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Old 03-22-2013   #101
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Wow, this new CBA is pulling all the second-tier money down.

That's a very good number right there.
That's something we've been discussing the past two weeks: The new CBA is altering today's contracts and will certainly impact things 1 to 2 years from now.

All those teams who were like $20 million or more under the cap, their players they signed this year to get to the minimum cap number (due to new CBA) they better LOVE those decisions now....because a couple years from now, they'll have to be on a level playing field.

I think if Rick can keep the Texans a solid playoff team for the next two seasons, all the great FAs will maybe want to come here since the money will all be pretty much equalized by then. The teams who are still 3 or 4 wins and 13 or 12 losses, they'll be spending the same dollars as us.

This is where a FO is either going to build a great future or really hamstring their team if they've spent poorly just for the sake of being able to NOW.
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IIRC, the stats of Donnie Jones vs Lechler were practically identical, if not leaning in favor of Jones.
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Wow, this new CBA is pulling all the second-tier money down.

That's a very good number right there.
That is why the Texans didnt jump into FA with both feet at the opening bell. The big names are going to eat up most of the available money and the second tier guy's become bargins.
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IIRC, the stats of Donnie Jones vs Lechler were practically identical, if not leaning in favor of Jones.
This is true, but I think the big difference is that despite being almost equal most considered it a good yr for Jones & a somewhat down yr for Lechler. That alone just shows you who has the higher upside. Lechler is the better option of the 2, IMO, & I'm glad he is finally in Houston. Can't say I've ever been happy about signing a punter...1st time for everything.
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This is true, but I think the big difference is that despite being almost equal most considered it a good yr for Jones & a somewhat down yr for Lechler. That alone just shows you who has the higher upside. Lechler is the better option of the 2, IMO, & I'm glad he is finally in Houston. Can't say I've ever been happy about signing a punter...1st time for everything.
Eh, well...maybe. Maybe not.

The moment he starts shanking off a 15-yard wobbler to the third row of the bleachers...the money and the risk of Jones having a down year better be enough to fend off a lot of angry fans' reactions.

I don't know if Jones' year was so decent that he's priced himself out of our range or what, but I'm in a wait and see mode on this one.
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From what I've heard, Donnie Jones had a better statistical year than Lechler... but he was shanking in the playoffs. Maybe Kubes just wants his Aggie? Aggie kicker, Aggie punter... Aggie long snapper next?
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You can't KEEP what you don't HAVE. He's a FA.

We have NO punter on our roster.
i know he's a FA but he's an unsigned FA (that will prob take a vet min deal) and as he was a texan last yr he wouldnt have counted in the comp pick calculation

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I will take improving the team over worrying about the effect on comp picks any day. Lechler is still the better punter amongst the 2 & field position is half the battle. Especially when you got Kubiak calling the plays & Schaub running them, give them a 10pt lead & the offense goes into coast mode. the defense needs every advantage possible w/ the multiple 3 & outs by the offense sitting on a lead & pinning the opposition deep will help the defense tremendously. Normally I don't care about a punter being signed, but Lechler can create some advantages for the Texans & I would be happy if he was on board.

thats assuming lechler is an upgrade. donnie played well last year and has the stats to back it up. if the two players are much of a muchness, why shouldnt that potential 5th or 6th rd pick come into the equation?

anyway im not gonna get too bothered about it since we've signed lechler now. he's a name but once he plays well too il have no problem with him
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From what I've heard, Donnie Jones had a better statistical year than Lechler... but he was shanking in the playoffs. Maybe Kubes just wants his Aggie? Aggie kicker, Aggie punter... Aggie long snapper next?
Dont see how you get Gary making this decision. This is Rick Smith's roster to build. He's the GM ..... He makes the personel decisions tho Kubiak and the other coaches have some input , the final decision belongs to the GM.


Maybe they could avoid being questioned if they didnt sign any aggies .... Cant wait for Johnny Manziel to come out .... Its gonna be VY all over again.
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Dont see how you get Gary making this decision. This is Rick Smith's roster to build. He's the GM ..... He makes the personel decisions tho Kubiak and the other coaches have some input , the final decision belongs to the GM.


Maybe they could avoid being questioned if they didnt sign any aggies .... Cant wait for Johnny Manziel to come out .... Its gonna be VY all over again.
I disagree with the bolded statement. Manziel will not be there at number 32 for us to draft him.
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I disagree with the bolded statement. Manziel will not be there at number 32 for us to draft him.
But we have to trade up!!
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Dont see how you get Gary making this decision. This is Rick Smith's roster to build. He's the GM ..... He makes the personel decisions tho Kubiak and the other coaches have some input , the final decision belongs to the GM.


Maybe they could avoid being questioned if they didnt sign any aggies .... Cant wait for Johnny Manziel to come out .... Its gonna be VY all over again.
Don't worry, it is going to be Jerry Jones and Dallas who are all over Manziel. I hope for JFF's sake that Jerry doesn't win that battle.
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Don't worry, it is going to be Jerry Jones and Dallas who are all over Manziel. I hope for JFF's sake that Jerry doesn't win that battle.
Jerry will give his entire draft, Romo, AND Herschel Walker to the team who has the #1 pick, in order to select Manziel.

I really think he'd sell and trade everything for what he thinks is his superstar QB.

What's funny is that he could have traded up for RG3 and then build around him this year going forward. I really thought he was crazy for not challenging Washington for that opportunity. RG3 would have been the playmaker that team needs.

Instead, they've got Tony Romo who is the biggest question mark at QB I've ever seen. Playing lights out one game, fumbling and stumbling the next game.
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Shane Lechler signs with Texans for 3 years 5.5 mil

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I don't know; Jerry seems to be in love with Romo still.
I read that they are close in the negotiation to rework his contract, which would terminate this year otherwise.

If there's a deal, it pretty much kills the hope of any Cowboys fan that has Johnny Football on his wish list.
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think I'd rather re-sign Ryan Harris who should be healthier than Vollmer.
Harris has a bad back too.
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Schaub contract will allow us to release him with minimal cap hit the same year Luck becomes a FA. Andrew coming home!!
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From what I've heard, Donnie Jones had a better statistical year than Lechler... but he was shanking in the playoffs. Maybe Kubes just wants his Aggie? Aggie kicker, Aggie punter... Aggie long snapper next?
Get ready for Swope,Micheal,Moore/Porter/Dustin Harris Maybe even Spencer Nealy etc... to be joining the Texans. LOL
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Get ready for Swope,Micheal,Moore/Porter/Dustin Harris Maybe even Spencer Nealy etc... to be joining the Texans. LOL
I would take Swope in a heartbeat. Spencer Nealy would be a great late round pickup.....
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Another need filled with what appears to be a solid signing. NT next?
Please please please!!!! I want Seymour, Hampton and or Branch. Surely we could get one or two of those guys for a cheap one year contract.
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