Top 3 Offensive Lineman Likely to Hit Free Agency in 2020 Offseason

Max Staley
Joe Thuney will be one of the most sought-after offensive lineman in free agency this offseason.
Joe Thuney will be one of the most sought-after offensive lineman in free agency this offseason. / Scott Taetsch/Getty Images
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Offensive line isn't the flashiest position in football, but it is undeniably one of the most important. In fact, three of the top four teams in ESPN's pass block win rate made it to their respective conference's Divisional Round games.

As a result, it's likely that the top available offensive lineman will cash in on the open market this offseason. With that in mind, here are the three best offensive lineman available in free agency.

3. Brandon Scherff

Brandon Scherff will be one of the most sought-after guards in free agency.
Brandon Scherff will be one of the most sought-after guards in free agency. / Scott Taetsch/Getty Images

The former No. 5 overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, Brandon Scherff has been as advertised. A three-time Pro Bowler, Scherff is one of the better guards in the league and he's still just 28 years old. He's coming off a Pro-Bowl appearance in 2019, and he should be a great starter for years to come.

2. Jack Conklin

Jack Conklin during pre-game introductions against the Buffalo Bills.
Jack Conklin during pre-game introductions against the Buffalo Bills. / Brett Carlsen/Getty Images

25-year-old solid tackles don't hit the open market too often. While Jack Conklin probably isn't an elite tackle quite yet, he's undoubtedly a well-above-average starter, having posted the eighth-highest pass block win rate among all qualified NFL tackles. A tackle-needy team, like the Cleveland Browns, will likely give Conklin a massive deal, and he has a chance to enter the 2020 season as one of the highest-paid linemen in football.

1. Joe Thuney

Joe Thuney on the sidelines for the New England Patriots.
Joe Thuney on the sidelines for the New England Patriots. / Steven Ryan/Getty Images

Joe Thuney is the crown jewel of the 2019 class of offensive linemen. He's led the New England Patriots in snaps in back-to-back years now, and he even played every offensive snap for the team in 2018. Thuney's 2019 campaign was equally impressive, though, as the stalwart interior lineman had the second-best pass block win rate among all NFL guards (97 percent). Regardless of where he ends up, he's going to cash in this offseason.



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