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Who has the most VALUE: JJ Watt or Brian Cushing?

Discussion in 'Houston Texans' started by SwoLy-D, Oct 4, 2013.

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Who has the most VALUE: JJ Watt or Brian Cushing?

Poll closed Jan 1, 2014.
  1. Cushing - linebacker extraordinaire

    23.0%
  2. Watt - a force in the front lines

    51.6%
  3. Cushing! no, Watt! no, Washing! No, Cushatt!!! Wait, I'm confused!

    18.0%
  4. HEY! I ordered a cheeseburger!

    7.4%
  1. chrispbrown

    chrispbrown Member

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    JJ is a better player, but Cushing position has a lot more impact. DE just isn't a huge impact position
     
  2. rezdawg

    rezdawg Contributing Member

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    Which makes Watt exponentially more valuable, because he brings so much out of a position that historically doesnt do much.
     
  3. KingCheetah

    KingCheetah Contributing Member

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    Whatt -- you're pushing for a Cushing.
     
  4. chrispbrown

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    I see your logic, but our D was garbage last year when he was killing it.
     
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    It very much is.

    It's one of the positions that teams are willing to spend a #1 pick on, outside of LT and QB. Usually if a defensive player is going #1 in the NFL draft, it's a defensive linemen. So it is a pretty huge position.

    I think people think Cushing has more impact because Watt hasn't missed much time (if any at all?) and hopefully it stays that way.
     
  7. Air Langhi

    Air Langhi Contributing Member

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    It is most important position behind qb.
     
  8. SwoLy-D

    SwoLy-D Contributing Member

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    I think Cushing stopped their passing game. :eek:
    This was awesome.
     
  9. meh

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    Actually, our defense started to really look bad when Joseph stopped being pro bowl caliber. Cushing played in our debacle against GB. And he didn't play against our destruction of the Ravens the following week. So really it should be about Joseph being the best defender by your logic.

    But I'll ask you this question. Suppose Cushing is removed from this team, would you trade Watt for Patrick Willis? I'll even lessen Willis' contract to be on par with Watt's for the sake of fairness.
     
  10. Grinds

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    Cushing got hurt Week 5 vs the Jets. GB was our first full game without him.
     

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