The Texans Mount Rushmore

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  1. Texans_Chick

    Texans_Chick Utopian Dreamer

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    ESPN blog is doing a piece called "Who Should Be on Texans Mount Rushmore."

    He wants Texans fans to give him input.

    With just seven seasons of history, this is a young team and finding four to serve as permanent representatives may be difficult. We'll project if we must, choosing a face or two based as much on expectations as performance to date.
    I think this is a hard call.

    Andre Johnson goes on the list.
    I think Bob McNair has to because without him there is no team.

    After that, you can make an argument for a lot of players.
     
  2. TexanSam

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    Andre Johnson for obvious reasons. I would have to put Mario Williams there along with DeMeco Ryans. Not sure about the 4th. I'd lean towards Chester Pitts or Kris Brown.
     
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    McNair, Andre, DeMeco, Mario (or Kris Brown/ Pitts if you want to include an original like TexanSam).
     
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    Intriguing Idea, to say the least.

    My picks?

    Bob McNair - As you said, there isn't any team without him.

    Andre Johnson - Heart & soul of the Offense who has the whole league watching HIM now.

    Chester Pitts - EVERY Game, it's as simple as that.

    Mario Williams - Not as knee-jerk as it seems. Should have been a two-time Pro Bowler at this point and he hasn't reached his potential yet.
     
  6. TexanSam

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    I didn't know non-players could be included. If that's the case, then McNair probably deserves a spot.
     
  7. whiskeyrbl

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    I second these picks
     
  8. dalemurphy

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    Bob McNair- owner and founder
    AJ- best player on the team and been there for most of the team's existence
    Kubiak- coach who turned team into a perennial winner
    Mario- obvious, the landmark decision at the turning point of the organization
     
  9. barrett

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    That's the only debate, Kubiak or Pitts?
     
  10. Texan_Bill

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    Put that way, it's got to be Pitts. Here from game 1.
     
  11. HOU-TEX

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    You do realize we haven't had a winning season yet, correct?
     
  12. dalemurphy

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    and African Americans weren't riding in the front of the bus when Lincoln was shot either!
     
  13. hadaad

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    Rick Smith
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  14. barrett

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    I'd like to go with Kubiak but as of today, even though I think it will happen that he turns this team into a winner, as of today, Pitts is more "historic" for the Texans. Put it this way, if the Texans don't get any better and Kubiak is gone 2 or 3 years from now and we never get a winning season or make the playoffs then his place in our history will be much smaller than we hope it will be. Chester Pitts on the other hand, win or loose, was here from day one and has played in every singe game since the inception of the Texans. That is historical already.

    McNair, - without him we're not even having this discussion
    Johnson, - the best player the Texans have ever had
    Mario, - the draft pick that put us on the map
    Pitts - history in the making in our short, short history
     
  15. Showtime100

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    I'll go along with that. I'm a little seriousness I'd add Kris Brown, McNair, and Pitts. (crowded up there)

    Showtime's honorary Rushmore? (players that can bring a smile to my face) Vonta Leach, Steve Slayton, Owen Daniels, Billy Miller.
     
  16. Insideop

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    That's because there was no bus! :D

    Sorry, I couldn't resist!
     
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    Jamie Sharper thinks you guys forget a lot :(
     
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    David Carr
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  19. Nawzer

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    Damn you stole my list. Here's my revised list:

    David Carr
    James Allen aka Merciless
    Tony Bosselli
    Jeff Posey
     
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  20. Showtime100

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    Put them all on Mt. Redoubt and let the volcano blast them to high Heaven.
     

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