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Re: Roll of the dice....

November 07, 2019 05:35AM
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LMU93
That is a factor for sure. I am sure the coaches have opinions on that and will make moves (or not) partly based on that.

I just think In context of the roll of the dice thing about Noteboom that it is also a roll of the dice for a 38 year old LT. Remember Jackie Slater in 1992 and 1993 and he was not the same guy at all.

And salary cap wise, I think they have partly made decisions they have for 2020 and 2021 based on assuming AW would no longer be there. Given their relatively lower cap space paying him even five million would hamper them elsewhere and perhaps cost them a long term ascending player like Littleton.

To one extent or another all new starters are a roll of the dice.

But then some players, you get a stronger feel for.

NB has good buzz for a reason. I think a lot of the doubts about him are misplaced.

Think of the new young players this team has promoted and they took off or at least did well. Johnson, Rapp, Littleton, Kupp, Henderson, for that matter Goff in year 2. Hav played well from 2017-18 and that's after many called for his head in 2016.

Who are the failures? Few and far between.

These coaches have a good, solid record of promoting guys.

I keep harping on it. I think some folks mistook OL *unit* issues for individual talent issues. A line has to play together. It is not a sum of individual parts. It has to cohere, and when that isn't there no individual player in the unit CAN look good.

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  Whitworth open to returning in 2020

dzrams666November 05, 2019 12:57PM

  Re: Whitworth open to returning in 2020

no name258November 05, 2019 01:18PM

  Rams shouldnt be...

LMU93315November 05, 2019 01:19PM

  Re: The injury changes things...

dzrams215November 05, 2019 02:45PM

  Why would he have to be the starter?

GlacieRam173November 05, 2019 02:54PM

  Re: Rams shouldnt be...

Rams43169November 05, 2019 02:59PM

  leave one year early vs. one year late

LMU93134November 06, 2019 04:33AM

  Re: And yet....

dzrams122November 06, 2019 06:55AM

  I don't buy the bad buzz on NB

zn154November 06, 2019 07:09AM

  Re: I don't buy the bad buzz on NB

Rams43107November 06, 2019 07:29AM

  Re: I don't buy the bad buzz on NB

dzrams104November 06, 2019 07:47AM

  I agree DZ

ferragamo7988November 06, 2019 07:55AM

  yep I don't buy that

zn100November 06, 2019 08:24AM

  Re: yep I don't buy that

dzrams93November 06, 2019 08:43AM

  Re: yep I don't buy that

zn104November 06, 2019 08:56AM

  Re: yep I don't buy that

dzrams88November 06, 2019 09:24AM

  Re: yep I don't buy that

zn93November 06, 2019 07:02PM

  I also think it's got to be about the whole unit

LMU9382November 06, 2019 09:25AM

  How do you know Edwards can play LOT?

Deadpool109November 09, 2019 09:09AM

  right DP

ferragamo7977November 09, 2019 09:46AM

  Re: How do you know Edwards can play LOT?

zn96November 09, 2019 10:23AM

  Good enough for me

Deadpool72November 09, 2019 12:46PM

  Re: Good enough for me

zn75November 09, 2019 01:39PM

  Re: And yet....

AlbaNY_Ram94November 06, 2019 07:35AM

  Re: And yet....

dzrams91November 06, 2019 07:52AM

  Re: And yet....

zn88November 06, 2019 08:35AM

  Re: And yet....

LMU9384November 06, 2019 09:15AM

  Re: Whit would be my Matthews/Weddle type signing!

dzrams100November 06, 2019 09:40AM

  Re: Whit would be my Matthews/Weddle type signing!

LMU9382November 06, 2019 09:47AM

  Re: Whit would be my Matthews/Weddle type signing!

dzrams98November 06, 2019 09:51AM

  Noteboom is rolling the dice

ferragamo79274November 05, 2019 05:32PM

  Re: Noteboom is rolling the dice

LMU93152November 06, 2019 04:31AM

  Re: Noteboom is rolling the dice

zn152November 06, 2019 04:54AM

  Re: Noteboom is rolling the dice

LMU93138November 06, 2019 06:12AM

  Evans at LG

Hazlet Hacksaw136November 06, 2019 06:44AM

  Re: Evans at LG

zn119November 06, 2019 07:01AM

  Re: Noteboom is rolling the dice

Steve92November 09, 2019 02:43AM

  Re: Noteboom is rolling the dice

zn77November 09, 2019 06:07AM

  Re: Noteboom is rolling the dice

Steve86November 09, 2019 08:44AM

  Re: Noteboom is rolling the dice

zn82November 09, 2019 09:00AM

  Re: Noteboom is rolling the dice

zn72November 09, 2019 08:58AM

  Re: Guards value

Steve77November 10, 2019 05:38AM

  I don’t know how this OL will shake out for ‘20...

Rams43111November 06, 2019 07:24AM

  Re: I don’t know how this OL will shake out for ‘20...

dzrams101November 06, 2019 07:56AM

  Re: I don’t know how this OL will shake out for ‘20...

Rams43100November 06, 2019 08:08AM

  doubt it

zn117November 06, 2019 08:27AM

  Re: doubt it

PHDram99November 06, 2019 08:40AM

  Re: doubt it

dzrams91November 06, 2019 08:54AM

  Re: doubt it

zn94November 06, 2019 08:58AM

  Re: Fair enough...

dzrams88November 06, 2019 09:26AM

  Re: Fair enough...

zn86November 06, 2019 09:31AM

  Re: doubt it

21Dog86November 07, 2019 04:08AM

  Roll of the dice....

LMU9377November 07, 2019 05:04AM

  Re: Roll of the dice....

zn89November 07, 2019 05:35AM

  Re: Roll of the dice....

LMU9379November 07, 2019 07:33AM

  Re: Roll of the dice....

dzrams82November 07, 2019 08:38AM

  Probably gonna be a ‘best 5’ will start scenario in ‘20...

Rams4376November 07, 2019 09:11AM

  will Noteboom miss OTAs?..

LMU9380November 07, 2019 09:38AM

  Re: will Noteboom miss OTAs?..

zn95November 08, 2019 07:12PM

  Re: will Noteboom miss OTAs?..

LMU9373November 09, 2019 04:44AM

  Thing Is

BC Ramsfan112November 08, 2019 10:10PM

  Re: Thing Is

zn100November 08, 2019 10:22PM

  I see them updating line in 2020

ferragamo7983November 09, 2019 06:41AM

  Re: I see them updating line in 2020

zn70November 09, 2019 06:54AM

  Re: I see them updating line in 2020

Rams4373November 09, 2019 07:20AM

  Here's the thing the Rams are not the Pats

ferragamo7968November 09, 2019 07:37AM

  and the Pats are just one convenient example of a common thing

zn78November 09, 2019 08:19AM

  Re: Yes---not vets to fill in on OL

Steve82November 09, 2019 02:45AM

  The issue will be the cost

RockRam186November 05, 2019 03:17PM

  Always hard to predict when Father time slams the door

Rams_8173November 09, 2019 08:41AM