Day 2: Offensive line rotations
Posted by Danny O'Neil
With Walter Jones out of practice on Saturday, here's how the rotations looked for the Seahawks offensive line for the individual portion of the morning practice. The lines were more in flux later during the team session, but this gives you an idea of where the Seahawks were looking at players:
|LEFT GUARD||No. 65 Chris Spencer||RIGHT GUARD|
|LEFT TACKLE||No. 67 Rob Sims||No. 69 Steve Vallos||No. 66 Mansfield Wrotto||RIGHT TACKLE|
|No. 75 Sean Locklear||No. 62 Grey Ruegamer||No. 60 Max Unger||No. 60 Max Unger||No. 74 Ray Willis|
|No. 78 Kyle Williams||No. 61 Cory Withrow||No. 62 Grey Ruegamer||No. 70 Na'Shan Goddard|
|No. 73 William Robinson||No. 77 Andre Ramsey|
Aside from the absence of Walter Jones, the biggest difference from Friday was Kyle Williams worked out at tackle, not guard.
One of the things the Seahawks' shift to a zone-blocking scheme will do is that offensive-line positions become more interchangeable.
"We talked about this with our scouts," offensive coordinator Greg Knapp said. "You look for now maybe a guy that can play guard-tackle or can play center-guard, not just a one-type guy."
That's true for four of the five positions along the offensive line. "Your left tackle is a left tackle," Knapp said. "It's hard to find a 'tweener and still be a good pass protector."
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