Help Wanted - Nose Tackle - Apply Within

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  1. pec0sb0b

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    With Harris out for the season and Cody out with a lumbar injury the Texans will look for another tackle.

    http://www.houstontexans.com/news/article-2/Quotes-Wednesday-practice/6cd749f6-d88b-4795-a5a5-da0ba27b3de6

    Phillips said he can rotate Jamison and Crick at nose tackle behind Mitchell and Fangupo for the Saint's game.

    I think Harris was the front runner for the third tackle spot.

    I don't think Phillips is sold on Fangupo yet. If he doesn't impress in the next two games he may be headed for the practice squad.

    Right now all the teams rosters are swelled to ninety players. If a player isn't on somebody's roster now, they're probably not very good or they're injured, neither of which would help the Texans roster. Monday is the cut down to seventy-five players and more players will become available, then more still when the final cuts are made next Friday. I don't know if Kubiak/Smith will wait that long.

    Some players that are currently available
    Shaun Smith
    Jonathan Fanene
    Anthony Adams
     
  2. CloakNNNdagger

    CloakNNNdagger Site Contributor

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    With only 1 preseason game to prove themselves even if someone is picked up today, I would put my money on a "conversion' within our own ranks for opening day play.

    I wonder if this quote by Wade has anything to do with the nose situation.

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  3. speedfreek

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    I'm pretty sure we can get this guy cheap through free agency..

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    Wow, that guy is epic! I can almost see it written all over 'im.
     
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    Well, to be a nose-tackle, you have to actually tackle that guy, not be that guy. It's a snotty job.
     
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    Dear Mr. Smith,

    I saw your ad on Craigslist for the position Nose Tackle for the Houston Texans and, I have to say, I am very interested. I've always wanted to play professional football and I think I can bring a fantastic skill set to the Texans! Ok, so maybe I am only 5'6 and 125lbs, but I hear you are pretty desperate since your DTs are dropping like flies this preseason. I've attached my resume for your review:


    C Madd
    Austin, TX


    Football Experience

    4th String Corner
    Junior Varsity Football - (1 year)

    - Once had 2 tackles in 1 game
    - Did not miss a single practice


    Skills
    - Not currently injured

    References
    Available Upon Request


    Yeah, so I don't have a lot of experience, but I've watched a few hundred football games on TV so I'm practically a veteran. Because I am currently not injured, I think I would be a good fit for your team.

    Regards,

    C Madd
     
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    It has been said that part of Holliday's advantage is his small size and defensive guys can not find him on the field. Why not play him at Nose? He can slide between the center and OG like Johnson's baby oil on a waterbed mattress. He may not be strong enough to tackle a QB but could scare one into dropping the ball "Eeek! Where did that midget come from?"
     
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    Anthony Adams would be a fun pick up just so I could say "I'ma start that diet next week" everytime I see him playing. LOL

    http://youtu.be/GoXw17yIevI
     
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    Free agent, baby! Bang Bang!
     
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    Dear Mr. McNair,

    Unlike C Madd, I am a big, bruising 172 lbs. :cjeremy635:
    Plus, I was the best RB in the league on my 8th grade B team!!!

    ...and played CB (actually, flanker) in the 5th grade on a team that made the playoffs! I got a sack in the play-off game too (although I blitzed the CB when I wasn't s'posed to just cause I wanted too--spun 'im around by his face-mask too and got a rather large penalty--oops! I thought I'd grabbed the top of his shoulder pads under the neck).

    If I try real hard, I might be able to take up one whole linemen for like a second (OK, one whole arm of a linemen for like a second).

    I am also currently uninjured and, if you don't make me practice or play preseason games, I will likely be healthy the start of the Miami game!

    I COULD REALLY USE THE MONEY.

    Thanx.
     
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    Mr McNair forget these lightweights , Im 230lbs .... I'll work for booze (top shelf only). I'd need it after getting flattened by those behemoth 320lb guys along the OL now days.


    :shots:
     
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    I have all of you beat haha! I am 6'3" and 315.:kingkong:
     
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    OK, well, let me know when you need an old, out-of-breath CB. :kitten:
     
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    Your (not yours personally) nose is always a fun pick..

    :spin:

    TJ

     
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    While I may not have the qualifications of all these guys I do come with my own retirement plan, my own health insurance and I did stay at the Holiday Inn Express last night.

    :coffee:
     

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