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    Quote Originally Posted by Discipline of Steel View Post
    I think its becoming apparent what a huge blow losing Pouncey was. But I would not say we have been rudderless since that event. We have been making moves to address our deficiencies on the OL and Im pretty happy with the 3 players we have been able to scrounge up. The bigger issue is why did we come into the season with only 6 viable NFL players up front? this ignores any potential contingency like season ending injury or someone not panning out. We had all off season to acquire and train a solid group of linemen that included some depth. Now with a little luck, Brown will work out, Adams just had a really bad game, and we could be up to 7 or 8 serviceable 'above the line' players.
    Being "Above the line" will all depend on high the line is set.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DukieBoy View Post
    I enjoy his writing. He sure can be definitive, and also creative. I thought this article was interesting and spoke some hard truth. I also enjoy Collier's writing over at the PG.
    I used to. Still think this is cheap writing short on insight and taking pot shots at an easy target. But, I guess I am in the minority of one.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Discipline of Steel View Post
    I think its becoming apparent what a huge blow losing Pouncey was.
    Pouncey was replaced rather easily, IMO...and I don't see how our tackles would be playing any better if Pouncey was still in. If anything, I think we've seen that Pouncey has been somewhat overrated.

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    Quote Originally Posted by steelblood View Post
    I used to. Still think this is cheap writing short on insight and taking pot shots at an easy target. But, I guess I am in the minority of one.
    For the record, you aren't the only one. I agree with you on this one.

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    A minority of three...

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    [QUOTE=steelblood;577358]I used to. Still think this is cheap writing short on insight and taking pot shots at an easy target. But, I guess I am in the minority of one. [/QUOTE

    It is all subjective judgment IMO. Your take on it is as valid as any.
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