2016 NFL Draft: Top five underrated offensive tackles


The quarterback is the highest paid position in the NFL. The second-highest paid position? Offensive tackles, mainly the blindside tackles. Either way, it’s pretty clear that a tackle is very important along the offensive line.

He has to be versatile in being able to move with quick defensive ends and edge rushers, while having the awareness to pick up stunts and twists along with the guard. If a player can do that, he will have a successful career in the NFL.

There are a number of talented tackles that should be getting much more recognition. Let’s take a look at those five players.

Caleb is a young veteran of the sports journalism world that has a passion for college football, mostly the SEC, but namely the LSU Tigers. He also has an affinity for the Georgia Southern Eagles, because who doesn't love Erk Russell and national championships, right? He has experience working in print and online media as well as broadcasting, working with his high school alma mater football team and the Savannah Bananas.
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