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August 19, 2019 06:25PM
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Classicalwit
I don't think I've ever seen an offensive line at any level of football look as bad as we've seen the last two weeks.
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You have never seen a team sit all 5 starters and field an entire #2 OL consisting entirely of young unexperienced players against the opposing #1 defense while also shifting players from position to position.

I keep saying it. No OL looks cohesive or effective under those conditions.

What is the upside? Well as I also keep saying, you will only see an OL of 5 non-starters (mostly rookies) in the pre-season. During the season, if any of the second team keepers play, it will be as one guy joining the 4 other starters. That will automatically be more cohesive. And that replacement will be better for having gone through this experience in the pre-season--cause in fact the Rams back-up candidates are getting more reps than any other second team OL in the league.

What's the downside to all that experience? It won't be pretty and it causes doubt among some fans. Not that it won't work. My bet is it absolutely will work as an approach to OL coaching.

I have to add that it's a stretch to doubt Noteboom and Allen just because the Rams second team OL looks (completely unsurprisingly) so raw. The 2 things have nothing to do with one another.

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Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 08/19/2019 06:27PM by zn.
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  O-line depth looking shaky

promomasterj506August 19, 2019 08:40AM

  Re: they might add a vet

merlin134August 19, 2019 09:21AM

  I would think that all options are on the table...

Rams43118August 19, 2019 09:29AM

  Re: I would think that all options are on the table...

zn57August 20, 2019 04:24AM

  Not sure we can really tell without film

RockRam85August 19, 2019 11:03AM

  Hell with the depth ..... I'm worried about the starters !

Paydirt102August 19, 2019 03:25PM

  Re: Hell with the depth ..... I'm worried about the starters !

Rams4391August 19, 2019 03:39PM

  Re: O-line depth looking shaky

Classicalwit96August 19, 2019 05:56PM

  here;s why

zn106August 19, 2019 06:25PM

  that's fair

LMU9353August 20, 2019 03:19AM

  Gotta trust Kromer on this...

Rams4349August 20, 2019 06:17AM

  Re: Gotta trust Kromer on this...

RamsFanSinceLA50August 20, 2019 08:00AM

  Evans

LMU9339August 20, 2019 11:55AM

  Re: here;s why

Classicalwit38August 20, 2019 09:09AM

  Re: here;s why

zn42August 20, 2019 09:34AM

  Re: here;s why

bigjimram2126August 20, 2019 01:46PM

  Re: O-line depth looking shaky

Rams4373August 19, 2019 06:34PM

  Re: O-line depth looking shaky

Classicalwit30August 20, 2019 09:04AM

  Re: O-line depth looking shaky

zn22August 21, 2019 11:00AM

  A risky approach to have the starting OL healthy for game 1

ramzilla93August 19, 2019 06:37PM

  Re: A risky approach to have the starting OL healthy for game 1

zn108August 19, 2019 06:52PM

  Besides Edwards, who would you dress?

promomasterj56August 20, 2019 09:45AM

  Demby

PHDram54August 21, 2019 02:47AM

  Chandler Brewer

PHDram91August 21, 2019 02:37AM

  Re: Chandler Brewer

den-the-coach85August 21, 2019 03:02AM