Sage Rosenfels retires from the NFL

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  1. Brisco_County

    Brisco_County Texans worthy

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    He had a twelve year career. I personally believe he had a higher ceiling than any of his teams got to see.

    Here's an excerpt from his lengthy farewell on his Facebook page:

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  2. eriadoc

    eriadoc Texan-American

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    Despite the trauma and scar tissue that remains from the Rosencopter, I actually agree with you.
     
  3. HOU-TEX

    HOU-TEX Ah, Football!

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    The Copter!

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  4. C Madd

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    Maybe he sensed his career was...

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    ...spinning out of control.

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  5. C Madd

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    All jokes aside, Sage seemed well-respected by his teammates and his career was nothing to scoff at. I wish him luck in his future endeavors.
     
  6. Rey

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    Honestly, I felt like when Carr was cut Sage should have been given a crack at the starting gig. I thought he was good enough for that role. I wanted us to draft a young QB and let Kubiak develop him behind Sage...

    But I'm good with Matt....Just saying all that to say I agree that Sage might have been a bit underrated IMO.
     
  7. Mr teX

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    i think he was cast pretty much as he should've been....a tweener. Not quite a starting qb but a really really good back up.
     
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    That will be what he is remembered for..... unfortunately. Just thinking about that game still pi$$es off till this day. :pissed:
     
  9. CloakNNNdagger

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    I too thought that this should have happened. And that one play should have defined him just as much for guts and heart as it did for failure and ridicule.
     
  10. thunderkyss

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    Wow...... I feel exactly the same way. & those guys going on about Rosencopter seem to be butthurt little boys.
     
  11. HJam72

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    :roflcopter:

    As much as I love this thing (the copter), I agree. Plus, looking back on it now, that game was in Reliant and it's more bothersome that we've never won in Indy.

    Bad as Carr turned out, Rosenfels should have been our starting QB at least at some point.
     
  12. Fred

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    :roflcopter: :roflcopter: :roflcopter:

    Sorry, but someone had to do it.
     
  13. HJam72

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    Ha, ha! Beat ya! :)
     
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    NitroGSXR Super Sic #58

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    Best wishes to Sage Rosenfels. He was a good guy who put out tremendous effort. He's got my respect.
     
  15. Fred

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    Dang it! And that was my best work!
     
  16. Nawzer

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    Well he has a promising post football career as a human helicopter......
     
  17. steelbtexan

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    Thanks for everything Sage, you did your best and I'm sure you saved some $$$$ from your 12 yrs in the league. Great guy,

    Unfortunate Rosencopter incident, but you have to like the way he went for it trying to win the game. (Respect) Sometimes things dont work out, but most of your critics have never experienced what it's like to go all in at anything they've done in their lives.

    Let alone experienced failure, the greater the risk, the greater the reward. The bright side is that you were rewarded with 12 yrs in the NFL, my hats off to you sir.

    This comes from a former Schaub guy.
     
  18. gg no re

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    Thank you for your inquiry but we're sorry to announce that the position has been filled.

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  19. JCTexan

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    The one thing I'll never forget about that day? I skipped church to watch the game. I was going to church every week that year and I skipped service to watch the Colts/Texans game. Yes, I partly blame myself for the Rosencopter.
     
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    What? He didn't get the air that Sage got.
     

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