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Tackles rule top of O-line board

Top linemen must be strong in the running game and pass protection

Originally Published: April 26, 2011
By Todd McShay | Scouts Inc.

When evaluating offensive linemen, it is important to consider all aspects of their game -- pass protection, run blocking, awareness and toughness. With our 2011 draft board finalized, here's how we rank the top tackles, guards and centers in each of those skill sets, as well as our rankings of all offensive line prospects with draftable grades.


Which offensive linemen are tops in each skill area? How many prospects have draftable grades? Which linemen came off the board in the first two rounds in 2010, and how have the past three classes broken down? ESPN Insiders get all the answers. Insider