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Old 05-22-2008   #1
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Default Come one come all---But Tim Carter?

Are we just wholesaling warm bodies prior to camp? This latest acquisition of Tim Carter somewhat scares me. Isn't he the blazer who's "hands" can't be helped with roach baited adhesive gloves?

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Also in Texans news: general manager Rick Smith continues to tweak the roster.

Seven-year veteran receivers Jimmy Williams and Tim Carter were each added this week, along with receiver Mark Simmons and tight end Ryan Krause.

Williams joined the Texans for mini-camp two weeks ago on a tryout basis. Carter participated in practice for the first time Thursday.

"I think that's the first thing you think about is the experience," Smith said. "They are guys who understand the game, know how we work. I think they are still good football players. In the case of Tim — with (Ryan) Grice-Mullen and Andre (Johnson) nursing a couple of injuries — we needed a couple of more players. And I think he's a guy who can really compete with our group.
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Are we just wholesaling warm bodies prior to camp? This latest acquisition of Tim Carter somewhat scares me. Isn't he the blazer who's "hands" can't be helped with roach baited adhesive gloves?
My guess is "warm bodies" CND. But you never know, if one of them makes enough of an impression.... JMHO!
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Default Re: Come one come all---But Tim Carter?

How many ex-Browns do we have on our roster now?
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Default Re: Come one come all---But Tim Carter?

Everybody remember Keenan McCardell? What about Roc Alexander, Chukki Okobi? Etc etc? I don't mind obvious fodder being brought in to compete with the vets and the rooks and whomever.

Isn't the "warm bodies" operation how we got Anthony Maddox in '06? Yeah, I'm not worried about it. The more the merrier!
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What about Roc Alexander...
I remember him, but only because I got two signatures on one of my Texans hardhats at last year's All Access. Roc's and Mario Williams, who was sitting with him. (My buddy has already removed Roc's sig from his hardhat!)

I think it's CND's 'warm body' take with Tim Carter, too.
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Default Re: Come one come all---But Tim Carter?

Its all about the team speed with Carter. Kubiak says he want to get faster, Carter is fast.

I figure that is why he got the phone call, not saying he wins a roster spot, in fact I doubt he does, but I guess that is why that 'warm body' was chosen.
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Default Re: Come one come all---But Tim Carter?

Signing off the street an ex-Brown, second-round-pick in 2001 whose had, to date, a disappointing career so that he can compete for a WR spot? That'll NEVER work, I tell you. Never!
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what happened grice mullins?
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yeah, anybody got anything on this?
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Default Re: Come one come all---But Tim Carter?

I think its the warm bodies thing.

The 8o man roster limit is hurting teams with out NFL Europa. Teams don't want to burn out thier recievers with too many reps in camp.
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