NFL Total Access: Texans to pass on Bush?

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  1. Mike Kerns

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    Adam Schefler was on & he said we haven't even talked to Reggie Bush's people about negotiations & that we didn't even let him meet with some important people when he visited here. Pretty much stated that we don't seem very interested, while we have been in relentless pursuit of contract negotiations with Mario Williams. Wow, the backlash from passing on Young AND Bush...........
     
  2. El Amigo Invisible

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    I agree. You know D'Brick is looking pretty good if this is true.
     
  3. kastofsna

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    yeah i saw that. he was pretty wrong on all of his information, especially the raiders being "very interested" in a quarterback. they will 100% not draft a QB in the first round, book it.
     
  4. PapaL

    PapaL Loose Screw

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    Inside source or are you sold on Aaron Brooks?
     
  5. YoungTexanFan

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    Why would that be? You really think they want to book their franchise on a 3rd round, 2nd year guy? Do you really think Collins is the answer? Do you really think Davis would pass on Young or Cutler if available? What is your logic behind this verbadem?
     
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    Until I hear it from a second source, I have to be alittle iffy on this. Just out of the blue....... The Texans didn't even go to Mario Williams Pro Day.
     
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    The prospect of getting Mario Williams excites me.

    However I find the fact we aren't even talking to Bush about a potential contract intriguing
     
  8. PapaL

    PapaL Loose Screw

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    Collins is no longer a Raider. He is a FA who is possibly going to sign with the Ravens or even retire. They signed Aaron Brooks (formerly of N.O.) to a two year contract. Just long before a draftee of this years drafts takes over.
     
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    SMOKESCREEN...:spy:
     
  10. Mike Kerns

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    Here is the official story:

    http://www.nfl.com/nflnetwork/story/9381854

    :crying: Time to change the avatar...& a lot of people may be looking for new monikers soon...myself included.
     
  11. TexanFan881

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    There are much bigger needs than DE. If we don't get Bush I want to see us trade down or would rather see us get a freak in Vernon Davis. This info on us potentially not drafting Bush makes me think that the organization is doing a really good job trying to hide who we are going to pick and try to get teams to trade with us. If we aren't going to get Bush I would much rather see us trade down than get Mario Williams.
     
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    I wouldn't mind Mario at all. We would have an intimidating D-Line.
     
  13. gtexan02

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    I for one will be devastated if we pass on Bush. Passing on the absolute consensus #1 overall bpa in the past decade of drafts for anyone else will be totally unforgiveable. Even if he turns out bad, no one would be able to second guess the decision. Passing on him will be second guessed for our entire existence. If we pass on Bush, we will not only be the laughing stock of the media, we will never get the national attention we deserve
     
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    David Delotti (sp?) on 790 newsbreaks this afternoon reported that the Texans will begin discussions with Bush so that he can be signed prior to draft day. He said that there is still a faction inside the Texans org that want Mario Williams. In fact, listening now... he and said it again.

    That's it for now...
     
  15. Dr. Toro

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    Don't buy the hype... you can't definitively say a part-time receiver/back/offensive specialist is the best prospect in 10 years, it's foolishness. Superlatives generate hits, sales, and ratings. If Bush projected as LT but faster, you might have an argument, but a guy projected to get 10-20 touches per game... that's another matter. LT's pretty darn explosive and he's averaged 28 touches for his career. Durability is the difference, 5'10 220... not saying Bush isn't durable, just that he doesn't project as a workhorse.
     
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    Thanks for the update :thumbup I figured they would have to talk to Bush to find out if he wants too much money in the first place...
     
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    The Texans are going to end up passing on either Bush or Young this draft, so the likelihood of the org being "second guessed" after this draft is pretty high.

    Initially I've stated that there is no way you can pass on two "generational" prospects, but if they don't go with the QB, who if successful, can lead the team for 15+ years, then I have to vote for the havoc-causing DE. Kubiak's scheme doesn't necessarily need a D'Brick, but our defense for sure needs to create some pressure. Manning doesn't look too good when that pocket closes in on him...
     
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    miami didn't even talk to ronnie brown before last year's draft.
    definitely not sold on brooks.


    i still don't see houston passing on bush.
     
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    Try walking against the wind, every now & then. It's liberating.

    This may very well be a smokescreen. Teams ought to be flocking to our door with trade offers.... the Texans #1 is now more valuable(sp) than N.O. #2. If they didn't know it before, we will now entertain offers........ and if you want to stay ahead of whatever N.O. or whoever gets that spot, you've got to come see daddy.
     
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    Getting to the playoffs will get you national games. Winning that game, the one the week after, and the one the week after that, will get you national televised games.


    Oh yeah, that's also how you earn those televised games.
     
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