Of course, he’s certain both would have had better numbers if he — and opposite starting tackle Trent Hessing, who injured his knee in Week 7 — had been healthy all season. The River Kings lost about 50 pounds at each spot when they were lost.
“I think with bigger size you get more movement, so me and Trent getting that extra size out there, if not giving (Maddasion) extra time would give him extra confidence,” Bessellieu said. “Especially at the beginning of the season before I went out, I felt our line was solid. We were looking sharp in practice.”
Of course, they’ll never know what might have been.