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SORTING THROUGH THE HOGS TO FIND THE NEXT Zack Martin TO PAVE SOME LANES

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1 LAREMY TUNSIL, T

Ole Miss (6'5", 310 lbs.)

He's about as good as a tackle prospect gets. The footwork, hands, size—it's all there.

CONCERNS

Lacks a through-the-whistle mean streak.

NFL COMP

Tyron Smith

2 RONNIE STANLEY, T

Notre Dame (6'6", 312 lbs.)

He has the footwork of a TE; he uses that in protection and releasing to the second level.

CONCERNS

Strength isn't on par with his athleticism.

NFL COMP

Jason Peters

3 TAYLOR DECKER, T

Ohio State (6'7", 310 lbs.)

NFL coaches will love his edge. He's nasty in the run game, burying defensive linemen.

CONCERNS

Hiccups as a pass blocker could limit him to RT.

NFL COMP

Sebastian Vollmer

4 JACK CONKLIN, T

Michigan St. (6'6", 308 lbs.)

His time at tackle in a pro-style O is invaluable, but he has the power to move inside.

CONCERNS

May not be seen as quick enough to play LT.

NFL COMP

Bryan Bulaga

5 JOSHUA GARNETT, G

Stanford (6'4", 312 lbs.)

This mauler led the way for the Cardinal's ground game. He overpowers defenders.

CONCERNS

Can be sloppy in pass protection.

NFL COMP

Gabe Jackson

6 JASON SPRIGGS, T

Indiana (6'6", 301 lbs.)

His athleticism is obvious. A zone-blocking team could use him on either side.

CONCERNS

Raw technique compared to top four tackles.

NFL COMP

Lane Johnson

7 CODY WHITEHAIR, G

Kansas State (6'4", 301 lbs.)

Strong, smart and reliable, he'll be an early-impact guard after thriving at several spots.

CONCERNS

Defenders can get their hands into his chest.

NFL COMP

Joel Bitonio

8 RYAN KELLY, C

Alabama (6'4", 311 lbs.)

He's more athletic than credited, but he gets the job done with smarts, strength.

CONCERNS

Pro NTs may overpower him one-on-one.

NFL COMP

Corey Linsley

9 CHRISTIAN WESTERAN, G

Arizona State (6'3", 298 lbs.)

He's perfect for an O that gets its guards on the move.

CONCERNS

Will he hold up against powerful DTs?

NFL COMP

Ali Marpet

10 GERMAIN IFEDI, G

Texas A&M (6'6", 324 lbs.)

Ifedi's built like a pro lineman, slides well and is almost impossible to run through.

CONCERNS

Gets in trouble lunging for first contact.

NFL COMP

Terron Armstead

11 LE'RAVEN CLARK, T

Texas Tech (6'5", 316 lbs.)

His length (361/8-inch arms) will sell him as a future franchise left tackle.

CONCERNS

Defenders with complex rushes can lose him.

NFL COMP

Jared Veldheer

12 CONNOR MCGOVERN, G

Missouri (6'4", 306 lbs.)

Experienced at G and both T spots, his most impressive moments came on the move.

CONCERNS

Can be clunky when challenged by speed rushers.

NFL COMP

Trai Turner

13 JACK ALLEN, C

Mchigan State (6'1", 294 lbs.)

Allen gets an edge off the snap, then uses technique and tenacity to move defenders.

CONCERNS

Undersized with short arms (32¼ inches).

NFL COMP

Rodney Hudson

14 KYLE MURPHY, T

Stanford (6'6", 305 lbs.)

His best fit may be in a man-heavy run scheme, where he can push defenders around.

CONCERNS

Takes him an extra beat to get going off the snap.

NFL COMP

Ricky Wagner

15 JOE DAHL, G

Washington St. (6'4", 304 lbs.)

His nonstop motor helps him clean up teammates' mistakes in pass protection.

CONCERNS

Comes from the pass-happy Air Raid offense.

NFL COMP

John Greco

Top 40 time at combine JASON SPRIGGS, T, Indiana 4.94

Top bench-press reps at combine CHRISTIAN WESTERMAN, G, Arizona State 34

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