The Titans have a potentially volatile group up front but with hopes of ranking in the top 10 once again. Dieter will be in the mix at right guard, but second-round pick Robert Hunt may be first in line for the job. Wirfs looks like an excellent long-term option at right tackle, though there are always question marks with how quickly rookies will get acclimated to the NFL game. James is a dependable starter, though he has the fourth-highest cap hit on the team at $13 million —he'. That led to a 59.6 run-blocking grade that ranked just 47th out of 89 tackles last season. San Francisco released right guard, who allowed the seventh-most quarterback pressures (33) among guards during the regular season. On the plus side, Reiff is a solid zone blocker, and he had the 20th highest percentage of positively graded run blocks among 82 qualifying tackles last year. The Eagles anticipated the Peters move by drafting Andre Dillard in the first round in 2019, and he’s locked in as the starter after grading out at 59.7 on 337 snaps as a rookie. The Eagles anticipated the Peters move by drafting, in the first round in 2019, and he’s locked in as the starter after grading out at 59.7 on 337 snaps as a rookie. Still, it’s difficult to see Taylor regaining his starting job with Jenkins in the mix. He’ll compete with veteran. 4 in PFF's 2020 preseason rankings, but the unit now tops the list after three weeks of NFL action. At right guard, third-round pick Jonah Jackson was our favorite pass protecting guard in the draft, and he has the all-around game to step right in as a starter. On this page, you’ll find volumes of information about the highest-scoring NFL teams and the teams averaging the most yards per offensive play. 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. ranked eighth at the position last season with a 73.0 overall grade, giving the Colts four out of five starters ranking in the top 10 at their respective positions. 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. Kansas City's offensive line was fairly average last season, before going on an outstanding three-game run in the playoffs. Matt Skura starts at center, where he earned a 68.7 grade last year before going down with an injury, good for 16th among centers. A new offensive system and play-action-heavy approach helped the Vikings move up to 19. in our final rankings last season, and they return fourth-fifths of last year’s unit. He did allow 42 pressures, the fourth-most among guards — but that was on 763 pass-blocking snaps, the second-most in the league including the playoffs. At right guard, Dakota Dozier is slated for the first extended starting action after his career — he’s failed to play more than 361 snaps in any of his five seasons — and he graded at just 51.5 across both guard positions and a little bit of center last season for the Vikings. 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. There will be changes heading into 2020, however, as left tackle Russell Okung was traded to the Panthers in exchange for right guard Trai Turner, and the Chargers signed right tackle Bryan Bulaga in free agency. Even with the penalties, Tunsil immediately turned a weakness into a strength at left tackle for the Texans. Left tackle, continued his progression, leading all tackles with a 92.8 pass-blocking grade while allowing only 10 pressures on 543 attempts. dominates the postseason awards annually, though his 51.5 overall grade last season ranked just 34. at the position. 9 overall among tackles last season, including the No. Left guard Dan Feeney has struggled in his three years as a starter, with his 51.0 overall grade ranking just 83rd out of 88 qualifiers. Spencer Pulley is in line to start, though he’s never graded above 56.7 in his four-year career. The Browns finished just. 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. Julie’n Davenport was the starter at left tackle last season after coming over from the Houston Texans, and his struggles continued. At left guard. Another player to keep an eye on is third-round tackle Matt Peart out of UConn, a classic developmental prospect who performed well in college but still has room to grow. The Jets have thrown plenty of resources at the offensive line this offseason, but question marks still abound. Jackson has the footwork of a starting left tackle, but his hands need work in pass protection and he’s below average in the run game. 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. He heads into a pivotal Year 3 where many offensive linemen take steps forward in development. Smith has battled injuries in recent years, and he’s not what he once was in pass protection, but he can still handle the league’s best and is rarely beaten in the run game. Jackson has always been a solid pass protector, and he had graded above 72.0 in three of his previous four seasons. will be in the mix in addition to rookie fourth-rounder. In their most recently updated rankings that were released late Wednesday, Notre Dame didn’t just get the top overall offensive line grade for the season, but did so by an extremely large margin. Villanueva is strong in pass protection, though he’s coming off his worst run-blocking grade since 2015. Former second-round pick Ethan Pocic adds depth, though he’s struggled through three years at guard after finishing his college career at center. Pouncey had the eighth-highest pressure rate and the eighth-highest percentage of negatively graded run blocks, but he’s usually solid in the middle. Haynes played just 42 snaps as a rookie, while Lewis is likely the preferred option here as his power run-blocking style is coveted in Seattle. Minnesota has top-10 skill players with a terrible offensive line. The Vikings have a good zone-blocking line that gave their running backs the third-highest percentage of positively graded blocks per rush last season, but there are holes in pass protection that can be exploited, especially in must-pass situations against good defensive lines. Williams was a polished college player who finished with the nation’s third-best overall grade (89.2) in 2018. The good news is the return of 2019 first-rounder. 28. At right tackle, Morgan Moses has been a viable starter, though his highest-graded years came in 2015 and 2016. The 49ers have high-end potential, and they could rank among the top eight offensive lines if Williams is his usual self and Richburg gets back to his previous levels of strong play. The Green Bay Packers' offensive line slotted in at No. The Titans boasted one of the better all-around lines in the league last year, ranking in the top 11 in both pass and run blocking while finishing eighth in our regular season rankings. There will be some turnover as Glasgow moves on in free agency and right tackle Rick Wagner also departs. Warford will be replaced by first-round pick Cesar Ruiz, who played center at Michigan and shined in pass protection, earning an 86.5 grade and allowing only nine pressures last season. Right guard, , an all-around technician who will battle. Get the latest NFL Draft prospect rankings from CBS Sports. The Ravens finished with the second-best offensive line last season, ending third in run-blocking grade and first in pass-blocking grade. If the Rams are going to get back on track, it must start with Havenstein. 11 offensive line last season as they had two players finish in the top 10 at their respective positions — center Frank Ragnow finished sixth and right guard Graham Glasgow finished 10th — while left tackle Taylor Decker ranked 19th. The 247Sports rankings are determined by our recruiting analysts after countless hours of personal observations, film evaluation and input from our network of scouts. He had four solid seasons under his belt, including an 83.6 overall grade that ranked seventh among tackles in 2018. NFL Power Rankings 2020: Seahawks & Cardinals Trending Down. The Cowboys' offensive line annually ranks among the league’s best, and their unit finished fourth in our, . for the distinction of the league’s best guard. Castonzo’s 81.3 overall grade last season tied for seventh in the league, as he ranked in the top 16 as both a pass blocker and a run blocker. 28. The Chiefs also have good depth at tackle, including. Whitehair is one of the best run-blockers in the league, grading 11. among interior offensive linemen with an 80.8 grade since 2016. Left tackle Dion Dawkins is the anchor after grading at 73.1 overall last season, good for 24th among 82 qualifying tackles. The New Orleans Saints have had one of the NFL’s top offensive lines for the past three seasons. The Lions finished with the No. Baltimore has drafted guards in the fourth round in each of the past two years — Ben Powers and Ben Bredeson, who were both better pass blockers than run blockers in college. Right guard Alex Cappa is hoping to follow a similar small-school trajectory, though his 62.7 overall grade ranked 42nd among guards in his first season as starter. Center Jason Kelce is the class of the position, leading the way with a 92.8 grade over the past three years. was right there with Lewan with an 80.5 overall grade that ranked 12. , and he’ll be difficult to replace for the Titans. While the starting five has plenty of experience, New England has an intriguing group of first- and second-year players — including tackles, retired this offseason after an outstanding career, including a strong 2019 season where he earned an 81.3 overall grade that tied for seventh in the NFL. The 49ers have high-end potential, and they could rank among the top eight offensive lines if Williams is his usual self and Richburg gets back to his previous levels of strong play. 4 mark as a run blocker. At right guard, is slated for the first extended starting action after his career — he’s failed to play more than 361 snaps in any of his five seasons — and he graded at just 51.5 across both guard positions and a little bit of center last season for the Vikings. If Okung gets back to form, they’ll be one of the best tackle duos in the league. earned a career-high 62.4 grade at center last year, but even that still ranked just 24. among players at the position. Fant has been a developmental project for the Seahawks, and his best work has come when playing as a sixth offensive lineman at tight end. If the Rams are going to get back on track, it must start with Havenstein. Only two teams had a worse offensive line than the Bengals last season. 4 mark as a run blocker. 13 grade in the league since 2016, including the No. The 49ers traded for Trent Williams during the 2020 NFL Draft, and he had the fifth-best overall grade (90.8) among tackles from 2015-18. He's a nice option to have as a depth piece with three good years of play under his belt. Left tackle Kolton Miller took a step forward to grade at 64.9 overall, good for 44th out of 89 qualifying tackles, a huge improvement over his No. The Saints' interior features a few more question marks, especially after, this offseason. -best among tackles over the last three seasons. Third-round pick Tyre Phillips brings a more physical presence at 345 pounds, so this line doesn't lack developmental options. At right tackle, Lane Johnson finished with an 88.8 overall grade last season, good for fourth in the league. had some positive moments for a rookie, finishing with a 69.2 pass-blocking grade that ranked right around league average. If Okung gets back to form, they’ll be one of the best tackle duos in the league. He has clearly established himself as the class of the league when it comes to protecting the quarterback at the center position. is coming off the lowest grade of his career, at 60.3 overall, and his career is simply trending in the wrong direction. Wisniewski is on his fifth NFL team, but he has seven years with 70.0-plus grades, including a 70.9 mark for the Chiefs on 416 snaps last season. 32. At right tackle, Trent Brown signed a monster contract prior to the 2019 season, and he finished right above Miller at 69.1 overall — 35th-best among tackles. Right tackle. 3 pass-blocking grade at 90.9. Warford will be replaced by first-round pick, who played center at Michigan and shined in pass protection, earning an 86.5 grade and allowing only nine pressures last season. On the other side, had common rookie struggles, finishing just 78. out of 89 qualifying tackles with a 52.4 grade. He allowed just nine pressures on 432 attempts. among centers over the past four years, and his 89.4 pass-blocking grade ranks second during that time. There will be competition at center after. Ramon Foster — last year’s left guard — retired, prompting Pittsburgh to sign Stefen Wisniewski to take his place. 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. 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). Right tackle Marcus Cannon has graded at 70.0-plus over the past four years, though last season’s 70.1 mark is his lowest during that span. Like Lewan, Saffold has shown incredible consistency, grading above 72.0 in each of the last four seasons. The questions are on the right side, where Halapoulivaati Vaitai signed for $45 million over five years to start at right tackle. who filled in admirably down the stretch last season with a 73.0 overall grade and just nine pressures allowed on 475 attempts. By using the knowledge of good and bad units, we can better attack (or avoid) skill position players on a given team; another edge we can use against our teammates. The Dolphins then used one of their three first-round picks on USC’s Austin Jackson, who has work to do to become a viable starter. 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. The other guard spot will be manned by free agent Graham Glasgow, who is coming off a career-high 74.1 overall grade while playing both guard and center for the Detroit Lions. Greg Van Roten comes in from Carolina, where he had a career year in 2019, finishing with a 65.6 overall grade that finished 24th among guards. Tunsil allowed a pressure once every 28 snaps last season and finished with the third-best pass-blocking grade in the league at 88.2, but he also led the league with 20 penalties including the playoffs. , 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). Last season, however, his 65.2 overall grade ranked 43, comes over from Atlanta to compete at left guard, though he’s coming off a career-low 56.4 overall grade. Protecting your quarterback is also important, and the base of an offense starts with the … in 2019, a major improvement from their standing as the worst unit in the league in 2018. 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. 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. Most importantly, Smith allowed a career-low 34 pressures after giving up between 42 and 57 in each of his previous four seasons. 2 tackle on the PFF draft board. Whitworth took a step back overall, grading at 72.8, his lowest since 2008. Keep an eye on third-round rookie center Matt Hennessy, who could compete for snaps after three strong years of grading at Temple. has only graded above 70.0 once in his career — back in 2016 — and he’s coming off a career-low 55.3 overall grade. 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. Offensive lines are tough to rank given rate of injury to the position, the complexity of five players playing cohesively (or not), and the quality of the ball handlers in the offense. Wills played on the right side at Alabama and steps in as the left tackle of the future. NFL Top Position Groups The NFL’s top 10 offensive lines heading into 2020 Chicago signed Germain Ifedi, who had his struggles as the Seattle Seahawks’ starting right tackle the last four years, but he could compete for guard snaps with Coward. For Washington to rank in the top 15 once again, they need someone to emerge at left tackle to go with a return to form for both Schweitzer and Moses. Center J.C. Tretter’s 77.3 overall grade ranks 11th among centers over the past four years, and his 89.4 pass-blocking grade ranks second during that time. bounced back with a 79.3 overall grade that ranked third among centers last season. 3 run-blocking grade (88.6) among tackles. QB Deshaun Watson holds the ball longer than any quarterback on standard dropbacks and invites plenty of pressure himself, and the Texans had the league’s sixth-best pass-blocking grade last season at 79.1 after two years ranking near the bottom. There wasn’t much debate about the worst offensive line in the league last year, as Miami ranked last in both pass and run blocking — only one of the seven linemen with at least 330 snaps graded above 60.0. 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