Columbus Crew 2005 quick hits

but they hope they made just a few key moves to put them in position to again rise to the top of the standings.

NEWCOMER(S) WITH THE BIGGEST IMPACT: Ante Razov and Mario Rodriguez
A year ago, Chad Marshall came out of nowhere to claim a starting position in the back and contend for Rookie of the Year honors. While they are much more known quantities, the Crew hope the addition of Ante Razov to the strike force and Mario Rodriguez to the midfield have the same kind of impact.

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