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Old 08-30-2013   #101
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Some team out there is going to get a very serviceable back. I personally like Wood more because he seems to have some Foster in him with his running style.
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I like Wood also. my guess is he'll make the practice squad
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I like Wood also. my guess is he'll make the practice squad
Wood will be the #3 back, did you see some of his catches out of the backfield as well?
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Wood will be the #3 back, did you see some of his catches out of the backfield as well?
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i fell in love with him after that stiff arm last night. no homo
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I think Kubiak keeps all 4 backs.

Foster
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Foster is uncertain, Tate is injury prone, Karim is serviceable and will return kicks and punts and Wood is a rising star...

I think before this season ends, we are gonna see Wood on the field with the starters...
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If RBs are as good as we think, would this allow Gary to reduce WRs?
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If RBs are as good as we think, would this allow Gary to reduce WRs?
We didn't do it much last season but didn't Arian split out wide a few times in 2011?
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If RBs are as good as we think, would this allow Gary to reduce WRs?
He wont keep fewer that 5 WR's , they have kept 6 in the past .....


That 3rd QB makes it hard to keep 4 RB's while maintaining balance at other positions.


They may open a roster spot by placing someone on IR - one of the draft picks that didn't show much but that they would be hesitant to cut , be it an OLB or B.WIlliams at OT.
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I really like Cierre Wood and think this is the perfect team for him. His talent has been displayed too much already for him to make it to the practice squad. I hope the Texans keep him on the active roster because Tate staying healthy worries me along with Foster's back. They may try and sign Dennis Johnson to the practice squad if he clears. A lot of tough decisions this year. I think the Texans have rid themselves of the expansion label for good.
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I agree. Cierre Wood is going to be special.

& that is not our system & I hope 67 (Cody White) & 62 (Alex Kupper) get shown the F out the door. I'd have left them in Dallas
And Gardner(?) #66 gets a pass for a blatant shove in the back. I can't believe the zebras missed that. I know the coaches din't.
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Wood goes to waivers he is gone. Packers, Skins or even the Broncos grab him.
Just heard McClain on 610 say that Karim is in in, Wood and Johnson out at RB. Johnson would be offered a PS spot.

I don't think Wood makes it past Dallas on the waiver wire He dominated them. I'm against waiving Wood for Karim. OK, Karim has a little experience and special teams under his belt. If he has to play RB for you at any point, you're screwed. Wood changed my mind last night. He should be kept.
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Damn! Wood should make the team not Karim! They will regret this!
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Just heard McClain on 610 say that Karim is in in, Wood and Johnson out at RB. Johnson would be offered a PS spot.

I don't think Wood makes it past Dallas on the waiver wire He dominated them. I'm against waiving Wood for Karim. OK, Karim has a little experience and special teams under his belt. If he has to play RB for you at any point, you're screwed. Wood changed my mind last night. He should be kept.
So someone played a mean joke on Wood? My guess is McClain is wrong AGAIN.
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Just heard McClain on 610 say that Karim is in in, Wood and Johnson out at RB. Johnson would be offered a PS spot.

I don't think Wood makes it past Dallas on the waiver wire He dominated them. I'm against waiving Wood for Karim. OK, Karim has a little experience and special teams under his belt. If he has to play RB for you at any point, you're screwed. Wood changed my mind last night. He should be kept.
I don't know who is right but Bob Allen says Wood is in and Karim is out: From the 53 man thread:

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I've learned that Deji Karim has been waived
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Wow at all the tweets contradicting each other.
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I'd have to keep Cierre Wood on the team. I can't ignore 40 yd. runs.
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I'd be quite happy with either Karim or Wood. Both would be even better.
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