McKinney to Start, Okoye to start rushing the passer...

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  1. real

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    http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/sports/fb/texansfront/5073826.html
     
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    I think our hybrid center mckinney/Flannaga will get us through the season.
     
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    I would love Okoye to have a couple of sacks on Saturday. I'm predicting at least one for Okoye.
     
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    Well if this group bows their necks Saturday night and has a good, not great but good outing against the cowpokes and that beast of an o-line JJ is building then
    there's been a lot of panic for nothing on the boards this week. My only goal for the game is to keep as many bodies intact as possible for K.C.
     
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    and the whole board said a collective form your lips to Gods ears.
     
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    Glad McKinney is getting the start, though I have to admit Flannigan hasn't played too bad...

    The few times I did watch him, he did pretty well..
     
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    I also whispered please let Salaam hold up, Black be a keeper and please please heal Charles Spencer. God whispered back, "Don't push it."
     
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    I hope they don't put AO against Big L Davis. We don't need our 20 year old freak crushed like a bug.
     


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    You have to be quick enough to catch the bug before you can crush him
     
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    Glad to see Pitts is back. Moving McKinney back to centre strengthens two spots on the line.
     
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    pssst...
    Yo, Amobi. Tell that to Mario.
     
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    L.Davis will be lined up oppisite of T. Johnson.
     
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    Ewwww... Crushed bust walking:specnatz:
     
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    I'm not making fun of you for saying this, I'm just pointing out that there was a time, not too long ago when I would have bet good money that these words, in this order were never going to be spoken.
     
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    true herv...when McKinney was center some (including me) wanted a real center and move McKinney back to guard..now we thinking of mcKinney back to Center.
     
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    Absolutely true and yet at the same time a demonstration of how observation should overcome repetition. McKinney had an awful 2004 at center. Then he came back in 2005 and played much better but many folks just continued the herd in the same direction. McKinney's greatest weakness IMO is in decision making on where to support during pass protection--another example of analysis paralysis or poor decision making.

    Anyone else notice McKinney has his best games against what is considered one of the best DT duos in the league?--Henderson and Stroud.
     
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    I am still not that fond of McKinney at center, but I am even less enamored of Flanagan. I was hoping one of the young guys would step up so Flanagan could be given his walking papers.
     
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    Not enamored of McKinney either, but amongst the options on the squad would like to see him start. Sometime soon the Texans are either going to have to lay out the 1st day draft pick or find a diamond like converting Studdard to C. Once pre-season is over, I would have him working out there to see if he had potential to move.
     
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    Speaking of which...

    Has anyone heard any more about Chris White's injury? The last I heard, it was worse than they had originally thought it was.
     
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    lets hope when ppl come to reliant they are scared to step on the field
     

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