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  1. Silver Blue&Red

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    I love the idea of this team getting physical and getting some big "legal" hits on opposing offenses. Patrick Chung plays key role as intimidator - BostonHerald.com But with Chungs history with injuries, is it worth the risks? I know that's his job, but when he's not out there it makes a difference. What is the alterative, and what do you think we can expect if he does get hurt again?
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    I think we can expect Wilson to start and Ebner coming in on passing downs. It'll be fine.
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    While Chung is a solid player, I don't expect him to play 16 games this year.. He doesn't have a big frame to take on the punishment he dishes.. I've meet him a few times at work and while always nice and a smiling, I think he needs to fill out. When you look at him, he looks like a basketball player.. its actually funny..
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    Thanks for the response. Yea, he does look a little on the small side. It's amazing the tenacity the guy has. BTW, What do mean by you've met "him a few times at work"? Do you work there? If so, that is pretty cool :rocker:
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    I really hope so. I like the guy and want to see him out there. But it remains to be seen if he can stay healthy
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    I worked sometimes out of our remote office and he has a family member there, he would pick up a couple times a week if he didn't have practice.. Very nice guy, always smiling
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    Chung's kinda become one of those guys where I'm happy if he's around but not too worried if he's not (due to injuries). He's a very good player but he's starting to become one of those players you just can't count on to be in there every play.
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    He is always out at least 3-6 games every year
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    Interesting comment considering he missed 0,2,8 his first 3 years, and has never missed 3-6.
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    I'm not sure a special teamer who played 3 snaps of defense in his college career puts us in the 'fine' category as the #3 safety, playing 40 snaps a game.
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    That would be true in most cases but not this time. He is Nate Ebner. That is all.
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    You are correct, sir.

    I actually made reservations at a nice hotel in Canton, Ohio for the summer of 2029 for Ebner's enshrinement in the HOF.
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    We haven't had a 'made of glass' thread in a while now ... maybe it will be Chung.
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    he plays recklessly which will make it difficult for him. He is always going 100mph.

    Gift and a curse mentality.
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    Chungk of glass
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    Clearly you are missing the theme of this thread. In 3 years he's missed 10 games. That's 3.333 games a year average , or 3-6 as it falls in that range.
    :rolleyes:

    All I know is I hope he's back in time for the playoffs. Wait. He isn't hurt yet. :ugh:
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    I am not worried about Chung missing some games. However, I would NOT expect to have 40 reps a game just because Wilson does now. I would expect to see an increase in the reps of one of the corners, with Gregory and Wilson playing almost every defensive rep.

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    Come on Andy. Some people call you a homer. Stick up for your Buckeye!:D


    I do agree, unless he's the 3rd S or playing garbage time snaps on D, I don't want to see him on the field; at least this season.
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