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Old 07-03-2022, 03:08 PM   #1
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Training Camp is fast approaching What....

What position battles are you most interested to see play out and which looks like it's a lock?
1)QB is a lock...Wentz
2)RB with AG as the Bell cow is a lock
3)Starting WR"s should be Mclaurin Samuel Datson
4)The Dline is a lock at starters Sweat Allen Payne Young if he is ready week 1
All the other units playing time and depth chart standing is up for grabs based on performance in TC and preseason games which is a good thing..
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Old 07-04-2022, 09:37 AM   #2
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I really donít know if there is any major battles, but Iím interested how the rookies fit into their rolls. We took guys who are ready to play, older ages and more experience in the fieldÖthe expectation isnít to sit back and learn but play now and make an impact.

Iím also interested to see how the lack of depth at LB and Corner shakes out. Also who steps into the Buffalo Nickel roleÖIím hoping to see Collins resigned if it goes bad.
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Old 07-04-2022, 01:51 PM   #3
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I wanna see how receivers and lbs work out. We know McLaurin is going to be great, but a lot of talent still at wr for sure. Brown I could see doing great as he's a deep threat specialist. Samuel healthy? Does Dotson start immediately? Think so really. Kid should be great. Also Cam Sims still in the mix. Excited to see how this works out with Wentz at qb now.
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Old 07-04-2022, 05:14 PM   #4
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I wanna see how receivers and lbs work out. We know McLaurin is going to be great, but a lot of talent still at wr for sure. Brown I could see doing great as he's a deep threat specialist. Samuel healthy? Does Dotson start immediately? Think so really. Kid should be great. Also Cam Sims still in the mix. Excited to see how this works out with Wentz at qb now.
That's good stuff....
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Old 07-05-2022, 10:15 AM   #5
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Pretty interested to see qbs too. I think people are underestimating Sam Howell also in addition to Wentz. Wentz has all the tools just needs the right coaching and situation. Howell holds numerous UNC all time records and can sling it. People quickly forget he had a 1st rd grade had he been in the 2021 draft. Feel like we're lucky to have gotten him. Both will be a dramatic improvement.
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Pretty interested to see qbs too. I think people are underestimating Sam Howell also in addition to Wentz. Wentz has all the tools just needs the right coaching and situation. Howell holds numerous UNC all time records and can sling it. People quickly forget he had a 1st rd grade had he been in the 2021 draft. Feel like we're lucky to have gotten him. Both will be a dramatic improvement.
Agree about Howell, although he still has ways to go but Howell is in a good situation as he has little to no expectations from us at this time which will give him the opportunity to work on his mechanics for a while. I'm excited to see what Howell can do in the next 2-3 years.
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Old 07-05-2022, 02:31 PM   #7
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Pretty interested to see qbs too. I think people are underestimating Sam Howell also in addition to Wentz. Wentz has all the tools just needs the right coaching and situation. Howell holds numerous UNC all time records and can sling it. People quickly forget he had a 1st rd grade had he been in the 2021 draft. Feel like we're lucky to have gotten him. Both will be a dramatic improvement.
Hard for me to agree with your perspective on Wentz. He was with good teams in Philly and Indy and IMO his coaches were top-notch. I think he just choked last season due to the pressure of making the playoffs. So, I'd say our QB situation is still shaky
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I really donít know if there is any major battles, but Iím interested how the rookies fit into their rolls. We took guys who are ready to play, older ages and more experience in the fieldÖthe expectation isnít to sit back and learn but play now and make an impact.

Iím also interested to see how the lack of depth at LB and Corner shakes out. Also who steps into the Buffalo Nickel roleÖIím hoping to see Collins resigned if it goes bad.
You know my stance on LB (itsnotonlylackofdepthitslackofstarterswhatthehecka retheywaitingfor), but I don't think we're that short on CB. WJ3, Fuller, St Juste, Danny Johnson is a decent squad IMO, hopefully the 7th round pick Christian Holmes can contribute ?
Don't forget the so called Nickel CB can be a 3rd safety in a lot of cases (or a "don't call him LB" in Collins' case), and with Curl, McCain, Reaves, Forrest and 4th round pick Percy Butler, I think it's safe to say we have decent depth at safety.
Overall, even if you need to have 4 clear starters in your outside CBs+Safeties, I think looking at the overall DB squad, rather than CBs and safeties separately, makes more sense with what NFL secondaries do nowadays.
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Alot of good post I like it.... Let's Go Commmanders
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I canít wait to see Wentz throwing the ball to these receivers.

Iím also gonna call something to watchÖLogan Thomas probably not gonna be ready due to the injury, but Iíve heard the guys behind him have really been flashing in the spring. The competition at depth should be really good. Lotta head turning in otaís with guys catching the ball At the TE position
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I canít wait to see Wentz throwing the ball to these receivers.

Iím also gonna call something to watchÖLogan Thomas probably not gonna be ready due to the injury, but Iíve heard the guys behind him have really been flashing in the spring. The competition at depth should be really good. Lotta head turning in otaís with guys catching the ball At the TE position
I'm with you Chico on the TE competition, should be interesting. I think with all the guys that SHOULD be able to catch the ball in this offense, they could almost be a "pass first" offense that sets up the run instead of the latter. I mean Wentz should have games where he hits 9 or 10 different guys.
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I canít wait to see Wentz throwing the ball to these receivers.

Iím also gonna call something to watchÖLogan Thomas probably not gonna be ready due to the injury, but Iíve heard the guys behind him have really been flashing in the spring. The competition at depth should be really good. Lotta head turning in otaís with guys catching the ball At the TE position
Cole Turner looking good. Bates is a very good blocker and catch some too. Also, they are looking at Curtis Hodges 6'8" 240 lbs who can catch also. AGG may be in the mix too.
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Cole Turner looking good. Bates is a very good blocker and catch some too. Also, they are looking at Curtis Hodges 6'8" 240 lbs who can catch also. AGG may be in the mix too.
Curtis Hodges is my early pick for ďtraining camp heroĒ
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I canít wait to see Wentz throwing the ball to these receivers.

Iím also gonna call something to watchÖLogan Thomas probably not gonna be ready due to the injury, but Iíve heard the guys behind him have really been flashing in the spring. The competition at depth should be really good. Lotta head turning in otaís with guys catching the ball At the TE position
Cole Turner is looking at a great opportunity early on. Wouldn't be a surprise if Thomas starts off the season on IR.
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Cole Turner is looking at a great opportunity early on. Wouldn't be a surprise if Thomas starts off the season on IR.
Cole Turner may get some playing time but I think John Bates would probably be the starter at TE if Logan Thomas is unable to go right away. For one thing, Bates has some experience. Also, Bates had the highest PFF run blocking score of any TE in the NFL last season at 87.6, based on 248 run blocking snaps. That score was more that 10 points higher than the second ranked run blocking score for a TE in 2021. To me, that is a big deal. When did we last have a TE who could block like that?
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