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We will see where Senio Kelemete stands with the coaching staff.

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With Lyle Sendlein now out for the rest of the season, there have been changes to the depth chart. In Tyler's article I commented that I thought that Rich Ohrnberger would take over at center, Pat McQuistan would be the primary backup and that Scott Wedige would end up as the inactive guy on game days.

The depth chart confirms that Ohrnberger will start at center. But it has something different. Wedige is the primary backup at center, while the versatile McQuistan is the first reserve behind Bobby Massie and Adam Snyder. Senio Kelemete is Daryn Colledge's backup at left guard, while D'Anthony Batiste stays as Nate Potter's backup.

When gameday comes around, the team always deactivates one lineman, sometimes two. What will be of minor intrigue is to see if Kelemete is active for this week's game against the Jets. He has not yet been active for a game. If I had to guess, it is a bad sign if he remains inactive this week.

I would suppose that McQuistan would be the inactive player. Batiste can come in at either tackle position or at guard. Kelemete is a guard but has played tackle, so there is still versatility. Wedige would also be active to be the backup center. I could also see McQuistan instead of Wedige because he can play any position on the line.

If Kelemete is left inactive, then it is a sign that he is not making the progress we all hoped he would.

In other things, on offense, Kevin Kolb is listed at number one for quarterback. However, Ryan Lindley is still third, listed behind John Skelton. Todd Heap is third on the depth chart behing Rob Housler and Jeff King.

Nothing on defense has changed. Adrian Wilson is still the starter.

Does any of this surprise you? I am interested in seeing what will happen on Sunday with Senio. It will give us an peek into how he is viewed by the team.

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