I dont think Eddie George should be on the list. Lorenzo White had a very productive 2 seasons. Eddie was good here but he was a rookie and still getting in the groove.

    I misread the thread title. #1 pick thing.... ohwell... either way I'd take Lorenzo's houston years over Eddie's.
     
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