Keep'em-Cut'em '08/'09

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  1. TEXANRED

    TEXANRED Texan-American

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    Season is on its way out and we have seen pretty much all our current players are going to give us. So based on performance, who would you keep or cut?

    # Player Name Pos HT WT College NFL season
    52 Adibi, Xavier * LB 6-2 224 Virginia Tech 1st Keep
    89 Anderson, David WR 5-10 194 Colorado State 3rd Keep
    34 Barber, Dominique * S 6-0 218 Minnesota 1st cut
    32 Bennett, Fred CB 6-0 197 South Carolina 2nd Keep
    57 Bentley, Kevin LB 6-0 238 Northwestern 7th Keep
    65 Brisiel, Mike G 6-5 300 Colorado State 2nd Keep
    76 Brown, Duane * T 6-4 318 Virginia Tech 1st Keep
    3 Brown, Kris K 5-11 206 Nebraska 10th Cut....J/K. Keep
    87 Bruener, Mark TE 6-4 260 Washington 14th Cut. Take the IA list as a hint.
    93 Bulman, Tim DE 6-4 292 Boston College 4th Cut. Pass rushing specialist should, I don't know, get sacks or something.
    78 Butler, Rashad T 6-4 293 Miami (Fla.) 3rd Cut
    53 Coley, Kevis LB 6-1 228 Southern Mississippi 2nd Who? Cut.
    81 Daniels, Owen TE 6-3 247 Wisconsin 3rd Keep
    11 Davis, André WR 6-1 195 Virginia Tech 7th Keep
    47 Demps, Will S 6-0 208 San Diego State 7th Cut
    85 Dreessen, Joel TE 6-4 260 Colorado State 3rd Keep
    38 Faggins, DeMarcus CB 5-10 178 Kansas State 7th Please cut?
    25 Ferguson, Nick S 5-10 201 Georgia Tech 9th Keep, good SP player
    56 Greenwood, Morlon LB 6-0 253 Syracuse 8th Cut, cut, cut, cut, and twice on sunday.
    82 Harris, Clark TE/LS 6-5 256 Rutgers Again, Who? Cut
    31 Harrison, Brandon S 6-2 215 Stanford 2nd Cut
    80 Johnson, Andre WR 6-3 223 Miami (FL) 6th Keep
    99 Johnson, Travis NT 6-3 303 Florida State 4th Cut
    12 Jones, Jacoby WR 6-2 207 Lane College 2nd Keep
    44 Leach, Vonta FB 6-0 253 East Carolina 5th Keep
    21 Moats, Ryan RB 5-8 210 Louisiana Tech 3rd Cut
    28 Molden, Antwaun * CB 6-1 197 Eastern Kentucky 1st Keep
    55 Myers, Chris C 6-4 293 Miami (Fla.) 4th Keep
    72 Nading, Jesse * DE 6-5 258 Colorado State 1st Cut
    16 Nall, Craig QB 6-3 230 Northwestern State 6th Cut
    97 Okam, Frank * DT 6-5 342 Texas 1st Cut. You cant beat out Travis Johnson and the guy who was Jesus' playmate in day care? Really? How bad are you?
    91 Okoye, Amobi DT 6-2 302 Louisville 2nd Keep only cus I have to.
    69 Pitts, Chester G/T 6-4 310 San Diego State 7th Keep
    35 Reeves, Jacques CB 5-11 192 Purdue 5th Keep
    27 Richardson, Matterral CB 6-0 197 Arkansas 1st Who? Cut
    66 Robinson, DelJuan DT 6-3 296 Mississippi State 2nd Keep
    23 Robinson, Dunta CB 5-10 184 South Carolina 5th Tag'em. Keep
    18 Rosenfels, Sage QB 6-4 224 Iowa State 8th Cut
    59 Ryans, DeMeco LB 6-1 250 Alabama 3rd Keep
    74 Salaam, Ephraim T 6-7 302 San Diego State 11th Keep
    37 Sapp, Cecil FB 5-11 236 Colorado State 6th Cut
    8 Schaub, Matt QB 6-5 234 Virginia 5th Cut. Is this not his option year? You need to be on the field to help your team win games
    20 Slaton, Steve * RB 5-9 201 West Virginia 1st Keep
    64 Studdard, Kasey G 6-2 303 Texas 2nd Cut. King of the inactive list.
    51 Thompson, Chaun LB 6-2 255 West Texas A&M 6th Cut.
    1 Turk, Matt P 6-5 242 Wis.-Whitewater 13th Keep
    83 Walter, Kevin WR 6-3 214 Eastern Michigan 6th Keep
    98 Weaver, Anthony DE 6-3 280 Notre Dame 7th Cut
    63 White, Chris C 6-2 285 Southern Miss. 4th I thought he was gone? Cut
    90 Williams, Mario DE 6-7 291 N.C. State 3rd Keep
    26 Wilson, Eugene CB 5-10 195 Illinois 6th Keep
    73 Winston, Eric T 6-7 310 Miami (FL) 3rd Keep
    92 Zgonina, Jeff DT 6-2 290 Purdue Cut

    So I would cut somewhere around 24 guys. I think I pretty much killed the P/S guys. Yes I did cut both QB's. Sage is worthless and Schaub is bruised fruit. I would sign a guy like Garcia and draft a guy to sit behind him.

    All the other major holes can be filled through FA and draft.
     
  2. Speedy

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    I'd keep Barber and cut Myers.

    And no, I don't cut either QB. That's just silly.
     
  3. HoustonFrog

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    So pretty much we would have no QBs or Safeties.
     
  4. Wolf

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    Not understanding the reason for cutting Okam at this point.
    (and not because I like UT, but he isn't costing the Texans much money at this point)

    To Play Devils advocate and to joke around a bit

    Moulden could get cut because he can't beat out Faggins or Reaves LOL
    :tease:

    Bullman is costing peanuts and seems to have a good motor.. I am not sure about a pass rushing specialist (last I heard that term thrown around heavily with the name not associated with Mario Williams was Babin)
     
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  5. J-Russ

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    I think the OP has Jacoby Jones as his 1st string QB on his personal depth chart for next year.
     
  6. TexanSam

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    Schuab is schedule to earn $7 million next year. He was basically signed to a 3 year, $20 millon contract. The option is after the 2009 season. Schaub won't be cut.

    The Texans would also be stupid to cut Rosenfels. He's obviously not a starter. He's an average QB. Who exactly would we have should we cut Schaub and Rosenfels?

    QB is not our biggest problem on this team. It's a ridiculous idea to suggest cutting both of them.
     
  7. PapaL

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    Step away from the Limburger. Please proceed to heavily ventilated area.

    The fumes must be impairing your thought process.
     
  8. 76Texan

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    If Dreessen continues to improve his blocking skills, the Texans might decide to part way with Bruener.

    In that case, I think they will take a long look at Clark Harris.
    Guy was pretty good at Rutgers.

    Not as fast as OD in the 20 yd shuttle or the 3-cone drill at the combine when he weighed 261 lbs. But he has good hands and seems to understand the game, and at 6'6 he should be a nice target.

    Being a long snapper may help his cause.
     


  9. The Pencil Neck

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    You're cutting a lot of good players and a lot of young players that might develop into good players. At least let them come to training camp and prove they don't deserve a spot on the team before getting rid of them.
     
  10. 76Texan

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    I don't know, I might be crazy. But I think QB is a big problem on this team.
    But we will likely keep Schaub 'cause of the contract.

    But Sage isn't good enough of a QB to lead a team deep into the play-offs, IMO. So why have two question marks??

    As long as Schaub stays, we probably won't sign a proven veteran like Garcia.

    Who's out there in the mold of Collins and Warner?
    Otherwise, we might just draft another QB and let him compete with Brinks.
    I haven't had enough looks on that guy to write him off yet.
     
  11. 76Texan

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    Agree!
    Many of those one-to-two year guys most likely end up in our TC next year, where they will have to earn their stripes once again.
     
  12. Andrew6

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    explain to me why you would cut bulman? I actually think he's done a better job than some of the other folks on the DLine minus mario of course. As far as stats show I would think he'd be one of the leading sackers on the team behind mario with his 3 sacks and playing in 10 games and thats not starting. Travis Johnson, Amobi Okoye, and Anthony Weaver only equal up to 1 Sack combined for the year. If you're going to cut anyone I don't think I'd have Bulman on the chopping block, I don't see him going anywhere for a while especially with his motor.
     
  13. Pantherstang84

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    If we sign Garcia does he come with the wheelchair too? LOL

    We would have to draft a QB rather than sign an old fart and that means grooming a young kid to take over. If our offensive line would have kept cheap shotting defensive lineman away from Schaub's knees no one would even suggest cutting.

    I doubt even iron man Manning could have stayed on the field after the shot Schuab took to the side of his knee. Gimme a break.
     
  14. b0ng

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    I'll play your game:

    # Player Name Pos HT WT College NFL season
    52 Adibi, Xavier * LB 6-2 224 Virginia Tech 1st Keep
    89 Anderson, David WR 5-10 194 Colorado State 3rd Keep
    34 Barber, Dominique * S 6-0 218 Minnesota 1st Keep - Give him a year to learn. He costs nothing right now.
    32 Bennett, Fred CB 6-0 197 South Carolina 2nd Keep
    57 Bentley, Kevin LB 6-0 238 Northwestern 7th Keep
    65 Brisiel, Mike G 6-5 300 Colorado State 2nd Keep
    76 Brown, Duane * T 6-4 318 Virginia Tech 1st Keep
    3 Brown, Kris K 5-11 206 Nebraska 10th Keep
    87 Bruener, Mark TE 6-4 260 Washington 14th Cut.
    93 Bulman, Tim DE 6-4 292 Boston College 4th Keep - Costs nothing and has shown to be at least serviceable depth.
    78 Butler, Rashad T 6-4 293 Miami (Fla.) 3rd Keep - Decent depth. Salaam will probably be out next year and I'd rather him move up
    53 Coley, Kevis LB 6-1 228 Southern Mississippi 2nd Cut. Odd man out. I think we'll be drafting an LB anyway.
    81 Daniels, Owen TE 6-3 247 Wisconsin 3rd Keep
    11 Davis, André WR 6-1 195 Virginia Tech 7th Keep
    47 Demps, Will S 6-0 208 San Diego State 7th Keep. Is on a cheap contract. Can play in a backup role if need be.
    85 Dreessen, Joel TE 6-4 260 Colorado State 3rd Keep
    38 Faggins, DeMarcus CB 5-10 178 Kansas State 7th Cut.
    25 Ferguson, Nick S 5-10 201 Georgia Tech 9th Keep
    56 Greenwood, Morlon LB 6-0 253 Syracuse 8th Cut, cut, cut, cut, and twice on sunday.
    82 Harris, Clark TE/LS 6-5 256 Rutgers Keep. He was just signed to do LS duties since Pittman is a dumbass.
    31 Harrison, Brandon S 6-2 215 Stanford 2nd Cut. Odd man out, I think we draft a safety.
    80 Johnson, Andre WR 6-3 223 Miami (FL) 6th Keep
    99 Johnson, Travis NT 6-3 303 Florida State 4th Keep. Unless he's a FA this year, he'll probably be on the depth chart.
    12 Jones, Jacoby WR 6-2 207 Lane College 2nd Keep
    44 Leach, Vonta FB 6-0 253 East Carolina 5th Keep
    21 Moats, Ryan RB 5-8 210 Louisiana Tech 3rd Keep. Can be a decent 3rd string back. Insurance for Slaton
    28 Molden, Antwaun * CB 6-1 197 Eastern Kentucky 1st Keep
    55 Myers, Chris C 6-4 293 Miami (Fla.) 4th Keep
    72 Nading, Jesse * DE 6-5 258 Colorado State 1st Cut. Bottom of the barrel
    16 Nall, Craig QB 6-3 230 Northwestern State 6th Keep. Even though he hasn't actually played, if we cut him it'll just be a diff QB that we haven't seen yet taking his place.
    97 Okam, Frank * DT 6-5 342 Texas 1st Keep. Upside is too high, and his contract is cost effective
    91 Okoye, Amobi DT 6-2 302 Louisville 2nd Keep only cus I have to.
    69 Pitts, Chester G/T 6-4 310 San Diego State 7th Keep
    35 Reeves, Jacques CB 5-11 192 Purdue 5th Keep
    27 Richardson, Matterral CB 6-0 197 Arkansas 1st Who? Cut
    66 Robinson, DelJuan DT 6-3 296 Mississippi State 2nd Keep
    23 Robinson, Dunta CB 5-10 184 South Carolina 5th Tag'em. Keep
    18 Rosenfels, Sage QB 6-4 224 Iowa State 8th Keep. He's got one more year on his contract, then he's done.
    59 Ryans, DeMeco LB 6-1 250 Alabama 3rd Keep
    74 Salaam, Ephraim T 6-7 302 San Diego State 11th Cut. I think he's going to retire anyway.
    37 Sapp, Cecil FB 5-11 236 Colorado State 6th Cut
    8 Schaub, Matt QB 6-5 234 Virginia 5th Keep. I don't even have to explain this one.
    20 Slaton, Steve * RB 5-9 201 West Virginia 1st Keep
    64 Studdard, Kasey G 6-2 303 Texas 2nd Keep. We don't have a lot of interior line depth. This changes if we do draft a C and a G or pick them up in FA.
    51 Thompson, Chaun LB 6-2 255 West Texas A&M 6th Keep. Has shown enough to me to warrant one more year as long as his contract is nice.
    1 Turk, Matt P 6-5 242 Wis.-Whitewater 13th Keep
    83 Walter, Kevin WR 6-3 214 Eastern Michigan 6th Keep
    98 Weaver, Anthony DE 6-3 280 Notre Dame 7th Cut
    63 White, Chris C 6-2 285 Southern Miss. 4th Depth.
    90 Williams, Mario DE 6-7 291 N.C. State 3rd Keep
    26 Wilson, Eugene CB 5-10 195 Illinois 6th Keep
    73 Winston, Eric T 6-7 310 Miami (FL) 3rd Keep
    92 Zgonina, Jeff DT 6-2 290 Purdue Cut

    I think this is a more realistic version of the one in the original post.
     
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  15. TEXANRED

    TEXANRED Texan-American

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    Let me address the QB cuts first.

    Here is my take on Schaub. He is fragile. Any way you slice it. Last year he was only sacked 18 times and lost half the season. This year he has been sacked some where around 18 and has lost a month plus his stomach virus and I think he was hurt again at some point before that. He just can't stay healthy. Not to mention he is in competition with Sage for the human INT. Schaub is a decent QB. Not a good one, just a decent one. He really does not rise up and comand a game. He manages. Which normaly I would be OK with but the health issues concern me.

    Sage, well, is Sage. He got scared after the Indy game and the gunslinger inside died. He used to go out and throw an INT and then come back and make a play. Now its just INT's with no plays. He is also a QB that has not risen above and taken control. This was his one shot at being our starter and failed. Kube has him as a manager and that is not him. Sage no longer has a place on this team.

    Also keep in mind who the FA QB's are going to be. Warner (I think he stays put in Arizona) Garcia is a WC guy, and Cassell. Interesting thing about Cassell is what happens if they do keep him and trade Brady? Ask Bledsoe if you dont think the Patriots would do something like that. Or ask Joe Montana if teams dump there franchise QB's for well performing back ups. I would still pick up a guy like Garcia and groom a guy from the draft. Garcia is an up grade over what we got now. He is a proven winner and has been in big games.

    Bulman is going to be a victom of numbers. As it stands Cochran has out played Weaver making him the would be starter on the other side of Mario if not for the injury. Going into the draft we will use a high round pick on a DE. This will make Cochran the #3 DE. If I were the Texans I would also use a low round pick on another DE and possibly pick one up in FA. I just don't think Bulman has shown me enough to keep him around for yet another year.

    Okam just does not have a motor and has been IA most of the season Unlike Molden who at least gets to play on Special Teams. I dont see it. There are going to be plenty of big boys in FA and the draft that can take Okams bench riding selfs spot on the team.

    As far as our Safeties go, we are in big big trouble. I think, and may be wrong, but both Fergason and Wilson only signed one year deals. Demps keeps getting put on the IA list (take the hint), Harrison is Mr. Invisible. The only one that I cut which I had to really think about is Barber. Good special teams player but he reminds me more of CC Brown than Atwater. Barber may make the list but look for the Texans to use a high round, possibly a first, on a Safety.

    Keep in mind that next year we are drafting 7 new Texans and picking up a slew of FA's, be it big signings or small signings. NFL stands for Not For Long for a reason.
     
  16. Hottoddie

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    Bong,

    I like your's much better. However, I'd like to modify the responses a little. I'm going to say a player is a lock if I wouldn't consider moving them for anything less than a blockbuster trade.

    # Player Name Pos HT WT College NFL season
    52 Adibi, Xavier * LB 6-2 224 Virginia Tech 1st Lock
    89 Anderson, David WR 5-10 194 Colorado State 3rd Keep, but looking to upgrade
    34 Barber, Dominique * S 6-0 218 Minnesota 1st Keep - Give him a year to learn. He costs nothing right now.
    32 Bennett, Fred CB 6-0 197 South Carolina 2nd Lock - I think he's going through the sophmore jinx this year.
    57 Bentley, Kevin LB 6-0 238 Northwestern 7th Keep
    65 Brisiel, Mike G 6-5 300 Colorado State 2nd Keep, but looking to upgrade
    76 Brown, Duane * T 6-4 318 Virginia Tech 1st Lock
    3 Brown, Kris K 5-11 206 Nebraska 10th Lock
    87 Bruener, Mark TE 6-4 260 Washington 14th Cut.
    93 Bulman, Tim DE 6-4 292 Boston College 4th Keep, but looking to upgrade - Costs nothing and has shown to be at least serviceable depth.
    78 Butler, Rashad T 6-4 293 Miami (Fla.) 3rd Keep - Decent depth. Salaam will probably be out next year and I'd rather him move up
    53 Coley, Kevis LB 6-1 228 Southern Mississippi 2nd Cut. Odd man out. I think we'll be drafting an LB anyway.
    81 Daniels, Owen TE 6-3 247 Wisconsin 3rd Lock
    11 Davis, André WR 6-1 195 Virginia Tech 7th Lock
    47 Demps, Will S 6-0 208 San Diego State 7th Keep, but looking to upgrade Is on a cheap contract. Can play in a backup role if need be.
    85 Dreessen, Joel TE 6-4 260 Colorado State 3rd Keep
    38 Faggins, DeMarcus CB 5-10 178 Kansas State 7th Cut.
    25 Ferguson, Nick S 5-10 201 Georgia Tech 9th Keep, but looking to upgrade
    56 Greenwood, Morlon LB 6-0 253 Syracuse 8th Cut, cut, cut, cut, and twice on sunday.
    82 Harris, Clark TE/LS 6-5 256 Rutgers Keep, but looking to upgrade - If Dreesen can do the LS, I'll replace Harris & cut Pittman.
    31 Harrison, Brandon S 6-2 215 Stanford 2nd Cut. Odd man out, I think we draft a safety.
    80 Johnson, Andre WR 6-3 223 Miami (FL) 6th Lock
    99 Johnson, Travis NT 6-3 303 Florida State 4th Keep, but looking to trade - I'm looking to trade him for a draft pick, but will keep him for depth otherwise.
    12 Jones, Jacoby WR 6-2 207 Lane College 2nd Keep
    44 Leach, Vonta FB 6-0 253 East Carolina 5th Keep
    21 Moats, Ryan RB 5-8 210 Louisiana Tech 3rd Keep Can be a decent 3rd string back. Insurance for Slaton
    28 Molden, Antwaun * CB 6-1 197 Eastern Kentucky 1st Keep
    55 Myers, Chris C 6-4 293 Miami (Fla.) 4th Keep, but looking to upgrade
    72 Nading, Jesse * DE 6-5 258 Colorado State 1st Cut. Bottom of the barrel
    16 Nall, Craig QB 6-3 230 Northwestern State 6th Cut. - I'm drafting Schaub's eventual replacement this year.
    97 Okam, Frank * DT 6-5 342 Texas 1st Lock Upside is too high, and his contract is cost effective.
    91 Okoye, Amobi DT 6-2 302 Louisville 2nd Lock
    69 Pitts, Chester G/T 6-4 310 San Diego State 7th Lock
    35 Reeves, Jacques CB 5-11 192 Purdue 5th Keep
    27 Richardson, Matterral CB 6-0 197 Arkansas 1st Who? Cut
    66 Robinson, DelJuan DT 6-3 296 Mississippi State 2nd Keep
    23 Robinson, Dunta CB 5-10 184 South Carolina 5th Tag'em. Lock
    18 Rosenfels, Sage QB 6-4 224 Iowa State 8th Keep - He's got one more year on his contract, then he's done.
    59 Ryans, DeMeco LB 6-1 250 Alabama 3rd Lock
    74 Salaam, Ephraim T 6-7 302 San Diego State 11th Cut. I think he's going to retire anyway.
    37 Sapp, Cecil FB 5-11 236 Colorado State 6th Cut
    8 Schaub, Matt QB 6-5 234 Virginia 5th Lock - I don't even have to explain this one.
    20 Slaton, Steve * RB 5-9 201 West Virginia 1st Lock
    64 Studdard, Kasey G 6-2 303 Texas 2nd Keep, but looking to upgrade - We don't have a lot of interior line depth. This changes if we do draft a C and a G or pick them up in FA.
    51 Thompson, Chaun LB 6-2 255 West Texas A&M 6th Keep - Has shown enough to me to warrant one more year as long as his contract is nice.
    1 Turk, Matt P 6-5 242 Wis.-Whitewater 13th Keep
    83 Walter, Kevin WR 6-3 214 Eastern Michigan 6th Lock
    98 Weaver, Anthony DE 6-3 280 Notre Dame 7th Cut
    63 White, Chris C 6-2 285 Southern Miss. 4th Keep, but looking to upgrade
    90 Williams, Mario DE 6-7 291 N.C. State 3rd Lock
    26 Wilson, Eugene CB 5-10 195 Illinois 6th Keep
    73 Winston, Eric T 6-7 310 Miami (FL) 3rd Lock
    92 Zgonina, Jeff DT 6-2 290 Purdue Cut
     
  17. b0ng

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    The problem is your cutting a lot of players who are just finishing up their rookie years, and have virtually a nil impact on the salary cap. Cutting Schaub and Sage in the offseason would mean that we HAVE to sign somebody like Garcia or else we are completely boned. That means we're having to overpay. For a 37 year old. No.

    Cutting almost all of our safeties means that we will have to hit on the one safety we will probably draft, and then we'll have to go out and find even more guys in FA. Probably about halfway through the offseason we will be scrambling to sign anybody who is a warm body.

    If we draft a DE I still don't see Bulman or Cochran getting cut. We won't have enough depth.

    You can't just cut every player that you don't like because sooner or later you're just going to be picking over other teams practice squads for players that will be much more inferior in terms of talent.
     
  18. TEXANRED

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    I hear ya and understand your view point. My opinion is if low round rookies have been unable to make a name for themselves at this point in the season then I don't see them returning next season. Mainly cus we are going to have an entire group of low round rookies next year that will be on our team looking to make a name for themselves. And that is not including the UDFA's that we will bring in.

    As far as bringing in warm bodies to play safety, that is exactly what we have done for the last 3 years. Wilson? Furgason? Demps? All players that were cut and all players were not resigned to there teams for a reason. CC Brown is only on the team this year cus we tried to get a second round pick by tendering him. He was only signed to a 1 year deal. He won't be back either. There are a lot of people who thought Earl would not have been cut either.
     
  19. b0ng

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    Well last year we had to bring in Demps due to Glenn Earl not being able to play and none of the other fill-ins being worth anything. The year before we had safety play, but it was unspectacular. Currently, if they keep Wilson (And maybe Ferguson, but he's pretty old and could be one injury away), Barber, and Demps and draft a guy, they won't have to throw the drafted guy into the fire so quickly. I think that Brown might be back, but even so, Wilson has so far outplayed everybody enough that he warrants a return to TC. If he starts demanding boatloads of money, then I could totally see cutting him, but for right now it doesn't look like the best of ideas. And just because Demps played semi-decently last year, and then horribly this year doesn't mean Wilson will suffer the same fate.

    Also, a lot of times later round rookies end up developing after a few years in the league. This is good because their contracts are tiny in comparison to signing an FA that would be somewhat serviceable. I think the reality of the situation is that Smith (GM, not DC) is going to try to unload some of the larger contracts (Green, Weaver, Greenwood come to mind) and maybe sign one FA who is actually in their prime and may cost a penny or two. After that it'll be more cast-offs and low to mid-tier guys hoping that something sticks.

    Hopefully the Ahman Green contract taught Smith that overpaying for older players rarely works out.
     
  20. DexmanC

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    So basically, you cut out our best option at quarterback,
    our "diamond-in-the-rough" DT, our Special Teams Captain,
    a handful of really good special teams players, and defensive line
    depth.

    Were you one of those people calling for Jacoby to get cut during
    preseason on these boards? Thank God Kubiak/Smith/The Coaches
    have the ultimate say on these "cuts."
     

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