Instead, Gatland opted for the more physical option
of Josh Navidi, who had an outstanding autumn but has barely played openside since then.
It gave them another physical option
up top, but too many times he was by-passed as Rovers flowed forward.
Dave Kearney - brother of Rob - provides a more physical option
and has been a regular under Schmidt, but had a torrid time defensively against the Pumas in Cardiff and has been out of sorts for Leinster.
For smaller locations without existing virtual infrastructure, the NX-700 provides a plug-and-play physical option
for extending WAN optimization to the branch.
Hugh, 41, shunned his car for a more physical option
and would have definitely fitted in with fouryear-old Ava's playground pals in LA.
There are those who prattle on about Harry Ellis being the more dependable and physical option
at scrum-half but if Cipriani and his three quarters are to be liberated it all starts with that first link between backs and forwards.
With the Pac-10 stronger this season on the inside than it was a year ago, Dorsainvil offers a more physical option
Gough brings ballast into the second row and Cockbain, named in a Wales squad for the first time since damaging a hamstring against Fiji in November 2005, is a physical option
off the bench.
And he also gives Wenger a physical option
at the sharp end.
A survey of Scots folk says that half of them would rather talk than touch, with only a quarter favouring the physical option
At 6ft 2in, the stocky Nouble, who turns 19 on Friday, offers Swansea boss Brendan Rodgers a more physical option
than main striker Stephen Dobbie, and put himself about well against The Iron.