You’re saying moving an all-pro RG to RT helped?

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by The Realist, Nov 23, 2020.

  1. The Realist

    The Realist Well-Known Member

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    So you mean an All Pro RG moving to RT, and playing a 2nd year 3rd round OG at RG is better than All Pro at RG and a UDFA rookie at RT?

    Who woulda thunk???
  2. Doomsday77

    Doomsday77 Well-Known Member

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    Apparently the coaches 'thunk that'. Listen, if you had said that weeks ago they might have heard ya! LOL!
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  3. rocyaice

    rocyaice Well-Known Member

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    I mean let's also be honest too...Vikings defense sucks this year. Its one thing to do it against the Vikings its another against the Steelers.
  4. HanD

    HanD Well-Known Member

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    martin played tackle in college and did it well in relief earlier this year. he isn't ever gonna be the weak link.

    the question was mcgovern at rg or steele at rt, which is the better option...
  5. Flamma

    Flamma Well-Known Member

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    It is a bit comical when you say it like that. The only thing I can think of is that they were afraid it would hurt the run game since they like running behind Martin. It's a sad excuse, I know, I can't think of anything else.
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  6. 75boyz

    75boyz Well-Known Member

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    All star cast of coaches no doubt but I'll lay off for now cuz they're on a one game winning streak, lol.
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  7. stilltheguru

    stilltheguru Well-Known Member

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    Told you some of yall focus on draft position too much :laugh:
  8. Hardline

    Hardline Well-Known Member

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    Martin would still play at a pro bowl level anywhere on the offensive line. He's playing tackle out of necessity. It's not a permanent position move.
    he will be back at left guard as soon as Collins is back or sooner.
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  9. Kaiser

    Kaiser Well-Known Member

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    McGovern three weeks ago was worse than Terrence Steele, the difference this week was McGovern was mentally ready to be on the field instead of Steele.
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  10. bark

    bark Well-Known Member

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    They will get a better test this week against Washington.
    That d line they run out there is no joke.
    I bet dalton is still shell shocked from that beating he took first time around
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  11. rocyaice

    rocyaice Well-Known Member

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    I agree. 1st round picks all over that defensive line.....
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  12. AbeBeta

    AbeBeta Well-Known Member

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    And I bet Martin gets a personal foul for leveling a certain LB
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  13. Future

    Future Intramural Legend

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    There was really nothing to suggest that McG would be any better than Steele.
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  14. TwoDeep3

    TwoDeep3 Well-Known Member

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    The guys standing around the hole watching and commenting on how the ditch diggers digs are always right in theory. But the dirt gets tossed out by the guy doing the digging.

    Failure is an orphan, but success has many fathers.
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  15. gimmesix

    gimmesix Fat, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life

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    Right, and the answer appears to have been Steele earlier in the season.

    I don't think this is a case of not knowing that Martin was the best answer at right tackle, but more of what was the best combination of players. I'm not sure why they were down on McGovern at the beginning of the year., whether he was just behind coming off injury, was struggling or was injured.

    All of those pointing this out to be a no-duh move aren't accounting for all the shifting parts we've had on the line. To me, this move is more about McGovern's progress than Martin being clearly better than Steele.
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  16. 75boyz

    75boyz Well-Known Member

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    But just maybe if that digger had done a little better than 11-16-1 in his last 2 years of digging at his previous hole and a bit better than 3-7 at his current hole, then just maybe the guy standing around wouldn't be as likely to comment on how he digs.
    Just my theory though and how maybe this new orphan's adopted family only knows failure regardless of the family support provided the orphan.
    Last edited: Nov 23, 2020
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  17. Seven

    Seven Messenger to the football Gods

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    Oh. I apologise. I thought we were in prayer.

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  18. America's Cowboy

    America's Cowboy Zone Supporter

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    I've been asking for this since the end of September.

    Took these pro coaches this long to figure it out. o_O
  19. charron

    charron Well-Known Member

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    Playing a week defensive line also helped.
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  20. Typhus

    Typhus Catching Catfish

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    Late to the dance is better than not showing up at all I guess?
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