World News – US – LA Rams LT Andrew Whitworth plays younger with time


The LA Rams brought back venerable offensive tackle Andrew Whitworth for another three-year run with the team as the starting left tackle As the offseason began, we explored what options the Rams really had for their position as left tackleWe concluded that, for better or for worse, the Rams had no alternative They had to bring back Whitworth

Of course, when a player is almost 39 years old and in one of the most physically demanding jobs in the NFL, age can be expected to have some impact on performance and yes However, you see, after six games, Whitworth is playing at one of the best levels of his long career

According to Pro Football Focus, he’s the best offensive tackle in the NFL And for all intents and purposes he’s having a hell of a year

Highest rated OL by position: C – Corey Linsley – 884G – Wyatt Teller – 944T – Andrew Whitworth – 90 years old1 photoTwittercom / AFEmNVe3GX

Of course the Rams learned a thing or two from 2019 The Rams learned how to help offensive tackles by shaking up passing throwers with tight ends as they run their roads And the team has learned to shorten routes to help blockers protect Jared Goff Finally, quarterback Jared Goff got a little more elusive in the pocket By PFF, Whitworth didn’t allow a single quarterback sack and was charged with four penalties until Now this season A year ago he has allowed just one sack while being signaled 14 times as he was the team’s best offensive lineman

Now that doesn’t mean the Rams are placed in the left tackle position for years to come Whitworth is incredible this year for the team, but the Rams need to have his protégé in the know to replace him in the event of need In the meantime, Whitworth continues to have fun, playing some of the best football of his career

But he doesn’t just play great, he mentors young players He takes young offensive linemen under his wing to help them coach them And he also works with the Rams’ top young pushers, helping them to improve their profession He has seen so much, lived so much Now he shares just as much Andrew Whitworth has a hell of a season, yes But he’s also having a lot of fun at the same time

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