Re: Mike Adams Ready to Step Up, Take on Starting RT Duties
Gilbert is Max Starks, part II.
Adams is Marvel Smith, part II.
Strangely, like Starks, Gilbert is better at LT than at RT. Like Smith, Adams is a R1 talent, who dropped due to his weediness. Neither Starks nor Smith started as rookies; they were given time to develop... something that hasn't been done with Gilbert & Adams. If people can deal with the growing pains... people will be rewarded: by the end of next season, they should be one of the best tackle tandems in the NFL.