The Good News Thread:

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  1. gtexan02

    gtexan02 Working?

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    1. Our run defense actually looked pretty good for the first 30 minutes they were on the field. If our offense could have held on to the ball for more than 2-3 plays per possesion, maybe we would have seen them play a complete game. We really bottled up both TJones and Washington for the first 3 quarters

    2. We're in the running for another top 10 pick, and since this is the last year before the rookie salaries get slotted, maybe some good players will come out.

    Thats all
     
  2. PapaL

    PapaL Loose Screw

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    *cough*Taylor Mays*cough*
     
  3. Thorn

    Thorn Dirty Old Man

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    So, are we back to bitching about the O line again? It's an old *****, but it seems to be still true.
     
  4. eriadoc

    eriadoc Texan-American

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    Busing looked like he could be our best safety. Oh wait, that's not good, is it? I get confused.

    OK, how about this - in the same vein as your comment about our run defense stopping them for the first half - our defense stopped the Jets on 1st and 2nd down quite a bit today. That's good, right?
     
  5. Ryan

    Ryan THIS YEAR

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    Either mays or Bradford/mccoy
     
  6. eriadoc

    eriadoc Texan-American

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    We've never had a good O-line, it's just that it got better from the '02 and '03 versions. Also, our QB today made the line look bad on the few plays where they actually did well. As did our QB in the past.
     
  7. Maddict5

    Maddict5 Hall of Fame

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    our offence sucked against the steelers last year (& @ the titans in week 2 :() before becoming a top 3 unit. if they do that again with the D we had today, i think we still have a shot
     
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    I wouldnt mind Max Hall as a QB in the later rounds and Earl Thomas as a Safety for our first pick
     
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    Trail.Blazr All Pro

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    I am a fool... I'll buy it.
     
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    Look at the sig! :gun:
     
  11. Historyhorn

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    Could the good news be that the season has only 16 games and not 17....at least we know we can only tie the Lions from last year and not beat their record for futility.

    We suck.

    Go Texans
     
  12. DiehardChris

    DiehardChris You betcha!

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    Our run defense looking good for the first 30 minutes doesn't mean anything. Part of stopping a run-oriented offense is that they wear you down. You stop them early, but then they keep at it and ram it down your throat. There's nothing positive about stopping a running team for one half.
     
  13. mariowillshine15

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    Eric Berry FTW
     
  14. Wolf

    Wolf 100% Texan

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    i'd say our run defense did stop them until the 4th quarter and yes wore down

    f'ing 3rd down and longs killed us and couldn't get the defense off of the field

    last I saw sanches was 10-12 for about 140 yards with 8 first downs on 3rd downs
     
  15. DexmanC

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    I think this team has been through it before, and next week they will
    step up and bring it to Tennessee. Whether it's good enough, who
    knows?

    The Slaton fumble at the 15 yard line was a killer, though.
     
  16. Goldensilence

    Goldensilence hipster elite

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    Yeah overall the Slaton fumble did kill us when we were getting some momentum.

    Pathetic performance overall.
     
  17. DiehardChris

    DiehardChris You betcha!

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    It doesn't matter that they stopped the run for part of the game!

    That's what run-oriented teams do - they run it, and they KEEP running it until the other team wears down. That's exactly what happened. It was the Jets' gameplan.
     
  18. Wolf

    Wolf 100% Texan

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    the good news: uhh we will have the same record as 1/2 the teams in the league

    and our loss wasn't against a division opponent :user:
     
  19. San Antonio Texan

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    Yes this game, if they can't respond to change, then be very affraid.
     
  20. Wolf

    Wolf 100% Texan

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    will I agree but with a few secondary stops and the defense gets off the field , then the jets don't have the ball for 39 minutes

    guys wear down..

    what can one say
     

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