I know what you are thinking........not this guy again.......haven't we been waiting for this guy to break out for like the last 4 seasons?
But, here's some food for thought:
- appears to have his head on straight ......."appears" - is only 26 - is extremely fast and is a large, tall target - once Cincy gets in the red zone, Palmer zeros in on him big time - Caught 9 TDs a couple of seasons ago playing alongside Ocho and Housh - Housh is gone, Ocho may have lost a step, and Coles isn't exactly Housh - Palmer recently called him "baby-Moss" for what's that worth
Thoughts? could he possibly take over as the #2 receiver in Cincy?
He wouldn't be someone I would reach for, since its possible that Palmer may have meant Sinorice Moss Coles is no bum, and he could be a poor man's Housh. Henry had a great chance the last couple season while Ochocinco was playing Snoro-nappo, but he didn't take advantage. Why should he this year? On the other hand, if Henry should show a football pulse he does have great speed. Color me iffy.
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Palmer loves him, especially as a deep threat. I actually caught an interview with Palmer where he was talking about Henry and said that this will be far and away the best you've seen him and he's really busting his butt this offseason. If he manages to stay out of trouble I think you will see a breakout year for him, it seems he has a knack for finding the endzone when he's actually playing to his potential.
Of course the staying out of trouble part always seems to be the big "IF"
Moron with great talent. I'm willing to believe the reports he's reformed one more time. I don't expect any problems during the season. Guys don't usually screw up then. It's in the offseason when they've got time on their hands. I'll give him a pass with not doing anything last year, nobody did. TJ caught alot of balls still but didn't really do anything.
I'm definitely willing to add him in the 13th round or whatever. The Bengals probably didn't expect anything really out of Henry after all they've been through with him but talent + work ethic can = great things. I know Coles comes in as the FA No. 2 but the best players get on the field. If Henry's really doing that well, he'll get on the field.
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I'm a big fan of his talent but had also been burned, waiting on him to break out again. I'm glad I read this thread, though. I forgot all about him. You guys have convinced me to draft him again. Here's to not getting burned one more time!
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He's most definitely a guy I'm targeting this year. He's not a guy I would want to rely on from the word go, so I'm looking to add him on as my WR4 and see what happens. But considering how late he's going in drafts, and the other available WRs at that time, I think Henry has the biggest upside of them all. And at worst he decides to get in trouble again, gets suspended, and I've lost a late round pick that won't be too hard to replace off the waiver wire. However, at best is that he plays up to the level we've scene him play before, becomes Palmer's redzone go to guy, and he might even take over the number 2 slot for Cincy. I think the gamble is worth it.
I feel like he is gambling on a gamble. You are gambling that the Cincy offense gets great again after losing their most consistent WR and then gambling that this guy has his head on straight. Now don't get me wrong when it's the last round I'm taking this guy instead of a kicker for many of the reasons that have been said. Guy has talent.
I would definitely like Henry to be a WR4 or WR5 for me. Coles is a bum and I really can't stand him, so I'm hoping that Henry emerges as a legitimate WR2 for the Bungles. If he doesn't get the ball, he'll just wine like he did in New York last year when Favre didn't throw him the ball enough.