Jaguars offensive lineman Brandon Linder working primarily at guard during OTAs
- During a press conference on Thursday, Jacksonville Jaguars offensive lineman Brandon Linder stated that he was mostly working at guard during organized team activities. Linder played 909 snaps at center in 2016.
- As a rookie in 2014, Linder played all 918 of his snaps at right guard where he earned the 11th best overall grade among guards at 83.1. Linder’s 2015 season was cut short due to injury but his 197 snaps that year were also played at guard.
- In 2016, Linder moved to center exclusively and took his game to another level. His 87.6 overall grade on 909 snaps ranked fifth among 38 eligible centers. Linder exceled in both pass protection, ranking eighth among centers (84.5 pass-block grade) and as a run blocker, ranking fifth (84.0 run-block grade).