The thing I like about Ward is that he is patient and understands the distance, even though he's still green at it.
Estrada seems like he has a lot of fire, which can be a disaster for the marathon. And he's a moderate mileage/really high intensity guy, which makes him seem more like a 10k/HM guy instead of a HM/marathon guy. I hope I'm wrong because I'd love to see an American break 2:10.
This Olympic Trials is going to be fun to watch. Meb has to be the favorite but he's proven to be vulnerable to injury in the past, as well as Ritz. I thought Abdi was done but he's found his mojo after coming from Ethiopia.
I think Ward will match up very nicely with Vail and I expect one of them to make the team. I'll be interested to see if Ward runs another full before then, but I doubt he will.
Tyler Pennel is another guy who is on that same level but I feel he needs to jump into one more marathon where he has to run with some grit and is constantly pushed and pulled.