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Old 09-04-2008, 10:26 AM
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Default What's the Texans Biggest Question Mark for 08?

Anybody?

If someone knows enough options for a poll, they can set one up.
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Old 09-04-2008, 11:46 AM
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Secondary, I would say.
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Old 09-04-2008, 12:09 PM
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To me the our single biggest issue will be the same as it was last year....turnovers. Say what you want about Petey and the rest of the secondary, the pass rush, the running game, the run defense, etc but if we turn the ball over less (and create a few more for ourselves) last year then we probably would have made the playoffs LAST year.

The schedule should be tough, but in today's NFL it will probably look a lot different at the end of the year. I think we've improved over last year, even if it's only a marginal improvement a better +/- on turnovers should lead to a good year.
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Old 09-04-2008, 12:21 PM
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biggest question mark has to be health. can we stay healthy?
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Old 09-04-2008, 01:58 PM
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Run defense.

With the spate of RB we face this year we have to be able to stop the run to win games.
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Old 09-04-2008, 02:54 PM
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winning division games. If we go .500 in the division last year we make the playoffs.
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Old 09-04-2008, 03:23 PM
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seems like still lots of questions - how about - will we have a top 10 running game?
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Old 09-04-2008, 06:40 PM
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Beat the "good" teams. At least, 50% of the time....

Gotta start winning a few games against teams like the Steelers, Jags, Colts, Titans, Browns, etc. to take the next step... This would be the same teams that everybody marks down as an "L"...
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Old 09-04-2008, 09:23 PM
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The biggest question has to be rb position and where any of them can step and show they are good enough to be the starter. My moneys on Slaton being the starter by the 3rd game.
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Old 09-04-2008, 09:25 PM
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So far there's 8 different ones (although a couple are similar)

With that many questions, are our Texans as good as we think they are?
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Old 09-04-2008, 10:56 PM
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Which part of the team is so solid that we don't need to worry about it?
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Old 09-04-2008, 10:58 PM
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Which part of the team is so solid that we don't need to worry about it?
wr would be my guess
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Old 09-05-2008, 12:14 AM
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Where will we be picking in next springs draft?

My biggest question is can we get out of the basement of the AFC South?
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Old 09-05-2008, 06:56 AM
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A year ago today we were looking at a season opener with D-Rob in our defensive backfield and today we're without him. And offensively we didn't have the same concerns about AJ, Green, & Schaub in terms of their durability. And until we have a couple real look-sees at Duane Brown in "real
games", we dunno if we've got an upgrade at LT ?
So I'm really not ready to concede we are starting a stronger team in '08 than in '07, but I'm confidant we've got a more challenging schedule.
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Old 09-05-2008, 07:12 AM
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im trying to be real positive here, but this thread is giving me a real dose of reality.
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Old 09-05-2008, 12:16 PM
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I was just saying the other daythat this is the least optimistic I've been going into a season since the expansion year. With the schedule they have, I wouldn't be surprised if they regress record-wise.

I would LOVE to be wrong, though.
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Old 09-05-2008, 12:52 PM
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Which part of the team is so solid that we don't need to worry about it?
I'd say the offense as a whole is "solid." We can certainly use a boost in the running game, but if we miss the playoffs it won't be because of that.
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Old 09-05-2008, 01:12 PM
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I think the concern is the defense. We need to stop teams on third downs.

We can score points, but I am concerned we won't be able to stop being scored on.
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Old 09-05-2008, 01:25 PM
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The secondary has me plenty scared for this year. I don't think there are many teams in the league for which either CC Brown or Jacque Reeves would start. Long-term, I think the prognosis for the secondary is much better with the hopefully full-speed return of Dunta by next year and development of Molden, although I think CC Brown is still such a weak link that I can't believe we haven't tried harder to find an able replacement.
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Old 09-05-2008, 01:53 PM
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as much talk there is about the secondary. I am just as concerned with our ability to stop the run. Like others have said I think we will have the potential to score some points, but if teams can keep our WR's out of the game by keeping them off the field it won't do any good.

I'll say it again though, turnovers will have more to do with our success or failure than anything else.
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