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    Oliver is the very definition of a Dan Quinn cornerback Black Terrell McClain Jersey[/url] , and he’ll have the chance to live up to his billing now.”The Falcons didn’t draft Isaiah Oliver in the second round to have him sit. Then again, they didn’t draft Jalen Collins to sit, either, and due to a combination of being outplayed by Robert Alford and his well-publicized suspension. There are no guarantees, even for a tall, rangy, physical second round selection who seems to fit the Dan Quinn mold.Of course, life is a little easier if your primary competition is out of the way, and the Falcons just decided to put their trust in Oliver and add cap space when they cut ties with Alford. He’s fresh off a poor 2018, but he had a pretty good career in Atlanta and, following a typically classy goodbye message, shouldn’t lack for suitors on the open market. That leaves Oliver as the obvious candidate to start opposite Desmond Trufant Terrell McClain Jersey 2019[/url] , with Damontae Kazee, Brian Poole, and a potential draft pick competing for the slot cornerback role. With Kazee potentially moving over, new additions on deck, and Oliver stepping into a bigger role, there’s some uncertainty here. But much of that is yet to come. Oliver is the only one with a clear, certain path to playing time going forward, and he’ll have to be pretty good immediately for this defense to function at the height of its powers in 2019. I am a big-time Oliver fan and questioned why the Falcons didn’t give him more playing time in 2018, especially now that Alford is gone, and I think despite his lack of experience he’ll fare just fine. In 14 games with two starts, Oliver was burnt several times but also pitched in an interception, seven pass deflections Jordan Miller Atlanta Falcons Jersey[/url] , and stretches of genuinely quality coverage. He doesn’t lack for athleticism or size, and he won’t even turn 23 until the end of September. The reasons the Falcons were interested in him are no secret—he has the potential to be one of the better #2 cornerbacks in football if it all comes together—but obviously expecting him to be better than the 2017 version of Robert Alford is still going to be a lot for the second year man, even if he should have little trouble being better than 2018 Alford, and he will likely be less boom-or-bust no matter what he does. In summary, Oliver is going to start, and Oliver has the chance to be special. If he can get there as soon as this season, Dan Quinn’s defense might just be going places. Indiana Hoosiers football is known for one thing: falling agonizingly short against more talented teams. IU’s seemingly weekly flailing against ranked opponents has helped earn the team the internet nickname “CHAOS TEAM.”It’s been going for five years now, and Indiana fans were writing about how sick they were of it three years ago. The trend began in 2014.The Hoosiers led No. 6 Ohio State by six until 17 minutes remained, then lost by 15,and led No. 8 Michigan State in the second quarter, then lost 56-17.And it really got rolling in 2015.They lost by a touchdown to No. 1 Ohio State,lost by eight to No. 10 Iowa 2019 Jordan Miller Jersey[/url] ,were within two of No. 7 Michigan State in the fourth quarter, before losing by 26,and led by a touchdown to No. 15 Michigan in double overtime, just for good measure.Also in 2015, IU’s first bowl game in a decade ended with a controversial missed field goal.2016 was ruthless, as anticipated.They lost by five to No. 10 Nebraska,led No. 12 Penn State 31-28 in the fourth quarter before losing by 14,and led No. 4 Michigan in the third quarter before losing.Also in 2016, Indiana’s second bowl game in a decade-plus came down to a kick. Utah made it.2017 was brutal, as is standard.They led No. 2 Ohio State 21-20 in the third and lost by 28, took No. 17 Michigan to overtime but lost, 27-20 Jordan Miller Atlanta Falcons Jersey[/url] ,and led No. 9 Wisconsin by 10 in the second before losing by 28.2018 has loosely held to the same script.They pulled to within 7 of No. 24 Michigan State in the fourth, then gave up a 75-yard run almost immediately and lost by 14,trailed No. 3 Ohio State by a TD at the half before losing by 23,recovered an onside kick with a chance to beat No. 18 Penn State, but came about 50 yards short,and led No. 4 Michigan at the half in Ann Arbor and was within a TD late, but lost by 11.We’re sorry, Indiana fans.This whole thing already seems impossible, and somehow, it keeps going.

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