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Old 04-27-2008   #1
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Cool Steve Slaton is a Texan!!

Pick No. 89, Round 3.

We have a "sexy" pick, yay!!!

Better yet, we have a young RB with potential. Now we just have to wait and see.

(please merge threads)
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Awesome. I'm cool with that.
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Default Re: Steve Slaton is a Texan!!

I like it! I really like the way this draft is shaping up.
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Awesome. I like the pick!
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Default Re: Steve Slaton is a Texan!!

Speed, speed, & more speed. I like the pick, let's see what happens. This is our payoff for moving down.
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All Hail the Smithiak!
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Default Re: Steve Slaton is a Texan!!

Just turned on the tube and it was the first thing I saw. Not bad....really not bad!
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Default Re: Steve Slaton is a Texan!!

NICE!

I think if he can bulk up a little bit he could turn into a very productive back for us. He's got alot of ability.
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Cool Re: Steve Slaton is a Texan!!

So, the FO did what the fans said

OL, CB, and RB (not necessarily in that order).
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Default Re: Steve Slaton is a Texan!!

I think I just poked a hole in my ceiling.
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I think I just poked a hole in my ceiling.
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Default Re: Steve Slaton is a Texan!!

nice.
there were a few guys id rather have... adibi, king, cliff avril, marcus harrison, dre moore
as far as RB go i thought slaton and choice were about even. i guess the coaching staff knows who fits our style best.
lets hope one of the 5 guys i mentioned are there in the 4th
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Default Re: Steve Slaton is a Texan!!

I'm jacked about this pick.

Ideal back for the WCO.
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I think I just poked a hole in my ceiling.
I won't dare ask what that means, but I take it you like the pick...lol.
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Strengths:
Excellent speed and quickness with a burst...Great agility, balance and change of direction...Can get outside and turn the corner...Nice vision and instincts...Elusive and very dangerous in the open field..Has very good hands and can be a weapon out of the backfield...A big play threat...Offers value as a return man....Productive.

Weaknesses:
Doesn't have the size or bulk that you look for...Lacks strength and power...Does not break a lot of tackles...Not much of an inside runner...Marginal blocker...Is not real physical...Very little return experience...Played in a spread offense...May have some minor durability concerns...He might be limited to a situation role in the NFL.


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Is also being looked at as a wide receiver prospect by some..Shared the spotlight with Pat White and was beginning to lose carries to true freshman Noel Devine in 2007...Didn't have a great junior campaign and saw his stock drop...Will never be a pro workhorse but could carve a niche for himself and excel as a 3rd down back.

wtf!

With that said, he seems like a big play-maker. I don't know what else to said.
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Default Re: Steve Slaton is a Texan!!

Awesome. I like the pick. Welcome to Houston, Slaton!
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Holy crap! A player I actually wanted drafted by the Texans?

Steal of the draft baby
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Cool Re: Steve Slaton is a Texan!!

So is he 100% now? And if we use him as a scat back, who will be our every down? (lol, maybe the answer is whoever can stay healthy the longest?)
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Hell yeah! Waking up and seeing this pick makes the hangover just a little bit more tolerable.
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