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Hervoyel 12-02-2012 04:45 PM

Every year we pickup somebody off the street who makes a difference
 
This year I think it's Ruud. The guy looks good out there. He looks like he's still got something left in the tank and Wade seems to know how to use him. I think it's either him or Ryan Harris.

But Ruud is like the guy who steps in at the exact perfect moment.

DexmanC 12-02-2012 07:03 PM

Re: Every year we pickup somebody off the street who makes a difference
 
Rick Smith has been money on street free agents since he got here. Now that salary cap
is manageable we have one of the deepest teams in the NFL. Injuries just don't seem to
throw this team into the cellar. Rick Smith may be young, but Bob McNair knew he struck
gold by signing him.

thunderkyss 12-02-2012 07:10 PM

Re: Every year we pickup somebody off the street who makes a difference
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Hervoyel (Post 2069989)
This year I think it's Ruud. The guy looks good out there. He looks like he's still got something left in the tank and Wade seems to know how to use him. I think it's either him or Ryan Harris.

But Ruud is like the guy who steps in at the exact perfect moment.

Off the street meaning we picked them up after the year started? Unemployed?

If so, yeah that's Rudd. If we're talking bout FA..... Rick Smith's been working overtime.

I think Harris would be a FA guy. Got him before the season started right?

Alan Ball. Dude's been a beast on ST & he's made some plays on defense.

Forsett. I mean we're all worried about Ben Tate. But that's about Ben being healthy & being ready. I don't think anyone has been like, "we're going to lose with out Ben Tate." Forsett is getting it done while spelling Foster.

EllisUnit 12-02-2012 07:12 PM

Re: Every year we pickup somebody off the street who makes a difference
 
I def think Ruud, i like the way he looks out there and def seems to be one of the better coverage LBs i have seen ever on the texans.

76Texan 12-02-2012 07:36 PM

Re: Every year we pickup somebody off the street who makes a difference
 
Hope he continues to impress! :d:

srrono 12-02-2012 08:53 PM

Re: Every year we pickup somebody off the street who makes a difference
 
I wonder if HOU will bring in another CB this week.
Cornerback FA
Stanford Routt
Andre’ Goodman
Leigh Bodden
Bryant McFadden
Kelly Jennings
Brandon McDonald
Justin King
Alphonso Smith
Justin Miller (KR)
Elbert Mack
Jonathan Wilhite
Lito Sheppard
Trevard Lindley
Dante Hughes
Byron Westbrook
Nathan Jones
Benny Sapp
Phillip Buchanon (PR)
Donald Strickland
Jonathan Wade
Kevin Thomas
Terrence Wheatley
Karl Paymah
Rod Hood
Frank Walker
Leigh Torrence
Reggie Corner
David Jones
Anthony Madison
Ashton Youboty
Chris Hawkins
Kennard Cox
Will Blackmon (KR/PR)
C.J. Wilson
Morgan Trent
Trumaine McBride
Walter McFadden
Kevin Barnes
Roy Lewis
Prince Miller
Ramzee Robinson
Donald Washington
Syd’Quan Thompson
Ross Ventrone
Jorrick Calvin (KR)
Cletis Gordon

Hervoyel 12-02-2012 09:03 PM

Re: Every year we pickup somebody off the street who makes a difference
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by srrono (Post 2070195)
I wonder if HOU will bring in another CB this week.
Cornerback FA
Stanford Routt
Andre’ Goodman
Leigh Bodden
Bryant McFadden
........

Petey Faggins been working out in his back yard for the last three weeks.

He knows it's almost "Petey Time"

srrono 12-02-2012 09:11 PM

Re: Every year we pickup somebody off the street who makes a difference
 
Why has Bodden not been picked up decent CB.

BorrowMe 12-02-2012 09:20 PM

Remember when the Texans really wanted Leigh Bodden? Lol

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srrono 12-02-2012 09:21 PM

Re: Every year we pickup somebody off the street who makes a difference
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by BorrowMe (Post 2070211)
Remember when the Texans really wanted Leigh Bodden? Lol

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I know right, What happened to this guy?

TheMatrix31 12-02-2012 09:23 PM

Re: Every year we pickup somebody off the street who makes a difference
 
I wouldn't give any accolades to Harris or Ball yet.

Forsett and Ruud have been awesome.

Trap_Star 12-02-2012 09:24 PM

Re: Every year we pickup somebody off the street who makes a difference
 
injuries have taken it's toll on bodden.


i would'nt mind alphonso smith.

Lucky 12-02-2012 09:33 PM

Re: Every year we pickup somebody off the street who makes a difference
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Fiddler (Post 2070135)
I think Harris would be a FA guy. Got him before the season started right?

Harris was released on the final cut and signed by the Texans just prior to the season opener, making Harris a street free agent. He was not signed during the free agent period by the Texans.

Quote:

Originally Posted by srrono (Post 2070195)
I wonder if HOU will bring in another CB this week.
Cornerback FA
....
Phillip Buchanon (PR)
....

P-Burnt? Really?

srrono 12-02-2012 10:31 PM

Re: Every year we pickup somebody off the street who makes a difference
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Lucky (Post 2070219)


P-Burnt? Really?

you pick him out to represent the list of all FA CB's I listed which were 46 CBs thanks a lot

dc_txtech 12-02-2012 10:41 PM

Re: Every year we pickup somebody off the street who makes a difference
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by srrono (Post 2070247)
you pick him out to represent the list of all FA CB's I listed which were 46 CBs thanks a lot

Well to be fair, the guy hasn't played football in a couple of years and his name is a curse word to most Texans fans. So I'm not really surprised his name got called out.

Texans_Chick 12-03-2012 05:28 PM

Re: Every year we pickup somebody off the street who makes a difference
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Hervoyel (Post 2069989)
This year I think it's Ruud. The guy looks good out there. He looks like he's still got something left in the tank and Wade seems to know how to use him. I think it's either him or Ryan Harris.

But Ruud is like the guy who steps in at the exact perfect moment.

Agreed. Key to end of Detroit game. Nice football IQ.

There's a good news/bad news thing with the current injuries.

The good news is that most aren't season ending.

The bad news is that with the exception of McCain, these guys while healing from injuries take up a roster spot. That puts a ton of stress on the remaining healthy guys because you can't get a guy off the street to replace them.

badboy 12-03-2012 06:14 PM

Re: Every year we pickup somebody off the street who makes a difference
 
Over all we have some pretty cheap players at several positions. Bradie James did better that I was expecting.

Allstar 12-04-2012 03:29 AM

Re: Every year we pickup somebody off the street who makes a difference
 
Don't forget Ryan Harris.

htownfan32 12-04-2012 06:44 AM

Re: Every year we pickup somebody off the street who makes a difference
 
Rick Smith is one of the best GMs out there. Honestly, just compare him to Casserly and Smith looks like a messiah.
Edit: this post is irrelevant until I make the connection that our GM is great at finding diamonds in the rough. I think Lestar Jean might be our next guy, if he stays on the field.


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