Villanueva is strong in pass protection, though he’s coming off his worst run-blocking grade since 2015. Bulaga has battled injuries throughout his career, but he’s one of the NFL’s best when healthy; he proved that last year with a 77.1 overall grade that ranked 15th among tackles, and he allowed fewer than two pressures in nine games — the same number achieved by all Chargers tackles. Center Ryan Jensen bounced back with a 79.3 overall grade that ranked third among centers last season. The Saints' interior features a few more question marks, especially after, this offseason. 81 ranking as a rookie in 2018. 15, while also citing his concern about the right side, which will feature Nate Davis at right guard and either Dennis Kelly or rookie Isaiah Wilson at right tackle. out of UConn, a classic developmental prospect who performed well in college but still has room to grow. Green Bay's offensive line finished sixth in our 2019 rankings, anchored by left tackle David Bakhtiari, who has taken over for Joe Thomas as the best pass-protecting tackle in the league. Green Bay's offensive line finished sixth in our. Richard King ranks the best & worst offensive lines in the NFL heading into Week 4 of the 2019 NFL season. Williams still has his excellent 2017 season to hang his hat on, as he finished 15. among all tackles that season and third among right tackles, making him a low-risk gamble and perfect depth player at a modest price. Center Rodney Hudson allowed just three pressures, grading at 91.2 as a pass blocker to lead the league in that department for the fifth-straight season. While Georgia's offensive numbers during its 6-2 run in the 2020 season were not elite, its offensive line play has been a strength of the team in most of its games. Solder graded in the 70s as a pass blocker in all but one full year as a starter, and he was once one of the most dependable run-blocking tackles in the league, so the Giants need him to return to his previous form. With all five starters returning, Indianapolis will be in the running to rank as the league’s best offensive line. The Steelers have epitomized an offensive line that has few stars but also few weaknesses, and they should be in the top-10 discussion once again in 2020. Through the first six weeks of the 2020 NFL season, no offensive line has done a better job of run blocking than the Detroit Lions. Xavier Su’a-Filo joins the three-way competition after posting his highest grade since 2016, a 60.1 mark that came on only 307 snaps. 1 at the conclusion of the, . Look for Taylor to compete at right guard, where, returns after his 63.0 overall grade in 2019 ranked 39. among 83 guards. 14-graded guard in the league since 2016, and he pairs with James to give Denver one of the most stable right sides in the league. Granted, projecting any Jets unit to struggle isn’t particularly bold right now, but the Dolphins managed to create pressure within 2.5 seconds on 43% of Joe Flacco ’s dropbacks, the fourth-highest single-game mark of the season. PFF EDGE gives you access to the most popular Player Grades features, and much more. The story of the 2020 Falcons will start with the offensive line after they posted the worst pass-blocking (67.2) and run-blocking (58.2) grades of the Matt Ryan era. The one other name to throw in the mix is 2018 third-rounder Geron Christian Sr., who has only played 189 snaps in his career and notably earned a 63.0 grade in limited time last season. out of Georgia in the first round, a monster 350-pounder capable of engulfing defenders in the run game. Scott’s 52.6 pass-blocking grade last season was worse than all but six other tackles, while Tevi’s mark of 58.0 wasn’t much better. Our tackles will continue to be liabilities this season, but our interior could end up being a strength this season. Center, got hurt in Week 14 and will return to his starting post after a 62.5 overall grade in 2019 that ranked 23, One other notable player is backup offensive tackle. For perspective, Peters allowed just 25 pressures on 602 pass-blocking attempts, while Dillard allowed 25 on 183 attempts — so it could be an adjustment for Philadelphia. Philadelphia Eagles. He must improve in all areas. The Giants have some volatility up front heading into 2020, but with positive regression in a few areas — plus a boost from Thomas if he's as polished as expected — they could sneak into the top half of offensive line units this season. At left guard. last season, so much like Havenstein, a return to form is crucial for the Rams. 9 overall among tackles last season, including the No. Jones allowed just 10 pressures including the playoffs on his way to the third-best pass-blocking grade among centers at 85.2. His quickness, technique and anchor allow him to handle any type of pass-rusher. He finished with a 79.2 overall mark in 2019, good for fifth among guards. Norwell has been solid, earning the 17. Jackson has always been a solid pass protector, and he had graded above 72.0 in three of his previous four seasons. is able to protect them with his quick release and decision-making. How the blend of individual grades and team-level survival curves from the past are weighted toward predicting the cervical curve depends on continuity and how far in the past the information lies. Ramczyk also boasts a 90.2 run-blocking grade since 2017 that ranks second at the position. Pouncey also takes on much more than most centers in pass protection — last season, he had the most one-on-one matchups in the league for the third time in five years. Bakhtiari is a good run blocker, ranking 35th with a 69.3 grade since 2016, but pass protection is his calling card. NFL offensive line rankings: All 32 units entering the 2020 NFL season - PFF 10. Kelce does his best work in the run game, where his athleticism allows him to execute a wide array of blocks. Gilbert, on the other hand, was once one of the more dependable right tackles in the league, though he hasn’t played a full season since 2017. Like Lewan, Saffold has shown incredible consistency, grading above 72.0 in each of the last four seasons. He’s had two strong years sandwiched around a 55.7 grade in 2018. 3 run-blocking grade (88.6) among tackles. He allowed just nine pressures on 432 attempts. He wasn’t as effective as expected in the run game, however, as his 58.1 run-blocking grade ranked 53, is the highest-paid guard in the league and has three more years left on his contract. on a 0-100 scale. For perspective, Peters allowed just 25 pressures on 602 pass-blocking attempts, while Dillard allowed 25 on 183 attempts — so it could be an adjustment for Philadelphia. 2 grade among centers in the run game at 78.2, showing off the skills that made him one of the best interior offensive line prospects of the PFF College era (since 2014). Pro Football Focus 2020 Offensive Line Rankings Following the conclusion of the 2020 season, Pro Football Focus released the final ranking of all 32 NFL offensive lines . He surrendered six sacks over the first six games, but that was it for the season and he finished with a 75.5 pass-blocking grade that ranked 17th among guards. The questions are on the right side, where, signed for $45 million over five years to start at right tackle. He heads into a pivotal Year 3 where many offensive linemen take steps forward in development. Linder has been one of the best pass-blockers on the interior since entering the league in 2014. Defenses around the NFL might have found their groove in the passing game over the last two weeks, as NFL offenses managed to generate just 0.08 expected points added (EPA) per pass play over Week 6 and 7 after opening up at 0.14 EPA per play over the season's first five weeks. 10 overall pick on Jedrick Wills Jr. to play left tackle. during the 2020 NFL Draft, and he had the fifth-best overall grade (90.8) among tackles from 2015-18. Veterans Brandon Shell and Cedric Ogbuehi will compete to take over from Germain Ifedi at right tackle. It will be difficult to repeat that feat without star left tackle, . The good news is Dillard’s track record at Washington State, where his pass-blocking grade on. He’s an explosive run blocker who has developed nicely in pass protection, where he allowed only seven pressures over his last nine games at Alabama in 2019. Teams . 3 grade among draft-class tackles last season at 92.3, allowing just seven pressures on 461 attempts while adding a powerful presence to the run game. He has earned a 70.0-plus grade in four of his six years as a starter, though he’s coming off a career-low 59.0 grade in 2019. Right tackle Jesse Davis could be the lone returning starter, and he’s yet to grade higher than last year’s 58.9 overall mark that ranked 67th among tackles. He remains as one of the better tackles in the league, and he’s been fantastic since joining the Rams, but he’ll turn 39 years old during the season. While the penalties are an issue, Bolles has graded right around league average as a pass blocker, and he’s a scheme-diverse run blocker. also enters the final year of his rookie deal, and he experienced the classic, The line has been an issue for the Chargers for several years, and they haven’t had a pass-blocking grade that ranked higher than 26, since 2014. is slated to start. On the other side, only 15 tackles have a better pass-blocking grade than Taylor Moton’s 82.6 mark over the last three years, and he ranks 10th in pass-block grade on true pass sets. If Okung gets back to form, they’ll be one of the best tackle duos in the league. is annually one of the league’s best, as he ranks fifth with an 87.5 overall grade during that same time frame. is coming off the two lowest grades of his career, and his 48.5 mark last season ranked just 79. out of 90 qualifiers. This shift was also caused by the battle in the trenches, as the league-wide pass-rush units were able to generate quick pressure (pressure within 2.5 seconds of the snap) on 24% of dropbacks in Weeks 5 and 6, a significant upgrade over the rate of 21% through the first four weeks. As for Henderson, he’s the NFL’s top-graded running back through three weeks, according to Pro Football Focus. On the interior, Cody Whitehair and James Daniels have played musical chairs cycling between left guard and center, and it appears that Whitehair will be the center, with Daniels the left guard moving forward. Another player to keep an eye on is third-round tackle. For 2020, veteran Tom Compton is slated to start. Armstead’s 89.9 pass-blocking grade over the past three years is second only to, and he has the power and quickness to make any block in the run game. His 75.9 overall grade last year ranked 17th among tackles, including an 80.7 pass-blocking grade that ranked 14th. The Eagles should be strong again up front, but with Peters and Brooks out of the equation, it will be difficult to achieve another top-five ranking. Fant has an overall grade of just 47.6 when playing tackle, 86. out of 89 qualifiers dating back to 2016, so he remains a project. On the interior, left guard Richie Incognito returned to the NFL after one year off to post the highest pass-blocking grade of his career at 88.5 — good for second-best among guards — while also ranking eighth in percentage of positively graded run blocks. with a 63.2 grade. However, he also took a step. Left tackle, posted the worst grade of his career at 64.8 overall, as he allowed a league-high 56 pressures while ranking just 70. out of 89 qualifiers with a 52.9 run-blocking grade. The hope is that Turner can get back to his previous form when he was a mauling run-blocker and one of the best pass-protecting guards in the league from 2014 to 2017. has struggled in his three years as a starter, with his 51.0 overall grade ranking just 83. returns after playing only 305 snaps last season, though he also comes with a fair amount of concern, as he has not graded above 70.0 since 2015 with the Dolphins. Center. OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK WR Davante Adams, Green Bay Packers. When healthy, Okung has graded just above average as a pass blocker against a tough slate of pass-rushers in the AFC West, and he’s solid in the run game. Left tackle Alejandro Villanueva has developed into one of the league's most dependable starters, posting four straight years of 74.0-plus grades and ranking 21st among tackles last season. Replacing Frederick at center will be an issue even though he was a shell of his former All-Pro self last season. No other Seahawks offensive lineman graded above 63.2 during that time frame, which shows just how important Brown has been — he’s allowed pressure on just 4.6% of dropbacks, 11th-best among tackles over the last three seasons. Incredibly, Hudson has allowed just 11 pressures over the last three years, a number that would have been the 28th-highest total among centers last season. At right guard, Gabe Jackson is coming off the lowest grade of his career at 61.8 — his 53.6 grade as a run blocker ranked 59th among guards. Even with the penalties, Tunsil immediately turned a weakness into a strength at left tackle for the Texans. Thomas should be able to step in as a solid right tackle and could eventually play on the left side if New York moves on from Solder. took a step forward in his development last season, posting a career-high 70.6 overall grade. Pittsburgh has had one of the better offensive lines in recent years, finishing ninth in our final rankings last season. 2 in the Pac-12 behind Washington. The run blocking was not nearly as good, finishing fifth-worst at 52.2. Center Brandon Linder is the most dependable player up front for the Jaguars, as his 83.1 grade ranks third among centers over the last three years. PFF: Highest Graded Offensive Rookies Week 7. However, his first 421 NFL snaps did not go well, evidenced by his 48.9 overall grade and the six penalties called against him. David Edwards should also be in the mix for playing time after posting a 61.0 grade on 689 snaps as a rookie while fellow 2019 draft pick Bobby Evans remains a developmental option after a 49.4 grade on 479 snaps at right tackle last season. put up a pass-blocking grade better than 61.6. for the distinction of the league’s best guard. Still, Conklin is a clear upgrade at right tackle, and the most immediate gains should be seen in the run game. In the run game, both Miller and Brown are similar players in that they will miss their fair share of blocks, but Brown ranked fifth in percentage of positively graded blocks while Miller finished 17th, so Raiders running backs have opportunities to make plays on the edge. First-round pick Mekhi Becton, a mauling run blocker who has some work to do in pass protection, is the likely starter at left tackle. Dieter will be in the mix at right guard, but second-round pick Robert Hunt may be first in line for the job. who has work to do to become a viable starter. He surrendered six sacks over the first six games, but that was it for the season and he finished with a 75.5 pass-blocking grade that ranked 17th among guards. Veteran, will get the first shot, and he was once one of the better run-blocking guards, but he’s not a lock after three straight years grading in the 50.0s. At right tackle. Joe Looney is first in line at center, but the last time he started a full season was in 2018, and he only graded at 52.9 overall — including a 46.3 run-blocking grade that doesn't come close to matching Frederick’s output. Last year’s No. finished with an 88.8 overall grade last season, good for fourth in the league. fantasy football rankings and projections. Center Garrett Bradbury has the perfect skill set for Minnesota’s outside zone scheme, and he flashed it last season, though he struggled mightily in pass protection on his way to a 38.7 pass-blocking grade that ranked last among centers. Backup guard Forrest Lamp could finally be in the mix to push for playing time, but he’s played just 394 snaps — including the preseason — since being drafted in the second round of 2017. O’Neill has also been solid in pass protection in his two years in the league, with his 68.6 pass-blocking grade ranking in the top half of the league. Daniels has been solid with 66.4 and 69.9 overall grades since entering the league, and another step forward is expected for him in Year 3. New England Patriots. He has firmly established himself as one of the league’s best. 15 in our 2019 rankings, coming in 15th in pass blocking and 18th in run blocking. Overall, if Smith continues his development and Wirfs handles the transition to the NFL, the line has a chance to crack the top-10 once again, especially if. Here are our projected mismatches for Week 7. could be the lone returning starter, and he’s yet to grade higher than last year’s 58.9 overall mark that ranked 67. was signed in free agency to start at center after posting a solid 66.5 grade in his first year as a starter. Compton is about to see action for his sixth team, and he posted just a 61.8 overall grade in 2018 — his last season with extended playing time. The Titans have a potentially volatile group up front but with hopes of ranking in the top 10 once again. On the other side, Cody Ford had common rookie struggles, finishing just 78th out of 89 qualifying tackles with a 52.4 grade. Both starting guards return in Alex Lewis and Brian Winters, but there’s plenty of competition on the inside — Lewis has yet to grade above 60.2 in three years of significant playing time, while Winters has graded above 70.0 just once in his career (2016). On the interior, it’s a solid group with center, ranking right in the middle of their respective position groups, while left guard, has been an average guard over the last three years. Wilson has some development to come, as he often struggles against speed and power on the edge — it will be difficult for Wilson to match the production Conklin brought to the offense over the last four years. Pipkins, on the other hand, is a 2019 third-rounder who graded at 63.3 overall on his 251 snaps last year, but he’s still a project at this point in his young career. Detroit’s line has earned a run block grade of 80.3 from PFF. The Eagles should be strong again up front, but with Peters and Brooks out of the equation, it will be difficult to achieve another top-five ranking. Scott’s 52.6 pass-blocking grade last season was worse than all but six other tackles, while Tevi’s mark of 58.0 wasn’t much better. Schematic factors such as how often the defense is projected to blitz and how often the offense is projected to use play action, designed rollouts or six-plus-man protections. The No. Niang was productive at TCU despite technique that needs to be re-worked, and he may be a viable starter down the road. Peat had three straight 68.0-plus grades to kick off his career, and if he can get back on track, the Saints will be competing to rank as the best offensive line in the league. Left guard, has not developed as expected, grading at just 58.4 last year to rank 57. out of 89 qualifiers, though he could be a classic Year 3 breakout candidate after a dominant college career at UTEP. 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