LB problem

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  1. F-minus67

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    I was wondering after reading a few threads on this board, everyone is worried about the d line. But what about the LB corps? The only health starter is Greenwood. He will most likely be the weak side LB, while Wong who had a ACL injury last year is projected to be the MLB. So who will be the strong side LB? Orr is undersized and Peek could, but would be a better DE. This leaves either the draft or free agency. And last time I checked there weren't many good LBs left. So does anyone have any idea on what the team will do? I mean there will be some good LBs left in the 2nd round when we pick.
     
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    I think when kaillee is healthy he will be the strong side LB, so I think we will be needing a MLB
     
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    I guess Polk could play MLB and put Wong at OLB
     
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    we need to draft a MLB
    i think we should go for Abdul Hodge with our second 3rd rd pick
     
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    Depth Chart (LB)

    Outside LB: Greenwood
    Wong
    Orr
    Middle LB:Polk
    Pierce

    We need to get Hodge or Schlegel (Ohio State) in draft.
     
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    Hodge or DQ wouldn't piss me off. Wong had two knee surgeries since October (torn patella tendon and ACL). He's less than 3 months into his ACL rehab and I would be very surprised if he was ready to go by Sept - and then at what speed. Polk is a FA. Orr can play some outside. Basically, we suck at LB.
     
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    i think Wong will be SOLB but even if he is MLB- the draft is loaded with OLB's so i wouldnt worry
     
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    I've never even heard of Terry, anyone want to give me a background on him?
     
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    I think Peek may be better suited for lb now. Because he is only 6'3 238 which isnt big enough to play DE.
    I got this from http://www.nfl.com/players/playerpage/396057

    I have been saying for a few weeks that I want the Texans to draft a LB in the second round if winston and mangold are both gone. I would look at Abdul Hodges or Thomas Howard im leaning towards Howard.

    Abdul Hodges http://www.nfldraftcountdown.com/scoutingreports/ilb/abdulhodge.html

    Thomas Howard http://www.nfldraftcountdown.com/scoutingreports/olb/thomashoward.html
     
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    look at the 'workout warriors' thread or home page-Wong is 1 of them- i think he said he expects to be ready for training camp
     
  13. Mightymike

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    howard plays OLB, we need a MLB
     
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    I dont see why he cant play mlb.
     
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    Went to K-State and originally signed by the Broncos out of college.

    I don't think our current GM seems to think that LB or OL is an issue with this team...you have to wonder what games he is wathcing...must still be watching PbucH tape...:ok:
     
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    u probably also don't see why babin can't play MLB
     
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    I read the story. Of course he says that. Would he say anything different?

    I don't think any NFL player can really be 'ready' 6 1/2 months after surgery to repair a torn ACL, much less ACL and patella tendon.
     
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    Babin definetly wont be a good MLB ive stated that in a few other threads. Thomas Howard is 6'3 239 and ran a 4.4 40. So now you tell me why he cant.

    Also I think Wong will be our MLB and that means Thomas Howard can play OLB.
     
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    I have seen Howard play is he is athletic as they come, but has little feel for LB in even in college. He is a project that will take sometime in the pros.

    Yes, if we had to line up three right now and play a football game, the Texans would be in horrible shape.
     

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