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Tagged: Offensive line rankings (36 Results)

Offensive Lines: Blind side protectors

Time was the only players who made more money than left tackles were quarterbacks. Things have gradually changed, but it's still a highly compensated position -- nearly half (15) of the league's starters make over $10 million per year. One of those guys, Trent Williams, has a very uncertain future.  more »

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Offensive Lines: Offensive line rankings

Each Friday, we'll take a look at NFL offensive lines, running through the latest developments -- injuries, benchings -- and highlighting specific positions and/or players. Up first, a run through some of the noteworthy occurrences since we put the magazine to bed, and how they affect the rankings.   more »

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Andy Richardson: Offensive lines and playoffs

There's a strong correlation between offensive line play and team success. Was thinking about that last night while watching the Chargers and Kansas City. The Chargers had one of the league's worst offensive lines as recently as a couple of years ago, and Philip Rivers was getting beat up (and struggling). Now, he's an MVP candidate.   more »

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Andy Richardson: Updated offensive line rankings

The linemen left standing at this point in the season are a hardy group. Or a lucky bunch, whichever. Truth is that everyone is banged-up right now. The tricky part is figuring out which guys are going to be able to play through their bumps and bruises, and which aren't. The roundup follows.   more »

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Andy Richardson: Updated offensive line rankings

The Saints have maybe had the league's best offensive line to this point of the season, but their depth will be tested in upcoming games. Terron Armstead will miss 3-4 weeks with a shoulder injury, so Jermon Bushrod will need to start. That's a concern, with the stretch run and the NFC's top seed at stake.   more »

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Andy Richardson: Updated offensive line rankings

It's that time of year when offensive line depth gets tested. Players suffer season-ending injuries, but then there are the week-to-week issues -- sprained knees and concussions and the like. Recent weeks have seen the Bears lose a key starter, while the Colts have been a pleasant surprise.   more »

Andy Richardson: Updated offensive line rankings

Watching the Cardinals-Broncos game last night, you couldn't help but think, wow, that's a bad offensive line the Cardinals have. And indeed: they have a poor pair of tackles, they lost their starting center to a torn ACL in the preseason, and now both their guards are hurt. One of many issues for David Johnson.   more »

Andy Richardson: Updated offensive line rankings

Jason Peters suffered a torn biceps in last night's win over the Giants. Just a flesh wound, says Peters, and he'll be fine to play, but we'll see. If nothing else, it seems likely his effectiveness will be somewhat limited, with one's bicep muscle being kind of important to arm strength. Makes sense to downgrade the Eagles a little in the updated rankings.   more »

Andy Richardson: Updated offensive line rankings

It wasn't so long ago that the Raiders had one of the league's best offensive lines. Now they're starting a pair of rookie tackles, and it's a suspect group. The offense has been performing at a respectable level in most early games, but we'll see if it catches up with them.   more »

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Around the NFL: Updated offensive line rankings

It was a relatively healthy week for offensive lines around the league; nobody noteworthy being lost for the season qualifies as a "healthy" week. But there were still injury developments -- players being sidelined, players returning -- and a noteworthy benching to recap.   more »

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Around the NFL: Updated offensive line rankings

The Jaguars and Falcons have two of the leagues better offensive lines, but their depth will be tested going forward. Both teams lost a key starter last week, and will take the field in Week 3 breaking in a replacement. We'll soon find out if it's not a big deal, or it's the kind of thing that can hamper their playoff aspirations.   more »

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Around the NFL: Updated offensive line rankings

We've had a chance to see all the lines play in an actual game now, so it's easier to move them around a little bit based on performance. Not that they all faced the same level of defensive fronts, but we have more visual evidence to go on. And of course, once the games start, key players start to suffer injuries.   more »

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Around the NFL: Updated offensive line rankings

The biggest offensive line news of the week is in Carolina. The Panthers lost Andrew Norwell in free agency and seemed to lose right tackle Daryl Williams to injury in the offseason. But evidently it was only a flesh wound. On to the news.   more »

Around the NFL: Updated offensive line rankings

They can be underrated or taken for granted, but offensive lines are critical components to offensive performance. Every year some team sees its offense struggle or falter due to a critical shortcoming up front. Dallas has had probably the league's very best offensive line in recent years, so you have to wonder how recent developments will impact the team.   more »

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Around the NFL: Updated offensive line rankings

All along we've had concerns about the Panthers offense. They hired Norv Turner to run things, and while he had great success in the past, his most recent stops haven't gone well. And it now looks like he's going to need to do it in Carolina with a severely damaged offensive line.   more »

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