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Which Teams Are Keeping their Offensive Lines Intact Entering the 2019 Season?

The Texans desperately tried to finagle a starting-caliber offensive lineman from a Jadeveon Clowney deal on the eve of the season. After Bill O’Brien angled for starting center Justin Britt and right tackle Germaine Ifedi in talks with Seattle, Houston settled for a couple linebackers and a Seahawks third rounder for Clowney. The Seahawks opted for continuity. https://twitter.com/GermainX1/status/1167686163144085504?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw The Dolphins eventually pulled a couple first-round selections from Houston, with LT Laremy Tunsil providing them a much larger return than Britt and Ifedi could’ve gotten the Seahawks. And unlike Seattle, the Dolphins are deep in rebuild mode and can probably much…...

2019 Draft: Who Maintained Continuity on the O-Line and Why We Care

  Quenton Nelson and Braden Smith1 got rolling early in their rookie season and helped jump-start a Colts offensive line that had struggled throughout Andrew Luck’s career. A viable GPP play emerged in Marlon Mack — an actual Colts rusher! The day had come. However, the draft usually doesn’t pay such immediate dividends on the offensive line. More often there are growing pains as players adjust to the professional level and OLs incorporate new members on the dance line. Immediately working in rookie OL picks can prove rocky. And teams do typically take it slow in this regard, particularly with post-first round selections.2…...

The Increasing Emphasis on Offensive Line Continuity

Teams are trending toward offensive line continuity in a copycat league where the two squads in the Super Bowl happened to value it as much as anyone. The Patriots and Rams made it six straight conference title winners to avoid multi-position turnover on the starting offensive line.1 In 2015, 22 teams replaced multiple OL starters entering the season, and 11 teams replaced a majority of their starters. The number of OLs replacing multiple spots dropped to 16 in 2016 and 14 in 2017, before a rash of preseason injuries leveled that to 14 in 2018. Entering the second week of…...

Which Teams Are Keeping their Offensive Lines Intact Entering the 2019 Season?

The Texans desperately tried to finagle a starting-caliber offensive lineman from a Jadeveon Clowney deal on the eve of the season. After Bill O’Brien angled for starting center Justin Britt and right tackle Germaine Ifedi in talks with Seattle, Houston settled for a couple linebackers and a Seahawks third rounder for Clowney. The Seahawks opted for continuity. https://twitter.com/GermainX1/status/1167686163144085504?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw The Dolphins eventually pulled a couple first-round selections from Houston, with LT Laremy Tunsil providing them a much larger return than Britt and Ifedi could’ve gotten the Seahawks. And unlike Seattle, the Dolphins are deep in rebuild mode and can probably much…...

2019 Draft: Who Maintained Continuity on the O-Line and Why We Care

  Quenton Nelson and Braden Smith1 got rolling early in their rookie season and helped jump-start a Colts offensive line that had struggled throughout Andrew Luck’s career. A viable GPP play emerged in Marlon Mack — an actual Colts rusher! The day had come. However, the draft usually doesn’t pay such immediate dividends on the offensive line. More often there are growing pains as players adjust to the professional level and OLs incorporate new members on the dance line. Immediately working in rookie OL picks can prove rocky. And teams do typically take it slow in this regard, particularly with post-first round selections.2…...

The Increasing Emphasis on Offensive Line Continuity

Teams are trending toward offensive line continuity in a copycat league where the two squads in the Super Bowl happened to value it as much as anyone. The Patriots and Rams made it six straight conference title winners to avoid multi-position turnover on the starting offensive line.1 In 2015, 22 teams replaced multiple OL starters entering the season, and 11 teams replaced a majority of their starters. The number of OLs replacing multiple spots dropped to 16 in 2016 and 14 in 2017, before a rash of preseason injuries leveled that to 14 in 2018. Entering the second week of…...

Which Teams Are Keeping their Offensive Lines Intact Entering the 2019 Season?

The Texans desperately tried to finagle a starting-caliber offensive lineman from a Jadeveon Clowney deal on the eve of the season. After Bill O’Brien angled for starting center Justin Britt and right tackle Germaine Ifedi in talks with Seattle, Houston settled for a couple linebackers and a Seahawks third rounder…...

2019 Draft: Who Maintained Continuity on the O-Line and Why We Care

  Quenton Nelson and Braden Smith1 got rolling early in their rookie season and helped jump-start a Colts offensive line that had struggled throughout Andrew Luck’s career. A viable GPP play emerged in Marlon Mack — an actual Colts rusher! The day had come. However, the draft usually doesn’t pay such immediate…...

The Increasing Emphasis on Offensive Line Continuity

Teams are trending toward offensive line continuity in a copycat league where the two squads in the Super Bowl happened to value it as much as anyone. The Patriots and Rams made it six straight conference title winners to avoid multi-position turnover on the starting offensive line.1 In 2015, 22…...

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