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Who starts at FB?

Discussion in 'Chargers Fan Forum' started by J-Grease, Sep 1, 2008.

  1. J-Grease

    J-Grease BoltTalker

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    So with Pinnock gone, what's the plan at FB? I'm sure we will run a lot of singleback formations and have Manu in there sometimes, but who will be the starting FB and the backup RB? It looks to me like Tolbert is going to be THE FB, with Hester backing up at both positions. Hester did play FB and was the guy we broke the bank for this year though. What do you think?
     
  2. AnteaterCharger

    AnteaterCharger Calibrating Bolttalk, Podcast by Podcast Staff Member Super Moderator Podcaster

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    Hester probably
     
  3. RipTheJacker

    RipTheJacker Well-Known Member

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    I pray Hester never plays FB
     
  4. LV Bolt Fan

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    Tolbert will play the "true" FB spot. Hester will everything else.:yes:
     
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    Yep:yes:



    Norv and everybody else said this offseason that we would be going away from the traditional fullback. Tolbert will get playing time when we do go to power O formations, but I expect to see a lot of Hester because he can do more as a running back and receiving threat.
     
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    I think so too. With Sproles coming in as the backup HB.
     
  7. Enormo

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    HE'S MY BOY BLUE!!!
     
  8. montanabolthead

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    Tolbert impressed me with his receiving this pre-season. With Hester, Sproles and Tolbert behind LT, we're in good shape.
     
  9. Buck Melanoma

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    I think Tolbert won the rights to be the starting FB. What that will mean in this year's offense is yet to be seen. The rest of the RBs, including Tolbert, will get shuffled in & out quite a bit in various sets. If anyone is LT's "true" backup, I'd have to give it to Sproles.
     
  10. Retired Catholic

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    Tolbert is the guy. #1 on the new depth chart followed by Hester, who is behind Sproles at RB.
     
  11. TheBeast

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    Tolbert should start he's proven himself in the preseason. Than again it's preseason...regardless of the decsicion in AJ we trust :flag:
     
  12. bigmike.x.09

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    i see a 3RB set with LT, sproles and tolbert with hester subbing for any of the forementioned. :yes:
     
  13. in_a_days

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    Norv tends to put more WRs out there than backs. But he also mixes it up so I tend to agree that we will see a wide variety of packages.

    But from what I've seen, if they're going I formation and need a traditional fullback to clear a path, it's Tolbert. :bolt:
     
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    Johnny Lightning Go Bolts

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    I see us winning the SB...I know I'm not supose to think that far ahead...

    I'm weak... [​IMG]
     

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