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Old 09-02-2017, 03:34 PM
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Here's a couple OL options (unfortunately both interior):

Ravens released C Jeremy Zuttah.
Zuttah has done the roster dance in Baltimore over the past few months, first getting traded to the 49ers in March before being released by San Francisco on August 14 and signing back with Baltimore four days later. He lasted two weeks on his second stint. Zuttah made the Pro Bowl last year but is 31. The Ravens appear to be going with Ryan Jensen or Tony Bergstrom at center.

Browns released OG John Greco.
This move was always likely after Cleveland invested over $110 million in Kevin Zeitler and Joel Bitonio. Cutting Greco saves the Browns $3.1 million this season. Healthy after a Lisfranc injury late last year, Greco should latch on somewhere.
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Old 09-02-2017, 03:37 PM
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Eric Winston is done... 4 years ago, sure... but he's not even good for depth at this point.

I'm not seeing any OT who stands out to me... this isn't good.

A few names that have stood out:

TJ Ward is probably the most skilled player cut though he's a bit of a headcase and plays dirty so I don't see us signing him.

Alex Boone is a possibility for OG depth. I wouldn't mind bringing him in on the cheap.

Akeem Ayers is another name that stands out. Another possible depth signing.


There's been a lot of trades done the last day (for 6th-7th round picks). There were a few CBs traded I had hoped would have been cut but they were traded instead... I don't see any OT that would be better than Tevi so we're stuck with what we got at OT for the moment unless we can swing a trade for someone.
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Andrew Tiller G
Alex Boone G
Eric Winston T
David Quessenberry T/G
Michael Schofield T
Arie Kounadjio T
Sam Young T

Slim pickins? Maybe some dudes that can help?
This from Rotoworld:

"Broncos waived OG Michael Schofield.
Schofield was a 29-game starter over the past two seasons, but not an asset. He struggled mightily both years. The Broncos are going with Ronald Leary and Max Garcia for 2017. Schofield turns 27 in November."

Ouch!
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This from Rotoworld:

"Broncos waived OG Michael Schofield.
Schofield was a 29-game starter over the past two seasons, but not an asset. He struggled mightily both years. The Broncos are going with Ronald Leary and Max Garcia for 2017. Schofield turns 27 in November."

Ouch!
Yup.. only Boone is worth considering at OG and no good OT cut that I can see. None would be an improvement over Tevi (that I can see, anyway).
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Old 09-02-2017, 03:42 PM
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Andrew Tiller G
Alex Boone G
Eric Winston T
David Quessenberry T/G
Michael Schofield T
Arie Kounadjio T
Sam Young T

Slim pickins? Maybe some dudes that can help?
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Alex Boone is a possibility for OG depth. I wouldn't mind bringing him in on the cheap.
Someone's take: (again Rotoworld)

Vikings released LG Alex Boone.
Signed to a "four-year, $26.8 million" contract just last year, Boone was part of the problem on the Vikings' horrendous offensive line last season as he battled hip and concussion issues. The Vikings will eat $3.4 million in a dead money hit this year but save $3.3 million. With Boone gone, the Vikings will likely go with a line of LT Riley Reiff, LG Nick Easton, C Pat Elflein, RG Joe Berger, and RT Mike Remmers. Boone turned 30 this year but should get another job quickly.
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Old 09-02-2017, 03:43 PM
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What about this guy -- who I've never heard of:

"Dolphins released OT Sam Young.
Young is the only notable name among Miami's cuts. He was expected to serve in a swing role, but may be re-signed after Week 1 once his salary isn't guaranteed."

Edit: More on Young from Wiki:

Dallas Cowboys[edit]
Young was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the sixth round (179th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft. He was active in three games of the 2010 season, contributing on special teams.[3] He had a disappointing training camp in 2011, and was reportedly beaten often by defenders in practice.[4] He was waived on September 5.[5]

Buffalo Bills[edit]
On September 6, 2011, he was claimed off waivers by the Buffalo Bills.[6] In 2012, he started four games at right tackle. He was waived on October 7, 2013.

Jacksonville Jaguars[edit]
On October 8, 2013, the Jacksonville Jaguars claimed him off waivers and was active in 11 games, playing mainly on special teams.[7] The next year, he played in 9 games, with 6 starts at right tackle and was declared inactive in 6 contests.
In 2015, he appeared in 16 games, starting two at left tackle in place of an injured Luke Joeckel and one at right tackle in place of an injured Jermey Parnell.

Miami Dolphins[edit]
On March 9, 2016, Young signed a one-year $910,000 contract with the Miami Dolphins. On September 3, he was released as part of final roster cuts.[8] He was re-signed on October 11, 2016.[9]
On December 28, 2016, Young signed a one-year $1.15 million contract extension with the Dolphins through the 2017 season.[10]
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Someone's take: (again Rotoworld)

Vikings released LG Alex Boone.
Signed to a "four-year, $26.8 million" contract just last year, Boone was part of the problem on the Vikings' horrendous offensive line last season as he battled hip and concussion issues. The Vikings will eat $3.4 million in a dead money hit this year but save $3.3 million. With Boone gone, the Vikings will likely go with a line of LT Riley Reiff, LG Nick Easton, C Pat Elflein, RG Joe Berger, and RT Mike Remmers. Boone turned 30 this year but should get another job quickly.
Injuries plagued him as a starter. We're not going to find any probowlers who are cut unless they are way over the hill... every player cut has red flags somewhere (hence why they are cut).
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What about this guy -- who I've never heard of:

"Dolphins released OT Sam Young.
Young is the only notable name among Miami's cuts. He was expected to serve in a swing role, but may be re-signed after Week 1 once his salary isn't guaranteed."

Edit: More on Young from Wiki:

Dallas Cowboys[edit]
Young was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the sixth round (179th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft. He was active in three games of the 2010 season, contributing on special teams.[3] He had a disappointing training camp in 2011, and was reportedly beaten often by defenders in practice.[4] He was waived on September 5.[5]

Buffalo Bills[edit]
On September 6, 2011, he was claimed off waivers by the Buffalo Bills.[6] In 2012, he started four games at right tackle. He was waived on October 7, 2013.

Jacksonville Jaguars[edit]
On October 8, 2013, the Jacksonville Jaguars claimed him off waivers and was active in 11 games, playing mainly on special teams.[7] The next year, he played in 9 games, with 6 starts at right tackle and was declared inactive in 6 contests.
In 2015, he appeared in 16 games, starting two at left tackle in place of an injured Luke Joeckel and one at right tackle in place of an injured Jermey Parnell.

Miami Dolphins[edit]
On March 9, 2016, Young signed a one-year $910,000 contract with the Miami Dolphins. On September 3, he was released as part of final roster cuts.[8] He was re-signed on October 11, 2016.[9]
On December 28, 2016, Young signed a one-year $1.15 million contract extension with the Dolphins through the 2017 season.[10]
Don't know anything about him... but he's probably no better than Tevi... if we're going to pick up a OT he has to be better than what we got. They expected him to play swing tackle but he failed to stick on the roster for a reason.
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Old 09-02-2017, 03:50 PM
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Injuries plagued him as a starter. We're not going to find any really good players who are cut... they all have red flags somewhere (hence why they are cut).
Sure, they're never perfect. But this isn't that cut and dry. Sometimes there's money dumps. Change of scenery guys. Schemes that don't fit, etc.
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Sure, they're never perfect. But this isn't that cut and dry. Sometimes there's money dumps. Change of scenery guys. Schemes that don't fit, etc.
That's funny because I agree- I was defending Boone on that post. Still highly unlikely we're going to find a better OT than Tevi though. There's just not much out there.
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