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    Re: Reed to Houston confirmed.



    Quote Originally Posted by GOTA View Post
    Whatever Ozzie is thinking he's not going to share it. We're all just going to have to be patient as much as that sucks for the fans. I remember Billick saying that Ozzie was one of the smartest people he ever met. He put him up there with Bill Walsh in terms of intellect. That doesn't mean that Ozzie is right this time but these moves are not casually made. There is a plan that he's following.
    I read a quote that said similar from Marvin Lewis from the owners meeting. In a nutshell they were asking him about Baltimore being gutted and his reply was "Ozzie has a plan".




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    I think it's funny how many people get butt hurt when you say a former great player like reed isn't that good anymore. Father Time always wins. I don't care how good the player was.


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    Re: Reed to Houston confirmed.

    Decided to read some of the Houston fan forums to gauge their reaction. From what I gauge, they are more excited than we are disappointed. Lots of enthusiasm mixed with some people saying "geez, how old is he? no thanks."


    http://www.texanstalk.com/forums/showthread.php?t=99269




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    Re: Reed to Houston confirmed.

    I think the Texans will end up regretting signing Reed.

    4. Ed Reed, Baltimore Ravens

    2012 Cap Hit: $8.5m
    2012 Performance Based Value: $2.0m
    Value Differential: -$6.5m

    The second straight former Defensive Player of the Year on this list (and third in the Top 4 spots), Reed finds himself here for a different reason than Polamalu. Starting every game in 2012, he was tied for fourth among all safeties with four interceptions and added a further seven pass break-ups. Still, his play deteriorated compared with seasons past, with him finishing tied for second at his position with five penalties. His struggles to tackle properly were well documented — Reed ended with 15 misses in the regular season and a further six in the playoffs.




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    Re: Reed to Houston confirmed.

    hell be solid there as long as his health holds out. I hope he plays well and throughout the contract and gets that INT record because we all know hes going into the HoF as a Raven. Good luck to him, and if he did get 6ish a year, it was the right call to let him go but im happy for him. His Jersey now gets framed for the wall with Rays.
    -JAB




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    Re: Reed to Houston confirmed.

    Quote Originally Posted by Paintballguy View Post
    I think the Texans will end up regretting signing Reed.

    4. Ed Reed, Baltimore Ravens

    2012 Cap Hit: $8.5m
    2012 Performance Based Value: $2.0m
    Value Differential: -$6.5m

    The second straight former Defensive Player of the Year on this list (and third in the Top 4 spots), Reed finds himself here for a different reason than Polamalu. Starting every game in 2012, he was tied for fourth among all safeties with four interceptions and added a further seven pass break-ups. Still, his play deteriorated compared with seasons past, with him finishing tied for second at his position with five penalties. His struggles to tackle properly were well documented — Reed ended with 15 misses in the regular season and a further six in the playoffs.
    Where do you get the performance value info from? That's cool.




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    Re: Reed to Houston confirmed.

    "Jason La Canfora ‏@JasonLaCanfora 5m
    Maximum value of Ed Reed's deal with the Texans is $16 million for 3 years. Very strong deal for an older safety, especially in this market "

    Dayuumm....

    I hope this doesn't overprice Huff...




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    Re: Reed to Houston confirmed.

    Quote Originally Posted by psuraven View Post
    Where do you get the performance value info from? That's cool.
    www.profootballfocus.com I think they can be biased at times, but their stuff overall is pretty good.

    Quote Originally Posted by Ravenalytics View Post
    "Jason La Canfora ‏@JasonLaCanfora 5m
    Maximum value of Ed Reed's deal with the Texans is $16 million for 3 years. Very strong deal for an older safety, especially in this market "

    Dayuumm....

    I hope this doesn't overprice Huff...
    Yeah like I said, the Texans will regret this. They'll probably get one solid season out of him.




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    Re: Reed to Houston confirmed.

    Quote Originally Posted by Paintballguy View Post
    www.profootballfocus.com I think they can be biased at times, but their stuff overall is pretty good.



    Yeah like I said, the Texans will regret this. They'll probably get one solid season out of him.
    could be all the deal is really for. front loaded in the first year, nothing guaranteed after that. be interesting when terms come out.
    -JAB




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    Re: Reed to Houston confirmed.

    Too much.




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    Re: Reed to Houston confirmed.

    Quote Originally Posted by JAB1985 View Post
    could be all the deal is really for. front loaded in the first year, nothing guaranteed after that. be interesting when terms come out.
    Very true. I'm very curious to see how it is structured.




  12. #102

    Re: Reed to Houston confirmed.

    Quote Originally Posted by Paintballguy View Post
    I think the Texans will end up regretting signing Reed.

    4. Ed Reed, Baltimore Ravens

    2012 Cap Hit: $8.5m
    2012 Performance Based Value: $2.0m
    Value Differential: -$6.5m

    The second straight former Defensive Player of the Year on this list (and third in the Top 4 spots), Reed finds himself here for a different reason than Polamalu. Starting every game in 2012, he was tied for fourth among all safeties with four interceptions and added a further seven pass break-ups. Still, his play deteriorated compared with seasons past, with him finishing tied for second at his position with five penalties. His struggles to tackle properly were well documented — Reed ended with 15 misses in the regular season and a further six in the playoffs.
    This performance value stuff doesn't take into account the intangibles, like how he could take away half the field just by his presence, or how opposing quarterbacks claimed they always had to know where he was. The Texans didn't sign him for his tackling abilities. That being said, I think it was too much money for the Ravens to come close to. No Raven's fan wanted to see Reed playing for another team, but at least its easier (than Boldin or Pollard) to understand why we let him go.




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    Re: Reed to Houston confirmed.

    Decided to read some of the Houston fan forums to gauge their reaction. From what I gauge, they are more excited than we are disappointed. Lots of enthusiasm mixed with some people saying "geez, how old is he? no thanks." http://www.texanstalk.com/forums/showthread.php?t=99269


    I like this quote from that Texans' thread, Post #1749:

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    Where is everybody getting the idea that Reed is going to be effective roaming over the top? He was an OLB, and apparently they're converting him. Why? Has he done anything to suggest he knows what he's doing? This is a completely different role and people are just assuming he's going to flourish.
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  14. #104

    Re: Reed to Houston confirmed.

    This will always give me chills. I agree that we should not have paid him all that $$ and it was time to move on, but missing a player like Ed, hurts bad.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LG_f1GzmwHo




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    Re: Reed to Houston confirmed.

    Quote Originally Posted by Whibbley-O! View Post
    Decided to read some of the Houston fan forums to gauge their reaction. From what I gauge, they are more excited than we are disappointed. Lots of enthusiasm mixed with some people saying "geez, how old is he? no thanks." http://www.texanstalk.com/forums/showthread.php?t=99269


    I like this quote from that Texans' thread, Post #1749:

    >>
    Where is everybody getting the idea that Reed is going to be effective roaming over the top? He was an OLB, and apparently they're converting him. Why? Has he done anything to suggest he knows what he's doing? This is a completely different role and people are just assuming he's going to flourish.
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    wow... I can understand confusing lesser known players but possibly the GOAT FS?... just wow.
    -JAB




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