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Old 04-02-2010   #1
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http://www.rotoworld.com/content/clu...FL&majteam=HOU

Texans re-signed restricted free agent SS Bernard Pollard to a one-year, $2.521 million contract.
Pollard, 25, racked up 101 tackles, a career high four interceptions, three fumble recoveries, and seven pass breakups in 15 games last year. A highly effective run defender, he'll be targeted for a long-term extension if he keeps it up in 2010. Pollard also projects as a premier IDP defensive back.
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Interesting. I wonder why only a one year contract? At least he's in the fold for now, that's a good thing.
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Good signing.
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Good. Now lets see how he plays next season, and if all goes well, lock him up.
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Nice, and I sort of like the 1yr deal to see if he keeps the same level of play this year, and then reward him.
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Good. Now lets see how he plays next season, and if all goes well, lock him up.
And do it in December before he hits the market.
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It seems like a steal for the Texans.
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Interesting. I wonder why only a one year contract? At least he's in the fold for now, that's a good thing.
This is exactly the guaranteed amount that a RFA who was given a first round tender would get (and Pollard received a first round tender), so on one hand, it's possible this is only him signing the tender, and further negotiations could occur - on the otherhand, it's possible, the Texans may want to take a longer look at him before committing to more than a year...

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Interesting. I wonder why only a one year contract? At least he's in the fold for now, that's a good thing.
My guess is that a lot has to do with the coming NFL strike (potentially) and a new collective bargaining agreement.
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I think the FO seems to be doing pretty good as far as negotiations and keeping players.
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I need one of these tshirt .. but with Texan Colors and the date he joined the Texans






and if he helps us beat Payton.. put 18 on that bad boy
(for the record, I don't condone injury to a player, just knock the piss out of them)
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I was kinda hoping for a year - maybe two - with a re-sign option clause.
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I'd like to take this moment to once again thank the KC Chiefs for waiving Pollard, thank you, thank you very much.
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Default Re: Texans Resign Pollard

Rotoworld gets it not quite right again. Pollard hasn't signed a contract yet, he's signed a tender offer. He can still be plucked away by another team, but they have to give the Texans a first round pick in return.
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I think the FO seems to be doing pretty good as far as negotiations and keeping players.
I agree, so far so good. I'll be a lot more comfortable when OD is inked to a contract though.
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I was looking to see if he had twitter and stumbled on this from a while ago

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Bernard Pollard is antagonizing the Patriots like nobody since the British in 1775.
http://twitter.com/sportsguy33/status/7339816680

John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports on his Twitter page that Texans SS Bernard Pollard, who had an outstanding season, signed his tender and he'll make $2.65 million this year. Pollard was tendered at the second-highest level -- a first-round draft choice. He was tendered behind MLB DeMeco Ryans and TE Owen Daniels.

Source: John McClain, Twitter.com

Read more: http://gridironfans.com/forums/lates...#ixzz0jyRjGAyu
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Resign is not synonymous for re-sign.
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So nothing new here other than he signed the tender, not a new one year deal. I doubt anybody matches that tender (1st round pick). And just because he signed the tender doesn't mean a longer term deal can not be negotiated. This kind of takes the pressure off, but hopefully we go ahead and continue negotiations and lock him up for at least 3 years, laden with incentives for playing time.
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LIke I said, sign him up mid season or before December so he isn't pissed off at the end of the season and leaves out of spite.
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