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texansalltheway 01-19-2005 12:40 AM

Yet another try at the offseason
 
Draft

1. Shawne Merriman, OLB, Maryland
2. Fabian Washington, CB, Nebraska
3. Ben Wilkerson, C, LSU
3. Jerome Mathis, WR, Hampton
4. Mike Goolsby, LB, Notre Dame
5. Jonathan Babineaux, DE, Iowa
6. Will Matthews, FB, Texas
7. Adell Duckett, OLB, Texas Tech

Sign

Orlando Pace LT
Chris Fuamatu-Ma'afala RB
Anthony Becht TE
Kendrick Clancy NT
Kendell Bell LB
Jarrod Cooper DB


Re-Sign

Tony Banks
Bryan Pittman
Milford Brown
Moran Norris
Junior Ioane
Seth Payne
Troy Evans
Kenny Wright
Demarcus Faggins

Trade:
Jay Foreman- TO NYG future draft pick (4th rd)
Kailee Wong-To Cowboys futrue draft pick (3rd rd)
Steve McKinney-To Lions future draft pick (4th rd)

Next Year's Team

WR Andre Johnson/Derrick Armstrong/Kendrick Starling
WR Jabar Gaffney/Jerome Mathis/Sloan Thomas
LT Orlando Pace/Seth Wand
LG Chester Pitts/Milford Brown
C Ben Wilkerson/Todd Washington
RG ZachWiegert/Fred Weary
RT Todd Wade/Garrick Jones
TE Anthony Becht/Mark Bruener/Billy Miller/Bennie Joppru
QB David Carr/Tony Banks/Dave Ragone/BJ Symons
FB Moran Norris/Chris Fuamatu-Ma'afala
RB Domanick Davis/Tony Hollings/Chris Fuamatu-Ma'afala

LDE Gary Walker/Jerry DeLoach/Jonathan Babineaux
NT Seth Payne/Kendrick Clancy
RDE Robaire Smith/Junior Ioane
LOLB Jason Babin /Charlie Anderson
LILB Kendell Bell/Mike Goolsby
RILB Jamie Sharper/TroyEvans
ROLB Shawne Merriman/Antwan Peek
LCB Aaron Glenn/Fabian Washington/Demarcus Faggins
SS Glenn Earl/Eric Brown/Jarrod Cooper
FS Marcus Coleman/Jammal Lord
RCB Dunta Robinson/Kenny Wright

P ChadStanley
PK Kris Brown
KR/PR Washington
LS BryanPittman

jacquescas 01-19-2005 01:08 AM

first of all none of those players will get traded for what you said. you wouldn't get a first day pick for any of those players, maybe for Wong, but thats pushing it.

Player trades are very rare in the NFL. You can't expect a trade, the only trade we have made outside of our first season was the drew Henson trade.

I think getting Walter Jones would be easier than Orlando Pace. but either would make me happy. I'd rather have Bubba Franks than Becht, better blocker. Used to playing at a high level and catching rocket farve passes, not the weak balls Pennington puts up

texansalltheway 01-19-2005 11:59 AM

I agree trades are rare but I suggested those trade to clear cap space, I acutually see us cutting Foreman and maybe Wong but I would rather see a trade so that we get something in return. Parcells likes the bigger LB and Wong would fit his type, especilly the way he played this season. The Giants have Kevin Lewis and Nick Greisen in the middle and probably want to upgrade and Foreman would be an upgrade. The Lions need help on the line as well as because Raiola will probably be leaving and could use McKinney.

Entering next year we will have the goal of trying to make the playoffs and we will have depth and can afford to trade players, before we didn't have enough warm bodies to put on the field let alone trade good player. But now those player are getting too expensive for their production and we can cut or trade them and go after other better players.

With the cleared cap space we could go after Pace who is younger and bigger than Jones and isn't known as being lazy. St. Louis is having a lot of trouble with their defense and OL and probably can't afford to franchise Pace again because they need to spread that money around in other areas.

I would want Bubba Franks also but I don't see GB letting him go especially if they want Favre back. Becht is still a good young player and a good blocker and receiver.

Vinny 01-19-2005 12:06 PM

Nice effort but those trades are not going to happen. We have to take some cap hits I'm sure and really, nobody is going to give a first day pick for either Foreman or McKinney. Wong (McKinney also) makes too much money for his worth too, so that isn't going to happen either.

Forget about Pace. That isn't going to happen either. We will not pursue a another massive salary for the O-line.

We had a chance to take Fuamatu-Ma'afala off of waivers a year ago and passed. I don't see us signing him now.

Nobody knows what is going to happen so its all just opinion, but you may want to add some realism and forget about the trades.

SESupergenius 01-19-2005 12:44 PM

I really am wondering if Bell is going to be back next year with the Steelers. If you look at it, their defense is doing great without his efforts this year. The Rooneys were notorious for letting go talent like Bells. Bell in Foremans spot is a natural, but he won't come cheap.

F-minus67 01-19-2005 02:01 PM

Good job on the draft, all those picks are solid. I doubt that if the Texans did sign all those FAs, we would be under the salary cap.

Lucky 01-20-2005 01:30 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by texansalltheway
Trade:
Steve McKinney-To Lions future draft pick (4th rd)

Forget all the other stuff. Making this deal would automatically earn my vote for Executive of the Year.

If you're going to dream, dream big.

astrofan 01-20-2005 05:07 PM

why in the sam hill would we resign banks?
the only reason that I can come up with would be that we trade BJ to the Packers, who thought that they were going to get him at 251 last year
if BJ is on the roster next year, then my guess is tony won't be

Herdof 01-20-2005 06:05 PM

Brandon Browner >>>>>>> Fabian Washington.

TexansTrueFan 01-21-2005 10:05 AM

man some of them choices sound REALLY good, but very unrealistic.
"rome wasnt built in a day, brick by brick" and we wont be getting that many quality bricks anytime soon !


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