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NFL Offensive Linemen The "Big Boys" of Football
Gene Upshaw Oakland Raiders
Another great Raider offensive linemen was Art Shell. At his playing size of 6’5″ and 265 pounds, Shell would drop his hips and use pounding leverage to clear space for running backs or put up a shield and protect his quarterbacks.
Anthony Muñoz Cincinnati Bengals
And who some considered the best offensive lineman of all time is Anthony Muñoz - left tackle, Cincinnati Bengals. He was the "real deal" with size, strength, athleticism, and technique. He played at six feet six inches and weighted two-hundred and seventy-eight pounds. He could create an alleyway that a truck could drive through - or "wall off " a blitzing linebacker. Munoz played in nine Pro Bowls between 1976 and 1985 and named lead guard on the NFL’s 75th Anniversary All-Time Team.