Ahman Green and the swollen knee

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  1. drewmar74

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    Okay, so I listened to Kubiak's presser today and was listening to him talk about Ahman's knee and the peek-a-boo swelling in it: Here today, gone tomorrow, back two days from now.

    As I was listening, I thought immediately back to DD/DW's knee and the swelling that accompanied that balky joint. I know that was a degenerative condition in DD/DW and, after week 2, we just heard that Ahman had a bad bruise and it had caused some swelling.

    Well, here we are at the halfway point in the season and this knee bruise keeps on pumping out fluid.

    I'm not a doctor nor do I play one on TV. But at what point do you say "If it walks like a duck, yada yada yada" with regards to this knee? I think we all knew that Green had little left on the tires when he got here (if for no other reason than age and number of carries) but could this knee spell the end for batman?

    At least with Echemandu we've got some hope that maybe it's not the end if he sits out, but still, it looks eerily similar to Dom's knee.

    Just thinking out loud...
     
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    Adimchinobe Echemandu ... our 2007 hero?
     
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    Lord, I sincerely hope so.

    I'd be happy with a couple of 100 yard rushing efforts out of him.
     
  4. Texans_Chick

    Texans_Chick Utopian Dreamer

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    I said similar things at FanHouse in September.

    DD/DW's knee was described as a knee bone bruise. It swelled upon activity. This isn't looking very good for the good guys.

    This is some of the stuff I wrote about DD/DW's situation: link

     
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    Ummmm.... so I probably could have gone all night without that information.

    Soooooooooo, how about that Joe Echemandu?
     
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    Texans_Chick Utopian Dreamer

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    The Good News

    Joe showed that maybe the Texans running game is not dead yet. That maybe the offensive line can do something.

    The Bad News

    He pulled a hammy during the game and went back in. He had that hamstring MRId.


    Hamstrings can be flaky and are handy to have if you are a running back.
     
  7. eriadoc

    eriadoc Texan-American

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    A couple weeks ago on his radio show, Ahman Green used the phrase "bone on bone" when describing his knee. It's in the streaming archives at SR 610 or 790, whoever he does his show with. I know, because I had to go back and listen to that part again after I heard it.

    Maybe one of our orthopedic guys could enlighten us, but I thought that pretty much meant the meniscus was damaged. If so, that's not something he's going to be back from. He may keep doing the week-to-week thing, but he's not going to play like Ahman Green.
     
  8. Hervoyel

    Hervoyel The Right Track

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    Ahman Green is going to end up being 8 million dollars down the drain just as I feared he would be.

    I'd say "I hate being right all the time" but I'm not right all the time. I'm not even right most of the time. I really wish I'd been wrong about this.
     
  9. threetoedpete

    threetoedpete Hall of Fame

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    Well it was just a little bang. I got it tivoed somewhere. Soon as he rubbed it I knew he was going to miss the rest of the game.

    Well that was two of us. I got crucified becuse I wasn't dancing up and down like a fool in here when they did the deed. Why don't you like ahmen Pete ?...because he's thirty. You're so stupid pete. Well there ya go. And the funny thing is we keep doing it over and over and over again. If it was a child sticking his finger in the power socket we'd think that kind of behavior was kinda , well stupid. What the hell is wrong with that child ?
     
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    threetoedpete Hall of Fame

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    I'm just about out of looking at a half full glass. When Kubes went to bat for the free Satey and told the 610 audeince how well he's been playing...he lost me. Yeah they hit something off the scap pile. I got it. But we still suck. And that light at the end of the tunnle is the sixty car freight train and we can't get out of the way. And further the head coach thinks the lights are kinda prety. I'm just getting weary of watching the team scramble and claw their way to aweful. The next terms for the team will be the "H" & "G" words. I mean if we got the truth that'd be one thing. But what we're getting is the uranation on the boot and the HC telling us that's it's raining.
     
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    I'd be happy with one.
     

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