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Bernadeau expected to start at Center

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by WoodysGirl, Nov 17, 2012.

  1. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Do it for the Vine! Staff Member

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    IRVING, Texas – What has gone from a contingency plan to a probable occurrence, Mackenzy Bernadeau[IMG] is expected to start Sunday’s game at center against the Browns.

    The starting right guard for every game this season, Bernadeau will likely slide to center and replace Ryan Cook[IMG], who hasn’t practiced all week with a knee injury. Cook was listed as “doubtful” to play against Cleveland.

    “I think I’ve gotten better every day in practice. I’m getting better so I am ready,” Bernadeau said. “I’ve played before in the past years … even though I haven’t played in a regular season game, I’m comfortable at the position and comfortable with the guys I’m playing around. And I’m familiar with the system calls.”

    Bernadeau said the technique is the biggest adjustment to make, over the snaps and line calls.

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  2. TwoDeep3

    TwoDeep3 Well-Known Member

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    At least Romo won't have to search for where the leak in the line will come. Just look straight ahead, Tony.
  3. AbeBeta

    AbeBeta Well-Known Member

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    Interesting to see if we make a roster move here. We only have 7 healthy guys and may not want to dress Arkin
  4. silver

    silver Well-Known Member

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    Kowalski should dress.
  5. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    Broaddus just tweeted that's it's obvious they have no plan for Arkin.
  6. links18

    links18 Well-Known Member

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    I fear the shotgun snaps tomorrow.........
  7. MichaelWinicki

    MichaelWinicki "You want some?" Staff Member

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    Cook has had injury problems for several weeks now.

    Why do I think this has more to do with Cook not getting enough push in the running game and less to do with his knee problem?
  8. Dodger

    Dodger Indomitable

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    Oh boy.....
  9. dez_for_prez

    dez_for_prez Active Member

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    Who will be our RG?
  10. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    Dockery.
  11. SaltwaterServr

    SaltwaterServr Blank Paper Offends Me

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    My first thought as well. Tony gonna need his St. Louis slippery eel impersonation tomorrow.
  12. Dave_in-NC

    Dave_in-NC Well-Known Member

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  13. CCBoy

    CCBoy Well-Known Member

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    I'm actually a bit interested at the direction this experiment takes.

    He is harder to move, as is Dockery next to him.

    I wasn't aware that the front for Cleveland was next in line to the Ravens.

    And they both should be hard to bull rush against.
  14. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    The news just never gets any better for him does it?
  15. lwehlers

    lwehlers Well-Known Member

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    this might actually be better in the middle. we might be able to get some push up the middle in the run game. if not it will be a long day tomorrow.
  16. EPL0c0

    EPL0c0 The Funcooker

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    an experiment is "Let's start Cole Beasley at #3 WR" or "Let's go with Dunbar at RB ahead of Felix"

    this seems more like "we ran out of duct tape, get Bernadeau"
  17. CCBoy

    CCBoy Well-Known Member

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    Oh, I'd say an increase in size and ability to run block is an experiment allright.
  18. links18

    links18 Well-Known Member

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    This arrangement should be good for at least one turnover tomorrow. :(
  19. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    It might be a little better at C but it might be a little worse at RG.

    The snap issue is a concern too.
  20. Dodger

    Dodger Indomitable

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    They're not, but that's not the concern. This will be yet another offensive line change this year for an already patchwork line, and just fyi, Bernadeau has never started at center before.

    So no, I'm not exactly thrilled with the situation....

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