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Position Analysis: Offensive tackles

This year, there aren't many – if any – offensive tackles with top-10 billing, but there are still some solid choices in the first few days. We review the different flavors of tackles, from the first ones off the board to potential seventh-rounders, giving the scouting reports on them, the Combine numbers and projecting their draft status.

POSITION ANALYSIS – Offensive tackles don't sell a lot of jerseys, but they get a lot of attention on draft day, especially early. When any mock draft is done, the value of offensive tackles is inflated almost as much as with quarterback prospects – with good reason. When a team invests a first-round draft pick in an offensive tackle, the anticipation is that he will be a bookend on the offensive...

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