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    OL and DL so far?

    Does anyone have any feel how the lines are coing together for the 2008 season? The reports from Cyclones.com give some insight to the skill players and the DBs and LBs, but not a lot of insight on the OL or the DL.



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    Re: OL and DL so far?

    DLine and D as a whole will be a pleasant surprise IMO.

    I think we'll still struggle on offense.



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    Re: OL and DL so far?

    I'd just like to see us score more than last season.


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    Re: OL and DL so far?

    Quote Originally Posted by isuno1fan View Post
    DLine and D as a whole will be a pleasant surprise IMO.

    I think we'll still struggle on offense.
    OL's supposed to be one of our strong points - if that's a struggle we're doomed.


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    Re: OL and DL so far?

    the is an audio interview with Dline coach Pelton. He gives a lil summary of how the dline is doing so far.


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    Re: OL and DL so far?

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    OL's supposed to be one of our strong points - if that's a struggle we're doomed.
    Not pointing directly to the OLine. I just think finishing in the red zone and putting points on the board will be similar to last year.

    Hope I'm wrong.

    The good news is I think our D is going to be much improved.



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    Re: OL and DL so far?

    Quote Originally Posted by isuno1fan View Post
    Not pointing directly to the OLine. I just think finishing in the red zone and putting points on the board will be similar to last year.

    Hope I'm wrong.

    The good news is I think our D is going to be much improved.
    Did you stay in a Holiday Inn last night or why do you think this??



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    Re: OL and DL so far?

    Quote Originally Posted by Drizzle View Post
    Did you stay in a Holiday Inn last night or why do you think this??
    No particular reason. Just my gut telling me the new QB will not walk in and lead a prolific offense just like that. Things take time usually.



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    Re: OL and DL so far?

    Quote Originally Posted by isuno1fan View Post
    No particular reason. Just my gut telling me the new QB will not walk in and lead a prolific offense just like that. Things take time usually.
    I just hope the offense is better than last year, which I think can be achieved even with a new QB.



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    Re: OL and DL so far?

    Quote Originally Posted by isuno1fan View Post
    No particular reason. Just my gut telling me the new QB will not walk in and lead a prolific offense just like that. Things take time usually.
    Year 1 was arguably Meyer's best...



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    Re: OL and DL so far?

    Quote Originally Posted by isuno1fan View Post
    Not pointing directly to the OLine. I just think finishing in the red zone and putting points on the board will be similar to last year.

    Not only the big, huge new o-linemen, but Jeremiah Schwartz should help with red zone/short yardage issues.



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    Re: OL and DL so far?

    Quote Originally Posted by isuno1fan View Post
    No particular reason. Just my gut telling me the new QB will not walk in and lead a prolific offense just like that. Things take time usually.
    Todd Reesing did it last year, and he can't see over his linemen...



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    Re: OL and DL so far?

    Quote Originally Posted by Aclone View Post
    Not only the big, huge new o-linemen, but Jeremiah Schwartz should help with red zone/short yardage issues.
    Assuming he isn't redshirted. But if Bass doesn't make it back on the team I can imagine us using him during the season in a Kock type of role.



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    Re: OL and DL so far?

    Quote Originally Posted by isuno1fan View Post
    No particular reason. Just my gut telling me the new QB will not walk in and lead a prolific offense just like that. Things take time usually.
    I agree with you on this, BUT i think our running game will be much improved.. This will translate into more redzone TD's, IMO..



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    Re: OL and DL so far?

    Quote Originally Posted by Aclone View Post
    Not only the big, huge new o-linemen, but Jeremiah Schwartz should help with red zone/short yardage issues.
    We have 5 running backs that can do that already. plus all the TE/FB's that will be able to do this just fine. I think they red-shirt him.



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