Scouts Inc. review of the Texans Draft

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  1. Texans34Life

    Texans34Life I BLEED TEXANS!

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    http://insider.espn.go.com/nfl/draft06/insider/columns/story?columnist=mcshay_todd&id=2431123

     
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    When you can seriously list Mario Williams as our worst pick....ugh. If Williams is the worst player we got, then we should have made better than an A+ on everyone's draft grading. They need to make a special letter specifically for us because we apparently drafted players ranked better than "The second best player available in the draft" with every one of our picks. Matter of fact..I guess they need to create some more numbers between 1 and 2 as well..so that they can fit all our draft picks in there.
     
  3. Nawzer

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    Other than the "Dunta Robinson and Phillip Buchanon form a talent starting tandem", I agree with pretty much everything. I think D-Rob is a very good corner, but not too sure on P-Buc.
     
  4. Brandon420tx

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    I'm going to be the first to point out a posible draft pattern for Kubiak, *There is nothing to go along with this other than what I just read.*

    I believe that Kubiak will be more of a "Draft Defense" in the first couple of rounds coach, and then fill his needs in the offense. I believe that Kubiak feels like he can coach a medium draft talent to a top 64 talent.

    Basically, overload the Defense with talent, and coach the Offense into the championship games.
     
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    This source is from Jeremy Green, a sports writer, we know how intelligent they are, with the exception of the HULK MAN!
     
  6. Errant Hothy

    Errant Hothy Hypermediocrity

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    What gets me is that everybody includes Javon Walker part of Denver's draft class and Abraham part of Atlanta's draft classs; yet nobody is mentioning that we got Eric Moulds for our 5th rounder.

    Of those 3 deals, Moulds for the 5th was the best one in terms of value, IMHO.
     
  7. Bobo

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    I think Moulds for a fifth is about right, seeing that Moulds has only scored 10 TDs in the last three years. There is a very, very good possibility that when it all shakes out, Gaffney could outproduce Moulds.
     
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    Didnt say worst player, he said it was our worst pick...
     
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    Errant Hothy Hypermediocrity

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    I think Moulds for a fifth is good value. Yes he only has 10 TDs in teh last three years, but he also had 233 receptions for 2639 yrds. That averages to 77.6 catches for 879.6 yards; which I'd love to get out of him this season.

    As for Gaff, I'm not sold he can outproduce Moulds for the next two years...after that he should be able to, just becasue of their respective ages. The only Gaff memory burned into my brain is the fumble as he neared the goaline for an easy TD. :stirpot:
     
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    Since there's no way to check out the success rate of these scouts in past drafts, I don't think much of their rankings.
     
  11. BigTimeTexanFan

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    Lets not forget the pass that hit him in the shoulder as he was crossing the middle(forget which game) because he wasn't looking
     
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    Same difference.

    Dwight Freeney was drafted AFTER Julius Peppers and John Henderson. Indi passed on Jeremy Shockey, Daniel Graham, and Ed Reed. Did they make the wrong choice? Was it a bad pick? Was Julius Peppers or John Henderson a bad pick cause they passed on Freeney?

    The only bad picks are ones that dont contribute to the team. Now, I could understand an extreme reach being called a bad pick.. because you could have gotten the player later. And I can understand picking a player you dont really need being called a bad pick..because they arent going to contribute much to the team. But I cant understand the #2 rated player being called a bad pick because we rated him higher, and wanted him more, than the #1 pick.
     
  13. Porky

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    They didnt say he was the worst player, they said the worst pick simply becasue of who was available when the pick was made. I concur with the article.
     
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    Gaffneys Mistakes were few and far between. What about that time that Davis got no yardage cause he took the wrong hole? What about that time Johnson dropped a pass? What about that time that Dunta got burned? etc..etc..etc..etc.. I dont see why Gaffney gets more heat than the other guys on our team. Or I should say i dont understand why he GOT more heat than other guys on our team.
     
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    I disagree because everybody took players in this draft that may have been rated 1-2 points lower, or more.

    The only way that you can honestly say that Williams was our worst pick is if you believe that Bush is a sure fire hall of famer.
     
  16. BigTimeTexanFan

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    I actually like Gaffney and wish we would have retained him because he was always reliable when called upon (except for those two instances that stick out) Doesn't mean we can't remember bone headed plays. Especially for the year we had last year. Everyone had bad moments (some more than others). Even our stud receiver AJ who should have had better numbers considering his talent level. Last year was just bad as a whole and I'm thankful it's behind us.
     

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