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A few things I noticed from tweets

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by xwalker, Jul 25, 2014.

  1. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    Holloman getting 2nd team MLB looks. Had INT in walk thru.

    Martin getting walk thru snaps at Center. Surprised they're having him do that this early. Maybe they think it helps him understand how to work with the Center when he's at RG.

    T. McClain working at 2nd team 3-tech, not 1-tech.
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  2. CCBoy

    CCBoy Well-Known Member

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    Good view, and Melton will need a lot of rotation as he grows back into his primary role as well.
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  3. FuzzyLumpkins

    FuzzyLumpkins The Boognish

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    On day 1 it was reported that Bass was second team 3T and McClain was the 1.
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  4. reddyuta

    reddyuta Well-Known Member

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    It seems Marinelli is a fan of Hayden,this itself should give people some pause and not put on a big pedestal.
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  5. TonyRomo17

    TonyRomo17 Well-Known Member

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    yeah i dont understand why
  6. jobberone

    jobberone Right turn Clyde Staff Member

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    Maybe it's because we don't have a known backup at center.
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  7. Fla Cowpoke

    Fla Cowpoke Well-Known Member

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  8. guag

    guag Right Kind of Guy

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    Right. I think it's quite enough for Martin, a rookie, to learn/master the RG position after having played tackle. Now in OTAs and TC they're using him at center?

    I'd rather him be a master of one trade instead a jack of all.
  9. CoCo

    CoCo Well-Known Member

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    Put who on a pedestal? Marinelli? Because he isn't following the internet fans talent evaluation ideas?
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  10. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    Bern is the top backup Center.

    Appearently, Nwaneri was at times the backup Center for Jax.

    The rookie Patrick was a college Center, IIRC.
  11. Alexander

    Alexander What's it going to be then, eh?

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    This is very good to hear. Hopefully he keeps working there and doing better. He actually did fairly well in the season finale considering things and he has the range for the scheme given his experience as a college safety.

    So much for the idea that he's clearly going to supplant Hayden.
  12. LatinMind

    LatinMind iPhotoshop

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    I dont think Hayden will make it out of TC
  13. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    If he does, it's really going to raise some questions about the talent we have on the DL and how good our DL will be this year.
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  14. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    Ronald Patrick was an OG, though he did backup at OC for a season in college, apparently. Reportedly, though, he's looked pretty good in a short time there in Dallas. He's a longshot who's at least getting his name mentioned early.
  15. gimmesix

    gimmesix Fat, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life

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    Maybe McClain isn't better than Hayden despite how he looked in no-contact OTAs and minicamp.

    Haven't seen the evidence to show why anyone believes he's supposed to automatically beat out Hayden.
  16. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    Returning starters normally get the 1st team reps for the first few days of camp. Guys don't normally lose their starting job until they've practiced in pads.
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  17. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    Well, we only had OTAs and minicamps to go on, so all we can do is speculate as to how the players compare. I'm not surprised Hayden started out TC in his old position. He earned it last year. We're going to be rotating everybody, anyway. We'll know by the first preseason game what the coaches are really thinking. And then we'll see over the course of the preseason if that bears out.

    I still think it's a safe bet that Hayden isn't the starter when we're all said and done.
  18. Cumart21

    Cumart21 Active Member

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    I've always felt like Holloman has a nose for the ball.
  19. MichaelWinicki

    MichaelWinicki "You want some?" Staff Member

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    So much over-reaction off of the first day of training camp.
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  20. EGG

    EGG Well-Known Member

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    Considering that we're asking the man to polish a turd for the 2nd straight season I'm willing to allow him some creative license. The man does have solid credentials.

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