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2012 Schedule: (Ranks are PFF Run Blocking ranks)
Opponent 2011 Run Blocking Rank Left Guard Center Right Guard Difficulty Atlanta 19 Hawley (28) McClure (11) Konz (R) Schooling Buffalo 15 Levitre (21) Wood (14) Rinehart (11) Schooling New Orleans 5 Grubbs (15) - FA De La Puente (21) Evans (3) Schooling San Diego 25 Dielman (23) Hardwick (29) Vasquez (50) Poe Baltimore 14 Osemele (R) Birk (15) Yanda (2) Schooling Tampa Bay 18 Nicks (4) - FA Faine (32) Joseph (67) Poe Oakland 16 Bergstrom (R) Wisniewski (63) - M Brisiel (20) - FA Poe San Diego 25 Dielman (23) Hardwick (29) Vasquez (50) Poe Pittsburgh 10 Legursky (24) Pouncey (18) DeCastro (R) Schooling Cincinnati 23 Wharton (14) - FA Cook (15) Zeitler (R) Schooling Denver 32 Beadles (67) Walton (35) Kuper (76) Poe Carolina 4 Silatolu (R) Kalil (9) Hangartner (22) Schooling Cleveland 20 Pinkston (75) Mack (17) Lauvao (24) Schooling Oakland 16 Bergstrom (R) Wisniewski (63) - M Brisiel (20) - FA Poe Indianapolis 31 Reitz (34) Satele (5) - FA ? Schooling Denver 32 Beadles (67) Walton (35) Kuper (76) Poe
- For Comparison:
- Casey Weigman ranked 25th as a Center in Run Blocking
- Ryan Lilja ranked 40th as a Guard
- Jon Asamoah ranked 70th as a Guard
- Week by Week:
- Atlanta's McClure played well last season his worst game was against TB's Gerald McCoy who got 3 pressures.
- Buffalo's Wood had a very consistent year his worst performance was against the Chiefs.
- De La Puente was more up than down in 2011, his worst performance last year was against the 9er's in the playoffs.
- SD's Hardwicks worst game was against Denver and Brodrick Bunkley, I'm happy he moved on.
- Birk had his worst game against Vince Wilfork and the Patriots in the playoffs.
- Jeff Faine just did not have a good year last year, the worst was against Franklin/Ellis and the Saints.
- Wisniewski will be moving to center to replace Samson Satele for the Raiders.
- Pouncey's worst game prior to his injury was against the Houston Texans and Shaun Cody.
- Kyle Cook seemed to fade down the stretch, his worst game was in St. Louis against the Rams.
- JD Walton was pretty bad last season, His BEST game was in Kansas City against the Chiefs.
- Kalil and Mack went to the Pro Bowl.
- Samson Satele's worst game was against the Browns Taylor and Rubin combination.