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Old 05-10-2011   #1
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Default Aufrayo Franklin?

What do you guys think about this guy?

He is the #2 DT in Free Agency right now (according to Scout.com), right behind Haloti Ngata.

I don't know if the Texans have room for him in their rotation, but he's worth a look.


Looks like a good fit for the AFC South.
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I thought he was franchise tagged...
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I thought he was franchise tagged...
Oh sorry, it was 2010 that he got franchised.

But meh, he's wasn't that great last year and he's 31. DT is certainly a weak position for this free agency period, since Ngata and Soliai were tagged.

Here's a good list of the free agent DT's from Walterfootball:
http://walterfootball.com/freeagents2011DT.php
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The only good NT in free agency. He will get overpaid somewhere, possibly here
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Default Re: Aufrayo Franklin?

It's Aubrayo Franklin and he's had 2 good seasons both of which were contract years. I agree he's the best NT in a very thin NT FA class this year but I'm leery of a guy that only plays great when a new contract is on the line.
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What do you guys think about this guy?

He is the #2 DT in Free Agency right now (according to Scout.com), right behind Haloti Ngata.

I don't know if the Texans have room for him in their rotation, but he's worth a look.


Looks like a good fit for the AFC South.
That guy does look like a good fit for this team.... Patrick Willis that is!!
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Aretha Franklin plays in the NFL?
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Aretha Franklin plays in the NFL?


I may get flamed for this next comment, but I have to make it.

Look at that at picture. At that size she can surely play NT!
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I may get flamed for this next comment, but I have to make it.

Look at that at picture. At that size she can surely play NT!
Not a fit for the Texans. Wade prefers small NT, under 350 pounds.
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