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    Who Should Start on our OLine?

    After last night, I'm thinking our best bet might be:

    LT - Max
    LG - Pouncey
    C - Legs
    RG - Double D
    RT - Colon

    WTF was going on last night? Adams might just need some time to adjust. But Gilbert was being abused. As was Foster. And there was talk about Beachum being improved which I don't get? And Essex is Essex, the guy that can play 5 positions, but is mediocre at them all.

    I'm worried Ben's gonna get killed again by playoff time. Unless Haley can screen our way to the playoffs.

    Was Philly that good? Were we that bad?

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    LT-Max
    LG- Foster
    C-Pouncey
    RG-DeCastro
    RT-Gilbert

    Adams was very slow and weak looking. What would Trent Cole have done to him? That was a second string DE he was facing. I think the others will be OK. I thought DD looked pretty good. Colon may have to go back to RT since he was a top 3 RT a few years back
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    you people are too much

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    I know. Did any of you actually watch the game? Heck, I thought that the Eagles didn't even show up to play in the 1st half. They were that bad. Give the OL time to gel.
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    Before this game, I thought our starting OL in Denver should be (if Max is healthy):

    Starks-Colon-Pouncey-DeCastro-Gilbert


    After this game, I still think our starting OL in Denver should be (if Max is healthy):

    Starks-Colon-Pouncey-DeCastro-Gilbert


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    Quote Originally Posted by pfelix73 View Post
    I know. Did any of you actually watch the game? Heck, I thought that the Eagles didn't even show up to play in the 1st half. They were that bad. Give the OL time to gel.
    At about 9:40 in the 2nd quarter, the Eagles had two 3-and-outs with minus 3 offensive yards...while the Steelers had 10 points and 26 offensive plays...

    Then, the majority of the backups came in for both teams...

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    Quote Originally Posted by RuthlessBurgher View Post
    Before this game, I thought our starting OL in Denver should be (if Max is healthy):

    Starks-Colon-Pouncey-DeCastro-Gilbert


    After this game, I still think our starting OL in Denver should be (if Max is healthy):

    Starks-Colon-Pouncey-DeCastro-Gilbert
    Sorry Ruthless. If you aren't going to overreact after one pre season game then I'm going to have to ask you to leave the thread.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RuthlessBurgher View Post
    Before this game, I thought our starting OL in Denver should be (if Max is healthy):

    Starks-Colon-Pouncey-DeCastro-Gilbert


    After this game, I still think our starting OL in Denver should be (if Max is healthy):

    Starks-Colon-Pouncey-DeCastro-Gilbert
    so what are you trying to say, that you think our starting OL should be:

    Starks-Colon-Pouncey-DeCastro-Gilbert?

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    Flippy, dont you think it's a little too soon to be going in this direction? How are you gonna make it through the whole season at this rate? Talk about an over-reaction...........


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    Quote Originally Posted by Dee Dub View Post
    Flippy, dont you think it's a little too soon to be going in this direction? How are you gonna make it through the whole season at this rate? Talk about an over-reaction...........
    I know I'm over-reacting.

    I was most concerned about Gilbert and thinking I wonder if he's really better than Colon at T? And then it was a chain reaction. If we move Colon back to T, we don't have an adequate G in Foster or Legursky. And then it's like dominos and every last lineman falls down.

    The reasonable side of me says Starx - Colo - Pounce - DD - Gilby should be solid by about week 4 in the season and gelling come the playoffs.

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