Posted by ESPN.com's Matt Mosley
With veteran right guard Randy Thomas out for the season with a right triceps injury, former third-round pick Chad Rinehart and Will Montgomery are competing to replace him. Today in practice, Rinehart started out with the first team and then was replaced by Montgomery after several snaps.
From what I can tell, personnel chief Vinny Cerrato is rooting for Rinehart to win the competition. He's a homegrown draft pick while Montgomery is a former seventh-round by the Carolina Panthers who has bounced around the league. Either way, it's not an ideal situation.
"Chad was strong," Zorn said after today's practice. "I saw him battling in there and I saw Will battling in there as well."