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    This is who started tonight's game:

    LT Matt Light
    LG Logan Mankins
    C Dan Koppen
    RG Billy Yates
    RT Nick Kaczur

    So do we think Yates gets the start at RG? Was hoping Hochstein would be healthy ...
     
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    D-cleater Third String But Playing on Special Teams

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    I think we can lock it in. Hochstein would get at least a week of practice with the first team before he gets inserted. I'm hoping Welbourn or Flynn get inserted in at RG a few weeks at most. I don't buy that just because they weren't picked up by any other teams that they are not better than our current options at the position.
     
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    Yates gets the start, scary as that is.
    He's healthier, and they have worked with him for over three years now.
     
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    SammyBlueCat Third String But Playing on Special Teams

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    How did they perform?
    I did not see the game.
     
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    They looked OK.
     
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    I donno - I just tuned in... must be halftime. What's that greek temple doing on the field?
     
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    Maybe they were trying to fool Strahan into coming back.
     
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    That looks like it's going to be it.
     
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    WhiZa Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

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    I wouldn't mind seeing what Mike Flynn could do at RG. He seems to be doing well with just a few weeks of practices
     
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    I hope yates sits for John Welbourne. Welvbourne opens holes. RB run up Yates ' back as he is always in a standoff at the LOS. The consistent result is -1, 0 or +1 yard and that is all.
     
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    My concern is the sieve it becomes if (when?) a tackle goes down. Britt is just too slow on the edge.
     
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