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DT Nate Chandler to offensive tackle?

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It could have been Chandler's idea. We just re-signed Dwan for 2 years and drafted KK.  What chance did Chandler have?  Either way, if it works out, what a find.

 

Raw, but so were first rounders Lane Johnson and Kyle long. 

 

Arm length is good--33 3/4

i think suggesting the change is what got him to the defensive side of the ball in the first place. he saw a chance to be more of a contributor at another position and asked for a chance. not unreasonable to think it's the same story here.

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i think suggesting the change is what got him to the defensive side of the ball in the first place. he saw a chance to be more of a contributor at another position and asked for a chance. not unreasonable to think it's the same story here.

He wants to be on the field--can't blame him for that.  I have a very good feeling about this--he seems to have the size, measurables, and the athleticism to play T.  Maybe....

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It would be amazing to get a legitimate player out of this move, someone who likely wouldn't have made the roster anyways

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Better opportunity for him. Gettleman is playing to individual strengths.
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He wants to be on the field--can't blame him for that.  I have a very good feeling about this--he seems to have the size, measurables, and the athleticism to play T.  Maybe....

 

it falls into the category of "there's a chance he can pull it off...why not?"
 

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What is he, 6'4" and 310ish? He'd be one of the smaller OTs in the league with the likes of Gross and Sam Baker.

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the next great Jason Shirley

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Not weird at all. Happens fairly routinely.

I've felt since early on in the draft process that Fluker would make for an excellent NT and would have still been taken high in the draft had he gone that route in college.

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What is he, 6'4" and 310ish? He'd be one of the smaller OTs in the league with the likes of Gross and Sam Baker.

 

i think 6'6 and 290-300 lbs. he's got room for more bulk from what i can tell.

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What is he, 6'4" and 310ish? He'd be one of the smaller OTs in the league with the likes of Gross and Sam Baker.



With the way DE's are going, this really isn't a bad thing. Quickness and balance are much more valuable in an OT these days than strength and mauling ability.

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i think 6'6 and 290-300 lbs. he's got room for more bulk from what i can tell.


6'6" you say? Well that's a little more like it.
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I think it is a pretty simple numbers game.  There are 9 DTS on the current roster, there are 4 Tackles. 

 

Of those 9 DTs, 3 have solidified their position in the rotation.  Of the 4 Tackles, 1 is a solidified starter.

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