Salaam???

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  1. KEYE SUX

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    I was watching the game without the ability to hear. Why was Salaam in at the end of the game and not D. Brown? Please help me out!
     
  2. Spike

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    I think they have been rotating Salaam for Brown every third series.
     
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    That is what I've read recently as well .... I forget the source and I'm too lazy to look it up.
     
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    They have been rotating Salaam and Brown because it seems Brown gets winded by the second half. Conditioning will likely be a major focus for him in the off season.
     
  5. DiehardChris

    DiehardChris You betcha!

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    No need to source it really - it started last week. Kubiak said that, like Okoye - Duane Brown was getting gassed playing every down, so they started giving Salaam some snaps so that Brown would be fresher for more of his plays. So far so good.
     
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    It appeared to me that Salaam played most of the game. How much is Duane Brown actually playing? Does anyone have a sense of that?
     
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    HOU-TEX Ah, Football!

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    I didn't see Salaam until the second half. I might've missed him in the 1st, but I think Brown played a majority, if not all the first half.
     
  8. wolf123

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    Duane Plays two series and then salaam spells him for one.
     
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    hmmm.... This thread has me wondering....
    (a) is Salaam's contract up at the end of the year?
    if so, do you think we'll re-sign him for another 1-2 yr stint as a backup?
    Or (b) do you think we'll look for younger legs to develop as a backup swing OT?

    I'm not convinced that either Frye or Butler is the answer at OT...
    what say you?
     
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    Salaam has been pretty good for us considering he was signed to be a backup and has been the starter up until this year. Kubiak said on his radio show that Brown gets gassed so I hope he works on his conditioning in the off season and Salaam contines to stay on as a backup tackle.
     

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