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  1. mgteich

    mgteich PatsFans.com Veteran PatsFans.com Supporter

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    I have six developmental players making the team. I understand that rooks could beat out vets, but these positions are their best shot. Meriweather and Brown are locks.

    TE/RB Mills
    (position could be filled by 3rd QB, 6th WR or 5th RB)
    DT Smith
    (Moore is at his heels)
    LB/ST Alexander, Woods, Mays
    (one spot could/should be filled by a free agent)
    ST/Player 53 Andrews
    (this gunner position could be filled by anyone)
     
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    spacecrime Veteran Starter w/Big Long Term Deal

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    I think Oscar Lua might give May a run for his money.
     
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    wdkantro2 Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

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    Agreed there. All indications are that Lua is looking like he could definitely contribute this year. I'd love to see Mills get a shot as well.
     
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    captain stone Veteran Starter w/Big Long Term Deal

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    No Jersey Selected

    I don't want either Alexander or Mays on the 53. But if forced to choose, I would take Mays, because I have an idea what Alexander's ceiling is. Mays still needs to cut down his ST penalties.
     
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    Remix 6 Veteran Starter w/Big Long Term Deal

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    why u so down on Alexander..how many non experienced players can come in and do well verse the Colts? Hes fast ..big and he made some big hits. coverage is very tough when your inexperienced and going against the top offensive threat..
     
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    Frezo In the Starting Line-Up

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    #50 Jersey

    Could Washington be the gunner?
     
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    unoriginal In the Starting Line-Up

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    source: http://www.patriots.com/mediacenter/index.cfm?ac=audionewsdetail&pid=24470&pcid=47

    That said, if Belicheck keeps a player for the gunner spot, that player won't be Washington. He is not an ST standout like Andrews.
     
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    I want to believe that Lua or even Mays can step up, but then again I want to believe lots of stuff.. I hope one of these guys can step and become heir apparent to some of our older LB's...
     
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    JoeSixPat Veteran Starter w/Big Long Term Deal

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    Ian - you might want to track down TGIACG's IP address and send some paramedics out his way.
     
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    captain stone Veteran Starter w/Big Long Term Deal

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    Washington may have to be a ST standout in order to make the 53. He was one of Cinci's ST gunners last year, at least. In fact, didn't he injure himself playing ST during the bungles' loss to the NEP last season?
     
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    Frezo has it right. The Alexander/Woods/Mays group are all up for grabs. Woods and Mays have PS eligability left but I' don't know if they would make it past Mangini and company. I'm really pulling for Mills but it's hard to see what his role is going to be.
     
  13. ilduce06410

    ilduce06410 Third String But Playing on Special Teams

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    how big is alexander? he's listed at 6-2, 240, but in the colts game he looked to me to be more like 220. he got used by ol' peyton, but most ILBs do. he looks to me to be trade fodder. i'd certainly send him to the texans, titans, packers, vikes, or 49ers for a 4th or 5th round pick.
    'course, that depends on how good rogers and lua look in TC.
     

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