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Old 07-30-2011   #1
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#Bears to sign DL Amobi Okoye to 1-year contract, per @vxmcclure23.
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Somebody thinks he is not so bad.
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#Bears to sign DL Amobi Okoye to 1-year contract, per @vxmcclure23.
Honestly, good system for him.
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A one-year contract isn't exactly indicative of thinking high thoughts about that player but good for him.
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called it in the other thread....i'm like the naked adam schefter of this board.
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It's a low risk high reward situation for Chicago on a 1 yr. contract.
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A one-year contract isn't exactly indicative of thinking high thoughts about that player but good for him.
Well they sure picked him up quickly. Somebody in Chicago likes him.
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didn't they bring in vernon gholsten as well?
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called it in the other thread....i'm like the naked adam schefter of this board.
So, Naked Adam Schefter, who else do you think the Texans will sign?
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So it is officially a terrible pick for the Texans now.
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So it is officially a terrible pick for the Texans now.
Yes, but it took Kubiak and Co. way to long to realize it.
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I'll miss him...
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Best of luck to Amobi. He may have not seen the success on the field we were all hoping for (and expecting) but he really is a great guy. Hope he does well in the NFC.
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So, Naked Adam Schefter, who else do you think the Texans will sign?
My sources tell me kubiak is really interested in a big, hard bruiser that will penetrate his backfield.
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Best of luck to their new Nigerian Nightmare!!
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Best of luck to Amobi. He may have not seen the success on the field we were all hoping for (and expecting) but he really is a great guy. Hope he does well in the NFC.
Yep.

The statement he made upon his release was 100%, pure class. I will never root against him.
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I wish Amobi the best. I wouldn't be disappointed one bit if he finally emerges as a Bear.

So what do you guys think happened to him? His first 6 games as a rookie, we all thought we had the next Warren Sapp.
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So it is officially a terrible pick for the Texans now.
lol! I guess I can finally call him a bust without someone rushing to his defense. I never liked the pick. Thought it was a reach on draft day, simply because we had so many more holes to fill than using a pick on a 'project player' that is supposed to mature in 4-5 years.

He'll probably kick ass in Chicago now that we've trained him through his years that most players are in college.
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lol! I guess I can finally call him a bust without someone rushing to his defense. I never liked the pick. Thought it was a reach on draft day, simply because we had so many more holes to fill than using a pick on a 'project player' that is supposed to mature in 4-5 years.

He'll probably kick ass in Chicago now that we've trained him through his years that most players are in college.
I think it was a terrible pick, but I still think he can be a good player. I like the guy, so I hope he does. Then he'll have more money to build hospitals and stuff.
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Okoye is a solid run stopper in a 4-3 system. If you ask him to stay home and play the run he is fine. He cannot be a passrusher.
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