Talent at LB Has Texans' Bush Recalling The Good Ole Days

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  1. Brando

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    Just one thing.....Bush didn't play in the Bum Phillips years, he was part of the Glanville era. I would like the defense to swarm to the ball like the Glanville teams did.

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  3. Thorn

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    Yeah, yeah, more articles, more interviews, more of everyone saying how much better we are than last year. Same old same old about how we're gonna kick some a$$.

    Well, I hope it's true, I hope we have a damn nasty mean spirited defense just like what they are talking about. But I'm getting tired of reading about the Texans instead of watching them. Now thats nothing that anyone can do anything about for another few months, but still, I'm getting antsy for some football.

    I wants me some football! Now!!!!!!
     
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    Dr. Doom? What a badass nickname!! That's freaking awesome!!

    It's one thing to say physical, attitude, mean-spirited, you-won't-get-an-inch-from-me type play but it's another to do and honestly...who on the Texans defense CAN be mean? I'll bet Cushing has no reservations, so that's 1. Mario 2. TJ 3, although production to match would be nice. I think Okoye stands a lot to gain from a little nasty attitude....I love Ryans but he's the furthest thing from a bringer of pain. We've got no fear inducing safety. Basically some Dline guys and Cushing are it. Sure would be nice if one of those late round safeties we accumulate develop the ability to knock someone's helmet clear into the 3rd row of seating. Hell, how hard can it be to unleash on somebody when you're getting paid AND they don't get up and try to fight you? I'd do it for free, it would probably do my mental health some good to lay the hammer down anyways....
     
  5. Brando

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    One of the best nicknames of all-time and one of my favorite Oilers, Robert Brazile.
     
  6. Thorn

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    somewhere in the back of my mind I still have this image of him running across the field, catching and hitting the ball carryer from behind and just crushing him. Robert Brazile was fast and hit like a train.
     
  7. Brando

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    Before LT, there was Dr. Doom.
     
  8. TexansFanatic

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    Note to self: never consider anything written by Dave Mundy as fact based.

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  9. Wolf

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    It is a straight up misjustice that Dr Doom isn't in the HOF

    http://www.profootballhof.com/hof/positions.html


    TC said it best long time ago

    http://nfl.fanhouse.com/2008/02/13/should-oiler-linebacker-robert-brazile-get-a-spot-in-canton/
     
  10. nunusguy

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    Yea, but the story tells much better if it was Bums team and not Glanvilles.
     
  11. Hervoyel

    Hervoyel The Right Track

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    Brazile was LT before there was an "LT". He was like " The Lawrence Taylor BETA release".
     
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    The 'Stros Killer Bees (and they were GREAT) stood second when compared with Brazile, Bingham at LB at Bethea at DE!:cool:
     
  13. 76Texan

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    Brazile 7 times Pro-Bowl, 2 times All-Pro

    Bingham... not too many LBs had more than 20 Ints in their career, started all 173 games he played.

    And Bethea is in the HOF!
     
  14. ubecool454

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    Good free agent pickups and a good draft translates into a better team but I know we have to do it on the field and not on paper. I'll be glad when the season starts too....I'm tired of watching my replays of last years games. I always go back to the Colts game in Reliant and still find myself hoping Rosencopter holds on to that ball..:foottap:
     
  15. steelbtexan

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    Me too

    But the ending is still the same.

    Atleast that game put an end to the Matt vs Sage debate.
     
  16. Vinny

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    Bush wasn't on the field much at all....he had a degenerative spinal column and couldn't play.

    Brazile went to the Pro Bowl 7 times and was rookie of the year. Dr Doom should be in the Hall of Fame imo. Here is a post of mine from 2005...

     
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    I might be in the minority here, but I kinda liked the Glanville era. :backsout:

    My brother, being a Steeler fan, use to call Glanville a little troll! :thisbig:

    If I recall correctly, defense was the focus as Glanville had some sort of reward program where the guys who hit the hardest in the game that week got the WW1 'dough boy' helmet as a reward.

    Also, if I recall correctly, we were the most penalized team in the league as well...not that that is that good, but sure made for a lot of hustle! :jogger:
     
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    I liked the Glanville defense but couldn't understand why Glanville had the Napolian complex.
     
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    I liked the aggressiveness of that defense, but Glanville was an asshat.
     
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    Call me crazy, but DeMeco Ryans, Connor Barwin, Brian Cushing, and Zach Diles/or Xavier Adibi would make a hell of a 3-4 linebacking corps.
     

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