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Could Free move to guard if starting OT is drafted?

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by Corleone, Mar 26, 2014.

  1. MichaelWinicki

    MichaelWinicki "You want some?" Staff Member

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    Ouch!

    So what was it with him? Injury issues? Lack of athleticism?
     
  2. AsthmaField

    AsthmaField Outta bounds

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    I really, really like Lewan a lot. I think he is going to be a very good player and his attitude is something Dallas could use a little bit more of. If we think Lewan is BPA, then I am all for it.

    I truly think Lewan ends up a NY Giant though, which I will hate.
     
  3. AsthmaField

    AsthmaField Outta bounds

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    I'm not really sure what his deal was. I thought he'd be a pretty good T... solid at worst... but he seems to be a bonafied bust. He had the tough, aggressive attitude that you like to see and good size but he can't seem to play, even at guard.
     
  4. Silver Surfer

    Silver Surfer Well-Known Member

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  5. unionjack8

    unionjack8 Well-Known Member

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    Morgan moses after a trade back?
     
  6. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    I'd sooner move that rookie to G for a year and leave Free at RT.
     
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  7. Gaede

    Gaede Well-Known Member

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    Honestly, not a fan of Martin at 16. In a trade down at like 31, sure.
     
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  8. MichaelWinicki

    MichaelWinicki "You want some?" Staff Member

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  9. BrAinPaiNt

    BrAinPaiNt Bad Santa Staff Member

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    I think the same... Which means that it was a sexy and correct post.

    Congrats on a post well done.
     
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  10. marchetta

    marchetta Well-Known Member

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    Read a post that rumor has it that Dallas views Zach as strictly an OG. And, they rate him as the 3rd best guard, so he's not a 1st rd option.
     
  11. nake

    nake Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    I recall Garrett saying last year at a press conference that moving to guard was one of the things taken into consideration when Free was asked to take a pay cut. At one point it looked like a done deal, and then it wasn't. Don't really know what happened. Now, here it is again. Apparently, someone at Valley Ranch thinks Free can play guard.
     
  12. ConstantReboot

    ConstantReboot Well-Known Member

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    Honestly I think its a stupid move. Sometimes the safest pick is not the best. If they take an OT and move Free to guard I'll be disappointed. I don't even think that Free is really cut out to be a guard. e

    This is just another experiment thats going to go bad. Probably its nothing more than posturing before the draft. But if it does happen I'll be very disappointed.
     
  13. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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    Is SDogo feeding Hill info?
     
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  14. gmoney112

    gmoney112 Well-Known Member

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    Why would Free move to G? Isn't his problem his anchoring and hand strength?

    He's at tackle because he's got the feet, he was more effective this year because he had more G help from Waters/Bernadeu. I don't think he'd make a very good guard at all.
     
  15. LatinMind

    LatinMind iPhotoshop

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    Why would they play Free at G when they have Leary and Mack who are better.
     
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  16. SilverStarCowboy

    SilverStarCowboy The Actualist

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    Free played Guard pretty well last Preseason. Sure why not. More likely it is a smokescreen for a Dlineman.

    But why come out and say you have little interest in Safety early, or Martin as a OT and basically will not take a QB early i.e. "you don't rebuild with Romo".

    It's the same way around here every year, but you don't see successful teams spoutting off about their intentions prior to the draft. It's another in the long list of why Dallas is hampered with Jones at the helm.

    Still fighting handicapped with Jerral Wayne in control.
     
  17. Corleone

    Corleone Well-Known Member

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    That's apart of what I was asking, not sure.
     
  18. Corleone

    Corleone Well-Known Member

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    I agree, with Martin you'd think he can step in a be a great guard for you and then move him later on although from what I've read, he may not be a great NFL tackle. If its Lewan, obviously he's gotta start because that's a guy who can probably step in right away and stay there for a long time.
     
  19. PJTHEDOORS

    PJTHEDOORS Well-Known Member

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    Because our DL is set.
     
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  20. ceerrece

    ceerrece Active Member

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    Do you guys think that Lewan could fall to 16th because of the recent incidents?
     

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