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Count Alex's Losses
02-27-2007, 09:28 PM
http://chiefs.scout.com/2/622422.html

At the beginning of the month, I put together a list of 10 things the Chiefs must do in their attempt to win the AFC West next season. One of them was re-sign quarterback Damon Huard, and the Chiefs did just that yesterday.

Before we over analyze the signing and put our spin on what this means for the future of incumbent starter Trent Green, letís recognize that this was a well-planned move by the Chiefs organization.

Huard clearly showed he was capable of running KCís offense in 2006. He won more games than Green and displayed a leadership quality that not many thought he had.

He surprised his teammates, and if you asked some of the coaches early on in training camp last season, few would have given any indication he could run this offense as a wily veteran should.

By agreeing to a three-year deal reportedly worth $7.5 million, the Chiefs have all the insurance they need in the event Green is cut or Brodie Croyle isnít ready to be the man in 2007.

According to Huard, the Chiefs didnít promise him a chance to be the starter. Iím betting that conversation came up a few times with management, his agent and the coaches, however.

ďIím real excited about this,Ē Huard told me Tuesday night. ďIím very happy.Ē

The Chiefs now have an experienced backup in the event Green comes back, and someone who can also serve as a bridge until the Croyle takes over.

The good thing is that Huard wonít need much time developing his own style if he is the man next year. He already has a grasp of the offense and his learning curve will be short when he begins offseason workouts next month in Kansas City.

"This makes so much sense for me," said Huard. "I already know the system. I love the city."

That brings us to Trent Green. What do the Chiefs do with him? With a cap hit of $9.2 million in 2007, common sense would indicate the Chiefs would like to restructure his contract.

According Jim Steiner, Greenís agent, the Chiefs have not contacted Green about such an option. That could mean that the Kansas City brass has made up their minds about Green. He could be a cap casualty either on Thursday, or on June 1st when they can spread out the cap hit over 2007 and 2008.

Last year Green faltered down the stretch. He went 2-3 as a starter to end the regular season and his playoff performance against the Colts had everyone outside of the organization wondering if theyíd seen the last of him in a Chiefs uniform.

The saddest part about aging players who have lost some of their skills is they are only remembered for their most recent past. To even further add insult to injury, there is always someone ready to take their job.

That appears to be the case in Kansas City. Huard might very well get his chance, even though many thought it would not be with the Chiefs.

Tomorrow: An exclusive one-on-one chat with Damon Huard.

Phobia
02-27-2007, 09:55 PM
Somebody should tell Nick about the change to the CBA last year where a team can release a June 1st player early and still collect salary cap relief over the next 2 years.

Logical
02-27-2007, 09:59 PM
He surprised his teammates, and if you asked some of the coaches early on in training camp last season, few would have given any indication he could run this offense as a wily veteran should. ROFLROFLROFL

Like we ran the offense this year that we ran in past years. OMFGL.M.F.A.O

booger
02-27-2007, 11:19 PM
Somebody should tell Nick about the change to the CBA last year where a team can release a June 1st player early and still collect salary cap relief over the next 2 years.


Yeah, i remember something of that. Isn't it 2 players though?

Nick doesn't follow the CBA. He prefers the NBA and WNBA.

big nasty kcnut
02-27-2007, 11:20 PM
Nick like the farm animal porn.

booger
02-27-2007, 11:29 PM
I heard he likes donkey shows in denver.

I also heard he digs the employee of the month.

booger
02-27-2007, 11:40 PM
eeeeeeeeeeee aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaawwwwwwwwwwwww

(donkey noise for the slow kids)

Count Alex's Losses
03-01-2007, 12:47 AM
Our EXCLUSIVE one-on-one interview with Huard is up.

http://chiefs.scout.com/2/622716.html

SPchief
03-01-2007, 12:50 AM
Our EXCLUSIVE one-on-one interview with Huard is up.

http://chiefs.scout.com/2/622716.html



Ok, posting free articles from WPI is one thing. But this is outright spam.

Guru
03-01-2007, 12:51 AM
Ok, posting free articles from WPI is one thing. But this is outright spam.
But, but, but, but....

It's an exclusive..... :shake:

SNR
03-01-2007, 12:51 AM
Does someone want to cut and paste the interview?

SPchief
03-01-2007, 12:52 AM
Does someone want to cut and paste the interview?


The link takes you to the premium signup page.

Count Alex's Losses
03-01-2007, 12:52 AM
I believe the planet has a rule against posting insider articles.

Halfcan
03-01-2007, 12:54 AM
Damon= Trade Bait

Count Alex's Losses
03-01-2007, 12:57 AM
Damon= Trade Bait

Erm, isn't TRENT the trade bait ATM?

Short Leash Hootie
03-01-2007, 01:32 AM
oh boy I sure wish I was a WPI subscriber for times like these!

SPchief
03-01-2007, 01:37 AM
oh boy I sure wish I was a WPI subscriber for times like these!


I'm assuming the article starts like this:


Nick: So Damoun, how do you feel about resigning with the Cheifs?

Damon: Well I am pleased to bee back with the Chiefs, and am looking foword to next season.


Nick: Doo you think that you will be the starter, or do you believe that Greene will get the spot?


Damon: Well I am just trooly blessed to be with an organization that feelds top notch competitors like mee and Trent.

rad
03-01-2007, 03:18 AM
I'm assuming the article starts like this:


Nick: So Damoun, how do you feel about resigning with the Chiefs?

Damon: Well I am pleased to bee back with the Chiefs, and am looking foword to next season.


Nick: Doo you think that you will be the starter, or do you believe that Greene will get the spot?


Damon: Well I am just trooly blessed to be with an organization that feelds top notch competitors like mee and Trent.

LMAO

King_Chief_Fan
03-01-2007, 07:32 AM
Ok, posting free articles from WPI is one thing. But this is outright spam.

that would be unfair to spam.

These are absolutely the worst written garbage I have ever seen.

CrazyHorse
03-01-2007, 07:37 AM
Huard get's his chance?

What part of the article says that Huard is the starter? If you meant chance to be a back up QB he's had that some time ago. The thread title is misleading.

trndobrd
03-01-2007, 08:14 AM
Our EXCLUSIVE one-on-one interview with Huard is up.

http://chiefs.scout.com/2/622716.html

Link to the WPI premium member sign up.... :shake:

Skip Towne
03-01-2007, 08:25 AM
oh boy I sure wish I was a WIPe subscriber for times like these!

Redrum_69
03-01-2007, 09:18 AM
HOLY SHIT ANOTHER WPI THREAD COPY/PASTED

Phobia
03-01-2007, 09:29 AM
Our EXCLUSIVE one-on-one interview with Huard is up.

http://chiefs.scout.com/2/622716.html

Seriously, what's the point of that? Nobody can read it.

Halfcan
03-01-2007, 09:43 AM
Erm, isn't TRENT the trade bait ATM?


Maybe both?? Seems Damon has more value-and that contract he signed seems pretty cap friendly too.

Cochise
03-01-2007, 09:46 AM
Seriously, what's the point of that? Nobody can read it.

Oh man. I'd better subscribe right away! I can't read the exclusive interview with journeyman QB Damon Huard!

On the bright side, at $89.95, it would only take a few of us signing up for you to get another $500. :fire:

crazycoffey
03-01-2007, 09:54 AM
It was really an interview with Hootie, GC and Hootie are secret santa's and this was GC's gift.

the Chiefs could still trade Huard, he was a free agent, right? So if someone wanted him over Green CP would still pull the trigger if he gets what he wants now, green to restructure his contract. signing Huard early was just to help organize the QB situation.

If Green would have restructured first, then huard would have never resigned, he would have tested the market.