The Washington Redskins’ O-Line: Tale Of the Tape


Published: April 8, 2009


... lines of scrimmage and how they arrived there...

During the Pittsburgh and Baltimore games in weeks nine and 10 last year, it became crystal clear to me that the Redskins were simply overmatched on the offensive line of scrimmage.

As a result, I have been thinking (okay, borderline-obsessing) about how the Redskins stack up against the NFL in those areas ever since, and the notion I’ve had in my head is that the Redskins were not only older than most teams on the line, but smaller as well.

Taking a quick break, therefore, from pondering the combination of offensive tackles, defensive ends and linebackers the Redskins will surely draft later this month, I thought I would put that unsubstantiated impression to the test.

Setting aside for today the comparative skill levels of the players involved, as well as how their skill sets might fit the sch...

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