Michael Smith Article

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  1. kcwilson

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    Nice to read an article that doesnt focus on the Mario Reggie debate.

    "The real surprise has been this DeMeco Ryans kid," Kubiak said of the linebacker taken in the second round from Alabama. "We put him at the 'Mike' and he's just taken our defense over."
     
  3. TexanSam

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    Good article. One of the few unbiased writers at ESPN. I don't really like him on "Around the Horn" but he's a very good writer.
     
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    Nice piece, thanks for the link.

    Smith was one of the few media people who supported the Mario selection, so this piece doesn't come as a big shock for us. When Salisbury says nice things about us, I might fall over in shock.
     
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    Interesting that he should say we need a "ball hawking safety"

    Does he read our MB much?
     
  6. TexansLucky13

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    We definitely need someone at FS but I am content with Earl at SS. He is a hard hitter and he can catch the ball. I love the guy.
     
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    Yea, Earl is my pick for SS, with CC backing him up, we need a FS!:lightning: and Safeties named "Luigi" in this draft?
     
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    Interesting FYI--on this basis, over the last 6 games the Texans would rank 3rd in the NFL in total D and 7th on scoring D (using the 18 ppg).
     
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    Great writeup.

    Smith covered the Texans in training camp, so he's seen the progress. A fair, well written evaluation.
     
  10. JDizzle

    JDizzle I'm a dude

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    Why must every national writer insist on placing a NASA reference in their articles?
     
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    I think your post confirms my opinion that we are seeing a turn around. I'm just concerned that the injuries may cancel out some of the progress.
     
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    I doubt they maintain that pace for the rest of the season, but hopefully we don't see a return to anything close to the 1st three games either.
     
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    Enjoyed the story. And Smith is one talking head on ESPN who is also a very
    knowledgable journalist on the NFL.
     
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    I don't know dude but damn.......Ron is really working that 'burger. That sucka' is HUGE !
    LOL.
     
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    I like that..
     
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    powerfuldragon g'mornin to you

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    Because... we're space city, yo. It's the only identifiable characteristic this city has other than mosquitoes.

    Or how about when inside the NFL starts praising us... It's my favorite NFL show, but the last TWO weeks, they haven't even MENTIONED the Texans.
     
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    powerfuldragon g'mornin to you

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    Professionalism. I like that.
     
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    Your avatar is killing me...
     
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    It sure beats "we have a problem". That's a new one.
     
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    powerfuldragon g'mornin to you

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