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Who's the SAM linebacker?

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by TheSport78, Feb 17, 2013.

  1. TheSport78

    TheSport78 The Excellence of Execution

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    Right now, I'd have to go with Ernie Sims, but I hope Dallas drafts someone between the 3rd and 5th round to compete.

    Can't see Albright being the guy...I see him more of a WILL or even a DE.
  2. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    Seattle 2012: 6'4 246 K.J. Wright
    Chicago 2012: 6'1 234 Nick Roach
    Tampa 2008 (Kiffin's final year): 6-'0 227 Cato June

    Ernie Sims: 5-11, 236
    Alex Albright: 6-4, 260
    Kyle Wilbur: 6-3, 250

    FYI: Nick Roach is a Free Agent
  3. TheSport78

    TheSport78 The Excellence of Execution

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    I hope Wilber wins the job, but can he cover?

    That's why worst case, I like Sims because of his athleticism and speed.
  4. TheRomoSexual

    TheRomoSexual Well-Known Member

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    I'm hoping for Sean Porter in the 3rd. I think he'd be a perfect fit.
  5. DominantD

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    Didn't Sims have 2 concussions in his short time with us... I believe on back-to-back weeks or at least close to each other?
  6. CashMan

    CashMan Well-Known Member

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    How can it be Ernie Sims, if he is a FA?
  7. cowboyschmps3

    cowboyschmps3 Well-Known Member

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    Ernie Sims, and a 3-5 round pick
  8. TheRomoSexual

    TheRomoSexual Well-Known Member

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    If I had to guess, I'd bet Wilber will be Ware's backup at DE.
  9. TheSport78

    TheSport78 The Excellence of Execution

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    I'm assuming to sign him to a 1 yr vet minimum deal.
  10. Deep_Freeze

    Deep_Freeze Well-Known Member

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    Dexter Coakley
  11. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    They would just trade him.
  12. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    I hope it's Albright.
  13. weaver21

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    I believe Albright could play the SAM spot if he dropped a few pounds. He's pretty quick and agile for a guy his size and dropping a few pounds should only increase his speed.
  14. PJTHEDOORS

    PJTHEDOORS Well-Known Member

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    No way we are taking an outside lb in the 3rd round with needs at OL, DT, DE.
  15. Titleist

    Titleist Active Member

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    Agreed, but we all know how much JJ likes LB's. I think Wilber will emerge this year and take over the Sam. He looked excellent in the little playing time he had last year.
  16. CashMan

    CashMan Well-Known Member

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    I am pretty confident they already said he was Ware's backup.
  17. TheRomoSexual

    TheRomoSexual Well-Known Member

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    Every year someone says this, and every year we take a linebacker between the second and fourth. In fact, I'd argue that SOLB is just as big a need as those you listed, moreso even than DE if we re-sign Spencer. Heck, even if we don't re-sign Spencer, I'm confident that Crawford can start at SDE, whereas I have no confidence in anyone currently on the roster at SOLB.
  18. PJTHEDOORS

    PJTHEDOORS Well-Known Member

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    Now we are in a 4-3. Need more DL than LB's.
  19. TheRomoSexual

    TheRomoSexual Well-Known Member

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    I realize that. But the idea that we don't need LBs is absurd, especially considering we are converting at least two of our LBs to DEs.
  20. JerryFan

    JerryFan Active Member

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    Bingo not to mention what we already have invested in the LB position. It's gonna be a FA vet pickup to play SAM. Wouldn't be shocked to see Nick Roach since he already knows the system and Prolly won't cost much.

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