The offensive line makeover orchestrated by Brett Veach is looking good for 2021, but there still are some unanswered questions regarding the future. Mainly, who are the long-term answers at the center and right guard positions?
Orlando Brown Jr. and Joe Thuney look like a pair of promising maulers on the left side and Mike Remmers is keeping the right tackle spot warm for Lucas Niang. For this upcoming season, Austin Blythe is a safe bet to start day one, while the right guard position is up for grabs between Laurent Duveraney-Tardif and Kyle Long, neither of whom played in 2020. Long could also be in the right tackle conversation.
Young prospects who could be depth pieces that develop into starters are now the remaining necessities for the offensive trenches. Here’s a look at some of the players they could consider adding in each round of the 2021 NFL draft: