Found December 01, 2011 on Texans Gab:
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Texans GM Rick Smith recently said that he wasn’t going to pursue Brett Favre because he didn’t want to bring the “circus” to the Texans. Things he could have said instead: 1. “I don’t want Favre because he isn’t willing to be a back-up.” 2. “I don’t want Favre because he didn’t seem committed to the Vikings last year.” 3. “I don’t want Favre because I think T.J. Yates is a better quarterback than him right now.” Those are each acceptable – if not all completely provable – reasons. To say you don’t want Favre because of the circus calls into question your commitment to winning. His explanation did not address the main question: Does he make the 2011 Texans better? Rick Smith should apologize to Texans fans for this issue. Here they are, many of which have waited all ten seasons to see the postseason, and he makes it seem like having some stable locker room is more important than winning a Super Bowl. Now, I believe in T.J. Yates and I’m convinced they can win with him. T
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