So .... Who's your QB in 2014 ?! - [edit] Mallett?

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  1. Corrosion

    Corrosion Idealist

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    The biggest question to me is , who's our QB next year. Nothing else will have as big an impact on W's and L's.

    Do you look for a vet FA or do you believe strongly enough in one of the QB's available in the draft to say he's my guy for the next 5 years.


    Bob McNair seems to believe this will be a quick fix , well .... it wont be unless the QB riddle is solved. They could have the 85 Bears defense and Vince Lombardi or Tom Landry coaching ... and have sh!t to show for it at the end of the season .... unless they find a top quality QB.


    So .... who ya got ?!
     
  2. Hervoyel

    Hervoyel The Right Track

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    My QB is Zach Mettenberger. I think he's going to have a lot of success in the years to come.


    And the knee will be just fine people.
     
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  3. CretorFrigg

    CretorFrigg Fire Rick Smith

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    I'd like us to sign Cutler. If we do choose to draft a QB in the first round, he can take time to learn under a veteran QB. I also believe Cutler gives us the best opportunity to win next year. I can't see a rookie QB leading us to a Super Bowl.
     
  4. Playoffs

    Playoffs Subscribed Contributor

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    Whoever Bill O'Brien decides on. He's a QB coach, OC.

    Whoever he sees as the guy I'll support -- since "B.O." knows football, and I'm in my armchair. [​IMG]

    I might get more excited if BO'B decides a Mettenberger or Bortles or Garoppolo is the guy, just because he'd be trusting himself instead of going with the consensus. But sometimes the consensus is right.
     
  5. JCTexan

    JCTexan Hall of Fame

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    If you want a franchise QB, which I do, I would take one in the draft. I'm in the Bridgewater or Bortles boat.
     
  6. badboy

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    We have to improve the Oline no matter who is there so I go with Keenum and McCarron as of now. If Obrien is a good QB coach, why can't he coach them up?
     
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  7. TXAg14

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    Kyle Orton! :fingergun:
     
  8. infantrycak

    infantrycak Mod. Staff Member

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    If any coach is worth the job then why can't they coach up a non- top half of the 1st round RT?
     
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  9. BullNation4Life

    BullNation4Life Hall of Fame

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    Best thing for the Texans is to find a veteran QB, draft a young prospect and let him develop until he is ready...
     
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  10. sometexansfan

    sometexansfan Blue Bomber

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    That would just be a repeat of what Gary did with Matt, so no thanks.
     
  11. The1ApplePie

    The1ApplePie Hall of Fame

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    I doubt Keenum will be on the roster next season.

    McCarron seems to be a less talented Mark Sanchez to me
     
  12. Allstar

    Allstar Bona fide

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  13. Norg

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    MATT SCHAUB !!!!!! ................ with Teddy Bridgewater gettin red shirted behind him




    Or tony Romo either way
     
  14. TEXANRED

    TEXANRED Texan-American

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    I would like Manziel but it ain't gonna happen.
     
  15. BetaV1

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    I'm a big Jay Cutty fan. Dude has brass balls. He's a gunslinger and has the arm to make all the throws in the NFL. I think he gets knocked far too much by the media for his demeanor.

    I'd happily take him, but it has to be at the right price...

    According to OverTheCap, Jay Cutler's annual salary was just over 14 and a half million a year. This put Cutler as the 11th highest paid quarterback in the league on a yearly basis.

    Using that as a benchmark, do you think Cutler is worth $14.7 million a year? Is he really the 11th best quarterback in the league? As big of a fan as I am, I'm not sure he's done enough consistently to merit anything more than what his previous contract was. If I could get him for that same amount, I'll take him for sure. Problem is he's likely going to get paid a bit more than that and as big of a support of Jay as I am, I don't think he's in the top 8 of the league. Top ten, maybe.... Maybe....
     
  16. Thorn

    Thorn Dirty Old Man

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    The only FA QBs I'd sign right now are those that know they are coming in to tutor the QB we take in the draft. I hate doing it, but if Bridgewater or someone else seems like the guy, take 'em with the 1.1 pick before someone else snatches them up.
     
  17. Hookem Horns

    Hookem Horns That Server Guy Staff Member

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    Another guy wearing #8? Do you just want to recycle your Schaub jersey to Mettenberger that you previously recycled from Carr?
     
  18. thunderkyss

    thunderkyss Salem Poor

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    I wouldn't consider myself a fan, but I do respect his ability & still believe he's yet to reach his ceiling. I don't think he's going to get a franchise type contract on his next stop, but I'm hoping he believes he is still worth one. Opening him to a one year deal at starting QB money..... which is about $10M.

    I've been on record as saying the Texans would be foolish to take a $10M cap hit on Matt Schaub... truth be told, there's still a possibilty that we'll ask him to take a pay cut & he'll be here until our new QB earns the starting roll. But with the fan cheering his injury, booing his return to the game & TPing his house, I hope he demands to be traded/cut.

    "the fans" will be pissed if we sign Cutler to a one year $10M deal & we don't win the Super Bowl. They'll be more upset if we don't & we have another losing season.

    I think we should draft our QB of the future. If he proves to be a better option than the veteran we sign (Wilson over Flynn) we're the better for it, if we have the right people making that assessment.
     
  19. Lord Bills

    Lord Bills Destruction

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    two most important things to look for in a franchise QB,

    1, Is he good looking enough?

    I cannot stress that enough. Have you ever seen an ugly ass quarterback win the superbowl? Be a consistently great quarterback year in year out? There's a reason for that. If you are handsome, you get the girl, you get the girl, guys look up to you and want to follow you. It is a integral part of being a leader.

    Just look at all the legendary great champions who were the leaders of their team across all sports from basketball, tennis, olympics, soccer, formula one racing etc....

    Its is a very strong common denominator. You have to look the part (and dress the part) to be the part.


    2, Does he have a great cool sounding name?

    Peyton Manning. Tom Brady. Joe Montana. John Elway. Drew Brees. Steve Young. Matt Schaub.

    Who doesnt belong in that list? Name me a great quarterback that has a sorry, boring, ugly name that was consistently great.

    Why do you think hollywood actors change their name? tom cruise wouldnt be tom cruise if he went with tomas malpohter. Olivia wilde would not be where she is today if she went with her real last name cockburn. Look att boxing superstar floyd mayweeather jr., he had to change his name from floyd sinclair to floyd mayweather to become money may. Sugar Ray Robinson wouuldnt be the greatest p4p #1 boxer of all time if he went with walkter smith.

    Its karmic destiny to greatness if you have the right name.


    If GMs just followed these two untapped supreme analytic criteria, they wouldnt get fired so much.

    Its that easy and scientific.
     
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  20. Playoffs

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    Are we looking for a boyfriend/husband here or a QB?

    Are you actually Taylor Swift? :lol:
     
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