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Washington Redskins Roster Review: Offensive Line

Article By on 10th July, 2009

... a mediocre 8-8 2008 campaign, they'll need to start up front with the offensive line.

Strong play in the trenches was rarely witnessed last year as the Redskins' collection of blockers proved to be too old and injury prone.

The line gave up 38 sacks, which tied for the fourth most in the NFL last season. That number must be reduced if the 'Skins want to sniff the playoffs.

As far as run blocking is concerned, the chemistry of the offensive line really makes the going easier for Clinton Portis, but the running game regressed as the 2008 season wore on partly due to breakdowns in the blocking scheme.

The new addition to the starting offensive line is left guard Derrick Dockery. Dockery was originally a Redskin, but le...

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