The 2010 Sporting News Magazine Stinks!!!!

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  1. buckaroo_banzai

    buckaroo_banzai Rookie

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    hey all,
    Today I was reading my haul of new football magazines previewing the 2010 season....
    things were looking good, as most of the mags had the Texans making the playoffs. I felt like we were finally getting some love.........then I read the Sporting News 2010 magazine and none other than John McClain had done the Texans write-up.
    The sporting news magazine rates teams overall on a 1 to 100 scale, with the best teams around 95 or so. Try to imagine my surprise when they rate Indy at 91 (OK, that's maybe about right), but the second place team was the titans at 89....."huh?!?!?" Then just to rub salt on the wound, they have our beloved Texans at 79 WTF!?!?! A 79...REALLY!?!?! :foottap: that far behind everyone else? The jags were rated at 72.
    So I'm supposed to believe that we are closer to the jags then the colts? Am I missing something? :choke:
    at least the write-up about us from McClain was fair, but man those people at the sporting news must really hate us or something because it was BY FAR the most negative review of the team so far. (I guess more upcoming mags could treat us worse, though I doubt it)
    Even the chiefs (85) and cardinals (81) were rated higher....."SHEESH"
     
  2. blitz90

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    Sounds about right considering how horrible we've been in our division.
     
  3. Ryan

    Ryan THIS YEAR

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    This is a "put up or shut up" league and the Texans haven't put up yet. Don't expect everyone to jump on a bandwagon of a team who's never made playoffs.
     
  4. wagonhed

    wagonhed Team Gruden

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    Those are almost the exact same numbers Madden gave last year (we were 78 or 79 I think) and I imagine we might be 80 or 81 this year because of Cushing and Pollard, but not much higher.
     
  5. Carr Bombed

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    Where have you been the last couple of offseasons?

    The Texans have gotten nothing but love...only to make fools out of the people who went out of their way to rave about the "new up and coming team in the NFL".

    Forget love and respect (which is meaningless) I want wins and results ON THE FIELD....and only the Texans can control and supply that. Frankly other than being very entertaining with a high octane offense, the Texans haven't offered up any real substance for outsiders to go crazy about. All they've done is disappoint and lay eggs when they should've been "taking the next step/turning the corner" (yack)
     
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  6. steelbtexan

    steelbtexan Hall of Fame

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    Yep

    But some cant come to grips with the thought of the NFL being a put up or shut up league. They're getting better but this just in......... so are the rest of the teams in the NFL.

    It really comes down to injuries and if Kubes can improve. Right now it doesn't look promising. (Cushings suspension and my lack of faith in Kubes)
     
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    I'll just repost the post I made a couple of months ago when someone trashed Tim Cowlishaw when he had a negative opinion of us because it's also relevent for this thread...

    http://www.texanstalk.com/forums/showthread.php?p=1412346&highlight=cowlishaw#post1412346
     
  8. False Start

    False Start On # 69

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    That sounds about right to me. They haven't done anything significant yet, so they need to do that to be rated higher. :texflag:
     
  9. m5kwatts

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    Despite being 1-5 against the division the Texans were the 2nd place team in the division and thats not bad considering the 1st place team arguably could have gone 16-0.
     
  10. Wolf

    Wolf 100% Texan

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    sadly first four years we kept making circles with those 4 left turns with C & C factory

    Kubiak is on his 4th so well time will tell if it is 4 right turns
     
  11. Second Honeymoon

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    our head coach sucks and we did nothing in the offseason to really improve

    why is anyone surprised that someone who isn't biased or a homer thinks we are average

    we are a .500 team under Kubiak and we haven't met a big game we couldn't lose

    6-10 here we come, Thanks for re-signing Kubiak, Bob.
     
  12. m5kwatts

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    The team went 9-7 last year and was 5-6 plays away from being 12-4. The team is one of the youngest in the league and has someone close to or entering the prime of their careers at nearly every starting position. Your continued bitter pouting over daddy McNair not satisfying your spoiled brat needs for a new head coach or a high dollar ESPN-recognizable free agent is obnoxious and reflects poorly on Texans fans and this board. Get over it and please re-think posting next time you have something dumb like this to say because your embarrassing yourself.
     
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    The jags are like dallas and redskin games


    we can be 14-0 and the jags 2-12 and they can still find a way to always bet us

    Has long has we are in this divison the Jags will play us like its WW3 or something same with the titans
     
  14. JB

    JB Old Curmudgeon

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    Actually, we have a better record against the Jags than either the Colts or Titans...look it up
     
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    But, But...they were the best 9-7 team to not make the playoffs! In fact they could go down as the BEST 9-7 team ever.
     
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    blah blah blqh blah

    blah blah blah blah

    next article.
     
  17. GP

    GP Go Texans!

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    Is this the first OFFICIAL "Why don't we get any media love?" thread of the season?

    They always crop up about June each year.

    Every such thread should have plastic explosives attached to it and detonated from a safe distance...within 2 minutes of it being created :kaboom:
     
  18. GP

    GP Go Texans!

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    Gosh darn it, Timmy! If you don't calm down right now, I'm going to send you AND your sister to summer journalism camp with Justice and McClain.

    I'll have no more of that sort of temper tantrum from you, young man.

    Now go set the table and grab your grandmother's heel file. She wants to get in a good heel shaving before dinner.

    And wipe that frown off your face, or I'll make you sweep up the dust and shavings once she's finished.

    [​IMG]
     
  19. Texan_Bill

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    YUP!!! Thanks Bob! I really appreciate having Kubes around for another season, too.


    :gun:
    Geeeez, just when I thought SH had given it a rest, he chimes in with his typical, redundant and ridiculous rant..

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    That said, I could care less what any publication's pre-season predictions are. That's why they actually play the games.
     
  20. HoustonFrog

    HoustonFrog Dallas Frog

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    This

    For years the cards were the Texans yet they kept disappointing. Then they made the SB and now they have some cred. You may have talent and think playoffs, but until you do you will be considered amn underacheiver.
     

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