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Rough Around the Edges: A Look at Big Blue’s Offensive Line

Credit: Frank Franklin II/ Associated Press

Credit: Frank Franklin II/ Associated Press

– Jim Bearor

It is known that offensive lineman do all the dirty work and get almost none of the recognition. Sure, they get love from their teams and the more hardcore followers of the sport, but the average viewer usually doesn’t see much beyond the quarterback and the pigskin unless it is pointed out to them. Sometimes offensive line play is too great or terrible to ignore, and other times its just easier to blame stuff on them – football’s equivalent of “the dog did it.” But for the most part, what happens up front slides under the radar. Continue reading