The line is under-appreciated but critically important to team success.
Did you see the Lions vs Bears Monday night? Bear's QB Cutler was under constant assault because the Bears O-Line just couldn't stop the Lions defense. I've thought Cutler isn't very good but he showed me a lot salvaging plays without much help from his line.
|One on one. A battle.|
It is brutal on the line. Play after play, individual battles, strength against strength.
|Street fighting - hands to face illegal but you do what|
you have to do. In the mass of people the ref doesn't
always see the little deviations from the rules.
|Is that a punch going on there in the middle? Line play is a fight,|
|These battle in the line protect the QB and running backs.|