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Gosder Cherilus Free Agent Offensive Tackle


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Not saying take out a flyer on him as a starter, but maybe as a swing tackle on the cheap. Personally I wouldn't mind. We are not 100% stable at the position so maybe a little more competition wouldn't hurt. Also, it is said his greatest struggle is with the man blocking scheme and he would benefit from zone blocking.

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http://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/other/colts-release-gosder-cherilus-tackle-slowed-by-injuries/ar-AAdwTMd?ocid=ansspap11

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Indianapolis Colts released starting right tackle Gosder Cherilus on Sunday, a surprising move less than a week before players report to training camp.

Cherilus had been a staple of the offensive line the past two seasons. He started 29 games, including two playoff games, in 2013.

But the 31-year-old Haitian struggled with injuries last season and was put on season-ending injured reserve in December. He had offseason knee surgery.

The Colts hoped Cherilus would be healthy for training camp even as they plugged second-year guard Jack Mewhort into Cherilus' spot during offseason workouts. Mewhort, Indy's second-round draft pick in 2014, played tackle at Ohio State and now goes into camp as the likely starter.

Cherilus spent his first five NFL seasons with Detroit.

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Cant be any worse than Polumbus.

I'm not a huge fan of him either, but Polumbus does have the advantage of familiarity with Shanahan though.

I'd say that it depends on how healthy that Holmes is right now. We haven't heard a peep since his injury, and, if they think that he might miss games, then this could make sense. Depends on the cost though of course.

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I'm not a huge fan of him either, but Polumbus does have the advantage of familiarity with Shanahan though.

I'd say that it depends on how healthy that Holmes is right now. We haven't heard a peep since his injury, and, if they think that he might miss games, then this could make sense. Depends on the cost though of course.

Holmes is likely done. I don't think he recovers enough this season to play at 100%

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I would be for it. The guy was solid and hopefully can be again.

On paper, he looks better than Polumbus. Depth on the OL is scary, especially at tackle. If he is cheap, then it wouldn't hurt to kick the the tires on him.

Let's hope Jake Rodgers brings his A+ game to camp.

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Lots of bubblewrap for Matthews. Nobody out there that is exciting. Jake Long is as old and broke-down as this guy, but was at least an All Pro a few years ago. If old and broken is the best available, I would take a flyer on Long before Moncherie.

I have thought of that option, but he wasn't even that good as a pro.

Wouldn't hurt to kick the tires though.

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I have thought of that option, but he wasn't even that good as a pro.

Wouldn't hurt to kick the tires though.

Wasn't that good?

Only gave up 2.5 sacks and was a Pro Bowler as a rookie.

Only gave up 4 sacks and was again a Pro Bowler in his second year.

Also a Pro Bowler in his third and fourth seasons.

It was then that injuries derailed what could have been a Hall of Fame career.

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Wasn't that good?

Only gave up 2.5 sacks and was a Pro Bowler as a rookie.

Only gave up 4 sacks and was again a Pro Bowler in his second year.

Also a Pro Bowler in his third and fourth seasons.

It was then that injuries derailed what could have been a Hall of Fame career.

Forgot about that...something about the final years...lol.

Man, yeah. How did I forget so easily though? That's insane.

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