Welcome to draft season. Following Denver’s win in the Super Bowl on Sunday, the offseason has officially begun with every team making preparations for the 2016 NFL Draft.
As the Super Bowl showed, it’s more important than ever to have players on defense who can pressure the quarterback, and players on offense who can stop them. Having just one pass rusher isn’t enough anymore. Having just a really good left tackle isn’t enough anymore either.
Fortunately for many teams, this is a good year to draft offensive tackles. The pass-rusher class isn’t quite as deep, but there are a few good ones who will go high in the draft. Here’s how we’re they’re projected to go for now: