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Old 03-18-2005   #21
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I am going to pretend like you did not say trade D. Carr. But yes Ragone is a restriceted Free which would let us get a draft pick or trade the sucker if he has a good NFLE season and shows some promise. Why not do the damn thing...
I am saying if Ragone turns out to be the next Warner or Dellhome then maybe think about it, hell no right now!
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Old 03-20-2005   #22
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It seems that everytime I find my way to this site, I see the talk is about what Ragone is doing??? Well I'm just glad that we have a quarterback like Tony Banks waiting in the Shadows to backup David!!! He has been around the league for many years and has had his ups and downs, but he has always did a great job for us when called upon

Nothing against Ragone, but I've never really cared for the guy and I don't think he will ever be a starter in this league. I do though think at some point that we could get a nice 3rd or 4th round pick for him though. In my opinion your number 2 quarterback should not be a young guy but have some experiance and records to prove it!
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In my opinion your number 2 quarterback should not be a young guy but have some experiance and records to prove it!
Yeah, it really sucked for the Rams when they had an inexperienced Kurt Warner backing up Trent Green.

It also sucked to be the Patriots when Drew Bledsoe went down and they had to turn to young and inexperienced Tom Brady.

Both of those teams won the Super Bowl recently when their starting QB's went down.

Both of those backups entered the NFL with bigger question marks than Ragone.
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Despite the tone of my last post, I am still happy that Banks resigned with the Texans. I thought all along that he would be back because he wasn't going to find a good chance at a starting position with another team. Banks has 3 years of experience with this team and its system, and has starting experience in the NFL.

I am anxious for training camp to see how Ragone and Symons have progressed. I expect Ragone will be invigorated by his experience in NFL Europe and will show why he was well-regarded coming out of college. Symons should be healthy and also a little more experienced after his stint in Europe. The competition for backup spots should be lively, but I see Banks emerging this year as the backup and Ragone as the third stringer. Hopefully Symons will be eligible for a spot on the practice squad, but if he shows well in training camp he might be claimed off waivers by another team. If all three backups are back for the 2006 season, the competition will be fierce to stay on the team.
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Default Heads up: We signed Banks for 2 more years

Tony's up for another two years of clipboard holding. Man, I wish I could make that kind of money to be a backup

No disrespect intended for Tony; I'm glad he's staying here so that we have a great backup. He's made it quite clear that he prefers to be a starter somewhere, so he's not intentionally standing there on the sidelines collecting all that loot.

So Tony, if you ever read this, thanks for staying. You lucky dog.

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I fully believe that Banks is one of the best back ups in the league. He could start for a few teams out there, but fits better coming off the bench... I think that this is a significant signing for us, especially since he signed a 2 yr deal. I wasn't looking forward to depending on Ragone's progress in case Carr goes down. I think Ragone can be an effective back up, but isn't at that level yet. Maybe next season...
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Remember people!!! If all else fails...we still have Jammal Lord!! j/k!
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I've never been a big Banks fan. I think he's pretty average for the most part.
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If he was better than average we would not be able to retain him though. I will say that he outplayed DC in our second year so he brings good veteran value to the table when and if DC gets hurt.
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If he was better than average we would not be able to retain him though. I will say that he outplayed DC in our second year so he brings good veteran value to the table when and if DC gets hurt.

He came in and won the Carolina game for us that year if memory serves... the year the Panthers went to the SB...
A solid back up...
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I will say that he outplayed DC in our second year so he brings good veteran value to the table when and if DC gets hurt.
I'll agree with that...We had 5 wins that year, and Banks was credited with 2 of them, I believe...Not sure who the Atlanta win was credited to...
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I'll agree with that...We had 5 wins that year, and Banks was credited with 2 of them, I believe...Not sure who the Atlanta win was credited to...
That was credited to Michael Vick not playing until the end of the fourth quarter. LOL j/k
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