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NFL Offensive Line players are often the biggest and "beefiest" players on a team because their responsibility is to protect the quarterback and running back.

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Jim Parker

Hall of Famer Jim Parker was known as Johnny Unitas's bodyguard. He played in eight Pro Bowls and put together a streak of eight years in which he was an All-Pro performer. Find out why and how Jim Parker's knee injury ended his football career.


Anthony Munoz

 Anthony Munoz

Anthony Munoz received the prestigious NFL Man of the Year Award in 1991 for being a great role model on and off the field. Learn about Anthony Munoz. See more »

Turk Edwards

 Turk Edwards

Turk Edwards was a lineman for the Boston Redskins. Learn why Turk Edwards was one of the most powerful players on either side of the line. See more »

Tom Fears

 Tom Fears

Tom Fears was an extremely precise catcher, who set records only to break them himself. Read about Tom Fears' triumphs with the Los Angeles Rams. See more »

Len Ford

 Len Ford

Len Ford was one of the best defensive players in pro football history, playing in six championships with the Browns. Read about Len Ford's career. See more »

Dan Fortmann

 Dan Fortmann

Dan Fortmann joined the Chicago Bears in 1936 and became the youngest NFL starter. Find out how Dan Fortmann wen from football field to medical field. See more »

Bill George

 Bill George

Bill George started out in a middle guard position but found his full strength as a linebacker. Learn how Bill George excelled at middle linebacker. See more »

Forrest Gregg

 Forrest Gregg

Forrest Gregg retired from the Green Bay Packers four times -- three times he was coaxed back. Learn about Hall of Fame tackle, Forrest Gregg. See more »

John Hannah

 John Hannah

John Hannah was a smaller lineman but with a big attitude. Read about John "Ham Hocks" Hannah and the feats that got him into the Hall of Fame. See more »

Gene Upshaw

 Gene Upshaw

Gene Upshaw was one of the first guards to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Learn more about dominant Oakland Raider, Gene Upshaw. See more »

Jim Parker

 Jim Parker

Hall of Famer Jim Parker was known as Johnny Unitas's bodyguard. Find out why, and how Jim Parker's knee injury ended his football career. See more »