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Discussion in 'Texans Talk' started by Pharaohcious, Jun 10, 2019.

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Should we re-sign Lamar Miller

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  2. No

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  1. Pharaohcious

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    With the depletion of our Running backs- Foreman Achilles Injury, Alfred Blue cut per Brian Gaine, Lamar Miller last contract year....

    Jerry Jones is talking paying Dak Prescott over Zeke... We could make a huge splash here and not only grow our popularity in the Northern regions of the United States but also equip a Powerback who could be essential to our continuous exploration of Linemen...

    Linemen like to block for Power guys that are crazy, ballsy and whose overall performance is reflective on their production as Linemen...

    By splashing Zeke in FA, we not only make this a destination for GREAT linemen but also inspire the Linemen who are here... Not only would they be blocking for Generational talent Deshaun Watson but Ezekiel Elliot as well!

    Once our Line is 60% improvement then we can trade Zeke off and acquire either a higher 1st rounder overall or a NUMBER of draft pick and/or players.

    Also i'd like to hear some thoughts on our current Running backs as far as foresight on contract talks, Injury improvement, overall roster grade at the position and future prospects if you would be so inclined.
     
  2. Thorn

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    I don't know if we should resign Miller or not, at least we know he's functional. Which is a hell of a lot more than you can say about Foreman.
     
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    To a more reasonable deal? Yes.
     
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    First, how about we sign a GM before we worry about more players. Second, Cowboys have just a little less cap money than us so they have plenty to resign everyone and Jones is not about to let Elliot walk if there is even a hint he could come here. In fact I'm pretty sure that's a negotiating tactic for Cowboys players now "sign me or I go to the Texans".
     
  5. Pharaohcious

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    I agree, i'm done with foreman and I feel that even when he was at 100% he only made plays in game against teams who weren't top-tier caliber defenses and I HATE playmakers that aren't either the QB or WR
     
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  6. Pharaohcious

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    So you didn't like this previous contract?
     
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    I don’t think he is (or ever was) worth the Arian Foster contract he received to come here. While Lamar Miller has been good, and available for the most part, he’s no Arian Foster!
     
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    Ain't that the truth. Sure loved watching Arian slid and glide.
     
  9. Pharaohcious

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    Well I hate to break the news to you but... we don't have any authority on who Cal McNair is going to sign at GM and tbh I don't think we should lol.

    Second, I think they have too many needs to resign everyone... Jerrys had enough with the handling of Dez and I think he's exacerbated his own energy by dealing with Dez throughout the years.

    Signing Zeke could set up us up for future success not by playing him per-se but by letting him come here cheap to piss of Dallas because believe me... he'll be pissed that Dallas didn't sign him.. and then trading him of to someone like the Miami Dolphins or for their 1st rounder

    Sure we would pay a lot for one player at first but then we'd SAVE money by NOT paying a top tier talent for FOUR YEARS after we'd use Zeke in a trade off for a draft pick to move up and pick a replacement for either JJ WATT who'd be at the end of his contract after Zekes first season with us
     
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    Wow, so you start the post about how we don’t have any authority then go into this whole fantasy that would require Jerry Jones, Ezekiel Elliott, JJ Watt, the Texans and whatever mystery trade partner out there to all go along with your plan and thinking.

    Which, by the way, is again not based in any reality. Cowboys do have the cap space to sign everybody, Jones has not in any way, shape or form acted like he is tired of anything, there is no value at all in pissing off Dallas just to piss off Dallas and finally JJ Watt has not indicated that he is going to retire and even if he did what makes you think there will be a replacement worth a first round in four years. We don’t even know who will be in the F’ing draft in four years or what team needs will be.
     
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    L. Miller no. No evidence he will ever be used to skill set as discussed extensively on MB previously. IMO his rushing yardage for most part was not "helpful yardage". Career wise he has been an avg RB and in 2018 playoffs was abysmal. Unfortunately his seasonal avg was pumped up with meaningless carries. He should bring us a 3rd round comp which I'd prefer. We had chance to get a much better option at #86 this draft in Alabama's Damien Harris.

    Dak Prescott should and will be paid for his next deal.

    Elliott is under Dallas control for two more seasons and there will be money to sign both if Jerry wants to. I do not see him trading Zeke.
     
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  12. Pharaohcious

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    I agree with all that except for the DAK SHOULD BE PAID part... but ok
     
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    Dak is tricky. Never missed a game. Solid and mobile. Dont think hes hit his potential under the staff. Cowboys got a major decision to make. They dont exactly have a plan B.

    As a fourth rd pick he has earned a payday.

    Then throw in amari and Zeke. They have a triplet set up. But do they move forward with all three......
     
  14. Pharaohcious

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    who the hell said anything about a guy in 4 years!?
    I only mentioned us not having authority over picking the GM since someone felt the need to be a prick and knock the thread I made about the running game.
    After the owners met and the comment was made about "not letting the inmates run the asylum" Dez was cut by Jerry Jones...
    I never said JJ Watt indicated that he was going to retire I only inferred that he might be so inclined if Clowney was made to walk and more of the pressure was forced onto an already Injured JJ Watt who even he himself has said "he's not ever going to be 100%"
    and just to be little more frank about the whole Zeke thing

    Zeke walks from Cowboys 2020 Zeke signs with Texans 2020 Plays 2020 Season and then is used to trade up in the 2021 draft which happens to be JJ Watts FINAL year on his contract... and IF there is a guy we could get to replace JJ Watt then so be it... and it would be great to have a guy that could replace JJ Watt for CHEAP for FOUR YEARS...not "IN" four years... "FOR" FOUR YEARS... that means on a ROOKIE contract you TWIT!
     
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  15. Pharaohcious

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    I still feel Dak is the weak link... Did you see the game against the Saints? He was TERRIBLE in the red zone. Sure he can Scramble but he's no DW4. Not too mention how bad his production got when Zeke was suspended.
     
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    60% say no...

    Well if didn't sign Lamar... the next runner up is D'onte Foreman whose coming of an Achilles injury!!!

    Any target RBs worth mentioning from FA?
     
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    If the Cowboys pays Dak but dont pay Zeke. The Texans better snatch him up quickly. Unfortunately that won't ever happen.
     
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    Rather than trying to continue to make Lamar Miller into something he's not or trying to overpay Elliott despite his numbers not making the Cowboys really anything to worry about the Texans should be trying to find their next Arian Foster. Before Bill O'Brien came to town the Texans had a string of RB's who all came in unheralded and looked better than just about every stiff that's walked into the building since Bill was hired. There was always some UDFA RB we were excited about and it wasn't just because we had nothing. It was because we knew the coaches were capable of finding that hidden gem. They actually did it every now and then.

    Under O'Brien we never see that. Just a plodding, pointless running game where Miller is misused most of the time, makes some hay against crappy defenses, and the rest of the time we can't get a yard when we have to have it.

    I don't want Miller back. I don't want Elliott. Zeke's a ******* idiot. I want a coaching staff and scouts who can find a quality runner in something less than an NFL lineman's career. These guys will still be looking for a good RB when Watson's retiring.
     
  19. Pharaohcious

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    I agree which is why im trying to create some kinda buzz about our Running game but unfortunately our fanbase is very reflective of our Front office apparently.
     
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    That's because it's a very hot topic in which is very interesting.
     

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