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10-01-2012, 10:43 AM
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You make a good point.

I suppose he has next to no chance of making that team anyway.


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Originally Posted by Faidh ar Rud Eigin View Post
Yes but they guy who is the 13th forward always ends up taking the job of someone slotted in the top 12. For example, Patrice Bergeron was slotted in the top 12 last Olympics with Morrow as the 13th forward, but shortly after Bergeron was replaced by Morrow who ended up being a pretty valuable player.

You don't take a 13th forward because it can't hurt to take someone like that, you take someone who could fill the role of any player that is injured/doesn't perform well.

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