Originally posted by 9erfanAUS:
Originally posted by WINiner:
Originally posted by Paul_Hofer:
Dixon might challenge Miller as starter, but the coaches obviously don't think so.
I really do agree with the coaches. Miller played phenomenal last year, better than Dixon ever has, and being his rookie year and a year in which he was making a position switch I can only see a bright future for him as our starting FB.
Dixon will be cut.
Agreed. I don't see Dixon making this team.
Dixon is gone unless he can supplant Rock as the new "Castanzo". Byham is looking more and more like he will be cut, sad cause he looked like a good TE/H-back role, he will really need to be impressie as the coaches appear to be taking the approach "Why keep 3 when you can get by with 2 and 1 on the PS."
-With tight ends, it seems like they want to keep two, and then get Dobbs some reps to deal with any "in-game" injuries while stashing Rueland on the PS for depth.
-The same can be applied with QB's depending on how they fare in the preseason, cut either CK (unlikely) or JJ, and stash Tolz on the PS for depth.
-Lineman-wise, Kilgore seems to be the back up center (the new Wragge) while Beeler and Slowey will compete for a center spot on the PS. Who knows the loser of the Leanord/Boone competition could be the other swingman, leaving the remaining 1 or 2 spots up for Looney, Person, Hall, and whoever.
Point is there are allot of options with the roster, they coaches have mentioned they know the locks at 40-45 spots. If they deem Palmer as an NFL receiver, they will find a way to get him on the team. Moss & Ginn are on a 1-year contract, MM on a 2 year, and this year we have an abundance of quality competition at WR (similar to DL last year) so it's almost guarenteed that they will be doing some roster manipulation to make sure the guys they like dont get away.
[ Edited by 5280High on Aug 4, 2012 at 1:45 PM ]