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Old 07-22-2008   #41
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Damn you Ron Dayne !!

Seriously, this is sad news . I hate that things had to end like this for Big Spence . I wish him well and good luck .
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Wow. I, like everyone else, was sure hopeful he could return, but it wasn't to be I guess.

Good luck Mr. Spencer!
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Old 07-22-2008   #43
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Peace Big Nasty.

Oh Ronnie ol' pal.
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He's still up beat and positive! He'll get signed somewhere else,,,He's too big of a talent to go out like this,,,the kids a fighter!
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dammit to hell, oh well, just a reminder as to why these guys are the way they are when it comes to contracts. i hope he gets a second chance somewhere
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Think I've heard that his phone is ringing alot today from out of area numbers,,,
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Texans LT + Injuries = Bad career news
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Think I've heard that his phone is ringing alot today from out of area numbers,,,
That's good . I hope that it's from a warm weather city , on grass , not in our division .
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GRRRRRRRRRRR - and this after Kubes' "certainty" that Spencer would be back at the Draft Luncheon.

Either he had some unforseen, major setback between then & now, or I got really suckered.

Neither of those options feels real good right now, and the result is still the same.

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Think I've heard that his phone is ringing alot today from out of area numbers,,,
Let him know us Texans fans support him and wish him all the best and wished he was killin' titans for us instead.
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Leaves me feeling kinda sad.
I echo those remarks.

Kinda sad to hear, but somewhat expected. Hopefully he can get his career back on track.
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I'm going to cry.
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Adam mentioned to us that it may have also had to do with his unwillingness to move to RG. Working on details.
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Damn, that's a shame.

But, such is life in the NFL. What might've been...
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With Abbate gone, that leaves only 2 FBs to get through camp. I hope these guys are ready. Maybe Ryan Krause can take some snaps at FB?


Hey Lucky, waiving Abatte could mean that were keeping Taylor as a FB. He was listed there before right? It would make sense considering our current crop of RB's health issues. If Brown or Green goes down then Taylor slides over to RB.
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Hey Lucky, waiving Abatte could mean that were keeping Taylor as a FB. He was listed there before right? It would make sense considering our current crop of RB's health issues. If Brown or Green goes down then Taylor slides over to RB.
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Hey Lucky, waiving Abatte could mean that were keeping Taylor as a FB. He was listed there before right? It would make sense considering our current crop of RB's health issues. If Brown or Green goes down then Taylor slides over to RB.
With only an 80 man roster, it was all but a given that Abatte was going to be the odd man out. And even with this in mind, Kubiak has discounted Taylor at FB as recently as 48 hours ago. I'm not crazy about Cooke (I don't know how he's earned his stripes while with the Texans), but evidently Kubiak has been his biggest supporter.

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For now, Taylor not being looked at as a fullback
Some of you have asked in the past about the possibility of moving Chris Taylor to fullback. I asked Gary Kubiak about that this week. Taylor has been looking good in practices, but he's at a position where the Texans are full of talent.

At this point, Taylor is staying put though.

"I think you need a player that you think can maybe play a little bit of both spots when you go to game day because it helps you just suit so many players, but at this point we've got enough guys, so we'll leave him where he's at," Kubiak said.
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Default Re: Charles Spencer/Abbate/Powell Waived

in regards to Spencer, it would be possible for him to return. less likely since he's not even participating in TC but if he's not picked up, any player that has spent time with the team is going to be on their short list if injuries happen. same could be said for abbate.
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Had Spencer fulfilled his undoubted potential, 2006 could have gone down as one of the great drafts of all time. As it is, with Eric Winston, Owen Daniels, DeMeco Ryans and Mario Williams all more than meeting expectation, the Texans 2006 draft is relegated to the ranks of merely 'fantastic'.
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