Top 10 Offensive Tackles
Here are the top 10 offensive tackles this year (after Week 2) as ranked by our overall play-by-play grading and updated during and after our All 22 Review. For all the grades at all positions grab yourself a PFF Premium subscription today.
1. Branden Albert, LT (MIA) +7.1
So far playing up to the huge contract he signed to come over from the Chiefs.
2. Derek Newton, RT (HST) +6.5
Almost written off (at least by me). Thankfully the Texans were more patient.
3. Joe Barksdale, RT (STL) +4.8
Carrying on from where he left off last year with a super start to 2014.
4. Zach Strief, RT (N0) +4.7
The Saints Mr Reliable remains a stalwart at right tackle for the team.
5. King Dunlap, LT (SD) +4.4
Still more of a run blocker but holds his own in pass pro, too.
6. Ja’Wuan James, RT (MIA) +4.1
Is that nervous looks I see from the draftniks who pronounced him over-drafted?
7. Jason Peters, LT (PHI) +3.6
A left tackle who continues to impress on every down regardless of what the playcall is.
8. Jermon Bushrod, LT (CHI) +3.5
More than held his own against both the Bills and 49ers
9. Joe Thomas, LT (CLV) +3.3
So what else is new? The most consistent pass protector in the game.
10. Andre Smith Jr, RT (CIN) +3.7
His bad old early years seem a long way behind us now.
=10. Donald Penn, LT (OAK) +3.2
Not the superstar some would have you believe but not bad either
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