Texans sign Wade Smith

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  1. J_R

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    Lock/Merge if necessary, thanks.

    http://www.39online.com/news/sns-ap-fbn--texans-smith,0,1102651.story

     
  2. hot pickle

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    FINALLLY.... lets party. good job rick lol
     
  3. redwhiteANDblue

    redwhiteANDblue Color of Texans

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    Who's Wade Smith? Don't want to sound like a noob but is he any good??
     
  4. TEXANS84

    TEXANS84 Moderator Staff Member

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    Biggest FA splash, Julius Peppers with the Bears or Wade Smith with the Texans?

    Championship!
     
  5. ATXtexanfan

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    I have no problem with this, even if it's just depth.
     
  6. Texan_Bill

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    Versatile O-lineman that played C for the the Kansas City Chefs last year.
     
  7. Mike Kerns

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    Not really a "sexy" signing, but I like it.
     
  8. Thorn

    Thorn Dirty Old Man

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    Any help we can get on the O line is a good thing.
     


  9. Hardcore Texan

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    I agree, good signing and not for too much money either.
     
  10. False Start

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    Good signing, maybe he can relieve Chris Myers of his duties......... :D
     
  11. JWarren14

    JWarren14 Beer Me

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    BOOOO McNair! You should have signed him for more money!

    JK

    Any help on the OLine is needed, his versatility will be an asset, and the Cheifs actually had a few games where Jamal Charles had success running the ball last year even with a poor passing game. How much of that was Wade is uncertain, but he had some part in it.

    Finally we have gotten that first one under our belt, let's get a few more and a solid draft and get to 10 wins.

    Cheers!
     
  12. Texecutioner

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    Hell yeah we got Wade Smith!!!!! :whip:


    Our running game is going to be deadly next season now. We will dominate!
     
  13. awtysst

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    Smart move. While he was on the Chiefs, he was a solid starting OG last year. His versatility allows him to also play Center. I expect the texans to still draft another OG/OC in the draft, but they can wait a little now.

    Perhaps next year's line looks like this:

    Brown---Smith---Caldwell----Briesel---Winston.

    Myers, White, Studdard, and new draft pick compete for backup spots.
     
  14. ArlingtonTexan

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    Especially on the 1st page of this thread you can find out more about him.

    http://www.texanstalk.com/forums/showthread.php?t=70089

    His biggest calling card is the ability to play in all spots across the line.

    Here was Kubiak's take on him a couple of days ago.

    http://www.houstontexans.com/news/Story.asp?story_id=6082


     
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    Good signing. We need OL help.

    Now, we can focus more to draft FS, CB, RB and DT in early rounds.

    Go Texans!!!
     
  16. bckey

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    Good signing. It is rare that a player visits 3 teams anymore and then picks his best option. Usally if they fly out of town it isn't going to happen. At least in the first week or so of free agency. I like this guy because he chose Houston not because we over paid him.
     
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    As much as I would like to get behind the guy and think he's a versatile OL who is coming for a starting job....
     
  18. Second Honeymoon

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    Could it be? Does this mean the end of Chris Myers as a Texan?

    This could truly be a glorious day indeed. This also helps make G/C less of a need early in the draft.

    thanks Smith. not a sexy or high impact signing, but it does afford the Texans some flexibility come draft day.
     
  19. NitroGSXR

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    Overpaid him? No. It's probably because we made him the best offer he could get or wanted.
     
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    I like the signing, too. Sexy doesn't win championships. Large, sweaty men in the trenches do.
     

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