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He was pretty bad as a gunner tbh

June 10, 2021 08:02AM
I realize that doesn't mean much IF he can win that slot role. But what his gunner performance showed was a guy who lacked strength and sort of got washed out way too much.

And btw that might factor in to the slot role. Remember... Staley played Ramsey in the slot in part to boost the run defense because Jalen's like an ILB in his strength and tackling ability. This insinuates that a guy like Burgess might be preferred there to boost the run game, that is if Morris has a similar bent of mind on it.

But when I imagine Long in the slot I see teams putting a more physical wideout in the slot to match him up. And I don't think he adds much vs the run game. So no idea what the plan is but Long being forced out would not be a huge surprise. For the record I see him making this roster though. He's been on the field and not really distinguishing himself but he's been on the field and that counts.

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Rams43243June 09, 2021 06:48AM

  Re: 2 out of 3

leafnose92June 10, 2021 05:37AM

  Good assessment leaf. nm.

stlramz13June 10, 2021 06:13AM

  on Long

PHDram43June 10, 2021 06:41AM

  Re: on Long

LMU9338June 10, 2021 07:17AM

  He was pretty bad as a gunner tbh

merlin24June 10, 2021 08:02AM

  Re: on Long

Tony Romas18June 10, 2021 07:59AM

  Re: on Long

PHDram11June 10, 2021 08:50AM

  I think Long, Obo, and Kiser are kinda in ‘no man’s land’…

Rams4321June 10, 2021 07:41AM