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Old 09-29-2008, 11:32 PM   #1
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Any of you guys notice that once stapelton came in, the O-Line flipped upside down? I wasn't really paying attention to him, but knew that when he came in, the O-Line started protecting Ben extremely well.
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Old 09-29-2008, 11:34 PM   #2
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yeah.. not sure if he was the sole reason why, but i guess he did pretty good.
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Old 09-29-2008, 11:36 PM   #3
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Default Re: Stapleton?

I've noticed it too.

The Offensive Line stopped sucking when Simmons went out. The offense started to click after Smith got hurt. Coincidence? I think not.

This may sound classless, but I hope Simmons and Smith never see the field ever again.
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Simmons actually played pretty well this year.

But for some reason, when Stapleton came in, there WAS a change in the line.


Hmmm.

I said the same thing in the game day trhead.
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Old 09-29-2008, 11:38 PM   #5
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Any of you guys notice that once stapelton came in, the O-Line flipped upside down? I wasn't really paying attention to him, but knew that when he came in, the O-Line started protecting Ben extremely well.

Wasn't this around the same time they started running the no huddle?
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Old 09-29-2008, 11:42 PM   #6
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Well, with the initial report of Simmons being done for season, you might get your wish Edman....

Stapleton did a tremendous job. Hopefully if he's the new starter, he'll continue the fine play. God knows we need it!
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Old 09-29-2008, 11:54 PM   #7
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Well, with the initial report of Simmons being done for season, you might get your wish Edman....

Stapleton did a tremendous job. Hopefully if he's the new starter, he'll continue the fine play. God knows we need it!
Problem is if Stapleton takes Simmons' spot, then they'll need to sign someone to back up Hartwig since he's also the backup C.
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I am not completely confident with Stapleton at 280lbs or so playing guard. Id rather move Colon into guard (where he should be) and bring our multi million dollar man Max Starks off the bench to play RT (haha). seriously i would though
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I think Ben was just hitting the hot receiver a little faster. That caused Bmore to blitz a little less.
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Old 09-30-2008, 12:02 AM   #10
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I am not completely confident with Stapleton at 280lbs or so playing guard. Id rather move Colon into guard (where he should be) and bring our multi million dollar man Max Starks off the bench to play RT (haha). seriously i would though
Stapleton played well but I would tend to agree that Colon at RG and Starks at RT would be a serious option to consider at this stage. I guess Hills would move up as backup at OT
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