Texans random thought of the day

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  1. CloakNNNdagger

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    It's no surprise they avoided Derek Carr in the 2014 draft. People were showing up to Schaub's house and burning his jersey after games that season... and he was a sizeable upgrade over Derek Carr's brother!

    Too much pressure for a rookie QB.
     
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    now today is kinda the time were it hits U ...... this feeling of well this really sucks The Texans are not playing in the Superbowl at home seeing the pats here at Uof H and all the hoopla in the city all the pats fans and banners and what not

    It could of been special if the texans at least made it to the Super bowl ......... : (
     
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    Per the score sporrs ap

     
  5. CloakNNNdagger

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    The New England Patriots attempted to trade Jamie Collins to the Houston Texans.

    In a report from NFL.com (Read Here), the New England Patriots came knocking on the Houston Texans door trying to trade them linebacker Jamie Collins before sending him to the Cleveland Browns. The reported offers saw the Patriots try to pry DeAndre Hopkins from the Texans after a slow start to the season but that was shot down in a hurry. The Texans also shot down an offer for cornerback Johnathan Joseph after the initial Hopkins offer that went no where.

    Call it positional value but the Texans made the right choices on turning down the Patriots offer for Collins and the deal to the Browns went down in late October. At that time, the Texans were 5-3 heading into their bye week after coming off a strong win against the Detroit Lions.

    The bigger issue was the Texans, if they did complete a trade for Collins, would have required a new deal. While Hopkins and Joseph are both under contract for reasonable deals heading into the 2017, Collins ended up with a 4-year, $50-milion extension with Browns who was entering his final season of his rookie deal.
     
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    but... but... Rick smith sucks.
    :D
     
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    Why would the Texans do that deal? Rick Smith doesn't get any credit from me for not executing that trade. You don't get a pat on the back for not screwing up at your job, do you?
     
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    Well... it's nice to hear the Patriots are interested in some of our players.
     
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    I'd be peeved if I were DeAndre Hopkins. Could be playing in the Super Bowl today.
     
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    The unanswered question remains "Whom?" (although I can probably guess)
     
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    So no one should EVER get credit for doing a good job in your opinion?
     
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    But you get all the blame if things don't go well?
     
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    He doesn't have to sign a contract extension.
     
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    How is that the same thing?

    Not screwing up =/= doing a good job.
     
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    If you don't do your job well, you get the blame for it.
     
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    retaining a valuable team weapon is doing a good job.
    But nothing Smith does will ever be good enough for some
     
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    Having not traded Hopkins for Collins is not retaining Hopkins.

    Why would the Texans trade Hopkins for Collins? You never answered that question.

    So, because Rick Smith didn't trade a 24 year old Hopkins, our only competent receiver who had any experience after bringing in Brock Osweiler on a $72M contract, for Collins, a 27 year old linebacker, he deserves credit?

    Rick Smith didn't do anything except not get fleeced. The Pats ended up trading Collins for a conditional third round pick. Let's see, what's the difference in value between Hopkins, a rising first round WR in the league, and a conditional third round pick?

    But nothing Rick Smith does will ever be good enough. Let's all give him a round of applause, he deserves it after this brilliant decision.
     
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    I didn't say "brilliant decision" I said "good job". I didn't say "great move". Just "good job". I didn't say throw him a parade or make him "GM for Life".
    Geez....
    [​IMG]
     
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    Why would you say that "nothing Smith does will ever good enough?" Is this "good enough?" If it isn't "good enough" for you, then why would you respond in that fashion?

    You established the goal line, sorry if you want to change it now and play the semantics game.

    Truth is, your original post was a shot at Rick Smith detractors that didn't make any sense. You've got an argument on other moves made or even not made, but you overstepped here. Again, sorry to bring some logic to the table.
     
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    I hear you but don't seem to be willing to credit where it's due.
     

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