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Browns sign Ben Tate

Discussion in 'Houston Texans' started by Commodore, Mar 15, 2014.

  1. Commodore

    Commodore Contributing Member

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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p><a class="hashtag" action="hash" title="#Browns">#Browns</a> have signed RB Ben Tate <a href="http://t.co/0lrH0g6SOl" title="http://twitter.com/Browns/status/444905763447005184/photo/1">pic.twitter.com/0lrH0g6SOl</a></p>&mdash; Cleveland Browns (@Browns) <a href="https://twitter.com/Browns/status/444905763447005184" data-datetime="2014-03-15T18:39:34+00:00">March 15, 2014</a></blockquote>
    <script src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script><blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Browns nabbed their RB, agreed to terms with former Texans RB Ben Tate on a two-year deal, per source.</p>&mdash; Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) <a href="https://twitter.com/AdamSchefter/status/444904798848942080" data-datetime="2014-03-15T18:35:44+00:00">March 15, 2014</a></blockquote>
    <script src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script><blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>LET'S DO THIS CLEVELAND!! <a class="hashtag" action="hash" title="#DawgPound">#DawgPound</a> <a href="http://t.co/jMKDIV1OmA" title="http://twitter.com/BenTateRB/status/444904666912919552/photo/1">pic.twitter.com/jMKDIV1OmA</a></p>&mdash; Ben Tate (@BenTateRB) <a href="https://twitter.com/BenTateRB/status/444904666912919552" data-datetime="2014-03-15T18:35:13+00:00">March 15, 2014</a></blockquote>
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  2. REEKO_HTOWN

    REEKO_HTOWN I'm Rich Biiiiaaatch!

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    Good for Ben.
     
  3. Fullcourt

    Fullcourt Contributing Member

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    Ben Tate to the Browns has been a rumor for so long I honestly thought it wouldn't happen.
     
  4. Fyreball

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    Haha, seriously. We've been hearing about the Browns being a potential landing spot for Tate for like 2 years now. Usually when things are that obvious, it never comes to fruition. Either way, good for Ben.
     
  5. Aruba77

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    Wish we could have kept him.
     
  6. J.R.

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    Tate-to-Cleveland has been in the works for at least 2 years now.
     
  7. cardpire

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    Wish we could've made the no-brainer move and traded him when we had a chance.
     
  8. J.R.

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    2 yrs 7 mil
     
  9. K-Low_4_Prez

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    Nice pick up for the Browns, if they could find a QB their offense could be pretty good.
     
  10. HTown_DieHard

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  11. Aruba77

    Aruba77 Contributing Member

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    I'm feeling Schaub for a 5th rounder.
     
  12. sugrlndkid

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    wow...no way??? really? that is a heck of a deal for the Browns...really?
     
  13. K-Low_4_Prez

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    I would give a team a 5th rounder to take him off our hands
     
  14. zeeshan2

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    I got the feeling he will disappoint many people in Cleveland
     
  15. Crashlanded19

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    wow we couldve resigned him for that amount...buts its ok..
     
  16. awc713

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    at this point...gotta wonder if tate at 2 years 7 mil is better than foster at around 40 mil...

    love foster but damn, thought tate wouldve gotten more
     
  17. Nick

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    Its clear that running backs are no longer highly valued around the league. Any team that has a lot of money tied into a position with such a high injury risk, along with a very little "elite" shelf life, will likely not get anywhere close to decent value out of the contract.
     
  18. Sydeffect

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    Feeling wishy washy about this
     
  19. Fantasma Negro

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    I'll take a sixth, just get his salary off the books
     
  20. Stoli

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    How do you not keep Tate at 3.5 per season? I know Foster makes a ton at the position, but we will regret letting Tate walk. Maybe he just wanted out of H-Town. Didn't want to share time and carries with Foster. But if we could have kept him at that price we sure should have.
     

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