Packers: David Bakhtiari cracks top three in offensive tackle rankings

ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 22: David Bakhtiari
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Future Five

Trey Adams (Washington Huskies): Washington, in recent years, has been known mostly for turning out defensive players, but I think Adams has the potential to go in the first round next year. He is a physical lineman who is very good at using his hands at the point of attack. He may be better suited to play right tackle at the NFL level.

Jonah Williams (Alabama Crimson Tide): Williams seems more well-rounded than Adams, and he is my favorite 2019 offensive line prospect. I think his specialty is pass blocking, but he should be able to excel at both. Another thing that I like about Williams is that he has experience blocking for mobile quarterbacks — both Jalen Hurts and Tua Tagovailoa fit that description.

Brian O’Neill (Minnesota Vikings): The Vikings’ selection of O’Neill was one of my favorite picks of the second round. O’Neill has the potential to be the Vikings’ right tackle this season (he won’t beat out Riley Reiff for the left tackle spot this year). I could see him competing with Mike Remmers for the right tackle spot though. That has the potential to be a underrated position battle this offseason.

Kolton Miller (Oakland Raiders): The Raiders’ selection of Miller ensures that the Raiders have a future at the tackle position after Donald Penn. It also ensures the Raiders will have a strong tackle pairing this season to protect Derek Carr. I was surprised at first by the Miller pick, but it makes more and more sense as I think more about it.

Mike McGlinchey (San Francisco 49ers): Similar to Oakland, the 49ers’ pick of Mike McGlinchey was done to ensure the team had a future at the tackle position after Joe Staley. Notre Dame is one of the best schools in the country when it comes to developing offensive line talent, and I expect McGlinchey to be another example of this.