Debate: Are Left Tackles Overpaid in Today's NFL?

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Debate: Are Left Tackles Overpaid in Today's NFL?
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With players like Joe Thomas, Jake Long, and D'Brickashaw Ferguson each making more than $23 million in guaranteed money, the question bears asking: are left tackles overpaid in today's NFL?

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I say no. More than most RBs and WRs, tackles are durable, and don't have the fluctuations in performance that players at skill positions do. They do ...
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Think of it as an expensive insurance policy on your most valuable commodity: your quarterback. Teams are willing to pay so much because the top LTs...
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Someone should obviously be paying Ferguson's parents $23M for naming their kid the most outlandish name of all time.
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You only named two lefties.... Shows theres not too many lefty QBs so this doesn't make any sense and if anything move the LT to RT for lefties
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You can't generalise the position, a lot of value depends on scheme. If you have an elite RB and are running the ball a lot or are running a west coas...
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