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[UNOFFICIAL] Texans off-season thread

Discussion in 'Houston Texans' started by codell, Jan 1, 2018.

  1. texans1095

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    I know that an Achilles tear is a serious injury, but I'm curious as to how anyone can write him off as being done without any injury updates or noticeable poor performance in game action to base that claim on.
     
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    There has never been an NFL running back suffer a torn Achilles and return to the league playing at a high level, if there was even one instance of it happening, I wouldn't write him off....but it's literally never happened at that position.

    I said the same thing when Arian Foster tore his Achilles....it's just a death sentence to RB's.
     
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    Historically, RBs with that injury take awhile to get back on 100%, if they ever do.

    Can't write him off, but I wouldn't rely on him like the Texans see to be doing
     
  4. Mr.Scarface

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    Always a first time.
     
  5. Bobbythegreat

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    Sure, that's very true, it's not impossible that he becomes the first to ever do it, there's just no reason to believe that will happen though. I think we'd all be thrilled if that was the case.
     
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    I was also looking into that. 2 things: I don't think it has ever happened to a BACK (not looking at other positions) that was playing really well before hand anyways so coming back might have just been normal regression; and I don't think it has happened to any backs young in their career. Pretty sure Peterson came back after ACL and was the best back in the league. I know they are different injuries, but at the time, that was considered a death sentence injury for a juking running back.
     
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    There's a huge difference between a torn ACL and a torn Achilles, perhaps one day medical technology will advance to where it won't be such a big deal but right now a torn Achilles is still a career death sentence.
     
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    I know, I said there was, but at the time, there was little belief that AD could come back from that since he was a juking RB.. Anyways, I'm still gonna hope.
     
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    Same here. Foreman is the type of RB that BOB often thinks Lamar Miller is. If he can come back healthy it'll be a huge boost to the Texans offense.
     
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    No OTA thread so:





     
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