2019 Texans free agency

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  1. TheRealJoker

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    Would love to have him. Assuming the team can get rid of Colvin with relatively little cost. Have high hopes for Colvin this season rebounding but Harris is simply the better player.
     
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    It costs $2 mil more to get rid of Colvin this season than to keep him. Next season they can save $6.75 mil dumping him.
     
  3. CloakNNNdagger

    CloakNNNdagger Site Contributor

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    If the Texans were to release Colvin this year, they would take a hit of ~$10 million.
     
  4. steelbtexan

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    Harris can play anywhere. I would give up a 2nd to get him.

    Harris/Roby/JoJo/Colvin/L.Johnson means we never have to see the Eagles/Colts debacles again.

    That in itself is worth a 2nd to me and takes the pressure off of L. Johnson to have to produce next yr.

    The Texans will never make a move like this because it will cut into the chances of winning the cap championship.
     
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  5. HaveMercy

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    I agree with your post, except for the last sentence. You may very well be right, but I think Gaine will carefully weigh the cap effect and any potential compensatory pick effect. If he thinks it's worth it, he'll roll those dice.
     
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    I see Gaine as being a very calculating gambler. He has a lot of things to consider, such as the length of Watson's rookie contract and Watt/Clowney longevity. He's taking all that into account as he works to bring in better talent for the Secondary and beyond.
     
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  7. Mr teX

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    Don't understand the backlash towards Colvin. He wasn't bad as the slot guy.... when he was healthy & as we saw later in the year when he wasn't playing, the issues weren't necessarily with his play, it was a defensive/secondary problem as a whole.
     
  8. AngryNateFTW

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    Put Chris Harris on TY Hilton and we are on to something....
     
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  9. steelbtexan

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    I think the conservative policy comes from the top

    I would love to be proven wrong
     
  10. AngryNateFTW

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    Harris/JJo/Roby on the outside, put Colvin in the slot and let the young ones learn.

    Maybe we keep Harris in the slot except for when we vs the Colts?

    Crawford learning from Harris could possibly reap some serious benefits if Crawford pans out
     


  11. ArlingtonTexan

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    I am convinced that it is not policy as much as a conservative organization being attracted to and hiring a GM who is already conservative. It is not like Gaine was a true outsider and didn't know how the Texans operated.
     
  12. thunderkyss

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    What did you think of the deal where we traded a 4th for a guy on the last year of his contract. Dude got hurt, we didn't resign him. We didn't have a 4th to move up to get Dillard race?
     
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  13. beerlover

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    Howard was their target but would have targeted Miles Sanders, RB Penn State, who Philly took right before Texans selection 2-22. He would have helped Texans, Watson, Howard and offense more in general. Now that would’ve been sweet payback :chickendance:
     
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  14. steelbtexan

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    I would've made that deal in a heartbeat.

    Too bad it didn't work out.
     
  15. badboy

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    Colvin didn't want to play slot rather he wants outside where he didn't do well. I suppose we will see if he plays slot and how well this season. When he returned from injury I think he was impacted psychologically.
     

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