1. Welcome! Please take a few seconds to create your free account to post threads, make some friends, remove a few ads while surfing and much more. ClutchFans has been bringing fans together to talk Houston Sports since 1996. Join us!

ESPN: Hopkins wants fair deal

Discussion in 'Houston Texans' started by Fantasma Negro, Jul 23, 2016.

  1. Fantasma Negro

    Joined:
    Jun 23, 2011
    Messages:
    6,189
    Likes Received:
    3,050
    http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/1...de-receiver-deandre-hopkins-eyes-new-contract
     
  2. 713

    713 Member

    Joined:
    May 6, 2011
    Messages:
    5,807
    Likes Received:
    871
    7 years for 105 Mill.
    15 mill a year.
     
  3. vstexas09

    vstexas09 Contributing Member

    Joined:
    Nov 7, 2007
    Messages:
    10,000
    Likes Received:
    408
    lol and so the drama begins...
     
  4. sealclubber1016

    Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Mar 31, 2010
    Messages:
    11,022
    Likes Received:
    6,180
    Say what you want about the Texans, they have a pretty good history of taking care of their guys. Really they've done so to a fault. I'm sure something will get worked out.
     
  5. Joshfast

    Joshfast "We're all gonna die" - Billy Sole
    Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Dec 9, 2001
    Messages:
    6,152
    Likes Received:
    1,248
    Bingo. I have no worries this doesn't get done.
     
  6. vinsensual

    vinsensual Member

    Joined:
    Nov 2, 2008
    Messages:
    8,013
    Likes Received:
    378
    lol the first guys they bring up are Baldwin, Keenan Allen and Hurns. Hopkins is light years ahead of those guys.
     
  7. TheFreak

    TheFreak Contributing Member

    Joined:
    Feb 18, 1999
    Messages:
    17,320
    Likes Received:
    1,360
    They're already sinking a ton of money into DE and QB. Even Lamar Miller makes more than a RB should. Paying a WR big money has never been a good idea.
     
  8. Fulgore

    Fulgore Member

    Joined:
    Feb 20, 2009
    Messages:
    8,034
    Likes Received:
    2,922
    Arguably the best WR in the game. I don't blame him
     
  9. Mr. Clutch

    Mr. Clutch Contributing Member

    Joined:
    Nov 8, 2002
    Messages:
    44,177
    Likes Received:
    4,096
    Its gonna be tough.

    I want to keep him but maybe this is why they drafted so many wrs
     
  10. James Hardashian

    James Hardashian Contributing Member
    Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Aug 27, 2008
    Messages:
    176
    Likes Received:
    105
    The Texans better lock him up! This is ridiculous this is a top 5 receiver! Be smart
     
  11. v3.0

    v3.0 Contributing Member

    Joined:
    Jan 23, 2005
    Messages:
    16,195
    Likes Received:
    923
    3 big money vets that immediately come to mind that might become a casualty to a Hopkins extension- Duane Brown, Cushing, JJoseph.
     
  12. gucci888

    gucci888 Contributing Member

    Joined:
    May 20, 2002
    Messages:
    12,517
    Likes Received:
    597
    Not really. We have a lot of big money contracts that can easily be cut to make room if necessary. Texans have shown they'll take care of their players, and almost to a fault as some have pointed out.
     
  13. Fantasma Negro

    Joined:
    Jun 23, 2011
    Messages:
    6,189
    Likes Received:
    3,050
    Its between Hopkins and Antonio Brown, who do you think will get paid more? Who is the better wr?
     
  14. Mr. Clutch

    Mr. Clutch Contributing Member

    Joined:
    Nov 8, 2002
    Messages:
    44,177
    Likes Received:
    4,096
    Brown probably was a bit better last year but Hopkins is younger
     
  15. J Sizzle

    J Sizzle Member

    Joined:
    Feb 27, 2012
    Messages:
    33,902
    Likes Received:
    11,055
    Brown is better, though he also benefits from a better QB. It should be close between them.
     
  16. TheRealist137

    TheRealist137 Member

    Joined:
    Jan 27, 2009
    Messages:
    25,024
    Likes Received:
    4,657
    Brown is the best WR in the NFL. Hopkins is probably 4th/5th.
     
  17. J Sizzle

    J Sizzle Member

    Joined:
    Feb 27, 2012
    Messages:
    33,902
    Likes Received:
    11,055
    Pretty accurate. In my opinion...

    1. Brown
    2. Julio
    3. Odell
    4. AJ Green
    5. Hopkins
     
  18. donkeypunch

    donkeypunch Contributing Member

    Joined:
    Dec 8, 2013
    Messages:
    7,275
    Likes Received:
    4,240
    Im okay with losing JJo, Brown and would be extremely sad to see Cushing somewhere else but they are all declining and replaceable at this point. Especially JJo, with Kareem and the KJ playing like they are.
     
  19. Fulgore

    Fulgore Member

    Joined:
    Feb 20, 2009
    Messages:
    8,034
    Likes Received:
    2,922
    Not taking anything away from Brown but he has a hof qb throwing him the ball. Hop has had turd after turd at qb but still putting up insane numbers.
     
  20. HR Dept

    HR Dept Joined: January 1, 1906
    Supporting Member

    Joined:
    May 31, 2012
    Messages:
    6,645
    Likes Received:
    1,069
    There goes the Texans' hope/fear that he would seek/accept an unfair deal.

    Captain Obvo...
     
Loading...

Share This Page

  • About ClutchFans

    Since 1996, ClutchFans has been loud and proud covering the Houston Rockets, helping set an industry standard for team fan sites. The forums have been a home for Houston sports fans as well as basketball fanatics around the globe.

  • Support ClutchFans!

    If you find that ClutchFans is a valuable resource for you, please consider becoming a Supporting Member. Supporting Members can upload photos and attachments directly to their posts, customize their user title and more. Gold Supporters see zero ads!


    Upgrade Now