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2023 NFL Draft Thread

Discussion in 'Houston Texans' started by gucci888, Sep 26, 2022.

  1. Rudyc281

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    Ok now this got my attention
     
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  2. Qan

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    Caserio will be stupid to not draft Anderson because a placement coach doesn't do something or whatever. #1 you draft Anderson.
     
  3. Rudyc281

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    I also mentioned that not really sure about Caserio using a 1st overall pick on a D-lineman.

    Especially if he is high on Young or Stroud
     
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    It's tough to say who is and isn't a franchise QB sometimes. WAS drafted RGIII and Cousins in the same draft, and who's had the better career?

    I read this article yesterday on Levis... https://www.espn.com/college-footba...-qb-unnoticed-transfer-top-nfl-draft-prospect

    When folks invoke names like Favre and Josh Allen to describe Levis, I listen, but also want to see him more with my own eyes. Not just the highlights, but the low lights as well. If he keeps it up, maybe he is the #1 pick. I need to do more homework and work hasn't let me have much fun lately.

    Back to your question, yes I'd take him if he was best value because we really don't know (except for a few true studs) who is going to be a franchise QB.
     
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  5. cmoak1982

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    Like Favre and Allen, the tools are there.
    He takes chances and they can come back to bite him.
    A lot of his interceptions have been on the receivers, some him being too aggressive.
    The thing that worries me most is he’s a violent runner who initiates contact, even being a big guy that’s worrisome.
     
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  6. Qan

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    If he's a violent runner, that can be coached out...or he'll naturally stop when he gets laid the fck down by a lineman.
     
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    You would hope lol, but some of these runners don’t learn.
     
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    I've always cringed when coaches say we're a running team. The game has evolved and sophisticated offenses mix the run game to augment the passing game, not the other way around. I understand they want to control the ball/time, but smart coaches know how to do this. Whether its McDaniel in MIA or Peterson in JAX, it's not about young or old--it's about innovating. We're not innovating. The adage "innovate or die" is so true in business and sports. Here's a good article that Caserio needs to read to remind himself of his roots... https://businessmagazinegainesville.com/innovate-die-trendy-saying-absolutely-true/

    The formula in that article is straightforward... "To be successful in the future, the rate of internal innovation must exceed the rate of external innovation.”

    We're not there.
     
  9. Qan

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    Oh they'll learn as a QB...a couple pile drives and heavy shots to body and legs. If not, he can hang out with RG3 at the booth.
     
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    Thanks for those insights @cmoak1982. He's apparently taken a lot of hits this year. Hopefully, he learns like Allen and others when to finish strong and when to slide. He's on my radar now, btw thanks to you, so I'll try to watch Kentucky some this year.
     
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    Yeah, their Oline is a little suspect and the run game is weak.
    He still makes plays but he has been getting hit a lot, and he also takes hits he shouldn’t.

    He’s an intriguing physical prospect, who also happens to be smart and maniacal in his approach.
     
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  12. Qan

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    What is Levis projected draft position? Hope he can last till Brown's pick...if nothing else, gives Texans an option.
     
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    There are never great qb prospects when the Texans pick high smh
     
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    It’s climbing, have seen as high as #1 and as low as 20s.
    I personally still think Browns pick somewhere around 9-13
     
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  15. Rudyc281

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    That’s the thing Caserio is really really smart and not just football wise but business wise as well.

    He’s done interviews for the Sloan conference before and if you pay attention to some of his interviews relating to the Texans organization he always brings up other Fortune 500 companies and how football organizations should be treated in the same manner.

    He is also very very into analytics and also has a great balance of real football situations and analytics.

    That is why I know Lovie was not his hire Lovie is who he is as a coach…but Caserio is still supporting him by trying to give him the players he likes and players who could fit into his system.

    Same with Pep…Caserio let Pep hire his coaches and what not.

    Now I’m not saying they are going to be one and done coaches but best believe these are not the guys that will be here “long term” we are still early in the rebuild and soon Caserio will hire his guys.

    So the innovative creative analytical and football smart guys you want both offensively and defensively will soon come.

    I have my eyes on 3 guys

    Joe Brady - who apparently hit his interview out the park but was hesitant with the whole Watson situation and we all saw how that turned out.

    Josh McCown no explanation needed

    Frank Ross my dark horse candidate he’s currently the special teams coordinator but goes way back with Caserio back to scouting and personnel department with Caserio in New England.

    And he’s also from the same alma mater and even coached there.

    He is also from Ohio
     
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    Depends on what you consider "great." Is there a Trevor Lawrence or Andrew Luck level prospect? No. But Stroud, Young and Levis is a really good group of top prospects IMO.

    Add in Will Anderson and the Texans will likely have an extremely tough decision to make.
     
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    My point proven. Good….not great. There’s never a consensus when we have a top pick.

    Not only QB but any position player.
     
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    Will Anderson is one of the best prospects in years
     
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  19. Qan

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    Frank Ross is definitely interesting...considering the only good thing going for the Texans is their special teams.
     
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  20. Rudyc281

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    Yep

    Especially with his background in scouting and front office.

    Also several NFL coaches have been special teams coaches and became head coaches like John Harbaugh
     

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