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    Stapleton

    Imo, the line looked better with him in for Simmons. Not great, but better.

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    Re: Stapleton

    I agree. But was that also when Ben started calling his own plays?

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    Re: Stapleton

    While I agree that Stapleton looked decent, IMO they need to move Colon to RG and put Starks in at RT.
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    Re: Stapleton

    Colon has not practiced enough at RG to move there immediately.

    Stapleton is mobile and smart. Unfortunately, he seems to fall down for no apparent reason occassionally. He may have learned this from Simmons.
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    Re: Stapleton

    Quote Originally Posted by Oviedo
    While I agree that Stapleton looked decent, IMO they need to move Colon to RG and put Starks in at RT.
    I think this is the way to go. Not this week, though, with the short Monday-to-Sunday turnover. I would use Stapleton vs. the Jags then move Colon over and put Max in at RT during the bye week.


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    Re: Stapleton

    I wouldn't be shocked if they put Trai in there...was he suited last night? Only reason being he has more game experience.
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    Re: Stapleton

    Quote Originally Posted by costanza2k1
    I wouldn't be shocked if they put Trai in there...was he suited last night? Only reason being he has more game experience.

    Only way to get experience is to play. Leave Stapelton in.
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    Re: Stapleton

    Quote Originally Posted by RuthlessBurgher
    Quote Originally Posted by Oviedo
    While I agree that Stapleton looked decent, IMO they need to move Colon to RG and put Starks in at RT.
    I think this is the way to go. Not this week, though, with the short Monday-to-Sunday turnover. I would use Stapleton vs. the Jags then move Colon over and put Max in at RT during the bye week.
    IF that move is to happen, it will probably be as you say.
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    Re: Stapleton

    Repeat after me...
    Colon is not going to play guard!!!!!!!!!!!
    Colon is not going to play guard!!!!!!!!!!!
    Colon is not going to play guard!!!!!!!!!!!
    Colon is not going to play guard!!!!!!!!!!!
    Colon is not going to play guard!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Re: Stapleton

    Quote Originally Posted by SteelerNation1
    Repeat after me...
    Colon is not going to play guard!!!!!!!!!!!
    Colon is not going to play guard!!!!!!!!!!!
    Colon is not going to play guard!!!!!!!!!!!
    Colon is not going to play guard!!!!!!!!!!!
    Colon is not going to play guard!!!!!!!!!!!
    Why not? At 6'3" 315, his build seems to be better suited to play guard (Simmons, by the way, has those exact same measurables). He is more of a nasty brawler type that will punch somebody in the mouth in a tight scrum than a guy who is expected to be able to handle speed rushers in space out on a island by himself. I want my interior lineman to be nasty muthas, and Kemo and Colon would be two nasty muthas in there. At this point, you need to have your best 5 guys out there...so it is time to take advantage of that $7 insurance policy that Colbert bought in the offseason. It's either that or starting a guy at guard who was a rookie free agent from Rutgers initially brought in a year ago to compete at center. Give Stapleton one week in Jacksonville, then make the switch during the bye.


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    2.56 FS Damarious Randall, 5'11" 196 lbs., Arizona State
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    4.121 DE Henry Anderson, 6'6" 294 lbs., Stanford
    5.160 WR Titus Davis, 6'1" 196 lbs., Central Michigan
    6.199 OLB Kyle Emanuel, 6'3" 255 lbs., North Dakota State
    6.212c OLB Max Valles, 6'5" 251 lbs., Virginia
    7.239 RB John Crockett, 6'0" 217 lbs., North Dakota State

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