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Texans GM Rick Smith taking extended family medical leave

Discussion in 'Houston Texans' started by Remix, Dec 31, 2017.

  1. K-Low_4_Prez

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    Wow hope his wife gets better... regardless of how you feel about his role as GM and within the organization have some god damn compassion people
     
  2. Texanstradamus

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    Basically he is being moved elsewhere
     
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  3. Texanstradamus

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    Hopefully his wife recovers cancer sucks but we are strictly talking about football his spot should have long been filled with some one else
     
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  4. texian

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    Prayers for Tiffany Smith and Rick and their family.

    Cancer is not funny or an excuse... cancer is a b!tch.
     
  5. Nimo

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    Explains why he hasn't been in the public eye recently. Prayers for the family. Texans should win one for herr ext year.
     
  6. conquistador#11

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    Reminds me of when Michael Corleone had to take "vacation time" in Italy while things settled. We will see him again with full control of the mcnair syndicate.
     
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  7. Spacemoth

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    We all know the move they need to make: let O’Brien and the scouts handle player evaluations, then hire Morey and Luhnow temporarily to handle decision-making and building a stats department from the ground up.
     
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  8. blackistan

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    Well that explains the report of Obrien returning next season
     
  9. Mr. Clutch

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    It is obviously the right move to hire a forward thinking GM to build this franchise.

    But McNair can't look at what the Astros and Rockets have done for some reason.
     
  10. Nick

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    Forward thinking NFL GM's get fired if their teams go winless for the season.
     
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  11. Hank McDowell

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    Glad he’s gone, but sincerely hope the best for his family.
     
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  12. Houstunna

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    More wasted time/seasons, incoming
     
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  13. Bobbythegreat

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    I wish Rick Smith's wife well in her battle with breast cancer.
     
  14. steveng125

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    This kinda does sound like a drastic lie. Like he knew he had to make something like this up to get out of the meeting tomorrow.
     
  15. justtxyank

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    I can’t celebrate this.

    Best of luck to his wife. I wish the man and his family all the best.
     
  16. Wolverrines

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    I hope it becomes permanent
     
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  17. Bobbythegreat

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    It wouldn't surprise me in the least if BOB knew a long time ago that Rick Smith planned on stepping down to care for his family and that's why he started leaking things that would put all of the blame for BOB's incompetence on him on the way out.
     
  18. Fulgore

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    Aw damn. Sorry to hear that about Rick and his wife. Prayers to the Smith family
     
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  19. RasaqBoi

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    Prayers to his wife.

    Still would fire Rick Smith / Bob.

    Prediction. Smith moves into made up position. Bob gets extended for 4 years. He hires a bob GM. Nothing changes much.
     
  20. oelman44

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    Praying for the Smith family, say what you will about him but seems like a good dude and has probably out-drafted every other GM in the NFL in the first-round.

    With that said, I'm excited for the possibilities of a new GM. We should be a pretty damn enticing landing spot, we should have our pick of the litter. Any early reports on replacement candidates?
     
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