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He is the master of the zbs plus he would be sharing carries so no large workload. As for can't stay healthy neither can Bradshaw, but we keep resigning him

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Nice to know that the 2/3 Texans players that have terrorized the Colts in recent years are no longer with the team. First AJ, and now Foster. They still have Watt but I'm glad we won't have to play Foster twice a year anymore.

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1 hour ago, CR91 said:

He is the master of the zbs plus he would be sharing carries so no large workload. As for can't stay healthy neither can Bradshaw, but we keep resigning him

Because we're able to keep re-signing Bradshaw for cheap deals. When we're out of options, it's worth it to sign him for the vet min for however long he'll manage to stay healthy. Foster wouldn't come nearly as cheap as Bradshaw has. 

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30 minutes ago, MasterCrief said:

Because we're able to keep re-signing Bradshaw for cheap deals. When we're out of options, it's worth it to sign him for the vet min for however long he'll manage to stay healthy. Foster wouldn't come nearly as cheap as Bradshaw has. 

 

If he expects a team to give him a big contract he's nuts

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11 hours ago, CR91 said:

He is the master of the zbs plus he would be sharing carries so no large workload. As for can't stay healthy neither can Bradshaw, but we keep resigning him

Let's double down on running backs who can't stay healthy!!!

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