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Making the Switch

Bradley Starks

Just about every sports fan is a coach or a general manager when it comes to making observations and sharing opinions about playing positions. Have a logjam at one spot? Simple – move one of the players elsewhere where he might better compete and help the team.

However, such snap decisions don't take into account many other aspects of the potential move – ones that the players and real coaches involved must think about. On a football team, with its myriad positions, player shuffling occurs on a fairly frequent basis. However, there is more that goes into a move than simply looking at a depth chart and slotting players into holes. Pulling a player from... Recommended Stories

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