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How has Silatolu progressed?

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Bell has to move to gaurd next season.

LT- Draft or Free agent

LG- Bell

C-Kalil

RG-Silatolu

RT-Gross

then draft another tackle in the next draft to eventually take over for Gross

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Bell will suck donkey nuts, at any gaurd spot. No thanks!

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He didn't do so well playing gaurd earlier in the season when Rivera was playing roulette with the line.

He's done a serviceable job at tackel so far. Keep him around...he's at least cheap depth.

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Bell is good at RT, but having mediocre RG will make him look worse then what he is IMO, just like Gross having a rookie next to him. Bell's and Amini will get better.

Anybody remember when the 49ers drafted Anthony Davis (11th pick in the 1st round) and Mike Iupati (17th pick in 1st round) In the 2010 Draft?. Those guys came into the league and didnt do to well their 1st year, but continued to get better. They are on year 3 and playing some really good football. Bell and Amini will be good IMO, just got to let them develop.

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Bell is good at RT, but having mediocre RG will make him look worse then what he is IMO, just like Gross having a rookie next to him. Bell's and Amini will get better.

Anybody remember when the 49ers drafted Anthony Davis (11th pick in the 1st round) and Mike Iupati (17th pick in 1st round) In the 2010 Draft?. Those guys came into the league and didnt do to well their 1st year, but continued to get better. They are on year 3 and playing some really good football. Bell and Amini will be good IMO, just got to let them develop.

Davis and iupati were bad their first years, iupati has turned into a really good guard and Davis has been pretty bad. But I get what your saying, hard to come in and dominate a bunch of grown ass men

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Bell has to move to gaurd next season.

LT- Draft or Free agent

LG- Bell

C-Kalil

RG-Silatolu

RT-Gross

then draft another tackle in the next draft to eventually take over for Gross

Terrible idea to move Bell. Why move AS to the other side? To steepen the learning curve?

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Amini has struggled but it's not uncommon for rookie offensive linemen to struggle (ex. see Cowboys rookie last year, can't remember his name: Tyrone something lol).

Also for those bashing Bell, he did grade out as one the best rookie offensive linemen last year, if I'm not mistaking.

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Amini went from Community College level to the NFL- it's going to take some time.

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Davis and iupati were bad their first years, iupati has turned into a really good guard and Davis has been pretty bad. But I get what your saying, hard to come in and dominate a bunch of grown ass men

I thought Davis was playing pretty good this year.

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ITT: a bunch of ruminations from people who couldn't discern decent line play to save their life.

Bell has been fine, especially considering the number of guards he's played next to and even played at himself.

Silatolu has picked up a lot from earlier in the year, beating defenders with brute strength even if the technique still isn't there. He stills struggles picking up inside rushes and stunts but is better than before.

Anyone advocating getting rid of Gross has a screw loose, he's still a much better LT than we'd have any hope signing or trading for and even if we grab an LT with our first pick I doubt we'd get someone who would be an improvement within the first two years.

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