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Old 07-28-2013   #21
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I have Mays ranked as the top ILB/MLB available:

Texans ($1.45 M) and Redskins ($1.34 M) are tight against the cap, but both teams need depth at ILB in a big way.

The Texans have sincere interest in ILB Joe Mays. Realistic chance that they make him an offer over next 24 hours, per source.
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I can confirm the Texans are interested in LB Joe Mays. First reported by @caplannfl. On his way to Houston now for a visit, per a source.
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This would make me happy.

Come on, Rick.
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But wait! If we call in the next 10 minutes, we'll double the offer an you'll get two ILBs, just pay separate shipping and handling! #RIPBilly
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This would be a great signing IMO. But I think he may have injuries problems....
He broke his fibula. That's the only injury I've heard of with him. I think he was more of a cap casualty. The Broncos had signed him to a 3 year $12 million contract prior to last season and then he got injured halfway through the season.

I think I'd prefer him next to Cush than Sharpton.
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Fibula is a non-weight bearing bone. Play on
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Please make this happen! The Texans need someone desperately at ILB and he's a quality player.
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No reports yet as to whether Schaub's ear will be returning to Houston with Mays.

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From the pony boards....

Mays was nicknamed Idiot Cannonball for his tendencies to always choose the wrong gap and his lights out physicality. A straight up 2 down backer with poor coverage skills. fwiw
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He's left Washington without contract and is on his way to visit the Texans tomorrow per the Washington Post.
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This^^^^^

Hell, he'd be great without being next to Cushing. He sustained what at first was thought to be an "ankle fracture" last October. However, it ended up being a distal fibula fracture, just above the level of the ankle joint. He had it surgically repaired and should be able to return to pre-injury level this season.
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He left the Redskns without a contract

Supposedly headed to Houston
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MODS, it may be less confusing to merge the two Joe Mays threads.
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From the pony boards....

Mays was nicknamed Idiot Cannonball for his tendencies to always choose the wrong gap and his lights out physicality. A straight up 2 down backer with poor coverage skills. fwiw
Still better than anyone not named Cushing on our roster that plays the ILB position. We need someone who can play the run on the first couple of downs and we know Cushing is a 3 down backer so Mays will do nicely.
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He broke his fibula. That's the only injury I've heard of with him. I think he was more of a cap casualty. The Broncos had signed him to a 3 year $12 million contract prior to last season and then he got injured halfway through the season.

I think I'd prefer him next to Cush than Sharpton.
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Is Sharpton ever going to be healthy?

Rick should cut him so he and uncle Al can go get some justice for Trayvon.
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man I remember that hit he really blasted Matt

not has bad tho when that one time I think Hanyeworth blasted matt and got him concussed
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Mays was nicknamed Idiot Cannonball for his tendencies to always choose the wrong gap and his lights out physicality. A straight up 2 down backer with poor coverage skills. fwiw
Joe "Cannonball" Mays.

I like it. Cushing Mays 1st/2nd down, Reed moves inside on third, Mercilus/Brahman @ OLB.
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I highly doubt reed would move inside on 3rd down. More likely he stays outside and they bring in an extra db like swearinger.

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