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Jeromey Clary: Stopgap or Savior?

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It was a mild surprise when Norv Turner made Jeromey Clary the No. 3 tackle in favor of 12-year veteran Roman Oben prior to the season opener. However, that was nothing compared to Wednesday's announcement that Clary will replace Shane Olivea as the starting right tackle beginning this week in Kansas City.

Jeromey Clary's second-season surge is all the more impressive given that he couldn't even crack the active roster last season. He was released at the end of training camp in favor of former undrafted free agent Cory Lekkerkerker. Clary was later re-signed to the practice squad. While Marty Schottenheimer preferred to play Lekkerkerker, Norv Turner sees more upside in Clary. "I have respect for... Recommended Stories

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