Schaub

Discussion in 'Texans Talk' started by Fox, Oct 18, 2009.

  1. Fox

    Fox All Pro

    Joined:
    Jun 20, 2007
    Messages:
    753
    Likes Received:
    81
    Location:
    Dallas, TX
    Leads the league with 14 passing TD's (Breesus is 2nd with 13), and is second in passing yards with 1810 (Big Ben has 1887).

    Just for fun, on his current pace he'd finish the season with: 37 TD's, 4827 yards.

    He's certainly struggled at times, but one might say he's playing pretty well ;). It'd be nice if he could completely eliminate those pics (especially the pick 6's), but when we're asking him to put the offense on his shoulders and throw it 40 times per game it's just unrealistic at the point, IMO, to expect him to play completely error free.
     
    False Start likes this.
  2. TheRealJoker

    TheRealJoker Hall of Fame

    Joined:
    Mar 15, 2005
    Messages:
    3,803
    Likes Received:
    274
    Location:
    Conroe
    If only we had a franchise QB...

    Schaub is our guy, whether you like it or not. He's not the prettiest, but he gets the job done.
     
  3. infantrycak

    infantrycak Mod. Staff Member

    Joined:
    Apr 29, 2004
    Messages:
    56,489
    Likes Received:
    2,996
    Location:
    Austin, TX
    He sucks, we need to cut him and get a real QB.
     
  4. m5kwatts

    m5kwatts Hall of Fame

    Joined:
    Nov 9, 2007
    Messages:
    1,970
    Likes Received:
    159
    He's a top 5 QB
     
  5. Mailman

    Mailman Pwned by Hakeem

    Joined:
    Nov 24, 2007
    Messages:
    3,618
    Likes Received:
    253
    Location:
    Austin, Tx
    Sadly, there are people who still believe this crap. He is not the field general like a Peyton Manning or Tom Brady, he's not the tough mfer like a Roethlisberger, and he doesn't have the gun of a Jay Cutler or Brett Favre, but the guy can play quarterback at a very high level.
     
  6. Big Lou

    Big Lou Stop Clowning

    Joined:
    Apr 25, 2008
    Messages:
    3,448
    Likes Received:
    236
    Location:
    Las Vegas, NV
    I agree he sucks. When the Raiders cut Russel we should pick him up!!!!!!!
     
  7. GP

    GP Go Texans!

    Joined:
    Apr 24, 2005
    Messages:
    17,747
    Likes Received:
    1,573
    Location:
    TEXAS!
    If the guy can avoid getting injured.

    He seems to have developed a better plan for ejecting from dangerous situations. And we see a lot less tucking it and running with it.

    And Fat Albert is in the NFC now. That's a good deal for any Texans QB.
     
  8. was385

    was385 Rookie

    Joined:
    May 1, 2006
    Messages:
    93
    Likes Received:
    2

    What are you talking about? That arm, that size, that mobility! In Al Davis' eyes, he's the best thing to happen to football since the forward pass (and he should know, he was there).
     


  9. HJam72

    HJam72 Hall of Fame

    Joined:
    Aug 28, 2004
    Messages:
    11,620
    Likes Received:
    656
    Location:
    Over here.
    Can we still get Vince? :mcnugget:
     
  10. stingray

    stingray Hall of Fame

    Joined:
    May 10, 2006
    Messages:
    5,104
    Likes Received:
    340
    Location:
    Brownsville, Tx
    I think most of the "reasonable" posters have said that he is a very good QB as long as he stays healthy for a whole year. That has been my take.
     
  11. V3rm0nt3r

    V3rm0nt3r All Pro

    Joined:
    Apr 14, 2007
    Messages:
    602
    Likes Received:
    41
    Location:
    Springfield MA for the next 4 years
    Schaub AJ OD and Cush are mediocre-good. none of them have really proved to be elite players and none of them look like they can start many other places than Houston.:cool:
     
  12. SteveSlaton20

    SteveSlaton20 All Pro

    Joined:
    Dec 7, 2008
    Messages:
    808
    Likes Received:
    27
    yes, but can he avoid getting hurt?
     
  13. BrandonLwowski

    BrandonLwowski Veteran

    Joined:
    Sep 21, 2009
    Messages:
    178
    Likes Received:
    16
    Location:
    San Antonio, TX
    He is not the best qb in the nfl don't get me wrong..but he is pretty dam good...last week he made a couple bad throws..and today one pick but other than that i am happy with his production...most tds right now in the nfl...2nd in yards...i think he is having a solid year
     
  14. Texecutioner

    Texecutioner Hall of Fame

    Joined:
    Jun 12, 2008
    Messages:
    14,381
    Likes Received:
    1,026
    I wasn't a believer in Schaub really. I thought he had potential and all, but he's completely won me over. Schaub has been great this season. He may not be the most accurate passer all of the time, but I'll take his production any day of the week.

    I thought about this earlier and this is the first season the Texans have ever had where we've had good QB play. It's been fun to watch and finally have that going for us.
     
  15. Fox

    Fox All Pro

    Joined:
    Jun 20, 2007
    Messages:
    753
    Likes Received:
    81
    Location:
    Dallas, TX
    I think if he starts making the plays a la Dreessen open in the end zone at the end of the AZ game and sealing close wins for us his reputation will catch up to his production.
     
  16. gtexan02

    gtexan02 Working?

    Joined:
    Mar 24, 2005
    Messages:
    15,785
    Likes Received:
    1,243
    Location:
    Boston
    I think its funny when people get upset that he threw a pick. He had 4 TDs. Any QB would kill for a 4:1 TD/Int ratio
     
  17. NitroGSXR

    NitroGSXR Super Sic #58

    Joined:
    Apr 26, 2006
    Messages:
    10,855
    Likes Received:
    995
    Location:
    Annapolis, MD
    Give Schaub a decent interior line and imagine the possibilities. I'm beginning to believe that Meyers has to go. I've not been on the Meyers must go bandwagon but I'm jumping on after today. I thought I kept seeing Meyers block the same defender as whoever is on his side. Like Meyers and White or Studdard gang up on somebody while Studdard or White was left to fend for himself blocking two. Schaub kept rolling out because of a guy pursuing him. Too many times I saw somebody come inside untouched. Schaub is one smart QB who lets the ball sail from him sometimes. I love Matt Schaub and I'm happy he's a Houston Texan. Always have been happy about that.

    I'm going to rewatch the game in just a few minutes and I'll keep my eyes on that interior line to confirm my suspicions.
     
  18. ObsiWan

    ObsiWan Site Contributor

    Joined:
    Jul 25, 2007
    Messages:
    18,888
    Likes Received:
    1,256
    Location:
    League City, Tx
    But aren't those are the things we need for our QB to take us to the next level??

    Maybe he'll develop the field general thing in time; i.e., improve his decision-making. But the other "gifts", probably not gonna happen. One has to be born with a "gun" and either be blessed with natural toughness or be surrounded by fabulous pass protection (see Brees or P.Manning). Maybe we will work on that pass protection thing.

    I don't hate Schaub. He's obviously way better than what we had. And he surely had enough to get us out of the rut we were in with HWWNBN, I just wonder if he has "enough" to get us into saaaay the AFC championship game?
     
  19. Mr teX

    Mr teX Hall of Fame

    Joined:
    Sep 20, 2006
    Messages:
    8,300
    Likes Received:
    516
    Location:
    Everyone Wants The Throne
    THis is the reason we can't get rid of Kubes, even if we go 8-8 again. I think a big part of why he's doing so well is b/c he and the offense are finally comfortable with the system. As long as he has time, he's as good as any qb in the league.
     
  20. ChampionTexan

    ChampionTexan Site Contributor

    Joined:
    Nov 25, 2007
    Messages:
    5,629
    Likes Received:
    760
    He's got decision making issues that need to improve, but I genuinely believe he's more than capable of being the starting QB on a successful NFL team. The other thing that hasn't been mentioned is that he's still got upside, and he's still developing. I think it's easy to forget that between the time backing up Vick, and the games missed due to injury, he still doesn't have the equivalent of two starting seasons. Say what you want, but it's reasonable to expect continued growth from him.
     

Share This Page