Texans participate in player-organized minicamp

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  1. texanfan2002114

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    "As usual, quarterback Matt Schaub led the offense and inside linebacker DeMeco Ryans the defense."

    "Ryans, who continues to undergo rehabilitation for his ruptured Achilles tendon that was surgically repaired in October, did some running and covering, but he's still unable to go all out."

    "Cornerback Kareem Jackson, who has been working out in Florida, appeared to be in excellent shape while working with his teammates for the first time."

    "Tight end James Casey has added 10 pounds of muscle to play fullback if the Texans lose Vonta Leach in free agency. Glover Quinn is making a smooth transition to safety and showed a lot of leadership skills during the workout."

    http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl...stonChronicle.com+--+Houston+Texans+Football)
     
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    I wonder if demeco is under any kind of medical supervision.

    I also want to know if the coaching staff told Casey he might be the fullback next year.
     
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    Even if Vontae reups, I think Casey's snaps will increase. He can add another dimension, like better receiving, and running, to the position, as well as being able to run the "Wildcat" if the Texans so choose.
     
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    Good to read! Not to turn this into another Aso thread but it sure would be super awesome to read "Texans participate in player-organized minicamp. Among those participating with the defense was free agent Nnamdi Asomugha who is in town visiting Andre Johnson and looking at houses." :)
     
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    Vonta needs to be paid period.
     
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    I love Vonta as much as anyone, but DON'T overpay for a fullback! Pay him well, but do not overspend.
     
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    Disagree with the bolded. Vonta is an outstanding reciever! Granted, they dont throw to him much, but he is an outstanding reciever!!
     


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    Ryans teaches Texans new 3-4 defense in player-run workouts
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    I wonder if they have some non-nfl coaches there to watch or guide a bit.


    but I guess when they saying Ryans is teaching the thing.. how familiar is he with it? what happens if he is making a wrong read

    are they having cameras rolling for some kind of film study?




    *probably some dumb statements*
    dammit I need some football.


    don't get me wrong, I am ECSTATIC that they are doing something.. just wondering out loud
     
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    I think overpaying a FB is a really small mistake in the general scheme of the NFL. What, you give him a million or two more than you should? Think about what Ahman Green got, or Todd Wade or even Andre' Davis.

    The only thing I could see us not paying for vonta is if the salary cap is actually something we have to worry about (unlike the last 4 or 5 years). But even then, I don't think Leach is going to break us, it'll be some CB this year.
     
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    Exactly what I was thinking. When the coaches "return," it could be much harder to correct newly established wrong techniques.
     
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    Leach is a proven pro bowler you pay him.
     
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    I wonder if he's better off without the Texans' medical supervision.
    Wasn't he listed as a full-back in 2010? I'm pretty sure he was #2 on the depth chart. With signing Owen, everyone pretty happy with Dressen, Graham & Hill being on the roster I'm sure it didn't take a whole lot for Casey to figure what he's got to do to remain on the roster. He needs to get bigger period to play tight-end or full-back.
     
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    Remember Jameel Cook? Wasn't much of a blocking fullback. We knew that when we signed him, but he was obviously what Kubiak wanted for his offence. Unfortunately, we couldn't run block for crap. We couldn't pass block for shit. We had a QB that ran into sacks & a RB that ran over our offensive line.

    Now, I like Vonta Leech & I think we don't utilize him as much as we should, either handing him the ball or tossing it to him.

    But I hope the offence does go to a direction where every position on the field is a threat.
     
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    so if a player is injured while participating in said, "player organized minicamp" would he be covered for insurance purposes by or for the team along with his own financial future?
     
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    no!........not unless they chose to take out COBRA or private personal insurance
     

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