Originally Posted by Chunk..
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That's an offensive linemen who are responsible for blocking guys like Peppers, they HAVE to be that big to block monsters like Ray Lewis, Julius Peppers, Brian Orakpo, Mario Williams, Clay Matthews, JJ Watt etc. their primary job is blocking and not tackling. Even then just 1 of them is not enough to block most defensive linemen, it usually takes TWO massive offensive linemen to block these guys and they still blow threw them like nothing.
Most linemen start off at around 270 but are forced to gain weight.
How many people on this earth could push two 300lb 6'6 men that can each bench easily over 500lbs each, squat over 500 as well? These linemen are also insanely athletic, their foot quickness for their size is ridiculous, these aren't ordinary men, you'd know that if you've seen them play.