Zach Cunningham - Texans 2nd round pick

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  1. Dash

    Dash Member

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    Don't know much about this guy to be honest, can he cover tight ends? If so, I will be satisfied with this pick
     
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    Great pick! He can replace Cushing in year 2...
     
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    Fast, coverage ability, rangy. Not a great tackler and lacks aggression.

    Hopefully vravel can coach him up, but he's likely to be our best coverage linebacker
     
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    Didn't see this coming. Inside back makes sense but some help in the secondary or o line would have been nice.
     
  6. thedude077

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    I love this pick.
     
  7. vinsensual

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    They say he's sideline to sideline, but most other years good rangey LBs usually go early in the first round. It's a weird year though that's been heavily focused on offense.
     
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    Needed someone to replace Cush who unfortunately is past his prime.
     
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    He isn't a good tackler that's kind of a problem for a guy to go in the first round haha
     
  11. liveguy

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    not a great tackler?

    he led the sec in tackles.
     
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    Skills, not stats.
     
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    He fell due to his size and inconsistent tackling ability. Dude can cover but needs to work on his technique.
     
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    Maybe he's not a great tackler in the sense that good tackling form is kind of a lost art anyways.
     
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    Uh oh, if Skip starts praising everything the Texans do, it can't be good.
     
  18. Dash

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    Are we just planning for life after Cushing? Or is there anyway that McKinney, Cushing, Cunningham, and perhaps even Brian Peters can all play together now?
     
  19. justtxyank

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    That's odd to me. Are they talking pass rusher?
     
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    Maybe we didn't think he would be available. Need some help on OL still.
     
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