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Discussion in 'Texans Talk' started by Wolf, Nov 8, 2010.

  1. zshawn10

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    bummer offseason. I am probably the least excited I've ever been about an upcoming football season.
     
  3. steelbtexan

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    2 seasons ago when Watson was a rookie I wasn't looking forward to the season, because behind that OL I thought Watson was going to get killed. Then the Jag game happened to confirm what I was thinking. 2 yrs later and I really dont feel any different. The OL will surprise me if they become avg next yr.
     
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    My biggest issue is OB. Just don't like him, don't trust him to be a good HC.

    And of course there is that pathetic O-line we have. Watson can be a genuine super star and rise above some of this, but these horrible nightmares I have of Watson turning into another David Carr plague me.
     
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    Haha, I wouldn’t worry about this. Our OL last season was pretty comparable to what DC had and Watson had a good season. Watson is much more talented than DC.
     
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    Of that there is no doubt.
     
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    My biggest fear is how all this affects his psyche, the way he approaches the game. If he thinks he has to do everything, if he feels he has to be Superman, if he thinks it isn't worth the effort.

    We all have our breaking point & I hope we get things fixed before we reach his.
     
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    I've been warning people about, Watson could very easily turn into Carr. He's already blown out a knee and suffered a punctured lung in his 1st 2 season and the OL still sucks. It's like the Texans org didn't learn a damn thing with what happened to Carr.
     
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    People continue to fail to realize the madness behind the reason the oline sucked. You have linemen playing out of their natural positions for starters. Then you have a coach with an ideal but really hasn't put things together yet. Follow that up with not knowing his weaknesses and strengths of each player. Toss in the situational football mishaps. Ummm the determination and stubbornness to force his plan when it clearly it's working. Bump continuity because every season the line has changed and etc.
     
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    There's a reason it has changed. Lack of talent.
     
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    There's a reason it has changed. Lack of talent.

    Last yrs OL at the end of last yr who was playing out of position.
     
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    Lack of talent is a very weak excuse. They wouldn't be in the NFL if they didn't have talent.

    #coaching matters
     
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    So Vyncint Smith could be another Hopkins with better coaching?
     
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    There are levels of talent and somebody has to be ranked last The Texans talent is ranked last or 31st for the last 2 yrs for a reason that has very little to do with coaching. This is a chicken salad/chickens!t situation.
     
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    Great example
     
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    Maximize the talent you have. Belichick is a master at and so is Pop for the Spurs.

    I see most people love to twist things completely the wrong way.
     
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    That was a terrible example
     
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    Not twisting anything. You said lack of talent is a weak excuse, but talent does matter. Yeah, coaching does too, but you can’t coach up a bunch of 2nd stringers just because they have enough talent to be in the league.
     
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    It was a number of factors.
    Granted coaching is one of them but any newish coach in the NFL who can be over .500 in his first 5 years can't be all that bad. I am prepared to stick with OB if he can keep us in the playoffs.
    Texans over the last 5 years have only enjoyed the services of a decent QB for what, 18 games? Gotta be a feather in his cap.
    Last year we went 11-5 with a bunch of injuries.
    If Watson can continue to improve and we can keep at least two frontline Wideouts on the paddock and a better running game, this team can still be dangerous.
     

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