For the group, in order to help refine our draft options against 'need' - i'm continuing to do a few threads on a couple positions .... today its G. Most likely our starting Guards today are Incognito and Jerry ... We have Murtha as an ERFA We have Garner as a RFA We signed Barbre from SEA and GB We have Feinga as a CFL developmental prospect And McQuistan is a journeyman FA. Incognito had a decent/good season and reminded everyone that he can also play C. At 6'3" - I would guess that this regime would prefer to have him at C, add the fact that he can get to the 2d level - where Berger doesn't. Jerry did not fair well last year, and needs to show some serious growth to win a starting spot at G. Garner has shown he can play G, C and even T - and assuming we resign him, will be the biggest challenger at 1 of the G spots. Murtha is another T prospect that could transfer inside to G, but would need to get stronger. Barbre was injured and not very successful at T, and is yet another prime candidate to move inside to G -- but for this regime, he would have to gain some weight ... as 305 is 'light' for this FO. McQuistan was marginal at G ... but was needed last year .... a serviceable option - but not preferred. So, what do the examiners think of Jerry, Murtha and Barbre ?? We know Murtha hasn't stayed healthy, and may be better suited at G. What about Barbre since we picked him up from SEA/GB late in the season?? All of these candidates are 6'4" and weigh ~ 320 (less Barbre) to fit the FOs requirements. We know Garner can earn 1 of the G positions, if we resign him and if he is healthy. We know Carey can play G as well, albeit, he wasn't spectacular his last go around there .... and add the fact that he'd have zero mobility and a big contract $$$$$. What i will say is that i am not a fan of Vernon moving to G .... and that IF the intent is to move Incognito to C -- then unless Feinga shows some serious development, we are automatically left with Jerry and Garner. There is some comfort with Garner, provided he is healthy .... but big questions surround Jerry. Who is ready to step in take charge of either G position ?? Anyone other than Garner, who is not guaranteed to return ?? If not, then it highlights again a 'need' at G that this regime has tried to fix on the cheap the last 2 years with mediocre at best results. What we know is that this FO does not like to choose Gs early in the draft .... but the lingering need may force their hand finally go big with either Pouncey or Watkins. I won't cover C, since it is fairly obvious the 3 options there: Berger, Incognito and Draft (but we won't draft a C in RD1 ... less Pouncey -- but for G, not C).