Texan's to release Putzier?

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  1. Hottoddie

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    http://profootballexperts.scout.com/2/729529.html

    According to this article, the Texans are planning on releasing Putzier & resigning Breuner. This surprises me a little bit. Any opinions? I didn't see this reported anywhere. Sorry if it has been.
     
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    I'm not shocked in the slightest actually.
     
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    So soon? Give him time.
     
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    Dreessen will take his place.
     
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    He had a decent year this year.
     
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    Correct me if I'm wrong, but Dreesen can long snap too right?
     
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    I forgot about him. Cutting Putzier saves us about $1.25 million this year.
     
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    Supposedly. Both Dreessen and Zgonina can long snap.

    But Pittman only had 1 really bad snap that I can remember last year.

    But I really liked Dreessen in the preseason last year and he played pretty well during the regular season.

    I like Putz but I don't think this is a bad move. I just wish we could get something for Putzier.
     


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    LOL. Was thinking that it was one of your posters, TC.

    I thought "Well, there's a Ray Finkle 'moment' right there..."

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    Right he has done nothing in 2 years here, he did nothing his last year in Denver and was let go. If it was not for Kubiak wanting a player/coach to teach the other players what he wanted from them Putz would have been cut a long time ago.

    Dressen is a hard worker overachiever and Kubiak has grown to respect him. A 3some Daniels, Breuner and Dressen is a solid group.
     
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    Doesn't surprise me either..........there is no better blocking TE on the team..........for whoever becomes our main RB and for our QB. Furthermore, Bruener has shown some recent ability to catch the ball in some crucial situations.
     
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    Breuner has a PhD in Economics. Just another example of why it pays to get a good education in this day and times.
     
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    wonder if we are thinking of putting Breuner on the line in Alex Gibbs system.
     
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    Bruener was the starter for many years in Pittsburgh before coming here and a Steeler fan I know was really bummed about losing him. He told me then that Bruener can catch but the Steelers don't throw to him and that Bruener can block like a madman.

    With Houston I never saw it but then prior to Kubiak coming here we weren't exactly fully functional on offense. If the coaches think they need Bruener and not Putzier then I'm good with that.
     
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    I'm okay with Putzier getting released seeing as Bruener still serves a purpose (blocking).

    I don't think Bruener is going to stay in the league much longer. Hopefully he can teach Mr. Daniels how to put a block on somebody before he retires.
     
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    I think tje coaches were likely disappointed at our TE play last season from top to bottom and this doesn't shock me a bit...I do think we pursue another TE of some sort and I'm thinking right now that Bruenner doesn't make the team this year either...but he will go into camp as "plan b" at TE if we can't upgrade...just my random take on this.
     

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