Hitchens over McClain?

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  1. cowboyschmps3

    cowboyschmps3 Well-Known Member

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    Saw on rotoworld he took all first reps in practice although I think it was probably for day he missed practice.
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  2. waving monkey

    waving monkey Well-Known Member

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    I can't imagine Hitchens over McClain but there we go with that wasted fourth round pick.
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  3. TheCount

    TheCount Pixel Pusher

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    They've been taking it slow with McClain, so could be that they are just resting him. I don't think there's a doubt the staff is rooting for McClain.
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  4. McLovin

    McLovin Well-Known Member

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    Well who else is there if Holloman and McClain aren't playing? Orie Lemon?
  5. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    Hitchens is likely to be getting the work on Saturday, so he's getting the snaps now.
  6. Boys#1 95

    Boys#1 95 Well-Known Member

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    ^^^^ sounds right..you scared me for a moment.
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  7. speedkilz88

    speedkilz88 Well-Known Member

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    http://www.dallascowboys.com/news/a...n-Injury/eeb052a5-6e0e-4243-956d-3cb189a3c80b


  8. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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  9. speedkilz88

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  10. CCBoy

    CCBoy Well-Known Member

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    I like what I have heard you guys posting here. I just don't trust a rookie linebacker to have the head to transition through the shortly arriving maze of scheming and veterans that he will have to encounter. Let him first get up to walking speed, past this crawling stage.

    Good kid, good instincts, and a little aggressive with coverage skills. Now he just must grow.
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  11. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    Key words = in practice. Don't read that much into it. The entire front 7 is very fluid.
  12. honyock

    honyock Well-Known Member

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    Cool blurb about Hitchens and Lee...

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  13. waving monkey

    waving monkey Well-Known Member

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    I mean unless McClein is injuried his the starting Mike by all accounts I read
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  14. CCBoy

    CCBoy Well-Known Member

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    Good morning, waving monkey. Good to see you about.
  15. McLovin

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    Yeah, seems that way...but I guess Hitchens is playing this weekend and not McClain
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  16. Bullflop

    Bullflop Well-Known Member

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    I think they'll both get their share of the defensive snaps in the Miami game. The staff has been monitoring McClain's activity closely in practice to protect him from ovextending his level of conditioning. His return to readiness is simply a slow and arduous process. It's entirely possible he may not be ready in time for game one vs. San Francisco. He'll be ready when his body indicates the time is right. As badly as the staff wants him manning the MLB position, I'm sure they won't delay using him whenever the time is right.

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