Profootballtalk.com ranking

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  1. Texans_Chick

    Texans_Chick Utopian Dreamer

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    They are going through an analysis of each of the NFL teams and ranking them. The Texans were ranked 26th.

    Here's what they say. PFT Texans Rankings


    The Titans writeup is funny. They are ranked 30th: http://www.profootballtalk.com/2006TitansPreseasonRanking.htm
     
  2. Lucky

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    Considering the ranking, Florio was pretty complimentary to the Texans and their offseason moves. Other than the "And the outcry likely will continue..." remark, I agree with what he said. I think other than Mattress Mac & friends, most Texans fans are now on board with Mario as the pick.

    The Texans probably won't take the AFC South crown from the Colts (this season). They could challenge the Jags for 2nd. And they will dump the Titans in the cellar. I can live with that season.
     
  3. aj.

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    The Colts and Jags are coming back to the pack in a big way this year. No way there's two teams in the AFC South posting 14 and 12 wins respectively again. I see the division winner at 11-5 ish.

    Pittsburgh exposed the Colts in a big way in the playoffs and I think other teams will begin to chip away at the Colts' regular season dominance. Addai is a nice runner but they will miss Edge. I think the Colts defense might actually become a real strength in the near future.

    Jax is Jax. They should still have a stout defense with one of the better front fours in the league. Offensively, Lefty is as immobile as ever and their WR corps is weak. Losing Jimmy Smith will hurt their offense more than they realize. Marcedes Lewis might end up being their leading receiver. Expect RB by committee and a lot of 13-7 games.

    As far as the Titans, I expect them to have a bad year again this year - 5-11 ish - Bud will get pissed and fire Fisher, Reese or both - and then Vince will get caught up in the musical coaches/scheme chaos that has been conspicuously missing from Adams' team for nearly a decade.
     
  4. Tx'nFanLostInSkinCountry

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    I agree with most said in this article. The teams does have a lots of work ahead of them. We all know this and most(not all) are willing to take a 6-10,7-9,or 8-8 season for Kubs first year as a head coach. Keep the team competive on the field and most will be fans will be O.K. with that kind of record.As for keeping the tacks in the basement I could not be happier with this statement they have ALOT OF WORK to do first find a QB.(I might eat thoughs words but till VY proves me wrong I dont think he's a top NFL QB and Voleck is a proven backup not a starter.) The Jags will have a good team we know this but we dont play tham till mid season (6TH game, 7th week)so barring injures our O-line could have some cohesition and could be problem for the Jags D-front. Now that leads me to the colts, they are the "power house" of our div. we all know this and and to some extent IMO respect there play on the field.(we are 0-8 aginst them)Have to give them some props. But I FIRMLY believe this is our year aginst the colts, I've said it in other threads and I'll say it again, the colts missed the boat on not resigning Edge. IMO he was a key player on that offence and his BLOCKING will be missed by PM. Mark my words PM will be sacked more this year and in the passed. Colts seem to think that Edges replacement can do the job but like VY until hes proven himself on the field at "Game Speed" to me hes still a unknown. All that said IMO we split the colt or sweep them THIS year. IMHO. Let me know what ya'll think.
     
  5. Txn_in_FL

    Txn_in_FL Lucky 13

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    So that's where VY got his motion from. Anyway, for the most part I agree although I think that the Texans will do a lot better than what people expect. I think we have a team here that feels they have something to prove as well as a new coach that probably feels the need to get out and prove himself as well. Seems to me that this could turn into a very beautiful thing with them really climbing the ladder this year and next year being a serious threat every Sunday.

    I have not been THIS excited since the first season. Not saying I haven't been other years but there just seems to be a different vibe and I really like it.
     
  6. DocBar

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    Thought lazy people like me might want to see the fantasy end of the same article and post their thoughts. Overall, it's hard to argue with. Except maybe the defensive side of the ball. 3-4 to a 4-3 is a big difference and so are our draft picks.
    Now, the fantasy grades:

    Quarterback: David Carr has never been much of a fantasy quarterback. Even in his best season statistically, his 16 touchdown passes were offset by 14 picks. So even if Kubiak helps to push him to improve, we don't expect the kind of jump that would make him a short-list starter. We'll give him a C-, and we'd grab him at most as a late-round backup.

    Running back: Though he missed five games due to injury in 2005, Domanick Davis still averaged more than 24 touches in 2005. He gets carries and receptions -- and there's really not anyone else to eat into his opportunities. Assuming that he's healthy, he will have a big year. He gets a B+.

    Wide receiver: Regarded as a star burning brighter by the minute, Andre Johnson's production slipped in 2005. But with Eric Moulds lining up across from him, we think that both could have solid years. Johnson gets a B+, Moulds a B-.

    Tight end: Veteran Mark Bruener's name catches the eye -- but he caught only two passes in 2005. Jeb Putzier joined the team from Denver, but he's never been a fantasy factor. Go with a third receiver. Or a second fullback. Or a fifth beer.

    Defense: Too porous in 2005 and not enough improvement to be anything other than a blind-squirrel-finds-a-nut proposition in 2006.

    Kicker: Kris Brown was 18th among kickers in scoring last year, but with the team poised to gain more yards and score more touchdowns this time around, Brown will get more chances. He misses a few too many field goals for our liking, however, so he gets a solid C.
     
  7. DocBar

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    Is that VY in the stormtrooper costume?
     
  8. DocBar

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    If you want a taste of these guy's venom, read about the Bills. They get a SCATHING report. After 2-14, and reading that report, the Texans got a great report. And I don't see any Texans on the ALL-TURD Team either!!!! http://www.profootballtalk.com/All-Turd.htm
     


  9. nunusguy

    nunusguy Hall of Fame

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    I'm going to go with the old cliche "hope for the best, prepare for the worst"
    until the regular season begins and we actually see what kind of product
    our 2006 Texans have produced. Do I just want to be negative or pessimistic ? No way, but the team and new staff under Kubiak have 2 huge
    challenges for the upcoming season:
    (1) converting a 3-4 defense to a 4-3, (2) installing the Denver Broncos version of the WCO
    Suceeding on either one of those challenges is a significant undertaking, but pulling both off in a "SINGLE" season is a major accomplishment.
    Now on a longer term basis, I'm much more optimistic. But for the 2006 season, well we'll see.
     
  10. the wonger need food

    the wonger need food Hall of Fame

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    That has got to be the funniest part in that movie, followed by the scene where Uncle Rico's van get's hit with the orange & the little scream he lets out!
    Now about the upcoming season.
    Anything has to be better then what we had, & win or lose, I'll be there cheering them on.
    GO TEXANS!
     
  12. DocBar

    DocBar Hall of Fame

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    I gotta go with the whole Vote for Pedro thing. Other than that...I did better movies pooping in the plastic kiddie pool at age 2. But me AND my poop will be cheering with you.
    :francis:
     
  13. bayoudreamn

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    White, who could be a touchdown machine as a rookie. (If he can avoid re-bruising his vagina.)

    ROFLmAO
     
  14. Wharton

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    OMG - My coke came out my nose!

    :perfect10:
     
  15. Titan "Tack" Fan

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    It's funny how much you guys care about the Titans. It's cute though, really.
     
  16. DocBar

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    Nashville is just the next ex of our old used-to-be. Hate it for ya. Nashville will come up a yard or so short(pun intended) and, being a small market, Bud will move the franchise.
     
  17. Tx'nFanLostInSkinCountry

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    Make no Mistakes butt Adams will move for money.
     
  18. Titan "Tack" Fan

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    Bud will be dead within the next 5 years (HE'S 83 YEARS OLD PEOPLE!), so sorry Texans fans. You're dream of the Titans moving will not be fulfilled.
     
  19. South Texan

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    Have you seen his will??

    But then what the Hell... Why SHOULDN'T Fargo, North Dakota have a pro football team?

    :tease:
     
  20. Tx'nFanLostInSkinCountry

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    Its in his will it will be his last money grab from the grave.
     

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