Which Texan is a possible 1st time Pro Bowler in '08? (According to NFL.com)

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  1. Lucky

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    Surprise! It's Mario Williams.

    What? You were thinking CC Brown?

    Considering that Jared Allen is now in the NFC, while Jason Taylor is in limbo with the Dolphins, Mario is practically a Pro Bowl lock with anything close to his '07 performance.
     
  2. Ckw

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    Hopefully it doesn't go to his head.
     
  3. ObsiWan

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    If Gibbs' coaching boosts our running game, maybe Winston will get some consideration. Can't have a successful running game w/o good blocking
     
  4. barrett

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    i want to badly to say Duante because he was headed there last year before he got hurt.

    but i can't. so i'm going to go with OPEN daniels. i like him in his third year. otherwise i'll go with winston as well. shoot, why not chris myers... who knows?
     
  5. beerlover

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    they need to wait until after the season to make the selections. everyone knows Mario should have made it last year but it was determined before his body of work was complete :mario2:
     
  6. False Start

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    If Mario repeats last year's performance , hes a no-brainer . As far as someone that would be a surprise , it would be nice to see Fred Bennett step up and make himself the number one defensive back on this team , and make it to Honolulu .
     
  7. barrett

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    if that happens and the duante returns mid season we are set!
     
  8. barrett

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    thats a very good point. other than freeney who are the premier DE's in the AFC now?

    Freeney
    Mario (if he is as good or better than last year)

    who else?
     


  9. TexanSam

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    You do know his name is Dunta Robinson right?
     
  10. barrett

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    i did before the whiskey. thanks for the correction. humbly i'll shut up. especially after i've spent way to much time correcting people about kevinS walter.
     
  11. TexanSam

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    There's some good DE's in the AFC

    Kyle Vanden Bosch (Titans)
    Tamba Hali (Chiefs)
    Elvis Dumerville (Broncos) - he might be nothing more than a pass rushing specialist though. He had 12 sacks but only 39 tackles.
    Aaron Schlobel (Bills) - Only had 6.5 sacks last year but had 14 and 12 the two years before

    I don't think any of them are as good as Mario though!
     
  12. PapaL

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    And his brother Kevin WalterS

    :smiliedance:
     
  13. SOLIS

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    Very good point. If our running game turns around like we are all hoping for, the media will be heaping credit on Alex Gibbs -- and thusly influence the voting for offensive linemen. In other words, the media will take the story of the much maligned offensive line and trumpet the turnaround. It's a made for tv segment if I ever saw one.

    It's a much longer shot that say Mario, right - but, I can certainly see things playing out like that.

    Here's to multiple pro bowl selections in 2008.
     
  14. Vinny

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    I think Schaub has a good shot too.
     
  15. BigBull17

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    I agree. If he stays healthy, hes got a good shot. We know Brady doesnt go, and no one else really stands out as 100% better whos not named Peyton Manning.
     
  16. Errant Hothy

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    I don't know. Schaub would have to have an epic year to get to the Pro-Bowl, when you consider who plays Qb in the AFC.
     
  17. Lucky

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    To get voted in, sure. But, a lot of the top QBs beg off playing in the game and the alternates get a ticket to Honolulu. See: Young, Vince.
     
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    If Mario continues on his pace from last year it would be a no brainer. Last year I wanted Mario to at least record double digit sack #'s and he did that. Now this coming year I want him to have 15-19 sacks or higher.:fans:
     
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    Well, lets see. Manning is a shoe in. Brady is allergic to Hawaii. Who else? Carson Palmer is over rated. Add to that the rest of his team is thuggish and crazy hurts his chance more. Big Ben is ok, but we have seen him fall to peices before. Who else is THAT much bettter than Schaub? I cant think of any one.
     
  20. Lucky

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    Derek Anderson was in last year. It's always easier to get in once you've been to a Pro Bowl. Phillip Rivers plays on a winning team. Winning teams get the most Pro Bowl players. David Garrard was considered a Pro Bowl snub last season (and is on this NFL.com list). It's a tough position in this conference. The best chance Schaub (or any Texan) has is for the team to win a bunch of games.
     

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