a quick question about ragone?

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  1. keyfro

    keyfro Hall of Fame

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    does anyone know why we didn't send him back to nfl europe...i mean kubiak brought in rosenfals to be carr's back-up so what's the point of leaving ragone here to simply compete for the back-up job when he needs more playing time to develop into trade bate
     
  2. TexanSam

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    I don't know how much in trade you would get for a backup. He could have another amazing year in NFL Europe and I still don't think you could get more than a 6th round pick for him.
     
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    Why would he want to go? Because it did so much for him last time? He dominated the league and got squat out of it.
     
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    I think the best thing to do would be to package him with someone else and get a veteran for the defensive secondary. You could always bring in somebody cheap as a third stringer at QB.
     
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    Ragone possibly didn't go to Europe in order to give him a full camp to fight for the #2 spot. If he goes to NFLE, he wouldn't have the time that Sage would have to learn the new playbook. He would be at a distinct disadvantage. Since he stayed, he has the same amount of time to learn the playbook, and therefore, has the same chance to win the job.
     
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    I think you can only play in NFL Europe for 2 years and I think Ragone has used his 2 years already.
     
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    Thinking about it right now, I don't think they should have gone after Rosenfals. Wasn't Ragone MVP in NFL Europe last year? He had a better pre-season than Carr, IMO. I'm excited about what Kubiak and the new staff is going to do for the offense and Carr, but Ragone could easily be a legtimiate #2 QB. Let's remember what Mr. Harvard came in and did to us last season - and he was a #3.
     
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    To be fair, Mr. Harvard was probably playing the equivalent of the Cornell Univ. defense last year against the Texans. And to be fair, as an alum, I feel bad about be-smirching the good name of the Cornell Univ. defense by equating them to the '05 Texans defense. Go Big Red! (whatever a Big Red is, but still Go!)
     


  9. keyfro

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    well i understand the arguement about him wanting to stay to have a chance to fight for the number 2 qb spot but i think kubiak has already made that decision by giving rosenfels a pretty good contract
     
  10. texan279

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    I doubt we trade Ragone since we probably wouldn't even get the 3rd round pick we used to draft him...
     
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    Do you remember what Mr. Harvard did against the rest of the league?

    He completed 50% of his passes and threw 1 TD and 7 INT's. That's how bad our defense sucked!!!!!
     

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