Players whose contracts are about to be up

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  1. Rey

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    2010:

    Vonta Leach
    Kevin Bentley
    Shaun Cody
    Jacoby Jones
    Kasey Studdard
    Zach Diles
    Arian Foster
    Tim Jamison

    http://www.inthebullseye.com/cap2010.html


    Which of these guys do you think we will re-sign? Who are we letting go?


    Maybe someone can help me with this because I'm not completely sure about how contracts are handled. I know that the current CBA allows for some players to be tendered...I think Jacoby and Studdard fall under that category...

    I'm not sure about the others...With the looming CBA talks, it may be a moot point though...


    The guys I definitely want to bring back are Foster and Leach. I don't know about the rest.
     
  2. Blake

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    Not sure about the details, but I feel that Kevin Bentley, Kasey Studdard and Jacoby Jones will be let go. The rest should be retained. Vonta Leach, Shaun Cody, Zach Diles, Arian Foster, Tim Jamison.
     
  3. dtran04

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    If there's a new regime, only Foster and Leach will be back. New coaches always bring in their former players to serve as depth.
     
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    Not sure about the details, but I feel that Kevin Bentley, Kasey Studdard and Jacoby Jones will be let go. The rest should be retained. Vonta Leach, Shaun Cody, Zach Diles, Arian Foster, Tim Jamison.

    EDIT: FOR THE RIGHT PRICE!
     
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    I think Bentley has done a decent job since going into the starting line-up. If we can get him for a reasonable price I wouldn't mind keeping him around.
     
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    There is a lot of uncertainty heading into the off-season. We don't know if Kubiak will be back..We dont' know what the CBA will entail...We don't know who we will be drafting...what FA's will be available..

    Zach Diles has lost his starting job...Bentley has played pretty well in the middle as a starter...Two key defensive players coming off injuries....Will Zach want to come back? Will some team offer Bentley good money to come in and be a starter?

    This is going to be a very interesting off-season...

    I think whether or not Kubiak is retained, this team will have some major changes though....
     
  7. disaacks3

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    The only ones that I think provide valuable return/depth: (in my order of importance)

    Arian Foster
    Vonta Leach
    Shaun Cody
    Jacoby Jones
    Kevin Bentley
    Zach Diles
     
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    I would be quite upset if the Texans did not attempt to upgrade Shaun Cody and Zac Diles. I'd be fine with letting Vonta Leach and Jacoby Jones hit the market.
     
  9. Rey

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    Really?

    Dude is a stud...
     
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    Comments are posted above next to the names of the players...
     
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    No doubt he is. I love me some Vonta Leach.

    I say this because I believe we are going to have to pony up again to keep him. Especially if he makes the Pro Bowl. We're going to need the cap room if we're going to make a genuine attempt at revamping this team. A team with this type of offense generally should not sink themselves too deep into the FB position.

    Vonta Leach isn't an Andre Johnson or a Matt Schaub. He's replaceable.
     
  12. Corrosion

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    Cody has had a solid year - if not for him this defense is much worse than it already is.


    No way Im letting Leach hit the market. He's what makes that running game go.

    I'd like to see Bentley stay as well , he can play all the LB spots and is pretty solid on ST.

    JJ and Diles have underperformed at least to my expectations. I'd let them test the waters.


    I believe Foster is tendered .... he will be back. They could work out a multi year deal for him but either way he's a Texan next season.
     
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    Remember the Jameel Cook experience?

    Thats why Leach must be retained
     
  14. Rey

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    I hear what you are saying...

    And I do think it's a possibility that someone will throw some good money his way. Definitely gonna be interesting to watch.

    But with that said, I just can't see the Texans letting him walk...Dude has been a very valuable piece in our running game...He truly is the hammer...
     
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    If you're content with the performance of anyone not named Mario on that defensive line... I don't know what to say.

    As for Leach being the cog that makes this runnong game go... where was our run game last year? How many times have we seen the Texans line up with a single back this year? A lot. And with much success. That's all Arian Foster.

    Again, I am a fan of Vonta Leach. I am not trying to discredit Leach but it seems like much of his accolades are... overstated. Simply put, I'd like to keep him, I just don't know if we can afford him considering all of our other holes.
     
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    Shaun Cody has been a pleasent surprise. Bentley provides veteran leadership. Would like to see Leach retire a Texan. Need to talk extension with Foster. We'll know more about Jamison with Mario on IR. the rest resign for hometown discount or release.
     
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    How could u let leach hit the market... he is one ofthe best blocking fullbacks in football a0nd a big reason for AF's success think about what
    happened to Eddie george after they let lorenzo(?) neal go .... he went from one ofe the leading rushers in the NFL to one of the worst in less than a season...no way do we let leach go... it will kill our run game end of story not to mention dude can catch some
     
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    Antonio Smith. I don't know how you're not content with his play. Mark Anderson for that matter, has come in and done what we asked him to. Now if you want to talk abot the DT's, I'm listening.

    Mike
     
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    Always picking up after my little brother.

    To your point though. Adrian Murell(yeah, even he hit 1000 yards running behind Neal), Dunn, George, Dillon and LT.

    Oh, and for 10 years consecutively he was in front of a 1,000 yard rusher.

    Meh... fullbacks are expendible.


    Mike
     
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