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jacquescas 01-04-2005 07:21 AM

First day picks on defensive line
 
What we have drafted previously will show where some of our needs may be for infusing youth.

We have only spent 1 first day pick on a defensive lineman, and it was our 2nd 3rd rounder in 2002, Hill, a player who isn't even on the team anymore.

We need to invest at least one of our top 2 picks, one on each side of the ball on each line.

TheOgre 01-04-2005 08:49 AM

We definitely need to spend some first day picks on both sides of the line.

texan279 01-04-2005 04:37 PM

^^^We definitely need to spend quite a few picks on the O and D line and even look into some free agents.

Panther5407 01-04-2005 04:49 PM

I think it was 610 that said in the rare event that John Abraham isn't resigned that the Texans would go after him big time. Just looking for some thoughts on that.

edo783 01-04-2005 04:53 PM

I think we and several other clubs, particularly the Jagoofs, would be in the hunt. Would be pay the big bucks he would require??????? I doubt it.

texan279 01-04-2005 04:55 PM

I seriously doubt we sign him. What would he play for us? The Jags will have a lot more money to spend and are in worse need of him than we are.

Blake 01-04-2005 05:01 PM

Im not sure how he would fair in the 3-4. He seems a bit light.

AlexVanderpool 01-04-2005 05:36 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by DC_ROCK
Im not sure how he would fair in the 3-4. He seems a bit light.

He'd be an OLB.

texan279 01-04-2005 06:03 PM

Then I am sure we would not sign him, who would we sit Wong or Babin? Neither.

Fiddy 01-04-2005 06:37 PM

I wouldnt mind Marcus Spears and #13

cj5776 01-04-2005 07:02 PM

I hate to be like the others but...
 
I wonder if Foreman is trade bait or will turn into a special teams guy

Some OLB FA would make sense so Wong can return to the middle

jacquescas 01-04-2005 07:35 PM

how many player trades do you see in the NFL? very very few, and if they are its usually a big name. Foreman will not be traded. or it is VERY unlikely he will be.

Now for picking up someone else and moving Wong Inside, there is nothing wrong with that.

LoNghoRn-TeXaN 01-04-2005 07:46 PM

I'm watching the Orange Bowl and I'm looking at NT Mike Patterson of USC and he's imppressing me. He's making great plays in double teams and against Carter, one of the best centers in college. Just made a beautiful tackle on Adrian Peterson behind the LOS against a double team.

STEEL BLUE TEXANS 01-04-2005 08:01 PM

1st round - Ahmad Brooks ILB
2nd round - Haloti Ngata NT
3rd round - Kevin Everett TE
3rd round - Ben Wilkerson C
4th round - Antonio Perkins CB/KR/PR
5th round - Jonathan Jackson OLB
6th round - Larry Brackins WR
7th round - ?

My wish list so far. :)

beerlover 01-04-2005 09:28 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by STEEL BLUE TEXANS
1st round - Ahmad Brooks ILB
2nd round - Haloti Ngata NT
3rd round - Kevin Everett TE
3rd round - Ben Wilkerson C
4th round - Antonio Perkins CB/KR/PR
5th round - Jonathan Jackson OLB
6th round - Larry Brackins WR
7th round - ?

My wish list so far. :)

dream on :idea:

Ahmad Brooks has indicated that he will return for his senior season. after watching him play I think that will really help him prepare for the NFL because right now he is no where near ready.

Haloti Ngata, if he declares is worth a top 10 pick for a team that needs a NT. Picking 13th would be plenty of value for the Texans, I fell terrible for Payne I really hope his career is not over, if he plays again for the Texans or not, but clearly our #1 Need now is the nose tackle position.

I do like Everett & Wilkerson in the 3rd that would be fine :thumbup

texasguy346 01-04-2005 09:45 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Fiddy
I wouldnt mind Marcus Spears and #13

I'd be happy with Marcus Spears at 13 too.

STEEL BLUE TEXANS 01-04-2005 09:45 PM

Trade down and get Channing Crowder then. Pick up an extra second rounder and draft Darnell Bing. Wow, now that would be a dream draft. lol

Marcus 01-04-2005 10:22 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by STEEL BLUE TEXANS
1st round - Ahmad Brooks ILB
2nd round - Haloti Ngata NT
3rd round - Kevin Everett TE
3rd round - Ben Wilkerson C
4th round - Antonio Perkins CB/KR/PR
5th round - Jonathan Jackson OLB
6th round - Larry Brackins WR
7th round - ?

My wish list so far. :)

And you think Ben Wilkerson will still be available in the 3rd round because . . . .? :um:

travfrancis 01-04-2005 10:24 PM

wow abraham would be a badass at lolb, not likely to happen though

Marcus 01-04-2005 10:32 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by STEEL BLUE TEXANS
1st round - Ahmad Brooks ILB
2nd round - Haloti Ngata NT
3rd round - Kevin Everett TE
3rd round - Ben Wilkerson C
4th round - Antonio Perkins CB/KR/PR
5th round - Jonathan Jackson OLB
6th round - Larry Brackins WR
7th round - ?

My wish list so far. :)

Perkins will be a 2nd rounder on based on the fact that he'll be the highest ranked return man in the draft.


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