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    Most important qualities for NFL offensive linemen

    Pretty interesting article on OLineman...a bit of insight from former player Ross Tucker

    Though every offensive lineman in the NFL must possess some level of competency in all of these categories to even get an opportunity in the NFL, the following list represents the most important qualities I look for when evaluating fellow offensive linemen.
    http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2008/writers/ross_tucker/05/22/linemen/index.html

    He puts toughness, intelligence and quickness all above size and strength.
    Control the line, control the time, and give your D a chance to shine!!

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    Re: Most important qualities for NFL offensive linemen

    "mountainviking" wrote:
    Pretty interesting article on OLineman...a bit of insight from former player Ross Tucker

    Though every offensive lineman in the NFL must possess some level of competency in all of these categories to even get an opportunity in the NFL, the following list represents the most important qualities I look for when evaluating fellow offensive linemen.
    http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2008/writers/ross_tucker/05/22/linemen/index.html

    He puts toughness, intelligence and quickness all above size and strength.
    So as ong as he is 5'5 and 120 pounds but has all of those qualities he is fine

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    Re: Most important qualities for NFL offensive linemen

    "mountainviking" wrote:

    He puts toughness, intelligence and quickness all above size and strength.
    Matt Birk is smart. Matt went to Harvard.

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    Re: Most important qualities for NFL offensive linemen

    i like matt birk
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    Re: Most important qualities for NFL offensive linemen

    LOL!! ;D
    Control the line, control the time, and give your D a chance to shine!!

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