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Old 03-11-2014   #790
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Default Re: Texans after McCown?

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Originally Posted by LEATHERHEAD View Post
There is a 50% chance we keeps Shaub...$10,000,000 is alot to just give someone to go away.Before last year Shaub was in the top 15 QBs.Just alot of smack talk.If anyone on this board was writing the check for $10mil,and no trade...YA ....SURE.

1.keep Shaub /Clowney/ 1st pick
2.pick #33 rookie QB that BOB likes
The new coach has not even seen a TEXAN QB throw the ball. Shaub/Case/or T.J.Yates.



Theres my $1.25
We're not "giving" Schaub $10M to go away. That money was given to him 2 years ago, we just have to account for it on the books. If we keep him through the remainder of his contract we're scheduled to account for it in $3.5M increments this year, 2015, & 2016. Cutting him forces us to accelerate how & when we account for it.

If he stays, we'll be giving him $10M of new money to "hopefully" perform better than last year. Given his performance over the last 18 months, it's highly unlikely that he'll perform to the standard $10M suggests. It really wouldn't be "smart" to give him $10M after what he did last season.

Of course some QBs performed just as bad & will be getting more.... Ryan, Romo, Eli, Flacco..... Ben, but that's another story.
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