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Old 01-07-2005   #1
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this may influence who the Texans are targeting with that first pick- Texans sign Ti-Cats DE Cheatwood 6-4 250lbs.


http://www.tsn.ca/cfl/news_story.asp?id=110313

That would be addressing a need on the cheap, more & more looks like the Texans targeting either a Offensive or Defensive Lineman with the first pick
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Hate to burst your bubble, but somebody bet you to it.

http://www.houstontexans.com/fan_zon...ead.php?t=5253
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There has been a 2 week old thread on this in the bullpen.

In the off season, teams will be signing all kinds of guys. It's that time of year.
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Sometimes a guy they pick up will work out ...

For those who have been around the Texans' boards for longer than me, is this how it started with Armstong? Had anyone spotted him and his potential?
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yeah, way before. Grizzled was way, way, way out in front of the curve on Armstrong.
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My only really point to make is that the Texans are addressing one of their primary needs without exclusivley using the draft. Here is a player that could fill the shoes (& more cheaply) than many of the players discussed in the upcoming draft, among some of the names bantered about include Derrick Johnson, Thomas Davis, David Pollack & Mathias Kiwanuka. Thats all I intended to imply bringing this thread to the draft page.

The major need/s clearly are a big, strong, young Nose Tackle and help on the offensive line, a what specific position however I'm still not convinced.
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im not really convinced that we need any OLB help at all. Im not against picking up new talent of course.. but I think the problems with our pass rush can be laid at the feet of our Dline. a more dominant Dline would tie up olines better, and free up our OLBs.

ya know.. the line is the most important aspect of the game, on both offense and defense.. and here we are needing to repair both of them. that aint good.. I hope our front office has some magic planned.
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