Texans 16th on ESPN's Preseason Power Rankings

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  1. superdave532

    superdave532 Rookie

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    For whatever that's worth.

    http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/powerranking?season=2009&week=0

    I'm glad people are getting excited about our upcoming season, I hope we just don't have a start of the season equivalent to the Raider's game last year (or to well, the start of last season) where they seemed to have been under the impression that they had proved something. Opinions?
     
  2. GuerillaBlack

    GuerillaBlack Hall of Fame

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    This is about right where we should be, though I don't think the Bears and Vikings are that much better than us.
     
  3. HOU-TEX

    HOU-TEX Ah, Football!

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    Meh, I might look at power rankings after the 1st quarter of the season.
     
  4. spurstexanstros

    spurstexanstros Texans Rising

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    I am confused.. Will we still be able to get into the BCS championship game?
     
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    Yes, but we have to beat the University of Houston to do so and they have a power back.
     
  6. brakos82

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    Nope. We don't have a big national market apparently. :foottap:
     
  7. Hardcore Texan

    Hardcore Texan Magnet Man

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    Yeah, I disagree with a good bit of those teams in those respective spots.
     
  8. Carr Bombed

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    The 16 spot is good.....back to back 8-8 seasons is, well average/middle of the pack and that's where they got us. Hopefully after the 1st quarter we'll have moved up though. (we better have if we want any shot in hell of reaching the playoffs.....3 or our first 4 games are at home.)
     


  9. m5kwatts

    m5kwatts Hall of Fame

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    Actually no, in fact we could beat the best team in our conference 45-35 and still not be eligible
     
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    Ya The Bears are not better than us, we proved that last year.
     
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    Ouch...
     
  12. barrett

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    sh!t I didn't realize that was a factor for getting voted into the playoffs. we need someone to really get out there and drum up some sympathy for us!

    college football is a joke until that nonsense get eliminated.
     
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    We're doomed!
     
  14. NitroGSXR

    NitroGSXR Super Sic #58

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    I really enjoy power rankings. I kind of wish we were lower so I could watch our rise.

    I kind of have a small problem with San Diego being ranked as high simply because they play in a bad division. They struggled themselves being 8-8 in a piss poor division. Says something about them. I say overrated. Turner is killing the team.
     
  15. GP

    GP Go Texans!

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    I always enjoy the annual preseason Power Ranking threads around here.

    I love the people who get bent out of shape, violently disagreeing with our ranking. "There's no way in hell we're 18th!" LOL.

    It really makes no difference to be quite honest. There's 3 or 4 really good teams, and everybody else is behind them.
     
  16. DBCooper

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    The only power ranking that matters is that the Steelers are Super Bowl Champions.

    Thats the one I want.
     
  17. Goldensilence

    Goldensilence hipster elite

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    AFC West is going to be topsy-turvy this year. Last year the Chargers made a late season run and had to have Denver fold, which they did, and they backdoored into the playoffs. I predict the team folds this year, might not have a terrible record but Turner is going to lose the team. Still can't believe that guy has managed to get multiple coaching gigs.
     
  18. GP

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    It should be a "sticky" thread: "Hey, Power Rankings don't mean crap!"

    Every person required to read it, asked to refrain from going mental on what some website has us ranked at.

    It's like two kids arguing over the baseball card stats of their favorite player.

    "My guys better!"

    "No he's not!"

    "YES HE IS!"

    "NO HE'S NOT!"

    LOL.
     
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    My Dad can beat up your Dad!
     
  20. Vinny

    Vinny shiny happy fan Staff Member

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    The Saints are one of the NFL's "oldest" franchises? The Saints were an expansion team founded in 1967. ESPN should be leaders and knowledgeable about the NFL but they put this kind of drivel out there and later they probably have lots of marketing meetings about how they can't figure out why they aren't doing so well. I have a hint. Don't publish crap.
     

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