Player Of The Week: Marcus Coleman

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  1. LoNghoRn-TeXaN

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    http://www.chron.com/cs/CDA/ssistory.mpl/sports/2736029

    Looks like we don't have to even worry about the transition.
     
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    I wasn't too worried about it really. I had a feeling it would be a pretty easy switch for him. Last night I saw some of his highlights from 2003, and I had totally forgot about the awesome plays he made last year.
     
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    What is he, 6-3??? In todays game, where there are 6-3 and 220 ibs WRs, he is built like the prototypical corner but is lacking the speed. However, FS is a great position for him.
     
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    Teams will look for a guy with some size on the corner (if he has the skill of course). Guys his size rarely have the backpeddle skills and the hips enough to turn and run as quickly as one would like out of a cornerback. He is more the abberation than the norm as a corner I think. Teams have been looking for larger corners for a while now and the better corners are still the shorter, quicker guys instead of the guys who match the physical size of the taller WR's.
     
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    well in case ya'll didn't know he's played safty before...he was a FS at texas tech for four years so it's not like he had to learn a new position...he just had to have a reminder course that's all...same with pitts and LG...if ya'll were worried about those transitions you have overlooked some other transitions that will mean more to this season...those being our two rookie starters going from college to pro...personally i've been more intrigued with those transitions...i have all the confidence in the world in pitts and coleman
     
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    Pitts has never played Guard in his life. He was a Tackle in College also. This is his first exposure to the position.
     

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