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I'm a bit surprised by the Groy disappointment by some...

March 18, 2017 07:58AM
Look, I wanted him, too. At the tendered price and with no other compensation.

But let's don't overreact at losing him. Possibly only temporarily, btw.

He's a C, not a franchise starting QB, after all. Probably a middle of the pack talent, at that. Unless Kromer could work some magic, somehow.

I'm trying to put this in perspective, here.

Our '17 season doesn't hinge on whether we get Groy. It does hinge, in part, upon getting an upgrade at C. Groy was merely their first attempt at upgrading the C position, but it certainly won't be their last.

To be realistic, today is only Mar 18th. We've got almost 6 full months to come up with a good C. We've got an outstanding OL coach and a new HC that seems to fully grasp the importance of a strong OL, including C. There is every reason to expect that they will address this hole.

Draft
Trade
Cross train (don't laugh, Kromer has done amazing things in OL player development)
FA

One of these will provide our '17 starting C.
SubjectAuthorViewsPosted

  Centers.

CROMWELL211121March 17, 2017 09:28AM

  Other than Mangold, not going to solve this in FA.

RockRam239March 17, 2017 09:52AM

  draft one

LMU93215March 17, 2017 10:06AM

  Re: Other than Mangold, not going to solve this in FA.

bigjimram21172March 17, 2017 12:07PM

  Without Groy, this is a mess.

alyoshamucci275March 17, 2017 12:14PM

  Groy is an unknown

TonyHunter87204March 17, 2017 12:39PM

  I don't see it that way......

roman18193March 17, 2017 01:58PM

  Re: I don't see it that way......

TonyHunter87174March 17, 2017 01:59PM

  Re: I don't see it that way......

roman18174March 17, 2017 02:19PM

  Re: Groy is an unknown

Classicalwit199March 18, 2017 03:21AM

  Re: Without Groy, this is a mess.

Rams43275March 17, 2017 02:22PM

  Without Groy, this is a mess. I agree 100%

Florida_Ram309March 17, 2017 04:44PM

  I'm a bit surprised by the Groy disappointment by some...

Rams43209March 18, 2017 07:58AM

  I agree..It was a disppointment not landing Groy...

PaulButcher59307March 17, 2017 07:13PM

  Re: I agree..It was a disppointment not landing Groy...

hubestar211March 18, 2017 12:10AM

  Re: I agree..It was a disppointment not landing Groy...

stlramz166March 18, 2017 12:36AM

  +1...or ......

Arkansas Ram127March 18, 2017 06:32PM

  Re: center

leafnose191March 18, 2017 06:35AM

  Re: center

den-the-coach226March 19, 2017 04:11AM

  Re: nice, coach !

leafnose137March 19, 2017 04:56AM

  Re: Sullivan & Elflein

den-the-coach137March 19, 2017 05:57AM

  Sullivan seems like a natural fit at this point.

PHDram134March 19, 2017 07:31AM

  Are back injuries a concern with Sullivan?

Rams43127March 19, 2017 08:14AM

  Re: If he is better than Barnes........Than yes, I go Sullivan.

oldschoolramfan115March 19, 2017 08:27AM

  not sure why Barnes couldn't have been kept around.....

21Dog116March 19, 2017 08:31AM

  Re: If he is better than Barnes........Than yes, I go Sullivan.

Rams43112March 19, 2017 08:59AM

  What are the choices?

PHDram185March 19, 2017 08:42AM

  Re: What are the choices?

TonyHunter87170March 19, 2017 08:46AM

  Re: What are the choices?

PHDram111March 19, 2017 08:52AM

  Re: What are the choices?

TonyHunter87159March 19, 2017 09:06AM

  Re: I agree..It was a disppointment not landing Groy...

Classicalwit147March 19, 2017 03:08PM

  Draft Dan Feeney

9er8er152March 19, 2017 12:35PM

  In McVay O, the QB calls the protection calls

Rampage202March 19, 2017 01:46PM

  Re: In McVay O, the QB calls the protection calls

den-the-coach199March 19, 2017 03:13PM