2019 Texans free agency

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  1. TheRealJoker

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    No and if he did then I’d expect the Texans to have the 23rd ranked run defense in the league like the Rams instead of 3rd like the Texans. Reader too busy doing HIS JOB and letting Watt/Clowney get the glory.
     
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    Football is dynamic. Did I miss the sarcasm smilie?
     
  3. OptimisticTexan

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    Like the Texans record.....I don't put a lot a stock in a number 3 ranking b/c more often than not, it appeared that they gaffed in stopping the most crucial conversions. Just like the offense, gang busters between the 20's but a totally different team when it counts the most in the Red Zone.
     
  4. Texansballer74

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    RC would figure it out for sure.
     
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    They only gave up 8 rushing TD's all season, which was also 3rd in the league
     
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    I have a feeling that we'll need someone like McCoy this year not just to make the D better, but maybe just to keep it from regressing when someone else gets sick, injured, tired, or under performs.
     
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    Disagree run defense was elite this season and only sprung leaks late in games when secondary continued to fail them and teams would run out the clock and they were exhausted due to staying on the field too much. EX: Playoff loss to Colts.

    Issues the Rams didn’t have with their offense last season consistently sustaining drives and putting points on the scoreboard. Their secondary had holes as well but their offense continued to answer the bell while our’s was inconsistent.
     
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  8. Texansphan

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    The battles are won in the trenches so an experienced big guy in there would certainly help put pressure on QBs.
    He is 31 now which is getting up there for DLs so I wouldn't do more than a 2 year deal.
    I am sure JJ and Clowney would appreciate what McCoy can bring.
    Texans brought in a lot of new young guys so they may wait to see what they have before pulling the trigger on any new FA acquisitions.
    That would work because if a guy is still there that would mean he has been waiting around and might accept a smaller contract.
    On the other side of that though is why is he still available?
     
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    Let's hope so,

    He didn't have it figured out against top tier QB's last yr and next yrs schedule has like atleast 10 of them.
     
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    If Suh was important to their success, why didn't they extend/re-sign him??
     
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    They dont have the cap space.
     
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    If they thought he was worth re-signing, they'd find a way...
    ...cut some folks, big signing bonus, something
     
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    That plus they brought in some expensive old guys they valued more like Eric Weddle.
     
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    His secondary was so depleted. Hopefully health is on our side this season
     
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    The Texans took their share of bone-headed penalties that helped keep the defense on the field. I wasn't referencing just rushing TD's but also took 3rd down conversions into consideration.
     
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    Can't access the linked report, but the one which appeared in today's newspaper, and if I counted correctly, paragraph 15 wrote: " Dixon has overcome knee injuries that limited him during his first few seasons for the Buckeyes and is healthy now."
     
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    And some people complain about the Texans preserving as much cap space as possible. :)

    It isn't all about one year. Good GMs will foresee the problems that unfettered spending can cause.

    Texans ever lose a player because of cap problems most of his board will be looking for the tar and feathers.

    All that money and LA didn't even win the super bowl this year. Can't buy the Lombardi.

    Gonna be interesting to see how things settle out in Dallas.

    :coffee:
     
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    If that is reliable info, then Texans got a steal.
    Between him and Tyrone Johnson, Vyncint Smith will have his work cut out for him to keep his roster spot.
    Augers well for a 4th WR/ST depth.
     
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    Among other things I posted about his injuries in the Injury Thread, at very least, having significant arthritis is the furthest thing from being "healthy now."
     
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