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    Jooser, I agree with you. But maybe we can draft another 1st round guard and he can go both ways at OG and LB.
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    He is a special teams player with good instincts...a Keyaron Fox is probably the best comparison...

    He was a guy who had six tackles vs the Steelers in a preseason game in 2012...they probably took notice of him then, if not before...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jooser View Post
    The LB's don't have to be a huge run-stuffing beast either. We need speed. The weak spot on passing downs is over the middle against our zone defense. We need a LB that can help Timmons cover the ever increasing threat of TE passes. But, that's just me. Joos out!
    Sounds like you describe Sean Spence quite well. Hopefully his rehab is going well.


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    2. FS Budda Baker, Washington 5'10" 192
    3. OLB Tyus Bowser, Houston 6'2" 244
    4. ILB Connor Harris, Lindenwood 5'11 241
    5. RB James Conner, Pittsburgh 6'2" 240
    5c. TE Jeremy Sprinkle, Arkansas 6'5" 256
    6. QB Chad Kelly, Mississippi 6'2" 224
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    7c. DE Collin Bevins, Northwest Missouri State 6'5" 286


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    Quote Originally Posted by RuthlessBurgher View Post
    Sounds like you describe Sean Spence quite well. Hopefully his rehab is going well.
    Sean Spence before he had all his knee ligaments removed and replaced. I wouldn't count on Spence for anything in 2013 if ever.
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    If Wilson can make the special teams "special" then it will be a great addition. The Steeler STs were deplorable and cost the team at least one game and probably more.

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    Quote Originally Posted by papillon View Post
    If Wilson can make the special teams "special" then it will be a great addition. The Steeler STs were deplorable and cost the team at least one game and probably more.

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    Doesn't sound good for Stevenson Sylvester if that is why they are bringing him in. We have serious depth issues at LB.
    1. Charles Harris-OLB, Missouri
    2. Rasul Douglas-CB, West Virginia
    3. Chris Godwin-WR, Penn State
    4. John Johnson-S, Boston College
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    Quote Originally Posted by Oviedo View Post
    Doesn't sound good for Stevenson Sylvester if that is why they are bringing him in. We have serious depth issues at LB.
    Bye....Sly

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    Quote Originally Posted by Oviedo View Post
    Doesn't sound good for Stevenson Sylvester if that is why they are bringing him in. We have serious depth issues at LB.
    Don't overreact to news of futures contract signing. Here are guys we brought in on futures contracts last year: quarterback Jerrod Johnson, defensive tackle Mike Blanc, defensive tackle Kade Weston, inside linebacker Marshall McFadden, cornerback Antonio Smith, safety Myron Rolle.


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    2. FS Budda Baker, Washington 5'10" 192
    3. OLB Tyus Bowser, Houston 6'2" 244
    4. ILB Connor Harris, Lindenwood 5'11 241
    5. RB James Conner, Pittsburgh 6'2" 240
    5c. TE Jeremy Sprinkle, Arkansas 6'5" 256
    6. QB Chad Kelly, Mississippi 6'2" 224
    7. WR Demore'ea Stringfellow, Mississippi 6'2" 212
    7c. DE Collin Bevins, Northwest Missouri State 6'5" 286


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