Top 15 Offensive Tackles in NFL: Joe Thomas Leads The Pack

June 5, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Thus far, we have ranked the league’s top quarterbacks , running backs , wide receivers , and QB/WR tandems . Today comes the men who make all of the guys look good—the offensive linemen.
Grading offensive linemen is obviously a difficult task, as there are no truly objective statistics by which they can be compared. 
Instead, linemen are judged by the “eye test” more so than at any other position.
You will notice that we do not downgrade right tackles simply for playing the “easier” position.  Left tackle is of course a crucial position for any offense, but we do not agree with the long-held belief that it is much more important than the other positions on the line. 
Thus, over half of our top 15 offensive tackles do not regularly play on the blind side.
1. Joe Thomas, LT, Cleveland Browns
In our opinion, Thomas is hands-down the best tackle in the game.
2. Ryan Clady,...

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