The Matt Schaub injury doomed us in the long run

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  1. stingray

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    I know I am being captain obvious but it is what it is.
     
  2. Thorn

    Thorn Dirty Old Man

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    Losing your starting QB would do that to most teams.
     
  3. TheDrifter

    TheDrifter All Pro

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    You're right about being Captain Obvious.

    If the goal is to win a Super Bowl, it was never going to happen with Lienart or Yates.
     
  4. stingray

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    Yes I know. It just sucks not knowing what would have happened with Schaub.
     
  5. Playoffs

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    We win that game easily with Schaub ... easily.
     
  6. TexansBull

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    I would not say easily, but we would have won the game. Schaub would still have Jacoby to deal with.
     
  7. eriadoc

    eriadoc Texan-American

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    I agree with this thread. I've been critical of Schaub at times, but I've never considered him a bad QB. He may not be the caliber of guys like the top 3, but if you surround him with the best defense in football and the best running game in football, he can win the Super Bowl.
     
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    Agree, next year if you have MS and AJ stay healthy (and Arian too), add a legit #2 WR, replace K. Jackson and bring back Mario - S U P E R B O W L
     


  9. edo783

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    Talk about a 'Duh, no Chit" statement.
     
  10. GuerillaBlack

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    Think Schaub would have been sacked on some of the pressures that Yates got away from, but he probably would not have thrown those picks either.
     
  11. axman40

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    As a fan base we must hunt and kneecap Fat Albert! J/K
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  12. record

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    Also, if #8 doesn't go down there is a good chance that game today was at Reliant.
     
  13. pbat488

    pbat488 gig 'em

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    it doomed us this year for sure, but schaub is a free agent after next season I believe, and yates seems more than capable of taking over the QB1 role at that time, especially with more seasoning from kubiak, dennison, and knapp.

    while it definitely hurt us now, schaub and leinart's injuries may benefit us in the long run in terms of yates developing in our system. practice helps, but nothing allows coaches to help fix a player's flaws like live game action.
     
  14. thunderkyss

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    I don't know if "doomed" is the right word, we did much better than Chicago, Oakland, & Kansas City.

    We had a good run. Hopefully we won't forget that as we go forward.
     
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    man right now ..... at 11:10 pm im fellin really sad ...... this sucks man :mariopalm:
     
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    I promise if he is on a squad we play next year, I'm puttin in a phony assault charge against him the night before the game.
     
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    I really dislike fat albert.


    really really dislike him. I know he did that on purpose as well. he always had it out for Schuab for some reason.
     
  18. Hervoyel

    Hervoyel The Right Track

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    I know you're kidding but I feel the same way. I swear sometimes Albert is still drawing breath because I don't make enough money to be able to afford to take a contract out on him. What are the odds that that worthless thug would be waived and then picked up by the team that we're about to play?

    That was one I never saw coming. The sooner he's out of football the happier I'll be.
     
  19. chicagotexan2

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    Aside from being more mobile and athletic than schaub, it's clear that tj is not ready. He did what he could but it wasn't good enough. I hope Matt comes back healthy. If he does then lookout.
     
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    Rogers and Brees both threw for multiple picks this weekend as well. Doesn´t mean they are bad QB´s Yates dealt well with the pressure. The dude had very few repititions before being tossed in the fire. I think he handled it well and with a full offseason coming up with the offense I think he has a shot at being a good QB on this team. Trying to force the ball to AJ on a few of those plays was costly, but haven´t we seen Schaub do the same thing in the past.

    Doomed is too strong of a word. After all Yates did win us a playoff game.
     

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