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Old 01-15-2013, 02:20 AM   #36
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Default Re: Beachum will be part of rebuilt offensive line

Originally Posted by tony hipchest View Post
i appreciate max starks contributing for 2 years at vet minimum to even out the 2 years we franchise tagged him. he basically showed the rooneys the same loyalty that they showed him and took the hometown discount.

despite his play on the field, he is a good guy and a team guy.
Yes, I would love to have him back for a fair price. He's great for depth - or even usable as a starter if Adams doesn't progress and Gilbert turns out to actually be as bad as he looked during his sophomore slump. OT is still a big problem on this team; we don't have anything that has proven out beyond the journeyman starter level (Starks). It's frustrating.

But sooner or later, we need to field an NFL caliber starting line. I thought we might get there last season, but the injuries (Adams, DeCastro, Gilbert, Colon) and the disappointing performances (Colon, Gilbert, Adams) killed us.
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