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2014 NFL Offensive Line Rankings

James Seltzer's analysis of every NFL team's offensive line – with a focus on how it impacts fantasy football.

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1. Dallas Cowboys   Excellent Stability / Excellent Health

Starters: Tyron Smith (LT), Ronald Leary (LG), Travis Frederick (C), Zack Martin (RG), Doug Free (RT)

2014 Offensive Ranks:
Rush YPG: 146.6 (3rd)Sacks Allowed: 29 (T-15th)
Pass YPG: 231.1 (16th)QB Hits Allowed: 15 (3rd)

Week 16 Opponent: vs. Indianapolis
Rush YPG Allowed: 110.4 (16th)
Pass YPG Allowed: 240.6 (19th)
Sacks: 36 (T-10th)

Injuries: N/A

Backups: (T): John Wetzel, Darrion Weems, Jermey Parnell(G): Mackenzy Bernadeau (C):

Fantasy Impact: Dallas' o-line played well, for the most part, in Week 15's crucial win over Philadelphia. The Eagles made it a point to stop the running game, leading to a dip in production in that phase of the game - 115 yards, 2.7 yards per carry - but the line still did enough to open up the passing attack. The line played better in pass protection - 3 sacks, 2 hits, 6 hurries - than they did in the previous matchup with the eagles, as they were able to hold off Philly's outstanding pass rush for the majority of the evening, which helped lead to a big game for Tony Romo. The Cowboys will need to get right back at it in Week 16, as they face a Colts' defense that has played well this season. However, Dallas' o-line should be able to win the battles on the line of scrimmage, which should portend another nice offensive game for the Cowboys. Start your Dallas players in Week 16.

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2. Baltimore Ravens   Excellent Stability / Good Health

Starters: James Hurst (LT), Kelechi Osemele (LG), Jeremy Zuttah (C), Marshal Yanda (RG), Ricky Wagner (RT)

2014 Offensive Ranks:
Rush YPG: 132.6 (5th)Sacks Allowed: 16 (2nd)
Pass YPG: 239.4 (14th)QB Hits Allowed: 16 (T-4th)

Week 16 Opponent: at Houston
Rush YPG Allowed: 109.1 (14th)
Pass YPG Allowed: 257.1 (T-26th)
Sacks: 31 (T-22nd)

Injuries: Eugene Monroe, knee (probable), Kelechi Osemele, knee (probable)

Backups: (T): Jah Reid (G): John Urschel (C): Gino Gradkowski

Fantasy Impact: Baltimore's o-line played well in Week 15's win over the Jags. Though the line struggled some in the running game - 93 yards rushing, 3.6 yards per carry - they were brilliant in pass protection - 0 sacks, 1 hit, 2 hurries - against an aggressive Jags' pass rush. All in all, it was another dominating performance from an o-line that has been tremendous all season. Week 16, however, presents an tougher challenge for this line, as they face a Houston defensive front that has been solid this season, and sports the best defensive player in the game, in JJ Watt. Expect the Ravens to continue to do what they do, and lean on the run, but Houston's defense is far more susceptible to being beaten through the air, so look for a nice game from Joe Flacco and the Ravens' passing attack in Week 16.

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