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gary
08-12-2008, 09:40 PM
Why Vaughn H. is no longer a Texan? Was he released?

BornOrange
08-12-2008, 09:46 PM
The Falcons offered him more money.

gary
08-12-2008, 09:53 PM
That's too bad because I thought he played well.

Ole Miss Texan
08-12-2008, 09:55 PM
I agree, I thought he was a good back up and somewhat interchangeable between safety and cornerback.

If I'm not mistaken, I think he got injured and is out for the season.

gary
08-12-2008, 09:57 PM
Right.

BornOrange
08-12-2008, 10:02 PM
Hutchins signed a 4 year contract for $9M....a little beyond the range that Rick Smith had in mind for a nickle back / backup safety.

He injured his ankle the first day of training camp.

gtexan02
08-12-2008, 11:32 PM
What ever happened to:
Adimobi Echemandu (sp?)
Michael Boulware
Jason Babin (still on seahawks?)

TexanBacker93
08-13-2008, 12:09 AM
What ever happened to:
Adimobi Echemandu (sp?)
Michael Boulware
Jason Babin (still on seahawks?)

Boulware is with the Vikings.
Babin is still with the Seahawks.
Echemandu is with the Raiders.

Seņor Stan
08-13-2008, 12:16 AM
What ever happened to:
Adimobi Echemandu (sp?)
Michael Boulware
Jason Babin (still on seahawks?)

Echemandu
News: Echemandu (hand) left Monday's practice early, the Sacramento Bee reports.
Spin: Head coach Lane Kiffin said the injury could keep Echemandu out of Friday's exhibition game against Tennessee. Echemandu, who is not guaranteed a spot on the final roster, would lose valuable chances to impress his coaches if he is unable to play on Friday.

Boulware
News: Boulware was injured during Friday's matchup with Seattle.
Spin: The exact nature and extent of the injury is not known at this point. We'll update his status as soon as the team releases more information.

Babin

Babin is with the Seahawks. He had 5 tackles and 1 sack and a fumble recovery. All happened later in the second half, so he may be fighting for a roster spot.

Dom Capers, now a secondary coach with the Patriots, immediately petitioned Belichick to trade a 2nd, 3rd, and 4th rounder for Babin. Capers thought swapping picks with Seattle in the 5th round was just too steep...

BornOrange
08-13-2008, 01:04 AM
Dom Capers, now a secondary coach with the Patriots, immediately petitioned Belichick to trade a 2nd, 3rd, and 4th rounder for Babin. Capers thought swapping picks with Seattle in the 5th round was just too steep...
John McClain mentioned the other day that it was Vic Fangio that really pushed for Babin. For all his faults as a head coach, hiring Fangio as his defensive coordinator and later bringing in Joe Pendry may have been Capers biggest mistakes.

Insideop
08-13-2008, 02:19 AM
Echemandu
Quote:
Originally Posted by nfl.com
News: Echemandu (hand) left Monday's practice early, the Sacramento Bee reports.
Spin: Head coach Lane Kiffin said the injury could keep Echemandu out of Friday's exhibition game against Tennessee. Echemandu, who is not guaranteed a spot on the final roster, would lose valuable chances to impress his coaches if he is unable to play on Friday.


I gotta believe Echemandu is just "camp fodder" at this point with Fargas, McFadden, and Bush on the roster.

barrett
08-13-2008, 04:40 AM
at least he can treat his own injuries.

copperfiend
08-13-2008, 04:45 AM
John McClain mentioned the other day that it was Vic Fangio that really pushed for Babin. For all his faults as a head coach, hiring Fangio as his defensive coordinator and later bringing in Joe Pendry may have been Capers biggest mistakes.

He may have been pushing for Babin but the front office is still to blame for the pick.

aj.
08-13-2008, 06:53 AM
Von Hutchins is on IR and is out for the year. He hurt his foot on the first day of training camp. It was a similar injury to what Glenn Earl suffered last season.

gary
08-13-2008, 08:30 AM
That probably would have our luck if we still had him.