Info from Demeco Ryans interview on Sirius today

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  1. dalemurphy

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    1. He gave zero indication that he is having talks with the Texans about a long term deal.

    2. Dunta is gone. They don't want him back.

    3. He thinks the primary need for the team this off-season is : DT! followed by RB, G/C, and maybe another CB

    4. He's going to miss Dunta but he didn't exactly praise his play this season... more or less, he excused his average play because he was returning from injury.
     
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    By "they," you mean the FO, no?
     
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    Good stuff! Can't believe I missed it, I have Sirius NFL on in my car all day. Interesting take on what he thinks our needs our. He wants a DT in there to keep guards off of him, can't say I blame him.

    Also I wonder if there's more to the Dunta stuff, maybe some resentment now being unearthed that he's gone over his training camp tantrum. I'm sure it doesn't feel too good to bust your hump in the training camp heat and have one of your best players waltz in week 1 and get inserted right into the lineup.
     
  4. dalemurphy

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    Demeco said it got personal.
     
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    With teamates or FO?
     
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    What got personal?
     
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    Yeah, what the hell Dale? For somebody who complains all the time about McClain's short answers with little or no info you're doing a pretty good impersonation.

    Actually, come to think of it...
     
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    "It", of course.
     


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    the relationship between Rick Smith and Dunta
     
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    Thanks for sharing. Perhaps this is another step in locker room maturity.
     
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    Is there a transcript or podcast?
     
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    I'm wondering why the relationship between a player and someone in the front office would even bother another player? There has to be more to this...
     
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    Is DeMeco saying it bothers him or is he just explaining that part of the reason Dunta left was his poor relationship with Rick?
     
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    Boooooo on the answer! I need more. :drool:
     
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    You know its great stuff that we're hearing about this interview and everyone is bringing up some great questions regarding Dunta and the FO but is everyone disregarding item #1?

    Thats what Im concerned with at this point.:gun:
     
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    No, it didn't seem to bother him. Solomon Wilcox was asking if the Texans might lose Dunta since he's going to be a UFA. Demeco answered it like it was a foregone conclusion. At that point, Wilcox followed up with a clarifying question and wondered if there were hard feelings from last off-season. Demeco said he thinks so. He didn't seemed bothered by it. He actually laughed about the shoe thing, saying it wasn't the best way to handle that situation.
     
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    I totally agree with you! We don't know what is going on but it sure is making me nervous. Hopefully, the front office has a plan in place beyond saving as much money as possible this year. I'd love to see there three year plan and also know in more detail what they are trying to accomplish with the rule changes this year. Maybe they are playing hardball with these guys and will eventually sign them to very moderated deals before the season... I just don't know!
     
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    You know, Im proabably pretty ignorant when it comes to the CBA but how does an uncapped year help the Texans? Doesnt that mean that any of the players can ask for as much as they want and our FO cant use the cap as an excuse?

    If you know more info on this whole CBA deal and would like to break it down for me that would be awesome.
     
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    The Texans have core players (daniels, ryans, and pollard) who they can control with tender offers that would have been Unrestricted free agents. With the tender offers the Texans don't have to give them long term deals. Under normal rules they would had give all of them long term contracts or let them walk like they did with Dunta.
     

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