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_King_
04-07-2014, 09:58 AM
Merge if needed.

With Ben Tate leaving for the greener wallet and (perhaps) greener pastures of Cleveland, the Texans found themselves short in the backfield.

They’re going to look at a possible addition today.

A league source tells PFT that Giants running back Andre Brown will visit the Texans today. The Raiders had previously shown some interest.

Brown has played reasonably well in the times he was healthy, though that hasn’t been often. He missed eight games last year after a broken leg in the preseason, rushing for 492 yards in the half-season he played.

http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2014/04/07/andre-brown-visiting-the-texans-today/

ArlingtonTexan
04-07-2014, 10:13 AM
Was pretty decent at times with the giants, but really has had trouble staying on the field.

steelbtexan
04-07-2014, 10:22 AM
Brown is an upgrade talent wise. The guy is a complete RB. (Speed/vision/good hands/pass pro.

He needs to become a 3rd down/GL back who doesn't touch the ball more than 10-15 times a game. More than that and you can count on him getting hurt.

Foster/Brown/Johnson/UDFA. Not too bad, but I don't think either Foster or Brown will last a full season.

michaelm
04-07-2014, 10:50 AM
Brown has a decent skill set, but I don't think he's ever played a full season in his career.
I won't hate it if he is signed, but would not have high expectations of him making any significant contribution.

infantrycak
04-07-2014, 10:56 AM
Brown has a decent skill set, but I don't think he's ever played a full season in his career.
I won't hate it if he is signed, but would not have high expectations of him making any significant contribution.

He has had a ruptured achilles, 2 broken legs and a 4 game suspension for drugs (he said adderall) which was overturned on appeal.

Broken legs are not ordinarily connected nor make future injury more likely. Maybe Doc can dig up some more details an opine if he is unlucky or having problems which make injury prone a fair label.

thunderkyss
04-07-2014, 10:58 AM
http://l.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/oH67jZ_hyM4r9FDtHL1C_g--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7cT04NTt3PTYwMA--/http://media.zenfs.com/en/person/Ysports/andre-brown-football-headshot-photo.jpg

http://sports.cbsimg.net/images/blogs/andre-brown-leg-08292013.jpg

http://blogimages.thescore.com/nfl/files/2013/11/andre-brown2.jpg

TexansSeminole
04-07-2014, 11:49 AM
Really liked him up until that recent injury. I didn't get a chance to watch him a lot last year after the injury. If he healed well, I'm all for it at a low price.

CloakNNNdagger
04-07-2014, 11:55 AM
He has had a ruptured achilles, 2 broken legs and a 4 game suspension for drugs (he said adderall) which was overturned on appeal.

Broken legs are not ordinarily connected nor make future injury more likely. Maybe Doc can dig up some more details an opine if he is unlucky or having problems which make injury prone a fair label.

All three of his leg injuries involved his left leg. The first fracture was a severe fibula fracture which required surgical plating. The last fracture, sustained after a direct helmet hit to the leg, was also of the left fibula, but was undisplaced and required no surgical intervention. The fracture site was evidently just outside of the bone's boundary with the plate. Just like Gronk's arm refracture, the plated bone is made very rigid, doesn't bend and is extremely unlikely to break again, but the areas adjacent to the plates now have to compensate for the rigidity of a large segment of the fibula, and bend more extremely to stress.........making those areas always at greater risk than normal to snap/fracture under stress. Opposing savvy Ds may just decide to target this area in the future. This having occurred at the end of the preseason. It may be somewhat telling that if he were considered that valuable, why did the Giants not decide to hang onto him (rather than IR him with designation to return) and bring him back 6-8 weeks later as is done with most fibula stress fractures, instead of after 10 weeks. I believe that they were concerned with dealing with yet another fracture occurring adjacent to the plate, especially if it were not given maximum time to heal and strengthen.

kingtexan
04-07-2014, 12:02 PM
Just say no.

Playoffs
04-07-2014, 12:15 PM
Andre Brown weathers countless obstacles in pursuit of another comeback (http://www.nj.com/giants/index.ssf/2013/11/andre_brown_weathers_countless_obstacles_in_pursui t_of_another_comeback.html)
Since being drafted in 2009, Brown has been involved in 19 transactions, including seven different cuts...

"Iím a fighter," Brown said, starting a General Patton quote relayed to him recently by Giants coach Tom Coughlin. "I fight where Iím told, and I win where I fight."

The definition of a journeyman.

infantrycak
04-07-2014, 12:33 PM
The definition of a journeyman.

Seems like a cheaper Tate IMO.

PapaL
04-07-2014, 01:55 PM
Andre Brown visiting the Texans today; LINK (http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2014/04/07/andre-brown-visiting-the-texans-today/)

With Ben Tate leaving for the greener wallet and (perhaps) greener pastures of Cleveland, the Texans found themselves short in the backfield.

They’re going to look at a possible addition today.

A league source tells PFT that Giants running back Andre Brown will visit the Texans today. The Raiders had previously shown some interest.

Brown has played reasonably well in the times he was healthy, though that hasn’t been often. He missed eight games last year after a broken leg in the preseason, rushing for 492 yards in the half-season he played.

He’d provide solid cover behind Arian Foster, assuming he can stay on the field.

When healthy last year, I thought he ran really well. At the right price he'd be a good fit for us IMO.

CloakNNNdagger
04-07-2014, 02:16 PM
Andre Brown visiting the Texans today; LINK (http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2014/04/07/andre-brown-visiting-the-texans-today/)



He’d provide solid cover behind Arian Foster, assuming he can stay on the field.




When healthy last year, I thought he ran really well. At the right price he'd be a good fit for us IMO.

At this point, I would have to ask which "he" is being referred to.:mcnugget:




http://www.texanstalk.com/forums/showthread.php?t=104641

MODS: PLEASE MERGE

HOU-TEX
04-07-2014, 04:08 PM
He's a Texan

John McClain ‏@McClain_on_NFL ∑ 3m
Texans agree with RB Andre Brown.

JCTexan
04-07-2014, 04:11 PM
He's a Texan

Good move. Brown should be a solid backup at least.

htowntexans1985
04-07-2014, 04:19 PM
Two injury riddled running backs. Yay!!!

_King_
04-07-2014, 04:19 PM
Well...We'll see what shakes loose...

HOU-TEX
04-07-2014, 04:20 PM
Well...We'll see what shakes loose...

Or what tears loose. Ha

matts290
04-07-2014, 04:22 PM
Curious to see what his contract looks like, but assuming we got him at a good price I like the signing. Andre is a very capable back in all aspects of the game, a 70/30 split with him and Foster could net a very productive backfield.

kingtexan
04-07-2014, 04:39 PM
He's a Texan

Not real crazy about this signing, hopefully they know something that leads them to believe he wont get injured and just be on the books with no production.

htowntexans1985
04-07-2014, 04:40 PM
Curious to see what his contract looks like, but assuming we got him at a good price I like the signing. Andre is a very capable back in all aspects of the game, a 70/30 split with him and Foster could net a very productive backfield.

Mark Berman
@ MarkBermanFox26

Texans sign free agent running back Andre
Brown to a one-year deal worth 645, 000.
(the minimum)

The Pencil Neck
04-07-2014, 04:42 PM
Mark Berman
@ MarkBermanFox26

Texans sign free agent running back Andre
Brown to a one-year deal worth 645, 000.
(the minimum)

I got no problem with that.

_King_
04-07-2014, 04:43 PM
Mark Berman
@ MarkBermanFox26

Texans sign free agent running back Andre
Brown to a one-year deal worth 645, 000.
(the minimum)

Good deal I guess.

I wouldn't pencil him in as Foster's back up though. Going to have to earn it.

And really, Foster is going to have to show up if he wants to play as much as he thinks he deserves to. I think OB is going to be more willing to spread the load if other guys prove capable.

Troy Chapman
04-07-2014, 04:55 PM
Love the signing. Little investment. Could be a good back up for the short term.

michaelm
04-07-2014, 05:05 PM
O'Brien is on the record as wanting three different types of RB.
A three down back, a 1st and 2nd down type back, and a dedicated 3rd down back.
Foster is the three down back.
Would Brown fit in as the 1st and 2nd down guy?

Ryan
04-07-2014, 05:07 PM
Nice bargain bin shopping right there. Now bring in some UDFAs to compete and our RBs should be in shape for 2014.

The Pencil Neck
04-07-2014, 05:22 PM
O'Brien is on the record as wanting three different types of RB.
A three down back, a 1st and 2nd down type back, and a dedicated 3rd down back.
Foster is the three down back.
Would Brown fit in as the 1st and 2nd down guy?

6' 230#, I see him as more of a 1st-2nd down back.

CloakNNNdagger
04-07-2014, 05:36 PM
Career Stats

Season Team Rushing Receiving Fumbles
G GS Att Yds Avg Lng TD Rec Yds Avg Lng TD FUM Lost
2013 New York Giants
8 8 139 492 3.5 23T 3 20 103 5.1 14 0 3 3
2012 New York Giants
10 2 73 385 5.3 31 8 12 86 7.2 17 0 -- --
2010 Washington Redskins
0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 Denver Broncos
3 0 2 -1 -0.5 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 Carolina Panthers
0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 Indianapolis Colts
1 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
TOTAL 214 876 4.1 31 11 32 189 5.9 17 0 3 3

Negatives:
Injured all of 2009
Injured all of 2011
Injured 1/2 of 2013
Up until 2012, he accumulated a -0.5 ypc
Last year with highest carry number, he managed a 3.5 ypc
His first 3 years, with his exhausting 2 carries, he never had even a single fumble....... last year, 3 fumbles.....all lost

Positives:
Cheap
Low 5-year mileage........by chance......bad chance
This is an even numbered year.......maybe won't be injured......that much

dream_team
04-07-2014, 05:52 PM
Two injury riddled running backs. Yay!!!

Name a RB, that gets significant carries, that hasn't had a major injury in their career. I can only think of one, and that's Chris Johnson, because he avoids taking big hits. He's not a guy that fights for yards.

I like the signing. I want multiple, quality backs, rather than just one really good one and hope he survives the season.

leebigeztx
04-07-2014, 05:53 PM
With foster coming back from a back injury, I would rather pay cj 4m per yr than risk foster going down and brown being injury prone.

_King_
04-07-2014, 06:00 PM
4m per year???

I'd rather not.

The Pencil Neck
04-07-2014, 06:03 PM
4m per year???

I'd rather not.

Where are you seeing 4m/yer? I'm seeing 0.6m/year. Vet minimum.

Thorn
04-07-2014, 06:12 PM
Two injury riddled running backs. Yay!!!

:lol:

And don't forget about that highly rated RB we'll take in the 3rd round this coming draft that breaks his ankle in pre-season.

SAMURAITEXAN
04-07-2014, 06:15 PM
We need a depth at RB position. Good signing with min investment is always welcoming sight.

_King_
04-07-2014, 06:27 PM
Where are you seeing 4m/yer? I'm seeing 0.6m/year. Vet minimum.

Was responding to lee's post about us bringing in cj1k for 4 mil/yr

badboy
04-07-2014, 07:08 PM
Great pickup & allows us to go 3rd day for a pick for RB, I'm mocking Tyler Gafney in 5th/

phantom17
04-07-2014, 07:23 PM
Good signing! I'm glad The Texans are being smart & not over spending on FA!:swatter:

Lucky
04-07-2014, 07:58 PM
Great pickup & allows us to go 3rd day for a pick for RB, I'm mocking Tyler Gafney in 5th/
That would be a good pick. Another late rounder I like is LaDarius Perkins of Mississippi State. He could really help in the passing and return game.

steelbtexan
04-07-2014, 08:07 PM
That would be a good pick. Another late rounder I like is LaDarius Perkins of Mississippi State. He could really help in the passing and return game.

I think Perkins may be the type of 3rd down RB that BOB is looking for.

Seegara
04-07-2014, 09:40 PM
Seems like a cheaper Tate IMO.
Does he also resemble Tate in being a fumbler at the most inopportune time?

DocBar
04-07-2014, 09:50 PM
As long as the $600K isn't fully guaranteed...

Wolf6151
04-08-2014, 02:07 AM
I'm ok with this signing, it doesn't thrill me because of Brown's injury history, but I'd sure like to see the Texans bring in some O-line help. An OT or a guy that can play both OT and OG. We need O-line help more than we need depth at RB.

Troy Chapman
04-08-2014, 08:43 AM
As long as the $600K isn't fully guaranteed...

$645k, vet minimum, zero guarantees.

El Tejano
04-08-2014, 10:31 AM
I'm ok with this signing, it doesn't thrill me because of Brown's injury history, but I'd sure like to see the Texans bring in some O-line help. An OT or a guy that can play both OT and OG. We need O-line help more than we need depth at RB.

His name is David Yankey and we will draft him in the 2nd round.

El Tejano
04-08-2014, 10:36 AM
If you look back at Brown's history, he was an awesome goal line rusher in 2012. He had 8 rushing TDs that way. So I think he definetly helps us in the red zone.

I would like us to take Andre Williams RB from Boston College in the 4th.

_King_
04-08-2014, 10:40 AM
I would like us to take Andre Williams RB from Boston College in the 4th.

Yes please.

Vinny
04-08-2014, 10:41 AM
In a battle of the Brown swapping teams saga, New York got a better deal with ex-Oiler Gary Brown....but Andre Brown is a nice signing despite my ability to amuse myself remembering useless NFL trivia.

Playoffs
04-08-2014, 10:47 AM
The earrings. I don't get earrings. http://www.line-man.com/forums//public/style_emoticons/default/Grandpa_Angry.gif

infantrycak
04-08-2014, 10:48 AM
If you look back at Brown's history, he was an awesome goal line rusher in 2012. He had 8 rushing TDs that way. So I think he definetly helps us in the red zone.

Why do people say this when Foster is one of the best goal line RBs in the league? I mean its always nice to have a guy who is good scoring but it isn't like Foster needed help in that area (putting aside injury - people have been saying it the whole time Foster has been here).

honored82
04-08-2014, 11:01 AM
I never heard Foster needing help at the Goal Line... i dunno what you talking about.

CloakNNNdagger
04-08-2014, 11:05 AM
The earrings. I don't get earrings. http://www.line-man.com/forums//public/style_emoticons/default/Grandpa_Angry.gif

Just means he just likes earrings............be thankful he doesn't like dresses!:tiphat:

PapaL
04-08-2014, 11:12 AM
Why do people say this when Foster is one of the best goal line RBs in the league? I mean its always nice to have a guy who is good scoring but it isn't like Foster needed help in that area (putting aside injury - people have been saying it the whole time Foster has been here).

I never heard Foster needing help at the Goal Line... i dunno what you talking about.

Considering he scored more on Brittany Norwood than he did on the field last year, it's a big concern. Can't go into the season with a RB coming off back surgery and hamstring problems without some sort of plan; even if it is a guy with broken leg issues.

TexansSeminole
04-08-2014, 01:30 PM
Why do people say this when Foster is one of the best goal line RBs in the league? I mean its always nice to have a guy who is good scoring but it isn't like Foster needed help in that area (putting aside injury - people have been saying it the whole time Foster has been here).

I don't think he'd ever get carries over a healthy Foster, but as you said he's a nice guy to have around. It's a bit unnerving that both are high injury risks.

Hervoyel
04-08-2014, 02:08 PM
In a battle of the Brown swapping teams saga, New York got a better deal with ex-Oiler Gary Brown....but Andre Brown is a nice signing despite my ability to amuse myself remembering useless NFL trivia.

Sure enjoyed that season Gary Brown went off for us and did his "Baby Earl" impersonation. I really thought at the time that we had found something there. He didn't really ever do it again though.

Good memories though.

kiwitexansfan
04-08-2014, 02:51 PM
A signing of so little significance that the title of the thread isn't updated.

Texas Nomad
04-08-2014, 03:09 PM
Seems like a solid signing on the cheap if he can stay healthy. Maybe they get lucky and catch lightning in a bottle. Not a reference to any blinding speed!

Wolf6151
04-08-2014, 03:15 PM
His name is David Yankey and we will draft him in the 2nd round.

I hope not. I watched him at the Combine and he's got feet of stone, ie: very slow feet. I prefer an OT that should have some agility/athleticism and also be able to play OG as well.

badboy
04-08-2014, 03:34 PM
His name is David Yankey and we will draft him in the 2nd round.
Think you will like my current mock in that forum. See #2 & #4a

badboy
04-08-2014, 03:45 PM
I hope not. I watched him at the Combine and he's got feet of stone, ie: very slow feet. I prefer an OT that should have some agility/athleticism and also be able to play OG as well.Are you sure?

STRENGTHS: Natural athlete on the move with very good body control and lower body explosion. Outstanding shuffle footwork and lateral movement skills. Active puller with good coordination to square up his target in motion.
Sets up quickly and gets into position with good base width. Not easily redirected with good core strength and strong hands. Very good initial surge as a lead blocker through the hole. Highly intelligent with above average instincts and awareness.

Hard worker in the weight room -http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/draft/players/1737649/david-yankey

"Started in each of the 42 games played at Stanford. Two-time first-team All-Pac-12 pick (2012-13). 2013: First-team All-American selection after starting 13 games at left guard. Helped Stanford rush for school-record 2,904 yards. 2012: Second-team All-American selection after starting all 14 games at left tackle. Played four of five offensive line positions, as well as tight end and wing. Allowed just one sack. " http://www.nfl.com/draft/2014/profiles/david-yankey?id=2543657


and: "- Pretty footwork and has great short area quickness to swivel around and recover" http://www.bigblueview.com/2014/2/10/5324764/2014-nfl-draft-prospect-david-yankey-og-stanford-scouting-report-new-york-giants
As a blocker, Yankey is a very well-rounded prospect who is prepared for the NFL. He is a technician who is a balanced run- and pass-blocker. Yankey does well opening holes in the ground game and could execute as a man or zone blocker. His pulling is his best asset. Yankey is quick to get around the left side, and when he's on the move, he can blast open some holes. Yankey could stand to improve his power for short-yardage situations to get more of a push.

Yankey is a reliable pass-protector who has the quickness and athleticism to negate speed rushers. He also has enough strength and weight in his lower body to anchor against bull rushers. With some NFL coaching, Yankey should end up being a good pass-protector as a pro.

Yankey is a favorite to be the first guard selected in the 2014 NFL Draft. He could go late in the first round and shouldn't fall out of Round 2. For the NFL, Yankey looks like he can play quickly and will be a long-term starter. "
http://walterfootball.com/scoutingreport2014dyankey.php

drs23
04-08-2014, 06:01 PM
Are you sure?

STRENGTHS: Natural athlete on the move with very good body control and lower body explosion. Outstanding shuffle footwork and lateral movement skills. Active puller with good coordination to square up his target in motion.
Sets up quickly and gets into position with good base width. Not easily redirected with good core strength and strong hands. Very good initial surge as a lead blocker through the hole. Highly intelligent with above average instincts and awareness.

Hard worker in the weight room -http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/draft/players/1737649/david-yankey

"Started in each of the 42 games played at Stanford. Two-time first-team All-Pac-12 pick (2012-13). 2013: First-team All-American selection after starting 13 games at left guard. Helped Stanford rush for school-record 2,904 yards. 2012: Second-team All-American selection after starting all 14 games at left tackle. Played four of five offensive line positions, as well as tight end and wing. Allowed just one sack. " http://www.nfl.com/draft/2014/profiles/david-yankey?id=2543657


and: "- Pretty footwork and has great short area quickness to swivel around and recover" http://www.bigblueview.com/2014/2/10/5324764/2014-nfl-draft-prospect-david-yankey-og-stanford-scouting-report-new-york-giants
As a blocker, Yankey is a very well-rounded prospect who is prepared for the NFL. He is a technician who is a balanced run- and pass-blocker. Yankey does well opening holes in the ground game and could execute as a man or zone blocker. His pulling is his best asset. Yankey is quick to get around the left side, and when he's on the move, he can blast open some holes. Yankey could stand to improve his power for short-yardage situations to get more of a push.

Yankey is a reliable pass-protector who has the quickness and athleticism to negate speed rushers. He also has enough strength and weight in his lower body to anchor against bull rushers. With some NFL coaching, Yankey should end up being a good pass-protector as a pro.

Yankey is a favorite to be the first guard selected in the 2014 NFL Draft. He could go late in the first round and shouldn't fall out of Round 2. For the NFL, Yankey looks like he can play quickly and will be a long-term starter. "
http://walterfootball.com/scoutingreport2014dyankey.php

Sound research. As usual.

steelbtexan
04-08-2014, 07:29 PM
Are you sure?

STRENGTHS: Natural athlete on the move with very good body control and lower body explosion. Outstanding shuffle footwork and lateral movement skills. Active puller with good coordination to square up his target in motion.
Sets up quickly and gets into position with good base width. Not easily redirected with good core strength and strong hands. Very good initial surge as a lead blocker through the hole. Highly intelligent with above average instincts and awareness.

Hard worker in the weight room -http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/draft/players/1737649/david-yankey

"Started in each of the 42 games played at Stanford. Two-time first-team All-Pac-12 pick (2012-13). 2013: First-team All-American selection after starting 13 games at left guard. Helped Stanford rush for school-record 2,904 yards. 2012: Second-team All-American selection after starting all 14 games at left tackle. Played four of five offensive line positions, as well as tight end and wing. Allowed just one sack. " http://www.nfl.com/draft/2014/profiles/david-yankey?id=2543657


and: "- Pretty footwork and has great short area quickness to swivel around and recover" http://www.bigblueview.com/2014/2/10/5324764/2014-nfl-draft-prospect-david-yankey-og-stanford-scouting-report-new-york-giants
As a blocker, Yankey is a very well-rounded prospect who is prepared for the NFL. He is a technician who is a balanced run- and pass-blocker. Yankey does well opening holes in the ground game and could execute as a man or zone blocker. His pulling is his best asset. Yankey is quick to get around the left side, and when he's on the move, he can blast open some holes. Yankey could stand to improve his power for short-yardage situations to get more of a push.

Yankey is a reliable pass-protector who has the quickness and athleticism to negate speed rushers. He also has enough strength and weight in his lower body to anchor against bull rushers. With some NFL coaching, Yankey should end up being a good pass-protector as a pro.

Yankey is a favorite to be the first guard selected in the 2014 NFL Draft. He could go late in the first round and shouldn't fall out of Round 2. For the NFL, Yankey looks like he can play quickly and will be a long-term starter. "
http://walterfootball.com/scoutingreport2014dyankey.php

I've got Su'a-Filo ranked much higher than Yankey

Had Thomas ranked much higher too, both have much better feet.

infantrycak
04-08-2014, 07:35 PM
Folks, can we please not turn every thread into a draft discussion? We have the draft forum for that. Thanks.

DocBar
04-08-2014, 07:36 PM
Are you sure?

STRENGTHS: Natural athlete on the move with very good body control and lower body explosion. Outstanding shuffle footwork and lateral movement skills. Active puller with good coordination to square up his target in motion.
Sets up quickly and gets into position with good base width. Not easily redirected with good core strength and strong hands. Very good initial surge as a lead blocker through the hole. Highly intelligent with above average instincts and awareness.

Hard worker in the weight room -http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/draft/players/1737649/david-yankey

"Started in each of the 42 games played at Stanford. Two-time first-team All-Pac-12 pick (2012-13). 2013: First-team All-American selection after starting 13 games at left guard. Helped Stanford rush for school-record 2,904 yards. 2012: Second-team All-American selection after starting all 14 games at left tackle. Played four of five offensive line positions, as well as tight end and wing. Allowed just one sack. " http://www.nfl.com/draft/2014/profiles/david-yankey?id=2543657


and: "- Pretty footwork and has great short area quickness to swivel around and recover" http://www.bigblueview.com/2014/2/10/5324764/2014-nfl-draft-prospect-david-yankey-og-stanford-scouting-report-new-york-giants
As a blocker, Yankey is a very well-rounded prospect who is prepared for the NFL. He is a technician who is a balanced run- and pass-blocker. Yankey does well opening holes in the ground game and could execute as a man or zone blocker. His pulling is his best asset. Yankey is quick to get around the left side, and when he's on the move, he can blast open some holes. Yankey could stand to improve his power for short-yardage situations to get more of a push.

Yankey is a reliable pass-protector who has the quickness and athleticism to negate speed rushers. He also has enough strength and weight in his lower body to anchor against bull rushers. With some NFL coaching, Yankey should end up being a good pass-protector as a pro.

Yankey is a favorite to be the first guard selected in the 2014 NFL Draft. He could go late in the first round and shouldn't fall out of Round 2. For the NFL, Yankey looks like he can play quickly and will be a long-term starter. "
http://walterfootball.com/scoutingreport2014dyankey.php

Ive gotten to where I don't put a ton of stock into these scouting reports. So many of them seem to be written up by the same guy and so many of them turn out to be so wrong.

This one could be spot on, I have no clue. I will go look at some video of Yankey and see how that compares to this write up, though. :fans:

DocBar
04-08-2014, 07:38 PM
Folks, can we please not turn every thread into a draft discussion? We have the draft forum for that. Thanks.

oops...:strangle:
We were typing at the same time.

kiwitexansfan
04-08-2014, 08:52 PM
A signing of so little significance that the title of the thread isn't updated.

Thank you mods.

Troy Chapman
04-09-2014, 08:47 AM
Thank you mods.

It was edited before you said anything about it.

Mr teX
04-09-2014, 08:58 AM
I had this guy in fantasy 1 year....& if i'm not mistaken this guy is a fumbling machine. Apart from the injuries, he couldn't get out of Coughlin's doghouse b/c of it.

Troy Chapman
04-09-2014, 11:12 AM
I had this guy in fantasy 1 year....& if i'm not mistaken this guy is a fumbling machine. Apart from the injuries, he couldn't get out of Coughlin's doghouse b/c of it.

214 touches with 3 lost fumbles. Granted all 3 came in 2013 on 159 touches.

badboy
04-09-2014, 11:31 AM
Ive gotten to where I don't put a ton of stock into these scouting reports. So many of them seem to be written up by the same guy and so many of them turn out to be so wrong.

This one could be spot on, I have no clue. I will go look at some video of Yankey and see how that compares to this write up, though. :fans:
Move your questions/thoughts to mock forum as requested and we can continue. Understand your point on scouting reports but all I listed were different guys. Just because people have same evaluations....

Pitbull 56
04-09-2014, 08:42 PM
Hopefully, the boy won't break his damn leg for the 3rd time. OB best be drafting a running back.

CloakNNNdagger
04-10-2014, 09:16 PM
... Drew Dougherty @DoughertyDrew
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RB Andre Brown will wear jersey #33 for #Texans.
11:10 AM - 8 Apr 2014

Guess that means we have our own Earl campbell.

DocBar
04-10-2014, 09:25 PM
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Guess that means we have our own Earl campbell.?????????? Campbell wore #34...

Didn't Gary Brown wear #33?

Tony Dorsett wore #33. Were you a Cowpie fan back then?

CloakNNNdagger
04-10-2014, 10:51 PM
?????????? Campbell wore #34...

Didn't Gary Brown wear #33?

Tony Dorsett wore #33. Were you a Cowpie fan back then?

No, I was was a Tony Dorsett fan.......not a Cowpie person. Upper Deck's Legend Series had Earl as CARD #33........was just being fascetious.:spin:

Playoffs
09-04-2014, 05:32 PM
Adam Caplan @caplannfl
As @HBalzer721 noted, veteran RB Andre Brown has been suspended 8 games (unspecified reason). Teams were notified today, sources said.

Thorn
09-04-2014, 05:34 PM
Adam Caplan @caplannfl

Oops.

thunderkyss
09-04-2014, 05:58 PM
Adam Caplan @caplannfl

Had to have been a reason he couldn't stick with a team. Surely wasn't a talent issue... heck, we didn't even put him on the field before we let him go did we?

Playoffs
09-04-2014, 06:47 PM
Tania Ganguli @taniaganguli
#Texans knew about Andre Brown's suspension, and thought it might be longer than 8 games. Explains a few things.