I honestly do not think we need a "Mack" type center to win us the big one in February. I am pretty confident that whoever wins the challenge of starting at center (Costa or Holmes) than we should be fine. Grigson has a point, we do not need a high profile center, and gave Jeff Saturday as good example. We all know that he went from a nobody knew who he was, into one of the most skillful centers to play for the Colts. Khaled or Phil Costa could be our next Saturday. I know that is a long shot, but its something we need to look at before we jump to conclusions.
The reasons I see why Grigson stuck with Samson Satele in 2013:
1: Even though Samson was horrific in blocking, he still had a connection with Andrew and was very knowledgable of the playbook.
2: Samson was getting paid too high and wanted to get his worth out. (even though we wanted him out)
3: Grigson saw something in him and gave him too many chances.
We can all agree we are happy that he is out of Indianapolis.
Kevin Bowen @KBowenColts Mar 21
Grigson on offensive line: "We feel pretty good where we are at." Said Khaled Holmes was drafted to be the center of the future.
I can see why Khaled had very very limited snaps in the 2013 season. Unlike Hugh Thornton, Grigson wants him to develop and get more experience before placing him in the starting position. I expect great things from Khaled, and I am pretty confident he will win the starting position next season.
This is my first fanblog post so let me know what you think.