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O-line starters!

Discussion in 'Packer Fan Forum' started by DakotaT, May 4, 2006.

  1. DakotaT

    DakotaT Cheesehead

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    Who does everyone think will be the opening day starters tackle to tackle this season?

    LT - Clifton
    LG - Colledge
    C - Wells
    RG - Coston
    RT - Tauscher


    We can try this exercise again in early August!
     
  2. NiVeK

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    Looks like a decent line....not sure about Coston though...
     
  3. TOPackerFan

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    Wouldn't surprise me to see Spitz in there somewhere considering I'm not terribly impressed with anyone we have at RG I'd think it would be there.
     
  4. HatestheEagles084

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    Coston will be given every chance to win the starting job, I have a feeling, Jags was in love with him when coaching Atlanta

    LT-Chad Clifton
    LG-Junius Coston
    C-Scott Wells
    RG-Darryn Colledge
    RT-Mark Tauscher

    Backups-- Jason Spitz, Kevin Barry, Will Whitticker

    Tony Moll could make an impact, not this year, he was a tight end until two years ago
     
  5. Bobby Roberts

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    Clifton
    Klemm
    White
    Verba
    Tauscher


    just kidding...
    actually, right now I think it will be:
    Clifton
    Colledge
    Wells
    Whitticker
    Tauscher

    Coston, Spitz, Klemm and White will push all of the inside guys though and it's a gamble on who will win.
     
  6. bozz_2006

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    spitz is going to be one of those sleepers coming out of college. he's gonna be a player in a few years. watch.
     
  7. musccy

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    For the sake of being a little different...

    Clifton
    Colledge
    Spitz
    Wells
    Tauscher

    I also wouldn't be surprised to see a June 1 cut show up on the team
     
  8. porky88

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    LT: Clifton
    LG: Colledge
    OC: Wells
    RG: Barry or Tausher
    RT: Tausher or Barry

    Read there going to let Barry contend for the starting RG spot. I think he's our 3rd best lineman on the roster.
     
  9. bozz_2006

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    he's a pretty good fat-waste-of-space, but i don't know if he will be able to contend for the guard spot... but i'm sure if he does get released he will get snatched up by the many number of teams who are looking for a starting U-71.... that position is tough to fill. so tough, in fact, that most NFL teams don't even HAVE a starting U-71!
     
  10. chibiabos

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    LT: Clifton
    LG: Costen
    C: Wells
    RG: Barry
    RT: Tauscher
     
  11. C-Mize

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    Yah, I have the feeling that one of the guys on the O-line will be added after we pick someone up after cuts. But if we dont, I think it will be

    LT-Chad Clifton
    LG-Colledge
    C-Scott Wells (Maybe Spitz later on in the season)
    RG-Kevin Barry (" ")
    RT-Mark Tascher
     
  12. Packman5

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    Klemm better not be a starter cus he sucked last year and so did Whitticker
     
  13. tromadz

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    Colledge pretty much already has the LG job. Unless he gets hurt..its his job.

    LT - Clifton
    LG - Colledge
    C - Wells
    RG - Spitz
    RT - Tauscher
     
  14. wpr

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    JW (subject ot change)84,

    I would be surprised if Colledge would be put at RG. He played LT in college and RG seems to be too much of a move for him as a rookie. I don't know about him but some players have a hard time getting comfortable with which hand they put down before the snap. He may not have a problem with it but I think the coaches won't even bother having him line up on the right side.
     
  15. CaliforniaCheez

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    A lot of players stunk it up as rookies, including Rodgers, Favre, Franks, Wahle, and Rivera.

    Don't be so fast to wite off Whitticker.

    We as fans should be patient with Colledge and Spitz. Don't call for them to be cut after their first season.

    Colledge has the talent to start at LG.
    Coston and perhaps Spitz will compete at RG with Whitticker.
    It appears Coston will not be concentrating on Center.
     
  16. porky88

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    That was Sherman. He turned down more money with the Lions who wanted him to start at RT to play for the Pack because McCarthy told him he believes he's the 3rd best lineman on the roster and will contend to start.
     
  17. retiredgrampa

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    A lot would depend on the needs of the new blocking system, IMO. Barry and Whittaker are "biggies" who may have problems moving out quickly. This will be a VERY interesting pre-season. Spitz has an "interesting face", not football like. Of course, Tauscher was ridiculed for his "baby-face" but everyone loves him now.
     
  18. Bobby Roberts

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    Whitt was a raw 7th round rookie thrown into the fire. He had to fill Rivera's spot, which changed things for Tauscher and Flanny. Flanny was nursing an injury all season and had to be concerned about 3 positions -- his own and the 2 newbies next to him.

    Considering all of those problems, Whitt gained some great experience that he can build on for this season. Don't count him out over rookie year struggles. Heck, Wahle almost got cut because he sucked so bad as a LT, but he turned into one of the best OGs in the game.
     
  19. bozz_2006

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    o linemen need lots of room for growing pains. i'm not sure whether whittiker will be any good, but you definitely can't count someone out after a rookie year. NFL blocking systems are extremely complex and take a lot of time to learn. even if a roookie does learn the system, he's still thinking about what he's supposed to be doing rather than a veteran who just plays football. you can't think when you're playing, that's why there's practice... lots and lots of practice. more practice than a player can get in during a three month span before the season starts.
     
  20. warhawk

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    DakotaT,
    Looks good to me. Much more competitive this year than last when options were very limited.
    I see Coston over Whitt because of the system. This is the perfect fit for Coston more so than Whitt.
    Both rookies are nasty. I like that. We will be reading about some fistacuffs in practice.
     

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