Jungle Karma for the Texans

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  1. RasTaofarI

    RasTaofarI Rookie

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    OD just gave a nice interview on the "alone with rome" segment of J.R.I.B.
    look forward to 10-6 or better...
     
  2. AnthonyE

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    I couldn't catch it. What'd he say?
     
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    It was pretty good. Talked about how we need to learn how to close out games because that's what good teams do. Also talked about how nice it is to play with Andre Johnson and that Matt showed everyone how tough he really was this year (Jacksonville game).

    As far as the contract situation, he said his agent and management have talked and it has been positive. He appreciates the high tender the Texans put on him, because to him, that says that they want him here. He said he wants to be here also. Loves the fans and the city.
     
  4. m5kwatts

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    He also didn't directly answer the question about whether he'll be at OTAs or training camp but he didn't sound like he was planning a hold out either
     
  5. NBT

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    I thin Kubiak wants to hold him out of OTA's and TC as much as possible so he can be ready to go opening day. At least I hope so.
     
  6. IDEXAN

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    The thing about loving the fans and the city is standard op procedure.
    What I don't get is why the Texans slaped the max tender on OD ? It's
    puzzling why they wouldn't let him go for a first round pick (if given the chance), and surely OD can't be worth a 1st & 3rd to anybody ?
    He's strictly a systems player who now has a hisotry 3 blown knees with
    a lot of uncertainty about the recovery from this one and even more about when the 4th one occurs ?
     
  7. kiwitexansfan

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    I've seen him referred to in sources that aren't Texans focused as the best tight end in football.

    How much the knee injuries are an issue will be revealed in time, but he is a good one.
     
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    Agreed. You aren't going to replace him with just a 1.
     


  9. Norg

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    i think OD is the most in danger of not getting re signed

    maybe kubes thinks Dressen is a good fall back on guy

    THat casey will improve year 2

    and that when dressen is not in Hill can be a solid TE blocker

    who knows
     
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    LOL, a healthy Owen Daniels could play in any system.
     
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    i would let Owens go for two 2nds right now if i was in charge

    We got depth in TE

    and we could play around with thoes 3 2nd round picks to move up

    o free money space to go into FApart 3 better
     
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    OD is very important to Matt IMO.
     
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    After OD went down last year, I was one who thought there would be little drop off with Dreessen and Casey filling in..

    OD... First 7.5 games:
    40 receptions, 519 yards and 5 TD's

    Dreesen for the entire season (starting 11 games according to NFL.com):
    26 receptions, 320 yards and 1 TD

    James Casey:
    6 receptions, 64 yards and No TD's



    That my friend is a huge drop-off in production from the TE position.

    Again, when the injury happened I was sure that there would be no drop-off. Obviously (and I have no problem admitting it), I was waaaaay wrong.
     
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    Daniels says he wants to be a Texan
    By Nick Scurfield - Today, 5:13 PM Topic: Team news

     
  15. b0ng

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    I see the high tender as a good faith "we are going to sign you just be patient" deal more than this is what we want type of thing. If a team was entirely interested in Owen Daniels for a first, I'm sure Smith would've listened to the offer.

    Also, OD is pretty much an elite TE in the league in terms of receptions and yards. He's a 1st down machine and a great security blanket for Schaub to have in case of trouble. I don't think you're going to find many people on these boards who will poo-poo the idea that Daniels is a pretty important piece in our offense.
     
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    HOU-TEX Ah, Football!

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    Yeah, a player that has been tendered with a 1st and 3rd is definitely in danger of not getting re-signed. :rolleyes:
     

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