Hit the nail on the head with every swing.You are right, we do have many Guards, but none of them are very good. Now, I think Chris Williams is good, but as many, including myself, have suggested, Williams should replace Webb at LT. He was given a bad rap (IMO) at LT when he got his limited chance there, and even at his worst, he was better than Webb. Now, if you move him back to LT and keep Garza at Center, then who are our Guards? Chris Spencer, Lance Louis, Edwin Williams and then we have relative unknowns (Ricky Henry and Reggie Stephens). Chris Spencer did not play well for us last year and I'm willing to give him the benefit of the doubt because he was playing with a broken hand through most of the season, but he was a below Average Center for the Seahawks so how much benefit of the doubt do we give him? Edwin Williams is a solid reserve, but he is not a starting caliber OG in the NFL. Many people like Lance Lewis because he has shown "flashes", but he has had more bad games than good and these games have come AFTER the flashes which show regression. So, yea, we have a lot of Guards, but it's a patchwork of back-ups at best outside of Chris Williams. I can't speak for everyone that wants us to pursue Guards, but that is my rationale.
With all that said, I certainly respect you opinion BigPapa as you always make some very good points, and you are just as apt to be right than me. After all, we all just watch from a fans perspective and I will openly admit that I sometimes place too much importance on O-Line. I have no idea if Steinbach is healthy enough to play at previous levels, but when he was healthy, he was one of the best in the league. Depending on how much this injury slows him down (and I admit, it could be completely over for him), Eric Steinbach at 80% is still much better than Lance Lewis at 100%, which he never is beyond game 2. Let's keep in mind that we just signed Kelvin Hayden whose neck problems were of more concern to us last year as we passed him up.