[NFL.com]Defensive Power Rankings: Texans on Top

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  1. Allstar

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    Defensive Power Rankings: Texans, Niners elite

     
  2. Thorn

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    good article I guess. But mentioning that horrid nickname is like pouring vinegar on strawberry shortcake, you've just ruined it.
     
  3. TejasTom

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    Sunday, Sept. 9 Miami - Not Sold
    Sunday, Sept. 16 at Jacksonville - Middle of the pack
    Sunday, Sept. 23 at Denver - Not Sold
    Sunday, Sept. 30 Tennessee - Not Sold
    Monday, Oct. 8 At N.Y. Jets
    Sunday, Oct. 14 Green Bay - Knocking on the door
    Sunday, Oct. 21 Baltimore
    Sunday, Oct. 28 Bye week
    Sunday, Nov. 4 Buffalo - Middle of the pack
    Sunday, Nov. 11 at Chicago - Knocking on the door
    Sunday, Nov. 18 Jacksonville - Middle of the pack
    Thrsdy, Nov. 22 at Detroit - Knocking on the door
    Sunday, Dec. 2 at Tennessee - Not Sold
    Monday, Dec. 10 at New England - Not Sold
    Sunday, Dec. 16 Indianapolis - Sub-mediocre
    Sunday, Dec. 23 Minnesota - Sub-mediocre
    Sunday, Dec. 30 at Indianapolis. - Sub-mediocre


    This should bode well for the offense. Only 2 teams in the top two tiers.
     
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  4. Thorn

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    nice analysis. Hopefully the offense can take advantage of some of those teams.
     
  5. infantrycak

    infantrycak Semi-grand Poobah Staff Member

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    Absent injuries I stopped worrying about the offense after watching them go 99 and 95 yards on back to back drives against the Ravens.
     
  6. Dutchrudder

    Dutchrudder COOL BEANS!

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    I think the Ravens D will drop a few notches this year, losing both starting OLBs Jarret Johnson and Terrel Suggs will really hurt that team. In their place, they have rookie Courtney Upshaw and 4 year vet Paul Kruger, who has started exactly zero games in his career. They are going to get burned around the edges for a lot of yards.

    I'd swap the Ravens and Giants in this analysis. The Giants have a stout defense, with an awesome pass rush. I can definitely see them in the top 5 this year.
     
  7. b0ng

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    Were the Jags that bad? I think their defense has some nice young pieces on it and they did retain their DC from last year. I think Seattle is a better candidate for being marked as over achieving.
     
  8. Allstar

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    Jags can't get to the quarterback. Other than that I think they're actually pretty solid, especially when they play us. Their secondary has a bit to prove as well after all the injuries last year.
     
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    bulls on parade, deal with it..
     
  10. Thorn

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    Nope. I won't deal with it. I hate that stupid nick name. And I'll ***** about in here as much as I feel like.
     
  11. infantrycak

    infantrycak Semi-grand Poobah Staff Member

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    I'm with you. I despise that nickname and refuse to use it. It is a mockery compared to the greats like the Steel Curtain and Doomsday Defense.

    What so our DL prances by and throws out beads and candy?
     
  12. nero THE zero

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    I can't believe how many dislike the nickname.

    You couldn't pick a better song to pump up a stadium.
     
  13. Vinny

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    song....good. Nickname sucks.

    dat's my two cents
     
  14. infantrycak

    infantrycak Semi-grand Poobah Staff Member

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    It has nothing to do with the song. The nickname sucks. Pick something better - Raging Bulls, Stampede D, something.
     
  15. TejasTom

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    I agree with both of these.

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  16. Texan_Bill

    Texan_Bill Subscribed Contributor

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    Although I always like Rage's song, I'm thirding this.
     
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    I'll 4th it.
     
  18. Allstar

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    C'mon guys, think of how appropriate the nickname will be after we start winning championships!
     
  19. Kthx

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    Whomever created that moniker needs to be taken out back and shot. And anyone who uses it should be a social pariah.
     
  20. DX-TEX

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    It was Conner Barwin wasnt it?
     

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