Quarterback Quandary?

Discussion in 'Texans Talk' started by Texansphan, Dec 31, 2016.

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What do the Texans need to do?:-

This poll will close on May 1, 2017 at 6:33 PM.
  1. Trade for Jimmy Garoppolo

  2. Draft a QB in the higher rounds

  3. Stick with Savage

  4. Add another vet

  5. Don't give up on Osweiler yet

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  1. Texansphan

    Texansphan All Pro

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    I see a lot of discussion about the quarterback situation in Texansville - understandably so seeing it is the most important position.
    It looks at the moment that Brock Osweiler is not the solution, although some have made a case that we should not give up on him just yet.
    He was benched for Tom Savage in the Jags game who came in and had considerable success bringing the team home for a win from a 13 point deficit. Many including myself were excited at what he brought to the team in a spark and demonstrating a live arm.
    He then had an ordinary first half v the Bengals but still won the game but many were immediately disenchanted with the lack of offense and are now shopping for a new QB.
    I am shocked at how quickly some have turned against Savage and there is much heated debate in these fora.
    Personally I think it is shortsighted to want to kick him to he curb so soon.
    For example, if a team drafts a new QB, one of the first things a responsible team would do would be to protect him. They would also get him good help with some good TE's, receivers and a strong running game and mold the game plan around his abilities.
    Next season, Texans will have the opportunity to employ some of these concepts with new olinemen, etc, so to abandon Savage so quickly is irrational.
    I am sure we will see plenty more lively debate on this topic over the ensuing months so a poll seems to be the order of the day.
    This one will stay up for 4 months.
    Edit - I added a poll option I inadvertently left out.
     
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  2. Mollywhopper

    Mollywhopper Facilitator

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    I don't think this question can be reasonably answered until at least after the postseason.
     
  3. Texanmike02

    Texanmike02 Site Contributor

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    We needed a poll for this question thanks!
     
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  4. thunderkyss

    thunderkyss Crue

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    I think the biggest thing that needs to happen to "fix" our QB situation, our coaches need to figure out what they're trying to do & why it appears our QBs aren't executing it.

    Fix that problem first, then fix the QB issue.
     
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  5. kiwitexansfan

    kiwitexansfan Site Contributor

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    Keep Savage and Os.

    Draft a high round QB.

    Let them fight to the death in a steel cage streamed live on YouTube for the starter spot.
     
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  6. frethack

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    Not to the death...to the Pain!

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  7. PapaL

    PapaL Loose Screw

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    Fix the OL and the QB problems won't look so large.

    I'd still draft a QB. Not in the first but early for sure 2-4.
     
  8. Scooter

    Scooter Funky

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    Oz sucks. Weeden sucks. Savage can barely stay healthy without even playing to prove that as a 4th rounder he's better than 'fine we'll put someone else in'. We don't have a legitimate quarterback on the roster.

    Fire O'Brien. Hire Shanahan.
     
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  9. DocBar

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    Baby Shanny as HC/OC and Vrabel as DC?
     
  10. Scooter

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    YUP. Bill Walsh to Mike Shanahan to Gary Kubiak and now Baby Shanahan. Each installment has evolved the previous system to be ahead of the game. Kyle is the current leader. Vrabel is the same on defense. Everybody's looking for the next big thing and wanting what the Steelers have as 'lifetime' coaches. Pay Kyle whatever he wants and we ride out the next 20 years with he and Vrabel ... on the assumption that the McNairs retire to Tahiti and stay the Ufck out of their way.
     


  11. Lucky

    Lucky Moderator

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    No Weeden option is going to get someone off to a bad start to the New Year.
     
  12. Thorsson

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    Weeden is the best QB on this team. The Texans are undefeated when he plays. Of course, Weeden will never play another down for the Texans unless both Osweiler & Savage get hurt, probably due to age or ginger-hair discrimination.
     
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  13. humblegeo

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    Draft a good quarterback propect high draft choice, give Osweiler one more year to see if he can work out, we don't have much choice with that one, cut Savage, seen enough of him after 3 years and very injury prone...instead pic up a good seasoned veteran quarterback to backup Osweiler. And get a new HEAD COACH. 9 starting quarterbacks in the past 3 years on Obrien's watch. Enough is enough!!
     
  14. cdollaz

    cdollaz All Pro

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    Draft a quarterback EVERY YEAR until a solution is found. Every year.
     
  15. Bulls on Parade

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    Was David Carr the only quarterback we have drafted in the first round in the past 15 years? That seems strange. The 2002 draft was so long ago!
     
  16. DocBar

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    Maybe Savage is fragile.
     
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  17. ArlingtonTexan

    ArlingtonTexan Moderator Staff Member

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    We traded two 2nds for Matt S. along with a big contract...equal to using 1st round pick...and then gave Brock O. a starter's contract. Under those conditions not normal to draft 1st rounder also, but not out of the question
     
  18. PapaL

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    Seriously, what's your deal with Weeden?
     
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  19. Earl34

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    I'm wondering the same thing and why isn't the user name Weedenson instead of Thorsson? Inquiring minds want to know.
     
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  20. brg88tx

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    i agree, i want Weeden to start.
     

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