Originally written on SteelerAddicts  |  Last updated 8/23/12
The Left Tackle position is arguably the most important piece of the offensive line on any NFL team. The Center is the captain of the unit, the anchor, lynch pin or whatever descriptive word you care to use. He’s the one that calls all the plays for the line and makes sure everyone has their assignments. Without a good LT though, you spent a lot of time running for your life or on the turf, just ask Ben Roethlisberger. For a right handed Quarterback like Big Ben, his best friend on gameday is the man to his blind side, and the Steelers have tasked 2nd rounder Mike Adams with that job for what they hope will be the next 10+ years. Drafting a quality LT is no easy feat to accomplish either, but after seeing their $100 million man get sacked 314 times since joining the league in 2004, they knew they had to do something. It’s been a bit of a rocky start for the big man out of Ohio State. After owning nearly every opponent he faced in college with brute strength, size, and talent, the NF...
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