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Old 10-23-2007   #1
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I wondered how he even made the team....now it's official - the Morency trade was an awful one.
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The Texans placed running back Samkon Gado on waivers today.

To replace Gado, they've moved practice squad running back Joe Echemandu to the active roster.

Coach Gary Kubiak said Monday the Texans planned to sign a quarterback today to be placed on the practice squad. They're expected to sign Shane Boyd to fill Echemandu's spot on the practice squad.
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I guess Darius Walker isn't thought of that highly
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I wondered how he even made the team....now it's official - the Morency trade was an awful one.

http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/sports/5238653.html
It's not like Morency is doing great either. They both suck.
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Just heard that on the radio...

Really sad...
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There goes the running game......


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It's not like Morency is doing great either. They both suck.
Morency has been injured all camp and early in the season...it's not like he was healthy.
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I wondered how he even made the team....now it's official - the Morency trade was an awful one.

http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/sports/5238653.html
I wouldn't say it was awful. It was definetely not a beneficial trade to say the least. Morency has been hurt quite often for the Pack and they are the only team that has a worse yds/game rushing than we do.

IMO, the trade didn't hurt or help us. Having said that, I'm freaking willing to try anything at this point.
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Morency has been injured all camp and early in the season...it's not like he was healthy.
It's not like he palyed well when he was healty.

I'm interested in what Echemandu can do, hope he actually gets some time.
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It's not like the running game is goint to suffer because of this.
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Morency was better than Gado...
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This is good for us. Gado rarely saw the field, and when he did, he was just like Ron Dayne Jr.
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This shows what they think of Walker and Zabransky.....not very much. Walker got beat out by a guy who came in the middle of the season. ouch.
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Morency has been injured all camp and early in the season...it's not like he was healthy.
They offered Edgar Bennett but we outsmarted them .
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It's not like he palyed well when he was healty.

I'm interested in what Echemandu can do, hope he actually gets some time.
Kubes said on radio yesterday that Echemandou had a leg up as he has been on field more as a veteran. When we make a mistake (Gado) we fix it even if it takes forever. I like this move.
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It's not like he palyed well when he was healty.

I'm interested in what Echemandu can do, hope he actually gets some time.
I don't know what you are looking at because when I watch both backs it looks like one has a place in the league somewhere and one looks like a budding doctor who is looking to finish medical school.
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I don't know what you are looking at because when I watch both backs it looks like one has a place in the league somewhere and one looks like a budding doctor who is looking to finish medical school.
I saw two guys.

That's about it. I didn't think either was anywhere near being the answer at RB.
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Kubes said on radio yesterday that Echemandou had a leg up as he has been on field more as a veteran. When we make a mistake (Gado) we fix it even if it takes forever. I like this move.
I heard what he said too. It sounded like Kubiak like Echo a little more because he knew that he could contribute to Special Teams. He added that he thought Walker could as well, but Echo had experience on STs.
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Man, Morency looked good to me...

I'm not sure what some of you were watching...

When they made the trade I was dumfounded...
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I saw two guys.

That's about it. I didn't think either was anywhere near being the answer at RB.
You don't have to be "the answer" to be a productive NFL player....something Gado didn't look remotely close to being.
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Shermans other pal center Flanagan should be right behind him, but of course that's just wishful thinking on my part.
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