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Amobe Okoye Anyone?

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Sounds like it's a definite possibility the Texans [URL="http://rotoworld.com/player/nfl/4174/amobi-okoye"]cut this guy.[/URL] He's just 24 and only a couple of years removed from being a Top 10 pick. I say yes....

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Depends on what he wants money wise. He has talent but hasn't shown much so far. If hes cheap couldn't hurt we definitely could use some depth in the interior.

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if we can get him, mebane, and or coefield, I would be a happy camper. 2 of those three would make me super happy.

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Well he's not going to be able to demand THAT much if he gets cut. That doesn't do much for your stock when the team that drafts you cuts you loose - apparently they have too much money tied up in him and if they want to shoot for Asomugha, he's a cap casualty.....

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Yes, for the right price.

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Absolutely sign up for this guy.... I'm not an NFL talent scout so I assume that it's not all there that meets the eye but he could be in for a long career still and needs a change of scenery. I would be all for it and definitely a guy who could be a difference maker in Carolina.

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Yes please. Maybe my top DT choice if he doesn't get too expensive

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Yep, sure would.

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considering he will be cut, i dont think his price will be that high. and yes i would be interested in him.

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I think it is funny how other teams think when a player is cut there is an opportunity to pick up an unnoticed gem. I guarantee this cat is the equivalent of our Richard Marshall. Good players rarely get cut or released. This is why free agents rarely work out.

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[quote name='jtm']I think it is funny how other teams think when a player is cut there is an opportunity to pick up an unnoticed gem. I guarantee this cat is the equivalent of our Richard Marshall. Good players rarely get cut or released. This is why free agents rarely work out.[/QUOTE]

He's not going to be that expensive and HE'S BETTER THAN WHAT WE HAVE some fans need to get off their high horse.

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[quote name='jtm']I think it is funny how other teams think when a player is cut there is an opportunity to pick up an unnoticed gem. I guarantee this cat is the equivalent of our Richard Marshall. Good players rarely get cut or released. This is why free agents rarely work out.[/QUOTE]

rare yes, but if that player doesnt fit the scheme or live up to his potential than teams do cut those players.

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Maybe useful as rotational but has not shown he's starter material.

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[quote name='jtgreensboro']He's not going to be that expensive and HE'S BETTER THAN WHAT WE HAVE some fans need to get off their high horse.[/QUOTE]

It's not wise to to pick a already bad player, just because he's better than ours. That will not really improve our position.

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[quote name='MaineManPanther']It's not wise to to pick a already bad player, just because he's better than ours. That will not really improve our position.[/QUOTE]

we have done this before, Tyler Brayton, Ken Lucas etc.

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Ken lucas?

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[quote name='SnarkAttack']Sounds like it's a definite possibility the Texans [URL="http://rotoworld.com/player/nfl/4174/amobi-okoye"]cut this guy.[/URL] He's just 24 and only a couple of years removed from being a Top 10 pick. I say yes....[/QUOTE]

So is Aaron Maybin.

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I wouldn't mind giving him a shot at all.

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[quote name='DaCityKats']we have done this before, Tyler Brayton, Ken Lucas etc.[/QUOTE]

Lucas was by no means a bad player. Brayton was average and didn't really improve line.

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[quote name='jtm']I think it is funny how other teams think when a player is cut there is an opportunity to pick up an unnoticed gem. I guarantee this cat is the equivalent of our Richard Marshall. Good players rarely get cut or released. This is why free agents rarely work out.[/QUOTE]

That's a pretty sweeping generalization. What makes him expendable is not necessarily his performance but his SALARY. He was a top-10 pick, thus his salary is probably astronimical under the guidelines of the preceeding CBA. So, is he worth 6-8 mill a year? Probably not, but at the right price, he can be a valuable commodity for a team in need at the DT position.

And as for free agents not working out, see Charles Woodson, Julius Peppers, Ladainian Tomlinson, Michael Turner, Priest Holmes, T.O., etc. etc.

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According to a lot of people on this board the only players worthy of being signed in free agency are perennial pro bowlers who are going to be pursued by everyone else and probably won't come here anyway since they want to win now. Nevermind the fact that we have had success with first round reclamation project defensive linemen and under the radar signings.

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[quote name='mvp2011']So is Aaron Maybin.[/QUOTE]

And? Okoye's been more successful than Maybin....

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[quote name='DaCityKats']we have done this before, Tyler Brayton, Ken Lucas etc.[/QUOTE]

Exactly - Brayton and Lucas both started for us for 3 years each. I'd say those are relatively solid free agent pickups.....

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[quote name='MaineManPanther']Lucas was by no means a bad player. Brayton was average and didn't really improve line.[/QUOTE]

amobe is not a bad player is what i was getting to. he did have decent numbers last year 44 tackles 3 sacks. plus he is 24 years old.

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So if Deangelo signs with another team are they getting a bad player?
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