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Old 07-28-2011   #1
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According to league sources, the agents for Houston Texans DT Amobi Okoye have been given permission to seek a trade.
Shocking, I know.

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Trade Anderson and Okoye for 5th. Not sure anyone will bite though.
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Default Re: Amobi allowed to seek a trade

Isn't this almost always the announcement that precedes a Texans players release. He'll get a day, maybe two and then when nobody steps forward to offer a pick or player for him (or "tree-fitty" and a ham sammich) then he gets released.
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Shocking, I know.

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A trade... I would love that !!
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Shocking, I know.

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Beat me to it!
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Shocking, I know.

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Between this and the DA rumors me thinks a large $ signing may be afoot...
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gotta make room for a certain player...
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Shocking, I know.

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Send him to San Diego for a 6th, they seem to like our Defensive Sloppy Seconds.
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wade's cleaning up shop
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Default Re: Amobi allowed to seek a trade

They need to stop.

31 GMs are about to bust a spleen. If they throw Antuan Molden's name out there, I think Goodell is going to have to step in.
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Tennessee or Philadelphia. Then watch him flourish with decent coaching.
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Default Re: Amobi allowed to seek a trade

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According to league sources, the agents for Houston Texans DT Amobi Okoye have been given permission to seek a trade.
Patriots gave up their 5th to get Haynsworth. Maybe they'd like our 5th if they take Okoye off our hands?
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This is like going to a garage sale and seeing junk nobody wants . The Texans should be on hoarders .
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If I'm a 4-3 team I'm thinking to myself, "Okay, at the very least/worst what do we have with Okoye?" Personally, I think Okoye is a good backup and decent guy to have in a rotation on the DL. Maybe he has room to develop, but at the very least he's a quality back up. If you're 6th round pick or so turns out to be a quality back up it's probably a good selection... or maybe that 6th rounder gets cut before the season. Point is, Okoye is probably better than a DT you might find that late - not a bad pick up. He's young, he's not banged up. Why not!?
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doot doot doot Another bust bites the dust...
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If I'm a 4-3 team I'm thinking to myself, "Okay, at the very least/worst what do we have with Okoye?" Personally, I think Okoye is a good backup and decent guy to have in a rotation on the DL. Maybe he has room to develop, but at the very least he's a quality back up. If you're 6th round pick or so turns out to be a quality back up it's probably a good selection... or maybe that 6th rounder gets cut before the season. Point is, Okoye is probably better than a DT you might find that late - not a bad pick up. He's young, he's not banged up. Why not!?
I'd actually like to see Okoye in a 3-4

I know he isn't proto-typical size, but i'm thinking he would do a better job than Antonio
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The Texans are trying to trade DT Amobi Okoye, who at 24, is an interesting prospect for 4-3 teams. He didn't fit in Hou 3-4

He didn't do much in our 4-3 as well!
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I'd actually like to see Okoye in a 3-4

I know he isn't proto-typical size, but i'm thinking he would do a better job than Antonio
Ditto. Call it "morbid curiosity" if you like but I feel the same way.
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The Texans are trying to trade DT Amobi Okoye, who at 24, is an interesting prospect for 4-3 teams. He didn't fit in Hou 3-4

He didn't do much in our 4-3 as well!
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