Trade in the works for O-line?

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Re: Trade in the works for O-line?

Post by mondry » Tue Nov 01, 2016 11:26 am

TSonn wrote: Then next year move Kalil over to RT when he's healthy. Boom. Offensive line fixed for a few years while we can draft more guys in 2018.
So when they invent the technology to turn him into a cyborg?
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Re: Trade in the works for O-line?

Post by Norv Zimmer » Tue Nov 01, 2016 11:32 am

We dont have the cap space to spend on turning him into a cyborg.
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Re: Trade in the works for O-line?

Post by TSonn » Tue Nov 01, 2016 11:38 am

mondry wrote: So when they invent the technology to turn him into a cyborg?
Haha. Fair point. I've never played on the offensive line before but what I hear is that RT is easier than LT so potentially he could be an average RT as opposed to a terrible LT.
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Re: Trade in the works for O-line?

Post by Mothman » Tue Nov 01, 2016 4:11 pm

There's nothing official yet but Matt Vensel, Vikes beat writer for the Star Tribune, tweeted:
Matt Vensel ‏@mattvensel
The NFL trade deadline appears to have passed without the #Vikings, who have a need at tackle but little salary cap space, making a deal.
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Re: Trade in the works for O-line?

Post by Raptorman » Tue Nov 01, 2016 7:11 pm

Well I guess the trade deadline puts this thread to bed.
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Re: Trade in the works for O-line?

Post by Maelstrom88 » Mon Nov 14, 2016 1:12 am

Sure would have been nice to see Joe Thomas manning the LT spot.
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Re: Trade in the works for O-line?

Post by LondonViking » Mon Nov 14, 2016 3:28 am

Maelstrom88 wrote:Sure would have been nice to see Joe Thomas manning the LT spot.
Knowing our luck he would be manning IR pretty quickly
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Re: Trade in the works for O-line?

Post by Maelstrom88 » Mon Nov 14, 2016 1:35 pm

Probably right :pour:
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