NFL Power Rankings Week 6: In The Trenches, Ranking All 32 Offensive Lines

October 21, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

In baseball, it's said that championships are won on pitching and defense.
In the National Football League they are won in the trenches. Control the line of scrimmage, and you control the game. Control the game, and you ultimately control your destiny.
If there is one position in the NFL that gets the least amount of glory, it would have to be the offensive line.
About the only time the camera focuses on an offensive lineman is right after his number is called by the referee and the team is walking backwards.
These guys protect and block for the highest profile players in the game. The success and failure depends on how well they do their job. 
I've ranked the 32 offensive lines based average yards per rushing attempt, the number of passing attempts per sack allowed and passing yards per attempt.
Granted, based on any of these statistics, the line may be at the mercy of the talent behind them.
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