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Old 05-02-2012, 02:19 PM   #1
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Default Early 53 player roster prediction

QB (3): Roethlisberger, Leftwich, Johnson
RB (4): Redman, Batch, Dwyer, Rainey (Mendenhall - IR)
FB (1): Paulson
TE (3): Miller, Pope, Saunders
WR (5): Wallace, Brown, Cotchery, Sanders, Clemons
OL(10): Gilbert, Foster, Pouncey, DeCastro, Colon, Adams, Legursky, Essex, Beachum, J Scott

(26 total offensive players)

DL (7): Hood, Hampton, Keisel, Heyward, McClendon, Ta'amu, Al Woods
LB (8): Harrison, Timmons, Foote, Woodley, Worilds, Sylvester, Spence, Carter
CB (5): Taylor, Lewis, Cortez, Brown, Terrence
S(4): Polamalu, Clark, Mundy, Allen

(24 total defensive players)

K: Suisham
P: Kapinos
LS: Warren

I don't see us keeping 6 WRs if Rainey can serve as RB, WR and KR. I see the last 4 roster spots to be fought among these players:

Wes Saunders
J. Scott
Al Woods
Corbin Bryant
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Old 05-02-2012, 02:30 PM   #2
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The FA pickup I have the highest hopes for is the K brought on to challenge Suisham - other than that I don't see anything else that really stands out as unlikely.
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Why Beachum and warren?
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Default Re: Early 53 player roster prediction

They made C. Batch a new contract for this year and extended Scott so they should be in the final 53. Also I think we might take 6 WR's due to Sanders being injury prone so far. I would agree with most of the list, but damn I hope Suisham isn't on it, isn't there a rookie kicker somewhere with some strength and accuracy?
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The FA pickup I have the highest hopes for is the K brought on to challenge Suisham - other than that I don't see anything else that really stands out as unlikely.
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Why Beachum and warren?
I heard good things about Beachum. Is there another LS competing with Warren
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They made C. Batch a new contract for this year and extended Scott so they should be in the final 53. Also I think we might take 6 WR's due to Sanders being injury prone so far. I would agree with most of the list, but damn I hope Suisham isn't on it, isn't there a rookie kicker somewhere with some strength and accuracy?
I don't think they are locked into keeping C. Batch just because of a 1 yr contract. I know we just added the Missouri kicker but he seems to be a headcase.

Just because something is newer doesn't mean its better. I would stick with the headcase that we already know: Suisham then risk it with a headcase we dont know as well.
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Weslye Saunders won't be on the opening day 53-man roster since he has been suspended by the league for the first four games of the season.
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Yeah, if Beachum can snap fine enough, he stays and Warren goes to save some $$. Then I say we only carry the 9 Olinemen and maybe add another DB or OLB.
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