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Old 04-26-2005   #21
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With so much youth in the secondary we may not need to trade up.

lol...I hope this works. Not many teams who just posted their best record ever set about a rebuilding era. Granted, that best record ever was still sub-.500...but some fans are pretty selective about who gets second chances year-to-year versus who should get cut. I guess it's to be expected--everybody has their favorites.
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Old 04-26-2005   #22
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With some time to reflect and consider how the draft went (overall) in the
first round, its clear this was not the year to pick up a premiere LT. I mean
the top tackle taken was not even a LT - I didn't check into recent history
but its probably been some time since that happened. And there was as many guardes/centers taken in the first round as tackles - thats another indication as to how weak the draft in general and the tackle position in particular was this year.
But I'm still surprised we didn't assign a higher priority to picking up a guard
or center. I know the PB might have had something to do with, because we spent our #2 and a #3 for him. Maybe this 5th rounder will amount to something more than a sub, but that's not real likely.
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yah it is nunusguy.. Olinemen dont follow the same rules as other positions.

look around the league.. 75% of starting offensive linemen were 2nd day picks.. or undrafted rookie free agents.
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yah it is nunusguy.. Olinemen dont follow the same rules as other positions.
Not sure what you're saying there Grid ?
Anyway, as far as OL and second day picks I don't know 'bout most
of the league, but I think all of our guys in ther interior line are first
day picks except McKinney who is like a 4th or 5th rounder.
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McKinney is the weak link on the line. He is the cause of at least a few of the sacks that were charged to Wand. IMHO, Wand played solid for the most part, and will only be better this year.

Since we haven't seen much of Weary, M. Brown, Garrick Jones, and others, I really don't know which ones are likely to be gone. B. Evans, on the other hand, I have seen a little of fairly recently. It may just be who he is playing against over in NFLEL, but from what I have seen of Evans over there, he has looked really good. I haven't seen him make many mistakes. I have seen him dominate in the running game, and have only seen him get beat once in the passing game, but he still kept his guy off the QB long enough for the QB to complete the pass. There were a few times in the running game that I saw him push his guy into the the LB or other DLineman, and take them both out of the play. Like I said, it may just be who he is playing against, but so far he has looked really good to me.
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We let McKinney explore a trade
Yes.......PLEASE!!!!!!!

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I don't see much downside to replacing this overpaid lineman
Oh how I could'nt agree more. Hopefully this wrassler feller will pan out, and kick Steve's rear-end right to the bench, sooner than later.
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yah it is nunusguy.. Olinemen dont follow the same rules as other positions.

look around the league.. 75% of starting offensive linemen were 2nd day picks.. or undrafted rookie free agents.
This may be true and it works for some OL positions, but in order to get the most ideal Lt. I am talking about size and blocking ability, and footwork. You will have to usually draft in the top 10 picks. Next year is a little different. I just hope and pray the Texans get there franchise LT.
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I feel McKinney is the weakest link on the line. Weigert and Wade are solid on the right side. They aren't spectacular, but they are good road graders for DD.

McKinney, though, allows to much inside push and not enough drive on run blocking. He isn't going to get better. Hopefully Hodgdon is the future. I'd rather have Washington in there right now, though.
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I see this team as 8-8 or 9-7. A slight improvement from last season.

If Palmer doesn't make some adjustments to better protect Carr, I think he will be the scapegoat at the end of the season. I haven't been harsh on Palmer in the past, but Carr better take fewer than 40 sacks this year. If you don't have the O-line talent then increase protection (players staying back to block). That is what the Chargers did and it worked for them.
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