28-Year-Old Offensive Tackle – Tennessee Titans
2014 Fantasy Football Outlook
Oher should prove to be a valuable commodity at right tackle for the Titans after signing a four-year $20 million deal with the team in March....
2014 ADP: –
Bye Week: 9
Michael Oher Contract Information:
Signed a four-year contract with the Titans in March of 2014.
Oher will have surgery Wednesday, TitanInsider.com's Terry McCormick reports.
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Exclusive Fantasy Analysis (FREE PREVIEW)Despite starting all 80 games in his five seasons with Baltimore, the former first-round draft pick was arguably a disappointment. Between his high penalty counts and inconsistent blocking, Oher wore out his welcome with the Ravens and was never expected to return. He may have more success returning to his home state of Tennessee, but it's hard to imagine Oher emerging as anything more than a competent starter. He peaked as a 23-year-old rookie in 2009, and hasn't dealt with many injuries since then, making it more than fair to ask questions about his motivation and effort level.
RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
Oher will start at right tackle, but he could switch over to the blindside if Bryant McKinnie struggles.
Although the movie about Oher's life was called "Blindside", he is expected to work as Baltimore's starting right tackle again in 2012. If something goes wrong with Bryant McKinnie at left tackle, then Oher will slide over to that side.
With Jared Gaither gone, Oher is the unchallenged starter at left tackle. He has all the talent in the world. Whether he has the necessary mean streak and motor to be an elite lineman remains to be seen.
Oher is expected to take over the starting left tackle spot, bumping Jared Gaither to the right side. He'll be the lynchpin in what should be a very solid Ravens offensive line.
Taken 23rd overall in the 2009 NFL Draft, Oher is no doubt physically ready to contribute in his rookie season. Of course he'll need seasoning before he plays a regular role on the Ravens' offensive line, but Oher is expected to become a fixture in the future at either right or left tackle opposite Jared Gaither.