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Agree that he played well. Is he a nose or a 3-tech?

If I were cutting a nose, I'd cut Fua.

I'd have to go back and watch to be honest with you.

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Agree that he played well. Is he a nose or a 3-tech?

If I were cutting a nose, I'd cut Fua.

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I understand this sentiment and know it is unlikely. The only thing I'm sure of is Fua is perhaps the most overmatched 1 tech I've ever watched, and after watching him Saturday, he has not made any strides since last year.

And look at it this way...he was almost a 4th round pick.

Edit: And actually, I expect Clausen, Fua, and Armanti to all be out of the league within 2 years. That's a 2nd rounder and two 3rds.

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Well actually Fua busted up a double on kuechly's goal line stop. Allowed a free lane to the ball carrier that was our best play against the run with the first unit

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Well actually Fua busted up a double on kuechly's goal line stop. Allowed a free lane to the ball carrier that was our best play against the run with the first unit

Yes, I saw that. It was a nice play.

However, he followed that up by some very poor snaps (he didn't get many), getting stood straight up in a 1 on 1 matchup and pushed to the side, then getting pushed straight down to the ground on another snap.

He just doesn't look to me like NFL material. And I know the guy is like 310 lbs., but he looks like a child next to Ron Edwards. Kalil says he's strong, but I haven't seen evidence that he plays strong.

Standing by my prediction (out of the league in less than 2 years) but hoping I'm dead wrong.

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I understand this sentiment and know it is unlikely. The only thing I'm sure of is Fua is perhaps the most overmatched 1 tech I've ever watched, and after watching him Saturday, he has not made any strides since last year.

And look at it this way...he was almost a 4th round pick.

Edit: And actually, I expect Clausen, Fua, and Armanti to all be out of the league within 2 years. That's a 2nd rounder and two 3rds.

After watching Fua and Mcclain in about 8 games extensively last year via, NFL Rewind I must say I think you are wrong about Fua. The dude is no all pro but as rookie playing next to another rookie I think he did okay all things considered. I'm gonna steal Rivera's favorite word and say he "flashed" at times last year. Not the kind of stuff that will show up on stat sheets, but I personally have much more faith in him than Mcclain at this point.

Also, unless Davis experiences some major setback(let's hope not) I see no reason why he would retire? Are you expecting him to have another tear or something?

Davis has worked way too hard to come back and just say fug it I retire without good reason.

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I think Josh Thomas is closer to making the team than people think. Rivera seems to be behind the kid

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After watching Fua and Mcclain in about 8 games extensively let year via, NFL Rewind I must say I think you are wrong about Fua. The dude is no all pro but as rookie playing next to another rookie I think he did okay all things considered. I'm gonna steal Rivera's favorite word and say he "flashed" at times last year. Not the kind of stuff that will show up on stat sheets, but I personally have much more faith in him than Mcclain at this point.

Also, unless Davis experiences some major setback(let's hope not) I see no reason why he would retire? Are you expecting him to have another tear or something?

Davis has worked way too hard to come back and just say fug it I retire without good reason.

Good comments on Fua. I hope you're right and I'm wrong.

As to Davis, my fear is he will be plagued by these nagging little setbacks that never allow him to get in any real work. The team and Thomas would then have a very difficult decision. Put him on reg season PUP? Designate him marquis IR so he can try to come back after week 8? IR him again?

It is just a difficult situation, and Thomas may at some point think it's in the best interests of everyone to retire.

Like with Fua, I hope I'm wrong. Nothing would make me happier than to see both these guys contribute heavily this year.

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