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Postby SkinsJock » Thu May 09, 2013 9:30 am

Chris Luva Luva wrote: ... these guys could replace someone if they EARN it. That forces your starters to not become complacent.


^^ I'm with you on this - BIG TIME

we now seem to not be hit or miss as much as we were a few years ago .. most all the guys that have been added have been a lot closer to "making it" here than we're used to seeing

the competition for roster spots can only help EVERYONE - and these guys know they will get a shot and a decent look at playing here from the coaches
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Postby riggofan » Thu May 09, 2013 12:11 pm

Redskin in Canada wrote:I am not sure about this move. I do not wish to sound negative, I really do not know.

We apparently traded Kyle Wilburn, another C and OL to the Titans. So, this was really a trade.


Is that true?? Surprising, especially considering Bruce Matthews is the o-line coach there!

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Postby yupchagee » Thu May 09, 2013 12:56 pm

Redskin in Canada wrote:I am not sure about this move. I do not wish to sound negative, I really do not know.

We apparently traded Kyle Wilburn, another C and OL to the Titans. So, this was really a trade.

Wilburn was a good prospect competing with Tevita, another UDFA, for a roster spot. Matthews has a year experience and a good family tree :lol: but I have not been impressed by the Titans OL play. I have not seen film of him and there is where scouts and coaches earn their salary.

We are not looking at starters but potential depth.


We cut Wilborn. I know nothing about either player. I'll trust Shanny & Bruce on this.
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