Circus Peanut wrote:
but I was also hoping his injury was enough to keep him out for a while to give our secondary a chance.
Your posts on this subject have been confusing the hell
out of me, and now I realized why -- you keep on using this term incorrectly. The secondary is the defense behind the linebackers (so, the defensive backs): Ergo, the secondary part of the defense. The word you're looking for is "backup," as in the backup quarterback.