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Whitney Mercilus

Discussion in 'Houston Texans' started by J.R., Apr 26, 2012.

  1. DonnyMost

    DonnyMost be kind. be brave.

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    He reminds me of Tamba Hali, just needs to put on a little weight.
     
  2. mylilpony

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    kiper's analysis of the pick actually make me like him more. just treat him like opposite day.
     
  3. Commodore

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    adding depth to what we do well makes a ton of sense

    at some point it becomes a force multiplier

    there were several games last year where our pass rush just took the life out of opponents
     
  4. today

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    I hope you guys are right. Texans/Rockets never seem to take who you expect, but recently they've been crushing on picks, so I'm sure that Mercilus will be the real deal.
     
  5. TEXNIFICENT

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    Nice pick! Man watta kick ass pass rush we're going to have. I love it.
     
  6. Win

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    Good pick. Stupid post - discuss???
     
  7. rolyat93

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    His family's reaction is so cool.
    [​IMG]
     
  8. showa13

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    alot of mocks had this guy going in the teens

    the texans have a very legit shot at leading the league in sacks next year, the bulls will certainly be on parade next year
     
  9. Brando2101

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    I'm guessing they move him to OLB to replace Mario. Smith has proven to be a good 3-4 end.
     
  10. Jontro

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    I don't follow the NFL at all, but this is great news!
     
  11. kevC

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    Can never have too many linebackers. Love the pick.
     
  12. macalu

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    where'd all those asians come from?
     
  13. br0ken_shad0w

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    Our pass rush against the rest of the AFC South full of questionable QBs and OLs?
    [​IMG]
     
  14. DonnyMost

    DonnyMost be kind. be brave.

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    Reed and Barwin are the starting OLBs.

    Smith and Watt are the ends.

    Mercilus isn't replacing Mario, he's replacing Reed in the rotation.

    He'll probably sub in for Sharpton or James on passing downs.
     
  15. LonghornFan

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    #winning
     
  16. couple of d's

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    Luck is going to be running for his life next year.
     
  17. david_rocket

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    haha (almost) a wardrobe malfunction of that girl with the short pink skirt :grin:

    Im shocked about this pick, but since I dont watch much college football, I hope he plays good.
     
  18. HollaIFyaHEMI

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    I definitely like Mercilus...like...definitely.
     
  19. Dubious

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    Turnovers win games. He was a college turnover machine.
     
  20. DonkeyMagic

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    Texans needed another young OLB to get after the QB and make plays. I'm happy with the pick.

    WRs and guards can be had later.
     

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