Originally Posted by wwhickok
Beachum has definitely earned his right to play within the OL even if it is a backup role. I was worried about him playing but he has really shined. He has the usual 'rookie' mental errors with false starts and such but not many of them. He played really well overall. I believe if they cut Colon prior to June 1st the cap hit would be less significant. Don't know that for a fact.
I agree. I think he can be a solid starter next season. But I want him to be the backup because I'm worry about the OL depth. Given the OL injury history, I feel much more comfortable by having Beachum instead of Malecki as a spot starter.