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Big men big part of offense's success

Quarterbacks, receivers and running backs get all the attention, but without offensive linemen, none of them would get much accomplished.

A running back is nothing without a physical and hard-working offense line to create running lanes. Quarterbacks need time to make throws, and receivers need the quarterbacks to have that time so they run their routes.

The average fan may not buy a Walter Jones jersey or have a Chris Samuels poster on their wall, but these are the guys who allow the skill players on their team to make plays and be stars.