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Position battles

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by AtlCB, Apr 30, 2006.

  1. AtlCB

    AtlCB Active Member

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    I see some great position battles this year:

    LG: Kosier vs. Peterman
    C: Johnson vs. Gurode
    RT: Fabini vs. Pettiti
    DE: Ellis vs. Canty
    ILB: Ayodele vs. Burnett
    FS: Coleman vs. Watkins vs. Davis vs. Beriault

    You will also see several battles for the backup linebacker positions.

    I see Kosier, Johnson, Fabini, Canty, Ayodele, and Coleman starting (Watkins will start by mid-season.

    Singleton, Burnett, Ogbogu, and Shanle will get the backup LB spots.
  2. tm1119

    tm1119 Well-Known Member

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    id say Carpenter and Singelton too. I wouldnt go ahead and just hand over a starting spot to a rookie just yet.
  3. fortdick

    fortdick Well-Known Member

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    Whatever, sounds like we have a lot of depth this year. Although I still expect Ellis to be traded.

    Isn't Ratliff a DE as well? What about Spears? Coleman? Now Hatcher?

    Lots of rotation even if Ellis is gone!
  4. bobbie brewskie

    bobbie brewskie New Member

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    gurode will also compete for the G job . . .
  5. AtlCB

    AtlCB Active Member

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    Spears has a DE locked up IMO. Ratliff will be a backup at DE. I don't think he is a threat to win a starting spot at this time. Hatcher will make the team but also will not challenge for a starting spot. I think Coleman is gone.
  6. AtlCB

    AtlCB Active Member

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    You're right. He could be in the mix for both guard spots.
  7. Murph80

    Murph80 Member

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    Don't forget Julius Vs Barber and Romo Vs Henson
  8. Howboutdemcowboys31

    Howboutdemcowboys31 Active Member

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    i agree with that list but i belive the battle is spears vs canty i think ellis is better then both regardless of his size
  9. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    Julius is our starter and I wouldn't call a fight for the backup QB job much of a position battle. But there are several on our team.
  10. Galian Beast

    Galian Beast Well-Known Member

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    Left Guard - Kosier VS Peterman VS Gurode
    C - Johnson vs Gurode
    FS - Coelman vs Watkins
    Backup SS - Davis vs Beriault
    QB - Romo vs Henson
    2TE - Hannam vs Fasano
  11. DawnOfANewD

    DawnOfANewD New Member

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    That should be interesting as Davis is a better fit at SS than FS anyway. Maybe he could end up backing up both positions.

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