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Old 08-08-2008   #101
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Another decent signing by Ricky.
They're most likely going to work the hell out of Brown. This guy should help some for conditioning. We actually might need him for the season as well, if Brown isn't ready to be the starter.
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I hope so Gary. At least he can maybe help us through camp. The way it looks right now, our Big Nasties might be gassed by the time the season rolls around. Kubiak said the ones on the Oline are going to play an entire half tomorrow night. Please, for the love of the Football Gods, no more injuries.

Maybe I'm just being a worry wart, but that sure is alot of PT in pre-season for our Oline.
What scares me here is that we're going to have to go first team for the first half and then patch some things together for the second.

Brown, Pitts, Myers, Brisiel, Winston in the first half.

Butler, Studdard, White/Eslinger/Brisiel, White/Brisiel/Frye, Frye/Pitts in the second?

Butler is really the only real tackle we've got left now that Frye has moved inside. They show Pitts as G/T on the depth chart (not that we trust the depth chart.)
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Even if they do not need him at least keep him around.
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Even if they do not need him at least keep him around.
If they don't need him then why should they keep him around?
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What scares me here is that we're going to have to go first team for the first half and then patch some things together for the second.

Brown, Pitts, Myers, Brisiel, Winston in the first half.

Butler, Studdard, White/Eslinger/Brisiel, White/Brisiel/Frye, Frye/Pitts in the second?

Butler is really the only real tackle we've got left now that Frye has moved inside. They show Pitts as G/T on the depth chart (not that we trust the depth chart.)
I agree. It'll be interesting that's for sure. As much as I've heard Kubiak and Co. moving Frye inside, I've yet to see it. Out of all the practices I attended he was lined up at OT. I reckon it might look like this after the half?

RT - Frye
RG - White
C - Eslinger/Brisiel
LG - Studdard
LT - Butler
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They are thin at the LT spot.
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They are thin at the LT spot.
That's why guys like Salaam are so valuable. He's been a starter at both LT and RT in this league.

I haven't been to the practice sessions so I wasn't aware that they were giving Frye reps at RT. So that makes me feel a little better. He's just got to hold it down for the preseason.
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That means we do need him. We're not going to keep a useless player around if we don't need him. That's just wasting roster spots for players that could be useful to us.
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It sucks that Weary probably will not make the team because he was doing so well.
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That means we do need him. We're not going to keep a useless player around if we don't need him. That's just wasting roster spots for players that could be useful to us.
Even on the PS?
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Even on the PS?
If we don't need him, we aren't going to keep him. If he's on PS then we do need him. Everyone that's on the team, PS or Active, has a role for the team. Again, we're not going to keep him around if we don't need him.
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What if Brown goes down?
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As far as I can ascertain, the only active professional experience that Tucker has had since 2005 season is a brief appearance with the New York Dragons(November 2007 to time waive April 08) ...............yes, arena football.
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doesn't sound like he'll be here in Sept.
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What if Brown goes down?
What do you mean? If Brown goes down, wouldn't the back-up LT step-in? I'm not sure who that is at the moment, since Saleem is out. Probably it's Butler, since he's consider a swing tackle.
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Wasn't ES the starter before he got hurt and Brown the back up?
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See if those two go down who is going start at LT?
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See if those two go down who is going start at LT?
Whoever the third string LT is, which I think is Butler. He's the 2nd string RT, but is also a swing tackle. Torin, IMO, is another Mike Bell. A filler until Saleem comeback, then hes cut.
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Butler being a swinger that changes everything.
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