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Old 01-15-2012   #1
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Default Pay Foster now.

Foster played hard all year and said nothing.
I know you may not be contractually obligated to pay him a lot this year but I think you do something above what you have to for him NOW.
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Default Re: Pay Foster now.

yup, sign him now for 5 years. If you don't, you're crazy. Foster is THE best in the business. No hb has the full skillset that he does.
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Yup. Pay him Rick.

You would think there would be a smilie or something that said "Pay Me Rick" or something.
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Agreed. Pay the man.
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Pay him now!
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We weren't obligated to pay AJ but we did bc he earned it. Foster has earned it. Pay him
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not to be an ass but is it the system or him? when you say pay him how much? i like foster but what is the price?
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If we offer him big bucks do you guys think he would stay? I know he loves Houston alot but you never know...
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not to be an ass but is it the system or him? when you say pay him how much? i like foster but what is the price?

The system can make most backs productive yes, but not Foster productive. This dude is on another planet.
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Default Re: Pay Foster now.

Wrap him up for the long haul. It's time to lock him in for 5 years. The man is young, talented, and a good locker room guy. You pay those guys when you are lucky enough to get them.
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not to be an ass but is it the system or him?
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Wrap him up for the long haul. It's time to lock him in for 5 years. The man is young, talented, and a good locker room guy. You pay those guys when you are lucky enough to get them.
I agree completely. 5 years is about the perfect length of time.
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not to be an ass but is it the system or him? when you say pay him how much? i like foster but what is the price?
Did you see that one handed twirling catch on 3rd down? Foster is the real deal, even if it is the system he excels in it.

We gotta pay guys how much they are worth to this team. He's worth a lot to this team.

I think paying him now will set a good example for the players too that sometimes the team can be loyal to a player.
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Default Re: Pay Foster now.

I wanted to cry seeing the devastation he was feeling. He wanted this for the TEAM so badly, you could see it.
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Foster in a month or so:

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I wanted to cry seeing the devastation he was feeling. He wanted this for the TEAM so badly, you could see it.
Yep. You could see it in his eyes. Dude was hurting inside. Good. Got to take that pain and channel it, funnel it, and shape it. Pay the man. Now! Not next week. Not after breakfast. Now.
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Pay him Mario Williams type money
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Default Re: Pay Foster now.

Pay him. Every time I think I know what he can do he pulls out something crazy. That one handed catch today was a thing of beauty. Or that shoelace width from out of bounds dance for 20 yrds.
This guy is something special, and he's a perfect fit for our offense.
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If we offer him big bucks do you guys think he would stay? I know he loves Houston alot but you never know...
I think he'd stay. RBs that leave this system don't have the same success elsewhere. Plus, the best scenario for a great RB is to play behind a great O-Line and with a dominating defense on the other side. If he stays healthy for the next 5 years he could be at 10k by the time he's 30. You gotta keep him.
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If we offer him big bucks do you guys think he would stay? I know he loves Houston alot but you never know...
He is a restricted FA, if I understand correctly, he can only resign with the Texans. A team can put a "tender" on him, or is it the other way around?

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In the National Football League, a restricted free agent (RFA) is one with three accrued seasons of service, who has received a "qualifying" offer (a salary level predetermined by the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the league and its players) from his current club. He can negotiate with any club through a certain date. If the restricted free agent accepts an offer sheet from a new club, his old club has "right of first refusal," a seven-day period in which it may match the offer and retain him, or choose not to match the offer, in which case it may receive one or more draft picks for the upcoming draft from the player's new club. If an offer sheet is not executed, the player's rights revert to his old club the day after negotiations must end.
Although I don't think it will get this far. We sign him, he stays
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