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Texans acquire Nate Menkin

Discussion in 'Houston Texans' started by J.R., Aug 12, 2013.

  1. J.R.

    J.R. Member

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    for Jeff Maehl.

    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Texas trade receiver Jeff Maehl to Eagles 4 tackle/guard Nate Menkin who played off. tackle 4 Texans last year.Menkin played guard 4 Eagles.</p>&mdash; Mark Berman (@MarkBermanFox26) <a href="https://twitter.com/MarkBermanFox26/statuses/367030044196995073">August 12, 2013</a></blockquote>
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  2. rocketpower2

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    Was pissed when we lost Menkin in the first place, very glad to get him back. I think he can be a starter in this league.
     
  3. ROXRAN

    ROXRAN Contributing Member

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    Good trade
     
  4. conquistador#11

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    this only reassures one thing, the eagles are desperate for receivers. jeff maehl can easily become the next ed mccaffrey, minus the size and ability to catch the ball. =)

    And us texans with the ? of Wade smith, need to fill that position for preseason snaps. solid pick up.
     
  5. Rockets34Legend

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    Good trade. Maehl sucked last game and was just taking up a spot on the practice squad.
     
  6. Ziggy

    Ziggy QUEEN ANON

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    You think he'd change "Texas" to Hou instead of calling the Texans, Texas.
     
  7. mario_v

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    Eagles Head Coach Chip Kelly coached Jeff Maehl in college, he's more familiar with him.

    I dont think Maehl was a good fit for this offense. He needs to be in a spread offense.

    Watch Maehl become a star WR in Philly. Damn you Rick Smith, y u no have eye for talent?
     
  8. SLRokJok

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    cool. not complaining.
     
  9. BE4RD

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    This is good news for bubble guys like Nwachukwu, Lemon, and Bonner. Only one of them isn't going to make it now.
     
  10. jbasket

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    I think this means Wade Smith is more hurt than just a "bruise".
     
  11. FLASH21

    FLASH21 Heart O' Champs

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    I see Nwachukwu not making it.

    But isn't Bonner injured? I don't recall spotting him on ST this past Friday. And Dennis Johnson handled must of our kick return duties.
     
  12. Nimo

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    Great news for Lestar Jean. Not so much for Quessenberry
     
  13. Nimo

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    I can see them carrying 5 WRs: AJ, DH, KM, LJ, and AB. Plus one more once DP makes it back. Only one of those guys is making it, not two.
     
  14. J.R.

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    Wade Smith is hurt, Brennan Williams is hurt. This is just insurance. I wouldn't be surprised if Williams went on PUP or IR.
     
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    Texans definitely hated to waive him last year and were hoping no one saw the what they saw, but the Eagles snatched him up pretty quickly once he became available.

    Menkin has great physical tools. He's just never played against elite competition coming from a D-III school. Hopefully he can get some time this preseason so we can see if he can put it all together.

    Low risk, potentially decent award. Good move.
     
  16. justtxyank

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    Lance was high on him last year, hopefully for a good reason. Would be nice to have a high upside rt on the roster.
     
  17. bobloblaw

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    Yeah, I have to imagine that the Texans called the Eagles on this one. There's no way the Eagles would have called the Texans after Maehl's 2 drops. Menkin will be a practice squad player at best for the Texans.
     
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    Philadelphia Texans.

    Demeco Ryans, Conor Barwin, Donnie Jones, Jeff Maehl,
     
  19. rocketpower2

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    James Casey.
     
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    Good trade for both teams
     

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